Photo courtesy of AP. GM Jerry Reese speaks to media in January 2011
The New York Giants love raw talent coming out of the draft. They use it to reload their potent offense and explosive defense. All one needs to do is look at their recent draft history under GM Jerry Reese to realize that he uses the draft differently than other teams.
He has stated over and over again that when he drafts, he takes the best available player on the board at the time, regardless of need or depth. This is a very different approach as opposed to what the average NFL team does.
Most teams draft according to a plan to fill needs and voids from retiring players and departed free agents. In 2010, despite having two premiere pass rushers in Justin Tuck and Osi Umenyiora, Reese drafted a raw, but promising DE in Jason Pierre-Paul. Last season, despite having Ahmad Bradshaw, Reese drafted David Wilson.
With that in mind, we can expect Reese and the Giants to follow th...