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Compiling Mock Drafts

Because the season is winding down, pundits are beginning their mock drafts. Personally, it’s way too early to do a mock, but they’re doing it nonetheless. Here are two mock drafts, and who the Giants pick.

Bucky Brooks,

Brooks has the Giants selecting Florida ILB Brandon Spikes. Jesse did a detailed breakdown of Spikes here. Jesse is against him, and so am I. He has a lot of talent, but is not a top-15 pick. Interesting enough, Brooks has Tennessee S Eric Berry going 13 to the 49ers. If Berry does indeed fall to 13 (which I don’t expect him to. In my mind, he’s a top 5 pick), then the Giants have to do everything they can to trade up. Berry is a potential difference-maker, and teaming him with Kenny Phillips is pretty damn exciting.

Mel Kiper,

Kiper has the Giants selecting Florida DE Carlos Dunlap. Dunlap is a high-risk, high-reward prospect. A ton of talent, and an incredible athlete. But, he has character issues (A DUI, work ethic has been questioned), and the Jints tend to stay away from that. Dunlap is 6-6, 293. Kiper compared him to Jevon Kearse. I still don’t like this pick. While the Giants need to rush the passer better, Dunlap is too much of a risk for me.

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10 Responses to “Compiling Mock Drafts”

  1. Jeremy says:

    Mel kiper is an idiot he’s alwas wrong. How he’s on tv is beyond me, a trained monkey could do his job better. Who ever he has us picking I pray we don’t pick. He had Brady Quinn as the second coming of Tom Brady.

  2. I’ll be profiling Carlos Dunlap sometime soon, by the way.

  3. j-arc says:

    for those who don’t have espn insider…can someone post kiper’s mock?

  4. Jeremy Fuchs says:

    Sorry about that J-Arc, should’ve noted it was insider only. Here it is:

    1.St. Louis Rams: Ndamukong Suh, DT, Nebraska

    2.Detroit Lions Gerald McCoy*, DT, Oklahoma

    3.Tampa Bay Buccaneers Eric Berry*, S, Tennessee

    4. Washington RedskinsRecord: Sam Bradford*, QB, Oklahoma

    5.Kansas City ChiefsRecord:Russell Okung, OT, Oklahoma State

    6.Seattle SeahawksDerrick Morgan*, DE, Georgia Tech

    7.Cleveland Browns:Joe Haden*, CB, Florida

    8.Oakland Raiders Anthony Davis*, OT, Rutgers

    9.Buffalo Bills Jimmy Clausen*, QB, Notre Dame

    10.Denver Broncos (from Chicago) Dez Bryant*, WR, Oklahoma State

    11. Jacksonville Jaguars Jason Pierre-Paul*, DE, South Florida

    12. Miami Dolphins Rolando McClain*, LB, Alabama

    13. San Francisco 49ers Trent Williams, OT, Oklahoma

    14. Seattle Seahawks (from Denver) C.J. Spiller, RB, Clemson

    15. New York Giants Carlos Dunlap*, DE, Florida

    16. San Francisco 49ers (from Carolina) Earl Thomas*, S, Texas

    17. Tennessee Titans Everson Griffen*, DE, USC

    18. Pittsburgh Steelers Bryan Bulaga*, OT, Iowa

    19. Atlanta Falcons Sergio Kindle, OLB, Texas

    20. Houston Texans Brian Price*, DT, UCLA

    21. Cincinnati Bengals Aaron Hernandez*, TE, Florida

    22.New England Patriots Ricky Sapp, OLB, Clemson

    23. Green Bay Packers Taylor Mays, S, USC

    24. Philadelphia Eagles Navorro Bowman*, OLB, Penn State

    25. Baltimore Ravens Jermaine Gresham*, TE, Oklahoma

    26. Arizona Cardinals Dan Williams, DT, Tennessee

    27. Dallas Cowboys Bruce Campbell*, OT, Maryland

    28. San Diego Chargers Jonathan Dwyer*, RB, Georgia Tech

    29. New York Jets Golden Tate*, WR, Notre Dame

    30. Minnesota Vikings Patrick Robinson, CB, Florida State

    31. New Orleans Saints Jared Odrick, DT, Penn State

    32. Indianapolis Colts Brandon Graham, DE, Michigan

  5. Gmen says:

    when he did this mock draft wont of made sense for the giants to select safety Earl Thomas because thats how i want the giants to get he is a perfect fit in tampa 2 a ballhawk

  6. andrew ilnicki says:

    how about trade david carr for eric berry with tampa bay after the draft… straight up.


  7. Jeremy says:

    If we draft a DE with that pick at 15 I’ll eat my hat. Then break something expensive out of fustration. He’s a good player I guess but we already have 3 DE plus Sintim.

  8. steve says:

    let kill 2 birds wit 1 stone linebacker or safety? we can sell d-lineman!!!trade up and down make it simple t. mayes!!!!

  9. Erik says:

    Huh. Brooks has Berry falling to the Broncos in the middle of the first round. I have to think that Reese would pull the trigger on a trade if that were to happen. It would cost us, what, a fourth and fifth round pick to move up three spots, and we’d end up with probably the best safety prospect in five years.

    Also, drafting a DE is patently insane, unless Kiper knows something about the transition to a Tampa-2 that we don’t. (This has been my pet theory since we signed Fewell: Justin Tuck IS Derrick Brooks in our version of the Tampa-2. He was an absolute monster when we moved him inside during that Super Bowl run, and with him and Cofield inside and Osi and Kiwi at end, that’s a line to be reckoned with. If we draft a couple of rangy linebackers, I think we could turn the front seven around for 2010)

  10. Erik says:

    Ugh, Simeon Rice, not Derrick Brooks… need my coffee…

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