Kadarius Toney could or is probably not taking part in for the Giants subsequent season. However, the truth that he hasn’t been a full participant throughout OTAs has nothing to do with the commerce drama. According to Pat Leonard of the New York Daily News (h/t Josh Alper of ProFootballTalk.com), the extensive receiver just lately had a knee scope.
This explains why Toney was noticed in a pink jersey throughout this week’s practices. Fortunately for the Giants (or potential suitors), the arthroscopic surgical procedure shouldn’t sideline the wideout for very lengthy, and he’s anticipated to be good to go by the point coaching camp begins.
The Giants have reportedly listened to affords on the 2021 first-round choose, however the group has additionally made it clear that they’re not actively buying the wideout. The intriguing Florida product has struggled to remain on the sector and been a little bit of a headache off it for the Giants, resulting in some pressure. The group additionally raised some eyebrows after they chosen receiver Wan’Dale Robinson within the second spherical of the 2022 draft, including the rookie to a crowded depth chart that additionally options Kenny Golladay, Sterling Shepard and Darius Slayton.
While Toney could have began to wear down his welcome in New York, he’d nonetheless be a sizzling commodity on the commerce market. He confirmed loads of flashes as a rook, ending the 2021 marketing campaign with 39 receptions for 420 yards regardless of inconsistent play from the QB place. Further, as our personal Sam Robinson just lately identified, the Giants would tackle $11M in lifeless cash by buying and selling him. That means a suitor would solely be on the hook for Toney’s rookie-deal base salaries, creating some extra worth in commerce talks.