5 biggest NY Giants draft steals in team history

These guys turned out to be studs for the G-Men over the years
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Historically speaking, the NY Giants have always been one of the more interesting teams in the NFL when it comes to draft night. Obviously, they've brought in some surefire superstars like Eli Manning, Lawrence Taylor, and Odell Beckham in the first round, but how have they done in the later rounds?

Whether it be a Hall of Fame linebacker, a ground-and-pound Super Bowl champion running back, or one of the best offensive linemen in NFL history, the Giants have done an incredible job at drafting in the late rounds throughout their history. Here are the five biggest draft steals in Big Blue history:

5. RB Brandon Jacobs

In his prime, there may not have been a better power back in the NFL. Considering that Brandon Jacobs was taken 110th overall in 2005, this is quite an impressive feat. Not only did Jacobs help deliver the Giants two Super Bowls, but he is still the Giants' all-time leader in rushing touchdowns with 60 throughout his nine-year career.

The duo Jacobs and fellow draft steal Ahmad Bradshaw formed in New York was the definition of legendary and if not for their talents, who knows if the Giants would have won it all in 2008 and 2012. As for Jacobs himself, he managed to put together an incredibly impressive highlight reel during his time as a Giant, bowling over defenders week in and week out.

During his time in Big Blue, Jacobs ran the ball 1,136 times for 5,087 yards and 60 touchdowns, averaging 4.5 yards per carry. His style may not have been as flashy as some of the top running backs in league history, but it didn't need to be. He was a running back in a linebacker's body. Jacobs is an all-time Giants great, no doubt.