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Giants take WR Nicks, Titans Up

Posted on: April 25, 2009 7:18 pm
For one of the few times in recent memory, the Giants took a player than filled an immediate need in UNC receiver Hakeem Nicks. Though I had him slipping into the 2nd round in my mock draft, I'm quite high on Nicks, who I believe has the hands, toughness and and body control to make an immediate impact.

The Titans, who also could use help at receiver, are up. Rather than take a receiver, however, don't be surprised if they address their depth concerns on the defensive side of the ball.

Options include:

A. Ziggy Hood, DT, Missouri
B. James Laurinaitis, OLB, Ohio State
C. Rey Maualuga, ILB, USC
D. Darius Butler, CB, Connecticut
E. Kenny Britt, WR, Rutgers
F. Michael Johnson, DE, Georgia Tech

The best player on the board is Maualuga, but he's slipping due to character concerns. I rationalized that the Titans may take Percy Harvin in my mock draft because they've been more willing than most clubs to overlook character concerns.

Since: Jul 27, 2008
Posted on: November 3, 2009 11:07 pm

Giants take WR Nicks, Titans Up

i woudl have probably taken Ray Maulaluga or James Laurinaitis in this situation because i believe that they are more polished players at there respecitve position.  But so far this season Kenny Britt has been productive in a few games this season and he has shown that he can be a successful NFL reciever.

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