3 Players the Giants Must Target With the No. 6 Pick

As the combine approaches the New York Giants have several players that would be incredible adds to a team that lacks top end talent.

Nov 5, 2023; Paradise, Nevada, USA; New York Giants head coach Brian Daboll walks off the field
Nov 5, 2023; Paradise, Nevada, USA; New York Giants head coach Brian Daboll walks off the field / Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports
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The New York Giants are truly in a difficult spot in this year's draft with the sixth pick and plenty of needs to address. The Giants would certainly be in contention for a quarterback but, the teams picking in the top three will keep the Giants from landing their replacement for Daniel Jones.

New York will also likely miss out on the class's top wide receiver in Marvin Harrison Jr., leaving the team either picking the second-ranked receive or landing a player at a position of a lesser need.

The New York Giants desperately need blue chip players

Across the NFL, every team that makes the postseason seemingly has a surplus of "blue chip" players on both sides of the football. When looking at the New York Giants they seemingly have only two or three in Dexter Lawrence, Andrew Thomas, and Bobby Okereke.

The organization has failed to draft and develop blue-chip pieces despite picking in the top ten of the draft for nearly the past decade. The 2024 draft has to result with the Giants landing a few players that can become cornerstones for a team in limbo.

3. Joe Alt - Tackle - Notre Dame

Sep 30, 2023; Durham, North Carolina, USA; Duke Blue Devils defensive end R.J. Oben (94) tries to
Sep 30, 2023; Durham, North Carolina, USA; Duke Blue Devils defensive end R.J. Oben (94) tries to / Jim Dedmon-USA TODAY Sports

One of the first picks in Joe Schoen's tenure, Evan Neal so far has been a massive disappointment at right tackle. The offensive line struggles were obvious in 2023 with the team allowing an alarming 85 sacks.

The team can't continue to allow the quarterbacks to take an alarming amount of hits as it could be the reason Jones and Tyrod Taylor have suffered injuries. One of the solutions the Giants could look towards is moving Evan Neal inside to guard while adding a tackle.

The top offensive tackle option in this year's draft is Notre Dame tackle Joe Alt, a two-time first-team All-American. At 6"8 315 pounds Alt is a mountain as well as one of if not the most polished tackles in recent drafts. Despite his size, Alt moves incredibly well in the run game while handling the speed of edge rushers well in the passing game.

The biggest concern with the Giants drafting Alt would be if he can move over to right tackle. There's nothing that has shown that Alt wouldn't be able to make the conversion and he could give New York two solid tackles to build around.