Excerpt: "Each year, depending on who you ask, there are around 40 players who could be considered "first round talents." The same applies to the 2013 NFL Draft class. Rarely are the 50 or more players that deserve being mentioned as possible first round picks.
While the size of the top tier of players is fairly set, the next tier of talent in the 2013 draft is significant in size. The drop off from true "second round talents" to "third round talents" is not sharp.
With needs all over the field, Giants fans need not panic about how early one need or another gets addressed. General Manager Jerry Reese likes to add the best guy that he can in the first round and work from there. 2013 sets up for that strategy quite well.
Two of the biggest perceived "needs" for the Giants are along the offensive line and at linebacker.
Looking at the moves the Giants have made thus far in 2013, they have provided themselves insurance along both units by re-signing Will Beatty, Kevin Boothe and Keith Rivers, while also adding Dan Connor.
The need to address one of those spots is still present, but Reese and his staff have made is significantly less urgent." Read more...