Giants' 3 Biggest Priorities Entering the 2024 offseason

These are the New York Giants priorities entering the 2024 offseason.

Oct 22, 2023; East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA;  New York Giants general manager Joe Schoen (left)
Oct 22, 2023; East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA; New York Giants general manager Joe Schoen (left) / Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports
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The New York Giants and general manager Joe Schoen enter into a murky yet vital offseason coming off of a disappointing 6-11 season. The team has some serious questions heading into 2024 after losing Wink Martindale due to disagreements with Brian Daboll while the team deals with the uncertainties around the futures of Daniel Jones and Saquon Barkley.

Many of the Giants' moves this offseason will have to be future-oriented with just over $20 million in cap space, but there's a few needs that stick out the most.

Number Three: A Veteran Backup Quarterback

East Rutherford, NJ     December 31, 2023 -- Giants quarterbacks Tommy DeVito and Tyrod Taylor of
East Rutherford, NJ December 31, 2023 -- Giants quarterbacks Tommy DeVito and Tyrod Taylor of / Chris Pedota, NorthJersey.com / USA

Whether the Giants plan on keeping Daniel Jones or cutting bait with their high-priced quarterback, the team will certainly need to sign an experienced backup for the quarterback room. Jones has dealt with injuries throughout his Giants tenure, playing just six games in 2023 and 11 games in 2021. The injuries Jones has dealt with now have to be a concern and will require the team to have a capable QB2.

Tyrod Taylor could be the team's first option as a back-up quarterback but, his contract would likely eat up nearly half of the team's cap space. Tommy DeVito had a great stretch and will be very affordable but, will the team want to believe in DeVito if he has to start ten or more games?

Joe Flacco had a resurgent stretch and may look to return for a season the question will be if he's willing to do it as a backup. There are former starters who will look for backup roles like Jameis Winston, Jacoby Brissett, Sam Darnold, and several other candidates.

The Giants may also just decide to draft a quarterback late in the NFL Draft in a developmental role to hope they can luck their way into a quarterback like Brock Purdy on a cheap rookie contract.

There are a few options that fit this ilk that the Giants may give an extended look to. Joe Milton is the dream prototype for an offensive coach with a massive frame and a massive arm but, he's also struggled to become a complete player.

Spencer Rattler may be another mid-round selection where the Giants may look to draft and develop a quarterback who once had top-ten potential. If a player like Michael Penix slides to the mid to late second round where the Giants have two picks may also be an option.