Kadarius Toney’s no longer a member of the New York Giants, but he’s finally helped improve the team’s passing game. The Giants dealt Toney to the Kansas City Chiefs during the 2022 NFL season for a third-round pick general manager Joe Schoen has now used to trade for Las Vegas Raiders’ Pro-Bowl tight end Darren Waller.
This stunning deal was initially reported by ESPN’s Adam Schefter, with his colleague Jordan Raanan confirming the Giants used the Toney pick, 100th overall, to get the trade over the line:
While many naturally expected Schoen to target a marquee wide receiver in free agency, the Giants have instead pivoted to a dynamic tight end with two 1,000-yard seasons on his CV.
This article will be updated.