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2023 Mock Draft Tracker

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Mock Draft Tracker 2.0: Post-Senior Bowl picks


As one season ends, another begins. That's right – it's mock draft time.

A year after drafting twice in the top 10 for the first time in franchise history, the Giants currently hold the 25th overall pick following their 9-7-1 regular season and a run to the Divisional Round of the playoffs.

In between the conference championship games and Super Bowl LVII, the center of the football world was Mobile, Alabama, where the nation's top outgoing prospects participated in the 2023 Senior Bowl. It was more than an all-star game as NFL clubs got an up-close look at players in practice and interview settings.

Before we get into what the draft experts are saying after one of the major checkpoints on the draft calendar, here is a look at the official order for the first 29 picks in this year's draft (remaining picks determined by the Super Bowl outcome):

  1. Chicago Bears
  2. Houston Texans
  3. Arizona Cardinals
  4. Indianapolis Colts
  5. Seattle Seahawks (via Broncos)
  6. Detroit Lions (via Rams)
  7. Las Vegas Raiders
  8. Atlanta Falcons
  9. Carolina Panthers
  10. Philadelphia Eagles (via Saints)
  11. Tennessee Titans
  12. Houston Texans (via Browns)
  13. New York Jets
  14. New England Patriots
  15. Green Bay Packers
  16. Washington Commanders
  17. Pittsburgh Steelers
  18. Detroit Lions
  19. Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  20. Seattle Seahawks
  21. Los Angeles Chargers
  22. Baltimore Ravens
  23. Minnesota Vikings
  24. Jacksonville Jaguars
  25. New York Giants
  26. Dallas Cowboys
  27. Buffalo Bills
  28. Cincinnati Bengals
  29. Denver Broncos (via 49ers through Dolphins)

Now for what's out there in the latest mock drafts:

Pick: Jalin Hyatt, WR, Tennessee

Analysis: "Hyatt exploded onto the scene in Tennessee's vertical tempo offense, catching 67 passes for 1,267 yards and 15 touchdowns, all while averaging a clean 18.9 yards per catch. He is a certified deep threat, with one area scout telling me at the Senior Bowl that he'll likely run in the low 4.3-second range in the 40-yard dash."

Pick: O'Cyrus Torrence, G, Florida

Analysis: "I've always been of the mind that O'Cyrus Torrence is more of a second-rounder than a first-round prospect. There are still questions about his lateral agility and movement freedom, but his strength was borderline dominant at the Senior Bowl."

Pick: Jordan Addison, WR, USC

Analysis: "Addison put up huge numbers at Pitt in 2021 before dealing with some injuries at USC, and he has the versatility to play outside or in the slot. He just knows how to get open. New York also will get back rookie second-rounder Wan'Dale Robinson, who flashed before tearing an ACL."

Pick: Jordan Addison, WR, USC

Analysis: "The Giants need to add more firepower on the outside, and Addison is the best route-runner in the 2023 draft. The former Trojan possesses excellent play speed, which will add another dimension to Brian Daboll's offense."

Pick: Zay Flowers, WR, Boston College

Analysis: "The Giants could open their checkbook and re-sign Daniel Jones after the quarterback played his best football in 2022. Giving Danny Dimes a bona fide No. 1 wideout could help him take his game to another level in 2023."

Pick: Trenton Simpson, LB, Clemson

Analysis: "Simpson has extremely rare speed as a linebacker. The Giants know they need to put players on the field who can run and chase the Eagles for years to come."

Pick: Zay Flowers, WR, Boston College

Analysis: "Flowers lined up out wide on almost two-thirds of his snaps at BC, and while that may not be how he's used at the next level, he has the speed and route traits that Giants coach Brian Daboll could use on third down, specifically."

Pick: Quentin Johnston, WR, TCU

Analysis: "Isaiah Hodgins opened eyes late in the season, and Wan'Dale Robinson will be back from a torn ACL, but adding a lengthy playmaker with burst and 50-50 skills makes sense."

Pick: Drew Sanders, LB, Alabama

Analysis: "Whether he's lining up off the ball to run and cover or dropping down to rush off the edge, Sanders has the length and speed to wear multiple hats in Wink Martindale's defense."

NFL Media analyst Daniel Jeremiah updated his ranking of the top 50 prospects in the 2023 NFL Draft.

Pick: Jaxon Smith-Njigba, WR, Ohio State

Analysis: "Smith-Njigba barely saw the field during the 2022 season because of injuries but he's still one of the top wideouts in the class."

Pick: Jaxon Smith-Njigba, WR, Ohio State

Analysis: "The Giants added in the trenches early in the 2022 draft. This time, they go receiver in Round 1. Smith-Njigba is a deceptive YAC type when healthy."

Pick: Josh Downs, WR, North Carolina

Analysis: "The UNC WR can carve defenses up in space and generate downfield plays from the slot."

Pick: Jaxon Smith-Njigba, WR, Ohio State

Analysis: "JSN led the Buckeyes in receptions (95) and yards (1,595) a season ago but has been limited to only 60 snaps so far with hamstring issues. He's a high-floor player for a receiving corps in need of such a talent."

Pick: Clark Phillips III, CB, Utah

Analysis: "Clark Phillips III is a flat-out dog in coverage. His ability to take the football away may be his best trait. He will fit well in Wink Martindale's man-heavy defense."

Pick: Quentin Johnston, WR, TCU

Analysis: "Johnston is an explosive vertical playmaker that should give Jones a big target to throw to and make things easier for him in the passing game."

Pick: John Michael Schmitz, IOL, Minnesota

Analysis: "John Michael Schmitz is a powerful interior offensive lineman who can play guard or center."

Pick: Jordan Addison, WR, USC

Analysis: "This is a home-run style fit and a home-run need filled here in this NFL mock draft."

Pick: Kelee Ringo, CB, Georgia

Analysis: "Kelee Ringo has the size profile of a man coverage cornerback but got turned around too often this season. Giants defensive coordinator Wink Martindale should be able to help him reach his potential."

Pick: Jordan Addison, WR, USC

Analysis: "He caught 59 passes for 875 yards and eight TDs this season, and the Giants would get a potential WR1 before a mini run on receivers here."

Pick: Jaxon Smith-Njigba WR, Ohio State

Analysis: "Adding a presence like Jaxon Smith-Njigba to go with the emerging Isaiah Hodgins would allow for the Giants' offense to stabilize and take off in year two under Brian Daboll."

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