New York Giants large receiver Kadarius Toney had a tough rookie season. Although he flashed at occasions, his first season within the NFL was outlined by inconsistency and harm.
For that purpose, Pro Football Focus has listed Toney as a Year 2 player under mounting pressure.
It’s by no means a nice signal when the workforce drafts a player that seems to be a pure substitute for somebody who was drafted on the identical place the 12 months earlier than, however that’s the truth going through Toney after the Giants chosen Wan’Dale Robinson within the second spherical of the 2022 NFL Draft.
Toney flashed unbelievable expertise as a rookie however has struggled to remain on the sector. Additionally, there was quiet chatter about his perspective and dedication. Toney was all the time going to be a tough player to mesh seamlessly with an NFL offense because of his distinctive expertise and taking part in fashion, however now, he has to point out he can try this and stave off the specter of one other uncommon athlete for a new regime in New York. Toney has unbelievable capability with the ball in his fingers however is already under pressure getting into Year 2.
It ought to be famous that Toney is an unbelievable expertise. His capability to make performs with the ball in his fingers is unworldly and this was on full show when he tore up the Dallas Cowboys’ protection for 189 yards on 10 receptions.
However, as famous earlier, the issue has not been with Toney’s taking part in capability however quite his capability to remain on the sector and present motivation to enhance.
The Florida Gators product solely appeared in 10 video games (with 4 begins) for Big Blue final season the place he totaled 39 catches and 420 yards.
It additionally doesn’t assist that the Giants have already got three established receivers within the locker room: Kenny Golladay, Sterling Shepard, and Darius Slayton. New York additionally chosen Wan’Dale Robinson — who had gotten pre-draft comparisons to Toney — with the forty third decide within the 2022 NFL Draft.
Now Toney should show his price as he seems to carve out a spot within the new Giants regime.