Giants acquires WR Isaiah Simmons in a risk worth trade



AUGUST 25, 2023

The New York Giants made a low-risk, high-reward trade, two days before preseason

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They acquired Isaiah Simmons from the Cardinals in exchange for a seventh-round pick in 2024.

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Simmons played 25 snaps for Arizona in his second preseason game last week at safety.

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He was drafted eighth overall by the Cardinals in 2020, but he lacks a true position.

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He made a switch to defensive back this offseason after playing throughout the Cardinals' defense.

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The Giants will start Simmons in the linebacker spot alongside Bobby Okereke

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The most likely role for Simmons will be to be used as a sub-package linebacker all over the field.

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But it didn’t work out for Simmons this summer in Arizona under its new regime.

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However, Simmons does have 7.5 career sacks, four interceptions, and seven forced fumbles.

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