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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1. The Giants won't use the sixth pick

The boldest of all the takes for the Giants heading into the NFL Draft is that they won't end up selecting with the sixth pick. Whether the team decides to move up for a player or move down to acquire more draft picks the team will not pick at six.

If the Giants decide to move up it'll either be to land the best receiver in the class with the fourth pick or into the third pick to select whoever Washington passes on between Drake Maye or Jayden Daniels. The Giants, if they stand pat, will likely pick the third-ranked receiver in the class or JJ McCarthy if a QB-hungry team doesn't jump them first.

A massive reason the team may look to trade down is due to a lack of draft capital. In year one, Joe Schoen drafted eleven players, while in year two they drafted seven players due to trading up in the draft twice.

The position to watch is offensive tackle when the Giants get on the clock, since it's likely the tackle class will be left untouched to that point. The Titans, Raiders, and Saints all have significant needs at tackle, meaning the team's will likely offer a massive trade package to land their left tackle,

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