3 Giants Free Agents Who Could Still Re-Sign With New York

The New York Giants should turn to these familiar faces to add some depth to their roster.

Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports
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The New York Giants have been one of the most active teams in the offseason, making significant changes to their roster. Perhaps no star-caliber players were added, except for defensive end Brian Burns, but the depth and overall talent level of the team should be much improved next season.

However, the offseason isn't over. Not only is the draft only a month away, but there are still available free agents on the market, including ones that spent last season in New York.

The Giants should look to bring back these free agents who could be solid depth pieces for the 2024-25 campaign.

Adoree' Jackson

The 28-year-old cornerback is coming off of his healthiest season as a Giant, appearing in 14 games, but it's difficult to say that it was his best. He continued showing signs of decline, allowing 65.9% completion and a 95.5 passer rating when targeted. He had nine missed tackles and allowed a career-worst 13 yards per catch.

Then why keep Jackson?

He is a good locker room presence, was a captain last season, and has indicated a desire to return to New York. Plus, it's clear that he doesn't have much of a market, considering that he is still available after eight days of free agency. Teams are usually hesitant to pay big money to aging cornerbacks.

On a short-term, team-friendly contract, Jackson would still be valuable to the Giants. Deonte Banks just finished an impressive rookie season but the rest of the cornerback rotation leaves plenty to be desired. Having Jackson around for one more season to mentor Banks and play opposite him might be the best option the Giants have at this stage of free agency.