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#1 15-03-2019 07:12:23

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Happy New Year Color Rush Nate Solder Jersey , New York Giants fans! We made it though 2018 and now are, fully and officially, in the 2019 draft season. So that means with a new year and a new draft season, it’s time for a new mock draft.After finishing 5-11, the Giants currently hold the sixth overall pick. With the deadline for underclassmen to declare still a full two weeks away, the landscape of the draft could change dramatically between now and then. This draft is for the Giant’s first three picks in April. But since their third round selection has already been made, I’m only mocking the first six picks of the second round. Without further ado, let’s get to the draft! Round oneArizona Cardinals - TRADE! - Oakland Raiders - Dwayne Haskins (QB, Ohio State)San Francisco 49ers - Nick Bosa (DE, Ohio State)New York Jets - TRADE! - Jacksonville Jaguars - Daniel Jones (QB, Duke) Oakland Raiders - Arizona Cardinals (via trade) - Quinnen Williams (DT, Alabama) Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Josh Allen (EDGE, Kentucky)New York Giants - Ed Oliver (DT, Houston)Jacksonville Jaguars - Jets (via trade) - Jonah Williams (OT, Alabama) Detroit Lions - Greedy Williams (CB, LSU) Buffalo Bills - Greg Little (OT, Ole Miss)Denver Broncos - Byron Murphy (CB, Washington)Cincinnati Bengals - Clelin Ferrell (EDGE, Clemson) Green Bay Packers - Deionte Thompson (S, Alabama) Miami Dolphins - Brian Burns (EDGE, Florida State) Atlanta Falcons - Jeffery Simmons (IDL, Mississippi State)Washington Redskins - Drew Lock (QB, Missouri) Carolina Panthers - Tyler Biadasz (C, Wisconsin)Cleveland Browns - D.K. Metcalf (WR, Ole Miss) Minnesota Vikings - Mack Wilson (LB Youth Evan Engram Jersey , Alabama) Tennessee Titans - Noah Fant (TE/H-Back, Iowa)Pittsburgh Steelers - Jachai Polite (EDGE, Florida) Philadelphia Eagles - Yodny Cajuste (OT, West Virginia)Indianapolis Colts - Rashan Gary (DL, Michigan)Seattle Seahawks - Gerald Willis III (DL, Miami)Baltimore Ravens - Kelvin Harmon (WR, NC State)Arizona Cardinals - (via trade with Oakland) - Cody Ford (OT, Oklahoma) Houston Texans - David Edwards (OT, Wisconsin)Arizona Cardinals - (via trade with Oakland) - J.J. Arcega-Whiteside (WR, Stanford)Los Angeles Chargers - Jerry Tillery (DT, Notre Dame) New England Patriots - Devin White (LB, LSU)Los Angeles Rams - Montez Sweat (EDGE, Mississippi State)Kansas City Chiefs - Amani Oruwariye (CB, Penn State)Green Bay Packers (via trade with New Orleans Saints) - Chris Lindstrom (IOL, Boston College)Round 233. Arizona Cardinals - DeAndre Baker (CB, Georgia)34. Indianapolis Colts (via trade) - N’Keal Harry (WR, Arizona State)35. Oakland Raiders - Zach Allen (DL, Boston College)36. San Francisco 49ers - Hakeem Butler (WR, Iowa State)37. New York Giants - Taylor Rapp (S, Washington)Pick explanationsEd Oliver (DT, Houston) - Oliver addresses a couple needs along the defensive front. First, the Giants need a pass rush from somewhere in their front seven. We don’t know whether Olivier Vernon will be back — and if he is, I hope it is at both a lower cap number and a playing weight — nor do we know whether Lorenzo Carter will fully realize his potential. We need to treat his development as gravy and not a given. Oliver is a bit of a developmental prospect, but his athleticism and explosiveness are legitimately elite. He has some refinement to do with his hand usage and technique, but his motor is absolutely non-stop and once he figures out how to use his hands he will be able to finish a much higher percentage of his rushes and his production will absolutely explode. His natural comparison is Aaron Donald Youth Will Hernandez Jersey , and while he isn’t the player that Donald was coming out (he was much more refined, though Oliver might be the better athlete overall), that’s who he could eventually be. If Oliver is on the board at sixth overall he should be the highest graded player on the board, which is all that matters to me (er... Gettleman). Taylor Rapp (S, Washington) - The irony of Raptor picking Rapp is not lost on me. However, more important is the overwhelming need to find a legitimate free safety for James Bettcher’s defense. More than most fanbases, Giants fans should know the benefits of good free safety play, and the costs of poor play. After all, they have seen their defense with Kenny Phillips and Will Hill ripping pages out of offensive playbooks, as well as with C.C. Brown or Curtis Riley. The University of Washington has made a decent case for itself to be in the conversation to be named “DB U” in recent years, and Rapp is another excellent prospect. He is a smart, aggressive safety who is both a big hitter and a sure tackler, as well as a capable coverage player, both as a middle of the field safety and as a slot corner. All told, he is an excellent fit for Bettcher’s defense and a great complement to Landon Collins. Sam Beal (CB, Western Michigan) - The Giants already selected Beal over the summer in the supplemental draft, but he is, technically their third round pick. Beal has the length the Giants covet in their corners as well as excellent feet and hips for man coverage. He needs to get bigger and stronger to keep from being bullied by receivers at the line of