The cellist in a heavy metal rock band might be the only professional who can relate to the lack of action right now for a wide receiver in the Giants’ offense.
As the focus of a lost season shifts away from the final scores and toward individual evaluations, there is no more difficult position to assess than the receivers in the NFL’s least-productive passing attack (145.6 yards per game).
With consistent offensive line breakdowns torpedoing pass plays early in the season and the limitations on rookie third-string quarterback Tommy DeVito as of late, none of the Giants’ six primary wideouts have reached either 30 catches or 340 yards through 10 games.
Frustrations over under-utilization appeared to boil over last week when Darius Slayton and receivers coach Mike Groh argued on the sideline. So, what lies ahead beginning Sunday against the Commanders for Slayton, Wan’Dale Robinson, Parris Campbell, Sterling Shepard, Jalin Hyatt and Isaiah Hodgins?
“Whatever we are asked to do, that’s what we’ll do,” said Robinson, who leads the way with 29 catches. “Part of playing receiver in this league is [you might not get the…
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