The New York Giants have drafted in the top 10 for the past two seasons, resulting in the selections of running back Saquon Barkley and quarterback Daniel Jones.
With the No. 4 overall pick in this year’s draft, there are a few possibilities that could play out for New York. They could stay put and take the best player available, who will likely be Clemson linebacker Isaiah Simmons. Or, they could take the best offensive lineman available since that’s probably the team’s biggest need.
No one would argue with the selection of Simmons at No. 4 — he’s an absolute freak of an athlete that any team would love to get their hands on. But, if the team were to draft an offensive tackle with that pick, they may be passing up on the opportunity to move back and pick up some extra draft capital.
Here are two huge reasons the Giants should consider moving back in the first round of the NFL Draft.