scrimmage, and his shoulder surgery could complicate that. However his ability to flip his hips and stay in a receiver’s hip pocket is excellent. Had he stayed in school, he could have been a high second or even a first round selection, so the Giants might be getting excellent value — even if he is (effectively) only on a three-year contract.A word on context First and foremost, I tried to do this draft by pretending to be Dave Gettleman. So, in my fictional context, I signed Daryl Williams to play right tackle and extended Jamon Brown to try and shore up the offensive line. Now, on to the issue of trades: As Gettleman Youth B.J. Hill Jersey , I am NOT trading down. I’m not even going to entertain the possibility until he actually does so in real life.Personally, I (Chris) would use my late-round picks to try and bolster my roster before the draft with some trades, in particular see if I could pry Deone Buccanon and Haason Reddick out of Arizona. They were drafted for James Bettcher’s defense and now would be multiple coordinators removed from there. They should be low-cost trades, have played well in this scheme, and would help solve some problems. Originally I was going to do this mock straight up, with no trades. However, I think we would all be absolutely stunned if there were no trades in the top five of the draft. There are teams that need a quarterback, while the teams at the top are in desperate need of talent. The rosters of the Cardinals and Jets are in shambles, and the Jets, in particular, need picks after trading up for Sam Darnold last year. I don’t know WHO will do the trading — I decided on the Raiders and the Jaguars because Oakland just got a new GM (*pours one out for the Combine coverage*), Carr’s relationship with Gruden was rocky last season, and he hasn’t played up to his billing after coming back from injury. Also, Oakland’s draft capital made the trade easy to execute for the purposes of this mock. Their three first-round picks amount to only a slight over-pay for the first overall pick. Unfortunately, the Giants don’t have the draft capital to move up unless they are willing to mortgage their future drafts or trade core players. Day 3 picks simply aren’t going to get it done.Jacksonville was the other pick because the Jaguars need to get out from under Blake Bortles. They can’t afford a free agent and they’re in the position of needing everything to be perfect to carry Bortles to wins. The Jets would get Jacksonville’s second and third round picks, but those aren’t mocked here.Giants news, 9/15: Shurmur expects improvement, Evan Engram’s drops, more Good morning, New York Giants fans! Here are some Giants headlines to get your Saturday started.Shurmur: Giants looking aheadCoach Pat Shurmur and the Giants are not focused on all the chatter about what happens to teams that start a season 0-2.“I think the important thing is we’ve all been through this before, where things go your way Week 1 and it has no effect Week 2. Then we’ve been the other way where you’ve been able to come back and win the next game, so that’s behind us,” Shurmur told the team’s official website. “We obviously made corrections from Week 1. Our whole focus, really, starting on Monday was getting ready for Dallas (where the Giants play Sunday night).”“No Youth Saquon Barkley Jersey , I think teams typically, if you’re fortunate to stay healthy enough, teams typically make big improvements between Week One and Week Two and certainly Week Two and Week Three, really through the first month of the season. I really do think it takes a little while to see what your team is going to be like, but along the way you got to fight to win games.”Shurmur expects to see a better Giants team against Dallas than he did last Sunday vs. Jacksonville.I think teams typically, if you’re fortunate to stay healthy enough, teams typically make big improvements between Week 1 and Week 2 and certainly Week 2 and Week 3, really through the first month of the season,” he said. “I really do think it takes a little while to see what your team is going to be like, but along the way you got to fight to win games.”Evan Engram “built to catch the football”That’s a quote from Giants tight ends coach Lunda Wells. The problem is that the Giants’ second-year player has dropped the ball far too often thus far in his NFL career. So what, if anything, can the Giants do about it?“I think with catching the football, some might say is it mental? No, I think with him, he’s been built to catch the football. He has 10-inch hands. I think just like a baseball hitter, just keep getting more attempts at the plate, and keep swinging at it, and you’ll be hitting .500,” Wells said. “The biggest thing is for him just continue to catch more footballs. We’ve been emphasizing that during practice. Emphasizing it pre-practice and post-practice with ball drills, even in our meeting room. Just to continue to keep catching footballs. I think that’s the way you get better at catching footballs.”Around the Inter-GoogleGiants’ extra motivated ahead of ‘must win’ Week 2 game vs. Dallas Cowboys | NJ.comAlec Ogletree already has Giants defense on the same page | New York PostJerry Jones still trusts Dak Prescott | New York Post‘One play away’ not good enough for Giants’ offense | NewsdayCowboys stud salivating over Ereck Flowers matchup | New York Post