Giants’ Malik Nabers throws shade at Cowboys star CB Trevon Diggs

East Rutherford , NJ — May 10, 2024 -- The number one draft pick for the Giants is wide receiver Malik Nabers as the NY Giants hold their Rookie Camp and introduce their new draft picks.
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The New York Giants have largely remained passive on social media in recent years, especially when it comes to engaging in playful banter with rivals.

Giants’ Malik Nabers Ignites Rivalry on Social Media

This is partly due to the team’s struggle to field a competitive roster capable of stoking rivalries within the NFC East. However, Malik Nabers, the standout receiver from LSU, is breaking this trend and isn’t shying away from stirring up excitement.

Exciting Matchup Anticipated Between Nabers and Cowboys’ Diggs

Nabers has openly expressed his eagerness to challenge Dallas Cowboys star cornerback Trevon Diggs, who is recovering from a torn ACL. In his last season with LSU, Nabers boasted impressive statistics, racking up 1,568 yards and 14 touchdowns.

As a 20-year-old rookie, he is expected to become the Giants’ primary receiver and a key figure in their aerial attack. This role will inevitably put him under the scrutiny and challenge of top defensive backs, who will be keen to test the newcomer in the upcoming season.

During a social media exchange, Nabers indicated his readiness to compete against the seasoned cornerback, to which Diggs humorously replied, “Giants been getting belt for some years now.”

Adding to the playful banter, Nabers had previously used a coffin emoji in a tweet, which Diggs countered with a ninja emoji, signaling a spirited contest ahead.

Key Dates for the Giants-Cowboys Showdown

The budding rivalry will be showcased when the Giants face the Cowboys on September 26 in Week 4 during Thursday Night Football, with a follow-up game on Thanksgiving in Week 13. These matchups will not only test Nabers’ ability to handle pressure from experienced corners but will also depend on the Giants’ offensive line and quarterback Daniel Jones to effectively deliver the ball to Nabers at crucial moments, allowing him to fully utilize his skills.

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