Post-Free Agency Giants Mock Draft Addresses WR and QB

After solidifying the offensive line in free agency, the Giants have flexibility heading into the NFL Draft where they will target playmakers and long term pieces.

New York Giants Head Coach, Brian Daboll, in the fourth quarter, just before his team beat the
New York Giants Head Coach, Brian Daboll, in the fourth quarter, just before his team beat the / Kevin R. Wexler / USA TODAY NETWORK
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The Giants' approach to free agency will allow the team the flexibility to select the best player available in each round after solidifying the offensive line and adding a star pass rusher in Brian Burns.

As things currently stand the Giants have three big needs at receiver, safety, and cornerback before entering the 2024 season. The Giants will likely explore trade options in the Draft to add additional picks as the team holds just six selections.

6th Overall Pick - Rome Odunze - Wide Receiver

Washington wide receiver Rome Odunze runs against Michigan during the first half of the national
Washington wide receiver Rome Odunze runs against Michigan during the first half of the national / Junfu Han / USA TODAY NETWORK

The Chargers' salary cap issues hurt the Giants' chances of landing a top receiver significantly as the team had to let go of veteran receivers Mike Williams and Keenan Allen. The Cardinals and Chargers picking fourth and fifth are now in prime position to land the top two receivers in Marvin Harrison Jr. and Malik Nabers.

While Harrison and Nabers are seen as 1A and 1B at receiver in this year's class, Washington receiver Rome Odunze isn't far behind. An argument can even be made for Odunze as the best in the class.

The 2023 campaign was the most productive season in Odunze's career with 1,640 yards and 13 touchdowns on 92 catches. He had another highly productive year in 2022 as well with 1,145 yards on 75 catches with seven touchdowns.

Odunze would immediately step in and become the Giants' best receiver, giving the team a weapon they've missed since trading Odell Beckham Jr. The talented wideout is a run-after-catch monster while also making consistent contested grabs.

The biggest concern with Odunze heading into the NFL is creating separation as at times he's struggled to create space against NFL-caliber cornerbacks.

Still, the selection of Odunze would be a solid for the Giants as he played in an NFL-caliber offense with his offensive coordinator Ryan Grubb now coaching the Seahawks.