Kiper Mock Draft 1.0: New York Giants 

January, 15, 2014
The New York Giants’ 7-9 season earned them the No. 12 pick in the 2014 NFL draft, and their roster has enough holes on it that they could use that pick in a variety of ways.

The No. 1 priority for the Giants, though, needs to be the offensive line, where they were shaky to begin with in 2013 before falling apart completely because of injuries. Taking a top tackle such as Michigan’s Taylor Lewan or Auburn’s Greg Robinson at that spot would deepen their talent base on the line and allow them to move 2013 first-round pick Justin Pugh inside to guard, where he could be a dominant player.

However, if New York decides it can address its interior-line needs in the second and third rounds (or in free agency), the Giants could look to add a receiving weapon at No. 12 -- someone such as Clemson wideout Sammy Watkins or USC wideout Marqise Lee, should either player fall that far, or a dynamic tight end such as North Carolina’s Eric Ebron.