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Giants Top Fantasy Players

These are the top fantasy football players of the New York Giants as ranked by Average Draft Position (ADP) in PPR-format mock drafts.

Data as of May 29, 2023.

# Name Pos Team ADP Bye
1 Darren Waller TE NYG 6.07 13

Darren Waller

Darren Waller's current ADP is 6.07, which is the 7th pick of the 6th round, and 66th selection overall.

Darren Waller Average Draft Position PPR

New York Giants 2020 Schedule

Week Home/Away Opponent
1 Home Pittsburgh Steelers
2 Away Chicago Bears
3 Home San Francisco 49ers
4 Away Los Angeles Rams
5 Away Dallas Cowboys
6 Home Washington Redskins
7 Away Philadelphia Eagles
8 Home Tampa Bay Buccaneers
9 Away Washington Redskins
10 Home Philadelphia Eagles
12 Away Cincinnati Bengals
13 Away Seattle Seahawks
14 Home Arizona Cardinals
15 Home Cleveland Browns
16 Away Baltimore Ravens
17 Home Dallas Cowboys

New York Giants News

Sterling Shepard, Running routes

Shepard (knee) ran routes at practice Thursday, Art Stapleton of The Bergen Record reports.

Analysis: It's only non-contact work at OTAs but at least shows that Shepard is on schedule in his rehab from October surgery on an ACL tear. He signed a one-year contract with the Giants in March and may end up on the roster bubble this summer, but they'll first give the 30-year-old a chance to get healthy and compete for slot snaps. Shepard has averaged at least 42.7 receiving yards per game in each of seven pro seasons, topping 50 the past six years, but he played only 10 games total the past two years and 32 over the past four. He's now rehabbing from major surgery for a second straight offseason after tearing an Achilles in 2021.

Sterling Shepard player page.

May 25, 2023 12:59 PM EST

Kadarius Toney, Poised for more downfield work?

Chiefs GM Brett Veach believes Toney has a "vertical game" and can become more than a "gadget guy", ESPN's Adam Teicher reports.

Analysis: The Chiefs traded for the 2021 first-round pick in late October and put him in a part-time role that included 17 targets (7.3 aDOT), 10 punt returns and five carries in seven regular-season games. The nagging lower-body injuries that limited Toney in New York carried over to Kansas City, but he ultimately had a big hand in the Chiefs' Super Bowl victory with his eight total snaps in the big game including a five-yard TD catch and 65-yard punt return (both in the fourth quarter). He's now one of the top candidates to start at wide receiver for KC in 2023, along with Marquez Valdes-Scantling, Richie James, 2022 second-round pick Skyy Moore and 2023 second-rounder Rashee Rice. While Toney's 4.39 speed has mostly been on display with the ball in his hands to this point in his career, Veach seems to think the third-year wideout can have more of an impact running routes behind defenses and catching deep throws from Patrick Mahomes in 2023.

Kadarius Toney player page.

May 7, 2023 6:33 PM EST

Saquon Barkley, Contract dialogue reconvenes

Barkley's representation "had conversations" with the Giants last week, and general manager Joe Schoen said the two sides will "circle up after the draft," Patricia Traina of reports.

Analysis: Barkley was given the franchise tag by New York just before he was set to hit free agency, but he has yet to sign his franchise tender. As such, he hasn't participated in the team's team's offseason program and could potentially hold out if a long-term contract isn't agreed upon. The Giants took running back Eric Gray in the draft, but as a late fifth-round pick, it's unlikely that New York sees him as an immediate replacement for Barkley. There's a good chance that Barkley will suit up for the Giants this season, but there remains uncertainty about how far apart the team and the running back's representatives are on contract numbers.

Saquon Barkley player page.

May 3, 2023 6:46 PM EST

Saquon Barkley, No progress ahead of draft

Giants GM Joe Schoen said Thursday that nothing has changed between Barkley and the team, Dan Salomone of the Giants' official site reports.

Analysis: Schoen implied that the team will focus more on veteran contracts -- namely Barkley's and DL Dexter Lawrence's -- after the conclusion of the NFL Draft next weekend. Barkley still hasn't signed his franchise tender and thus remains absent from the offseason program, but the Giants have until July 17 to work out a long-term contract. If nothing happens by then, Barkley can either sign the tender or hold out.

Saquon Barkley player page.

April 20, 2023 9:35 AM EST

Darius Slayton, Plays just three snaps in finale

Slayton was on the field for just three snaps and wasn't targeted in Sunday's 22-16 loss to the Eagles.

Analysis: Because the Giants were locked into the No. 6 seed in the NFC playoffs heading into Sunday regardless of how other games around the league played out, head coach Brian Daboll elected to rest several key players. Slayton appeared to be among that group, as the Giants didn't reveal that an injury was behind his minimal playing time. Expect Slayton to reclaim a full-time starting role in the Giants' wild-card matchup with the Vikings this Sunday.

Darius Slayton player page.

January 10, 2023 11:33 AM EST