Here’s what the Giants would need to give up for Broncos WR Jerry Jeudy

Ryan Moran
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Sep 12, 2022; Seattle, Washington, USA; Denver Broncos wide receiver Jerry Jeudy (10) runs for yards after the catch against the Seattle Seahawks during the fourth quarter at Lumen Field. Mandatory Credit: Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

With the trade deadline just about four hours away, New York Giants fans are wondering whether or not first-year general manager Joe Schoen will strike a deal.

In particular, at the wide receiver position, where the Giants could use some drastic help to propel them throughout the second half of this season.

Arguably the most popular name that makes sense for the Giants is Jerry Jeudy from the Denver Broncos.

With the Broncos sitting at 3-5, having slim playoff chances, it seems likely they will be sellers at the deadline.

What the cost for Schoen and the Giants would be for Jerry Jeudy:

Jeudy is still a very young player at 23 years old and in his third NFL season. The reported cost is a second and a fifth-round draft pick, certainly an expensive package. Jeudy is under contract next year and does have a fifth-year option eligible in 2024 as a former first-round draft pick. If the Giants make a move, while Jeudy is in line to start negotiating for a second contract this offseason, the Giants would still have him for multiple years of control.

Jeudy is a dynamic, exciting, skill position player. He is well-known for his special route-running ability. Jeudy offers versatility to play both in the slot and out wide. To boot, he has 4.45 speed.

So far in 2022, Jeudy has put up very good production. In eight games, he has gotten 54 targets, catching 30 passes for 449 yards (15 yards per catch), with three touchdowns. Adding a receiver on pace for over 950 yards this year could make the difference for the Giants down the stretch.

While Jeudy is an enticing talent and would provide much excitement at this time to the 6-2 Giants, it does ultimately seem unlikely that Schoen will be willing to part ways with two draft picks, especially one probably having to be as high as a second.