Giants’ Wan’Dale Robinson again named ‘player who could disappoint in 2022’

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For the second time in three weeks, Bleacher Report has named New York Giants wide receiver Wan’Dale Robinson a “player who could disappoint in 2022.”

The first instance came back in early June when Kristopher Knox tabbed Robinson as someone who won’t live up to the hype. Then, on Tuesday, Maurice Moton doubled down on that stance.

Kenny Golladay, Sterling Shepard, Kadarius Toney and Darius Slayton all figure to be ahead of Robinson on the depth chart at wide receiver. Furthermore, running back Saquon Barkley expects to take on a sizable role as a pass-catcher, per CBS Sports’ Josina Anderson.

Big Blue might entertain trade offers for Toney and Slayton, according to The Athletic’s Dan Duggan. But even if the Giants deal one of them, Robinson would probably go into the regular season as the No. 4 wideout at best.

At 5’8″ and 185 pounds, Robinson will likely line up in the slot and handle some ball-carrying duties, but he seems primed for a role as more of a gadget player than a consistent threat in the passing game.

Robinson was one of the team’s stars throughout minicamp and has clearly developed some sort of rapport with quarterback Daniel Jones. And despite the number of bodies at the position, injuries will likely pave the way for a more pronounced offensive role for Robinson.

Even if the team can stay healthy, Robinson’s ability to create space on the field will be of tremendous value to Brian Daboll, Mike Kafka & Co. For that reason alone, he’s poised to see a significant number of snaps.

Robinson may have been over-drafted in the eyes of many, but this growing notion that he’s going to disappoint as a rookie seems entirely unfounded.

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