In the most recent mock draft from Touchdown Wire’s Doug Farrar, the gamers chosen aren’t a shock however the place they land is. Several trades into the highest 10 shake issues up a bit however it doesn’t change the New York Giants’ choices a lot with the eleventh general choice.
Farrar sees the Giants touchdown on Alabama vast receiver Jaylen Waddle at No. 11.
That decide comes with Waddle’s teammate DeVonta Smith, Northwestern offensive lineman Rashawn Slater, Florida tight finish Kyle Pitts, LSU wideout Ja’Marr Chase. Alabama cornerback Patrick Surtain II and Oregon left sort out Penei Sewell off the board, so Waddle makes excellent sense for the Giants.
The Giants are decided to encompass quarterback Daniel Jones with high-level playmakers, partly to ensure they know what they’ve on the sport’s most necessary place. Adding Kenny Golladay to the receiver group in free company definitely helps, and if the G-Men had been additionally capable of get Waddle within the draft, that would make New York’s offense one thing particular.
Last season, Waddle proved to be a power multiplier each with quick and deep stuff — he averaged 10.1 yards after catch per reception, and he caught six of the seven passes of 20 or extra air yards thrown to him for 3 touchdowns and an ideal passer ranking of 158.3.
All legitimate factors in a standard world. But the Giants nonetheless have Jason Garrett calling the performs and except he ‘verticalizes’ the Giants’ route tree, the addition of Waddle could have a minimal impact.
In 2020, Giants’ quarterback Daniel Jones averaged 6.6 yards per completion, rating him twenty third out of 25 qualifiers. That ought to enhance tremendously with the additions of Kenny Golladay and probably Waddle, in addition to the return of Saquon Barkley.
Golladay has averaged a whopping 17.9 yards per reception the previous two seasons. Barkley has averaged 8.2 yards per catch over his profession.