Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 1/26/15

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)
It’s been nearly a week since the 2014 NFL draft and I have been very critical of Jerry Reese in this recent draft. My main problem with Reese is that he displays no creativity in regards to benefitting from a very deep draft.  Reese had ample opportunity as the draft unfolded to add additional picks for the Giants to help improve the team. Unfortunately; for whatever reason he did not. Below is my version of how Reese should have handled the draft; based on the availability in each round.Round 1: By all reports Eric Ebron and Taylor Lewan were Reese’s most likely targets who had a realistic chance to be available at 12. With both players off the board, Reese should have traded back at 12 to somewhere between picks 18 to 25 for an additional pick in round 3. The only team that drafted a WR between 13 to 25 was the New Orleans Saints (Brandin Cooks) at 20.  If by chance, the Giants did trade back (with the Chargers at 25) and lost out on Beckham (the Saints select him over Cooks), th...
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