The unforgivable sin of a General Manager in the first round of the NFL Draft: The number of players on your draft board is not identical to your Draftslot.
It seems painfully obvious that the team selects number 5. Make sure there are at least five players who feel comfortable, # 10, 10, # 20, 20, etc., etc.  But the 1995 Browns were hit flat and beaten down by the amazingly selected jets. Kyle Brady wants to run short in the second round of the first round.
A year later, the Giants allegedly made the same mistake after missing Hall of Famer Jonathan Ogden's offensive play and getting into the defensive end of Cedric Jones. Who was a bust.
How does that apply to the Giants in 201
If the Giants want to draw the best defensive player available with the number 6, this strategy could mean taking the last remnant of the state of Ohio Nick Bosa, Alabama Quinn Williams, Kentucky's Josh Allen, Houston's Ed Oliver and LSU & # 39; s Devin White.
No problem – as long as one of the first five favorites is the quarterback Kyler Murray or a wildcard with which one of the top five defensive players can take sixth place.
And if Murray slips and these five defensive players are the top five? This could be the doomsday scenario that causes panic if it is unprepared.
What happens then?
I faced this decision and asked to meet Giants' draft design for CBS Sports Radio. Here's the sound of what I did, followed by the five scenarios that would be on the table when the clock ticked:
1) Giants Draft Murray: Is he too small? General Manager Dave Gettleman and coach Pat Shurmur are both traditionalists who prefer prototypical quarterbacks.
The giants had no sub-6-foot quarterback since 1966, according to SNY. But Murray's problem is not just his size. It's his build. Can he resist the NFL knock, especially if he's going to crawl as much as he does at college?
Gettleman is also a movie junkie. And Murray's film is hard to ignore, even if he only had one year as a beginner. He has a superior mobility and checks all boxes for armability: he throws with touch, strength, in narrow windows and with a quick release.
The Giants stop when Murray is gone and she t has to make this call.
2) Giants feeds another quarterback: How much of Murray's draft stock is inflated by the high opinion of a coach (Kingsbury Cliff) of him? Just because he's considered the cardinals' top choice does not mean he's number 1 for all quarterback-needy teams.
The giants slipped Murray down with # 1 quarterback Dwayne Haskins of Ohio State, Daniel Jones of Duke, or Drew Lock of Missouri.
Gettleman is not the guy who leaves Murray off his board and expects him to be gone, and then has to add him to compare his expected decisions at the eleventh hour. 19659002] The Giants seem more likely to write a quarterback at # 17 (acquired in the trade of Odell Beckham) than at # 6. Perhaps Jones is her # 1 quarterback, regardless of Murray's availability.
3) Giants Trade Down: If Murray slips, there may be a suitor who wants to go up.
The Broncos (# 10), Bengals (# 11), Dolphins (# 13), and Redskins (# 15) could opt for an all-in on Murray, though he canceled a visit to the Redskins , suggesting he's gone before number 15.
The Giants already have an NFL height of 12 picks and do not need more. But if you pick a first-rounder or more day-2 picks in 2019, a team with a ton of holes will help fill them. You can always try to throw extra picks from the fourth to the seventh round in a 3: 1 or 4: 1 trade later in the draft.
4) Giants choose an offensive duel: The Giants need a real start for a two-year offensive. It is expected that they will address this need within their first four picks.
But Florida's Jawaan Taylor is ranked 7th most popular pseudo-pick for the Jaguars. Therefore, they can not reach sixth place. They may steal former coach Tom Coughlins first choice under him.
5) Giants choose the next best defense player: OK, so the top five defenders are off the board.
So, what? Take the sixth.
"One chance that (the studs) have all disappeared?" Gettleman said "no."
Michigans Rashan Gary and Devin Bush, the Montez Sweat of the US state of Mississippi and the trio of Christian Wilkins, Dexter Lawrence and Clemson Clelin Ferrell are still available.
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