Giants 7-Round Mock Draft: New York Selects WR With Star Potential

As draft preparation is underway the New York Giants have a variety of ways to attack the upcoming NFL Draft.
President of the New York Giants, John Mara (left) and New York Giants General Manager, Joe Schoen,
President of the New York Giants, John Mara (left) and New York Giants General Manager, Joe Schoen, / Kevin R. Wexler / USA TODAY NETWORK
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70th Overall Pick: Josh Newton - Cornerback - TCU

Another free agent New York may lose this off-season is cornerback Adoree Jackson. If the Giants don't bring Jackson back they'll certainly need a new top corner; and even if they bring Jackson back, Josh Newton would still be an excellent add to the position group.

Newton recorded 33 tackles, nine pass defenses, and an interception in 2023. Newton entered this season as a potential first-round pick before CBs like Terrion Arnold flew up the draft boards.

Newton is an excellent man coverage cornerback which is important given that Deontae Banks was drafted for that reason as well. While Newton struggled against some of the nation's top wide receivers in 2023, he has the tools to become an instant starter for the Giants in 2024.

107th Overall Pick: Khyree Jackson - Cornerback - Oregon

CB will be a point of emphasis for the Giants in this offseason, which is why I can see them taking cornerbacks with back-to-back picks -- this time landing Khyree Jackson. In 2023, Jackson did it all for the Oregon Ducks, recording 34 tackles, two sacks, seven pass deflections, and three interceptions.

As things currently stand Jackson projects as a late day two to early day three pick, but I fully expect him to be a player that teams fall in love with.

Jackson is very polished as a cornerback with impressive recovery speed and incredible ability as a press-man CB. A starting cornerback group of Deontae Banks, Josh Newton, and Khyree Jackson could be one of the better man coverage groups in the league with a few years of experience allowing the next defensive coordinator to run a variety of schemes.