The New York Giants had a season to forget in 2023, as everything that went right for them in 2022 didn’t happen this season. The Giants struggled with injuries at the QB position and inconsistent play from both sides.
After winning nine games and getting into the playoffs last season, Giants fans thought this season would be another step in the right direction in the Brian Daboll era. Instead, players that fans believed would be impact players did not show up.
Below, we’ll discuss a few Giants players who were overrated this season and didn’t help the team get back to where they were in 2022.
1. Parris Campbell
When the Giants signed veteran wide receiver Parris Campbell last offseason, everyone thought it was a sneaky move that could benefit their offense.
Fast forward to the end of the regular season, and Campbell didn’t help the Giants at all after he had 63 receptions (91 targets) for 603 yards and three touchdowns in 2022 with the Colts. The 26-year-old didn’t come anywhere close to those stats in the Big Apple, as he had 12 receptions (27 targets) for 102 yards.
Then, to make matters worse, Campbell was a healthy scratch for the final five games of the season. The good news for the Giants is that the veteran wide receiver was only signed to a one-year deal.
However, New York would’ve loved for him to make an impact as they don’t have an explosive wide receiver core. The Giants will look to fill Campbell’s roster spot in free agency or the 2024 NFL Draft.