Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 4/28/13

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - 2009: Jerry Reese of the New York Giants poses for his 2009 NFL headshot at photo day in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by NFL Photos)
The New Giants entered the 2013 NFL Draft with glaring needs at DE/CB/LB/OL/RB. With the 19th pick in the 1st round, they were assured of selecting not only a player of need, but a player of ability as well.This was a very important draft for the New York Giants organization; one that could affect their place in the NFC East for years to come.Historically, Gm Jerry Reese has had a successful track record as the Giants' GM on draft day, so why should this draft being any different. Unfortunately for some unknown reason that I still can’t grasp, Jerry Reese just might have set the Giants back with his selections.As the draft unfolded, all the pieces were falling perfectly for the Giants as each round had targeted players still available to be selected.Unfortunately, Reese ignored these signs and selected players as if he was blind-folded crossing the street. I will now dissect each round that unfolded and show what Reese should have done instead.Round 1: With many prospects still on t...
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  • So I guess this Michael Stewart who wrote this article is an NFL GM...Oh, he's not. Then what the hell makes him think anything he says carries ANY weight at all. Draft picks are a crapshoot, there are NO GUARANTEES....PERIOD!!!! All Giants fans can do is watch these players develop and go from there. And another thing, Stewart knocks the choice of the QB Nassim because he'll stand behind Eli for 5 years. Whaaaaaatt!!! So any other QB would have stolen Eli's job, that statement doesn't even make sense. Another 'So Called' expert who has no freaking idea what he's talking about.
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