New York Giants Receive Two Extra Draft Picks: Extra Credit

March 27, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Giants are one of the 23 teams who received compensatory picks for the draft in April, according to the NFL.  
They received two additional sixth-round picks, bringing their total amount to eight, after trading their fifth-round pick to the Vikings in September for quarterback Sage Rosenfels and returner Darius Reynard.  
Compensatory picks are awarded by the NFL to teams that have lost more or better players in the previous offseason than they gained.
The G-Men received the picks after losing defensive tackle Fred Robbins and quarterback David Carr before the 2010 season.  
So how should these picks be used?  
They should probably draft another punter...NOT! Matt Dodge has reaffirmed my conviction that punters are a waited pick, no matter what round.  
I know the Giants' top priorities are linebackers, offensive linemen and maybe a few defensive backs, but hopefully those will be sufficiently addressed the first five rou...

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