Giants News | New York Giants – Giants.com

NFL.com names Top-10 safest Draft choices

After the first weekend of March Madness, we all need some assurance in our sports world.

relatedlinks-250.jpg

NEWS>Experts predict Giants draft pick>History of the 9th Draft PickPHOTOS>Photos: Giants Offseason SigningsVIDEOS>Giants Insider: OT Justin Pugh
The NFL Draft isn't any more predictable than the NCAA Tournament, but NFL.com looked at the closest prospects to slam dunks, ranking the top 10 safest picks that teams could make on April 30 in Chicago.

"The 'boom or bust' prospects, with lots of potential but with plenty of questions marks, too, can make or break careers for NFL personnel executives," Chase Goodbread wrote.

"But it's the safe draft picks, the ones with the fewest flaws, that strong draft classes are built upon. In some cases, the safer prospects hold great high-end potential, as well, but their overriding trait is that they rate no worse than solid in every area, on or off the field."

Keeping in mind that the Giants hold the ninth spot in the draft, here are NFL.com's safest choices overall:

NFL.com names the top-10 safest draft choices

On the opposite end of the spectrum, the crew on NFL Network's "Path to the Draft" debated the biggest boom-or-bust prospects, which included wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham (Missouri/Oklahoma), defensive end Danielle Hunter (LSU), offensive lineman Andrus Peat (Stanford), tight end/wide receiver Devin Funchess (Michigan), linebacker/safety/running back Shaq Thompson (Washington), and defensive tackle Jordan Phillips (Oklahoma).

Over the past 35 years these 35 players were drafted 9th overall in the NFL Draft

This article has been reproduced in a new format and may be missing content or contain faulty links. Please use the Contact Us link in our site footer to report an issue.
Advertising