Mock Draft Tracker 6.0: The Pro Day circuit begins

Pick: Zay Flowers, WR, Boston College

Analysis: “Wan’Dale Robinson flashed before tearing his ACL, but Flowers could really unlock another level of the offense. With explosive moves, good instincts and 4.42 speed, he caught 78 balls for 1,077 yards and 12 TDs in 2022. Flowers is only 5-9 and 182 pounds, though, and fits best in the slot — where the 5-8 Robinson predominantly lined up as a rookie.”

Pick: Quentin Johnston, WR, TCU

Analysis: “Johnston is the big, fast, physical receiver they need. At 6-foot-4, he’s huge after the catch, breaks tackles and runs for long touchdowns. He knows how to use his frame to point the ball high in the air. “

Daniel Jeremiah, NFL Media

Pick: Jalin Hyatt, WR, Tennessee

Analysis: “The Giants are desperate for some explosiveness at receiver. Hyatt provides plenty of that.”

Dane Brugler, The Athletic

Pick: Jordan Addison, WR, USC

Analysis: “On tape, Addison has some routes that give you flashbacks to Stefon Diggs. Giants head coach Brian Daboll had a front-row seat to Diggs’ game in Buffalo, so the hope would be to replicate that in New York. At 173 pounds, Addison was was less than expected at the combine, but he would add another dimension to the Giants’ passing attack.”

Pick: Jalin Hyatt, WR, Tennessee

Analysis: “Hyatt exploded onto the scene in Tennessee’s vertical up-tempo offense, catching 67 passes for 1,267 yards and 15 touchdowns, all while averaging a mere 18.9 yards per catch. He’s a certified deep threat, with an area scout telling me at the Senior Bowl that he’ll likely run in the low 4.3-second range in the 40-yard dash.”

Ian Cummings, Pro Football Network

Pick: Joe Tippmann, IOL, Wisconsin

Analysis: “Joe Tippmann should be a clear Combine winner, and he could be a surprise first-round pick as a result. With a projected 10-yard split in the 1.6 range at 6’6″, 320 pounds, he has elite size , power and athleticism. The Giants could put him at center or guard and find space behind his devastating blocks.”

Pick: Zay Flowers, WR, Boston College

Analysis: “The Giants need more weapons on the perimeter. Flowers is an electric playmaker with sticky hands and excellent route-running skills.”

Lance Zierlein, NFL Media

Pick: Trenton Simpson, LB, Clemson

Analysis: “Simpson has extremely rare speed as a linebacker. The Giants know they need to put players on the field who can run and chase the Eagles for years to come.”

Cynthia Frelund, NFL Network

Pick: Zay Flowers, WR, Boston College

Analysis: “Blomster lined up wide on nearly two-thirds of his snaps at BC, and while that may not be how he’s used at the next level, he has the speed and route-running skills that Giants coach Brian Daboll could use on third down, specifically.”

Michael Renner, Pro Football Focus

Pick: Jaxon Smith-Njigba, WR, Ohio State

Analysis: “Head coach Brian Daboll has been a master at scheming talent, and in the right role, there is perhaps no better receiver in this class to scheme for than Smith-Njigba. He is nearly undetectable on option routes over the middle of the field and can easily take on a Cooper Kupp or Amon-Ra St. Brown-esque slot machine role.”

Pick: Quentin Johnston, WR, TCU

Analysis: “Isaiah Hodgins opened his eyes late in the season and Wan’Dale Robinson will be back from a torn ACL, but adding a long playmaker with burst and 50-50 skills makes sense.”

Pick: Drew Sanders, LB, Alabama

Analysis: “Whether lining up off the ball to run and cover or dropping down to rush off the rim, Sanders has the length and speed to wear multiple hats in Wink Martindale’s defense.”

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