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Mock Draft Tracker: Beyond the first round

By now you've heard all of the names that draft experts have connected to the Giants with the fourth overall pick.

However, the team holds nine more picks beyond the first round of the 2020 NFL Draft.

Here's a look at some of the players that experts are linking to the Giants beyond the first round in their multi-round mock drafts.

(Round 1) OT Mekhi Becton, Louisville

Analysis: "It's tough to see GM Dave Gettleman passing on a 364-pound tackle who can solidify the offensive line in front of the team's two previous top picks, QB Daniel Jones and RB Saquon Barkley."

(Round 2, Pick 36) EDGE Zack Baun, Wisconsin

(Round 3 Comp. Pick) CB Amik Robertson, Louisiana Tech

(Round 1, Pick 4) OT Jedrick Wills, Alabama

Analysis: "Wills was dominant last season for Alabama and he'll solidify the right side of the Giants' O-line, which is great news for Daniel Jones."

(Round 2) S Antoine Winfield Jr., Minnesota

Analysis: "The Giants add a talented safety with NFL pedigree to their secondary."

(Round 3) EDGE Alex Highsmith, Charlotte

Analysis: "The Giants need to find some pass-rush help off the edge, and Highsmith is the type of prospect who can have an early impact."

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(Round 1) LB/S Isaiah Simmons, Clemson

Analysis: "Isaiah Simmons can play anywhere on defense, something he showed often at Clemson, and would give the Giants an athletic playmaker who can be a matchup problem for any type of offense. He's fast enough with a 4.39-second 40-yard dash to run with tight ends, cover slot receivers, chase down quarterbacks and generally make life miserable for offensive coordinators. While linebacker might not be the team's biggest need, Simmons is a position-less player with excellent ability to change a game defensively."

(Round 2) CB Jaylon Johnson, Utah

(Round 3) EDGE Jabari Zuniga, Florida

(Round 1) OT Tristan Wirfs, Iowa

Analysis: "Dave Gettleman has an interesting decision to make: Does he draft the versatile, do-it-all chess piece that his defense desperately needs? Or does he invest in protection for quarterback Daniel Jones? It's a strong dilemma, but the New York Giants opt to protect their future under-center by adding Tristan Wirfs to plug-and-play right away at right tackle."

(Round 2) S Grant Delpit, LSU

(Round 3) EDGE Alton Robinson, Syracuse

(Round 1) LB/S Isaiah Simmons, Clemson

Analysis: "I like to draw a parallel between Isaiah Simmons and Saquon Barkley when it comes to Dave Gettleman making the pick at fourth overall. Both played positions that shouldn't be valued this early in the first round, both are truly unique athletes for those positions and both have an extremely high floor because of their athletic ability. If Gettleman valued Barkley, why shouldn't he value Simmons?"

(Round 2) OT Ezra Cleveland, Boise State

Analysis: "Ezra Cleveland is far from pro ready, but he's the best athlete at the OT position not named Wirfs and will accordingly draw NFL love that his current talent level likely doesn't warrant."

(Round 3) WR Antonio Gandy-Golden, Liberty

Analysis: "Gandy-Golden is the player above the rim, in the red zone and on the sideline. He plays as the outside X but doesn't have to be a high-volume target yet as he adjusts to NFL play."

View photos of Wisconsin edge defender Zack Baun.

(Round 1) LB/S Isaiah Simmons, Clemson

Analysis: "His versatility makes him worth this selection though, given that he's capable of filling so many different roles on defense."

(Round 2) OT Austin Jackson, USC

Analysis: "After passing on an offensive tackle in the first round, the New York Giants land a gigantic prospect to step in next to Will Hernandez and develop along with the rest of the young pieces on offense."

(Round 1) OT Tristan Wirfs, Iowa

Analysis: "Tristan Wirfs was the biggest winner of the combine and jumps into the fourth-overall spot in this scenario. He's agile, athletic and powerful from the tackle position and can slide in right away on the right side to help protect Daniel Jones."

(Round 2) EDGE Terrell Lewis, Alabama

Analysis: "Thick, muscular edge defender with superb athleticism and a strong frame. Health is a concern, but ticks most boxes."

(Round 1) OT Tristan Wirfs, Iowa

Analysis: "There will be a lot of discussion about Clemson S/LB Isaiah Simmons here, if he's still available. There will also be some discussion about trading down if some team wants to jump up to grab a quarterback. A trade down is possible, and something the Giants are open to doing. But it almost certainly isn't going to become a real option until the Giants are on the clock. So for now, assume they will stay at No. 4. As tempting as Simmons is, it's hard to imagine the Giants passing on the best available tackle."

(Round 2) C Cesar Ruiz, Michigan

Analysis: "Ruiz is a powerful, 6-foot-3, 307-pounder who some scouts thought might be able to sneak into the bottom of the first round. Early second seems more likely, and he's good enough to step in and start on Day 1."

(Round 3) S J.R. Reed, Georgia

Analysis: "He wouldn't be a lock to start opposite [Jabrill] Peppers right away, but he could be some much-needed competition for [Julian] Love and could emerge as the third safety as a rookie."

View photos of Michigan center Cesar Ruiz.

(Round 1) OT Tristan Wirfs, Iowa

Analysis: "This should be a no-brainer for the Giants given Wirfs supreme athletic gifts and two stellar seasons of play at left and right tackle for Iowa."

(Round 2) S Grant Delpit, LSU

Analysis: "The Giants are desperate for game-changing players on defense, and Delpit had many first-round flashes in his LSU career, especially in coverage."

(Round 3) TE Hunter Bryant, Washington

Analysis: "...New York will have two, athletic, yards-after-the-catch tight ends. Not a bad scenario for Daniel Jones."

(Round 4, Pick 111) EDGE Darrell Taylor, Tennessee

Analysis: "Taylor looked like a potential top 50 pick in 2018 but dealt with injuries as a senior. He has heavy hands and, when healthy, can really turn the corner in a hurry."

(Round 5, Pick 150) LB Logan Wilson, Wyoming

Analysis: "Wilson is a strong coverage linebacker with good size. The Giants have to address this position."

(Round 6, Pick 183) OL Cohl Cabral, Arizona State

Analysis: "Cabral moves like an athletic tackle at the center spot and had long stretches of boring (which is good) play at Arizona State, especially in pass protection."

(Round 7, Pick 218) QB Kevin Davidson, Princeton

Analysis: "Davidson's film shows a big, strong-armed quarterback unafraid to rip throws through tight windows even after a bad quarter or game."

(Round 7, Pick 238) RB Darius Anderson, TCU

Analysis: "Anderson plays faster than his time in Indianapolis and has a rock-solid frame to run through tackles."

(Round 7, Pick 247) DL John Penisini, Utah

Analysis: "Penisini is a wide interior defensive tackle who'll flash as a pass-rusher on occasion."

(Round 7, Pick 255) DL Carlos Davis, Nebraska

Analysis: "This year's Mr. Irrelevant is the second Davis brother picked in this class. He has impressive speed to the football for a defensive tackle."

View photos of Minnesota safety Antoine Winfield Jr.


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