NY Giants TE Darren Waller still has no idea about his retirement decision

Waller remains undecided on whether or not to hang up his cleats
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Is he going to take the field in 2024 or not? That's the question NY Giants fans have when it comes to star tight end Darren Waller. This offseason, Waller has let everyone know he's thinking about calling it a career, but he hasn't closed the door on suiting up once Week 1 arrives too.

Right around the NFL Combine, Waller told Ryan Dunleavy he was unsure about whether or not to retire. Once again, Waller was asked when a decision will be coming, this time by SI's Gene Clemons. Waller remains on the fence about what to do.

Darren Waller is unsure on if he'll retire or play in 2024 for the Giants

"Physically, I do still feel like I'm there. There have been injuries, but as far as how I feel when I'm healthy and out on the field, I still feel like I have a lot to offer."

Darren Waller

Waller is coming off a rough 2023 in his debut season with the G-Men. He was once again plagued by a hamstring injury, an issue that forced him to miss quite a bit of action to close out his career with the Las Vegas Raiders. When healthy, Waller is one of the best tight ends in the game.

However, the past three years have been brutal for him, which has taken a bit of a toll on his mental health as well. Because of this, it's up in the air if the veteran pass-catcher will take the field for the Giants next season. If he does come back, there's no question he'll be able to make an impact for the offense.

Unfortunately, though, Waller doesn't seem 'all-in' on playing and he wants to make sure his mind is right should he put the pads on again. If Waller decides his heart isn't set on giving his 100 percent effort to playing, then we very well could see him hang up his cleats.

While he said the Giants haven't put pressure on him with a deadline, they'll surely need to know something soon with the NFL Draft arriving on April 25. Out of respect for Joe Schoen and the front office, we certainly hope Waller makes his final decision sooner rather than later.