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NFL World Reacts To Giants Wide Receiver Trade Rumor

A general view of MetLife Stadium during a Giants game.

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - JANUARY 01: The New York Giants kickoff to the Dallas Cowboys to start their game at MetLife Stadium on January 1, 2012 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Michael Heiman/Getty Images)

Kadarius Toney isn't the only wide receiver on the New York Giants being mentioned in trade rumors. According to Dan Duggan of The Athletic, the G-Men are shopping Darius Slayton.

Slayton is due $2.5 million for the 2022 season because of performance escalators. The Giants are currently tight against the cap and are looking to shed salary.

It's unclear how strong the trade market for Slayton is right now, but the former fifth-round pick has shown some potential over the past three seasons.

Since entering the league in 2019, Slayton has 124 receptions for 1,830 yards and 13 touchdowns. His best season came in 2020.

Slayton's trade value may not be that high because he's on an expiring contract, but the Giants need to create cap space.

"Value is probably next to nothing right now, but saving $2 million will definitely be of help to the Giants," one fan said.

Some fans are wondering if there are any players on the Giants who aren't available via trade. "At this point I would like to know who isn't being shopped on the giants," an NFL fan tweeted.

Slayton isn't a Pro Bowl wide receiver, but he can be a solid contributor in the right system.

With the NFL Draft just two days away, the Giants will be working against the clock to find a trade suitor.

If a trade goes down, it'll be interesting to see what New York receives in return for Slayton.