Giants may not be done by adding defensive line depth
When the 2023 season began, New York Giants general manager Joe Schoen was clear that the Giants needed to improve their running defense, defensive line depth — two things that seem to go hand in hand.
According to NFL Insider Ian Rapoport, the Giants may be about to take another step toward doing just that. Rapoport reports that veteran defensive tackle A’Shawn Robinson is The Giants are scheduled to visit on Monday.
The Giants have already added linebacker Bobby Okerek and defensive end running back Rakim Nunez Roche in free agency.
Robinson is a 6-foot-4, 330-pound NFL veteran who turns 28 on Tuesday. You could give himself a birthday gift by signing with the Giants.
Robinson was drafted in the second round by Detroit Lions in 2016. He spent four seasons with Detroit and the last three with Los Angeles Rams.
As of Friday, Robinson is 31st on Pro Football Focus’ list of the top 100 remaining free agents.
Robinson suffered a torn meniscus in 2022, appearing in only 10 games. He played in 93 regular season games with 63 starts and seven playoff appearances.
RamsWire said Robinson was “A rather disappointing three yearswith Los Angeles. Robinson missed eight games in 2020 and seven last season.
With only 7.0 sacks in his career, Robinson wouldn’t add much to his inside pass rush. Even so, he would add more quality depth and run a defense that the Giants seem to be looking for so hard.
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