5 Day 3 Draft Sleepers the Giants Can’t Afford To Pass On

Giants will find a diamond in the rough if they draft one of the these five players.
Nov 5, 2022; Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA;  Tulane Green Wave quarterback Michael Pratt (7) gets ready to
Nov 5, 2022; Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA; Tulane Green Wave quarterback Michael Pratt (7) gets ready to / Brett Rojo-USA TODAY Sports
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Tulane QB Michael Pratt

The story of the 2024 NFL Draft for the Giants will be about what they do at quarterback. While the Giants currently have three signal-callers on their roster, none are considered long-term options. There's been plenty of speculation that New York will use the No. 6 overall pick to address this issue, but the consensus top four quarterbacks in the draft will likely be gone by the time the Giants are on the clock.

While the Giants might miss out on a quarterback in the first round, that doesn't mean they should abandon the position altogether. Someone that New York should be looking at, likely with their fourth-round pick, is Tulane quarterback Michael Pratt.

Pratt had the most prolific passing career in Tulane history, setting school records for most passing yards (9,611) and touchdowns (90). Pratt also led the Green Wave to their first New Year's Six bowl victory, a 46-45 thriller over Caleb Williams and USC.

Aside from a standout collegiate career, Pratt has the necessary traits of an NFL quarterback. When looking at the scouting report provided by CBS Sports, his pro comparison is Titans quarterback Will Levis, which makes sense when looking at his strengths. Pratt has a big arm, loads of confidence, and can scramble to extend plays and throw on the run.

The biggest flaw with Pratt's game is his pocket presence and tendency to bail out and scramble rather than move within the pocket. Brian Daboll would be a perfect coach for Pratt as he could utilize the quarterback's natural strength and athleticism while coaching the bad habits out of him, similar to what he did with Josh Allen in Buffalo.