5 Bold Takes on the New York Giants Ahead of the Draft

While it's hard to predict what the New York Giants will do in the NFL Draft there are a few bold takes we can make for the team

New York Giants general manager Joe Schoen speaks during the pre-draft press conference at the Quest
New York Giants general manager Joe Schoen speaks during the pre-draft press conference at the Quest / Danielle Parhizkaran/NorthJersey.com /
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We are officially less than a month away from the 2024 NFL Draft, where the New York Giants currently hold the sixth overall pick. The uncertainty surrounding Daniel Jones' future with the Giants makes this one of the hardest drafts to project for the team.

While things may go as expected, here are some bold takes surrounding the team that we could see unfold on draft day.

5. The team adds two receivers in the draft

The Giants did little to address a wide receiver room that lacks top-end talent by adding Isaiah McKenzie and re-signing Isaiah Hodgins. The Giants receiver room heading into the draft has just one proven receiver in Darius Slayton while players like Jalin Hyatt, Wan'Dale Robinson, and Hodgins will look to prove their worth in the offense.

As the Giants enter a year in limbo, the team desperately needs some significant playmakers on the outside. The team is projected to land a receiver with the sixth overall pick with Rome Odunze being the popular name linked to the team. However, the team likely won't stop adding receivers after pick six.

This draft class is filled with talented receivers projected to come off the board on day two that we'd traditionally see come of the board on day one. If the Giants look to add a receiver on day two the names to watch are Keon Coleman, Adonai Mitchell, Ladd McConkey, Jermaine Burton, Roman Wilson, and Ricky Pearsall.

4. The Giants get jumped by QB-hungry team

Heading into the NFL Draft, it appears that the first three picks will all be quarterbacks, meaning the draft truly starts at four. The Cardinals hold the fourth pick and while they'd love to land a receiver they also will be offered a kings ransom by the team that falls in love with JJ McCarthy.

The Vikings have put themselves in the pole position for a trade up after acquiring a second first-rounder in a trade with the Texans.

The other teams with a significant need for a quarterback are the Raiders, Broncos, and Saints creating a competitive market for a team looking to move up. If the Giants are zeroing in on selecting a quarterback, they'll have to part with significant draft capital as the Cardinals will be offered hauls for the right to the fourth pick.