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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3. LB Harry Carson

It's not every day that you find a Hall of Fame linebacker in the fourth round of the draft. However, the Giants managed to do exactly that in 1976 when they took Harry Carson in the fourth round. Once drafted, it didn't take long for Carson to catch on, as he made his first Pro Bowl in just his third season. Soon after that, the Giants would draft Lawrence Taylor, officially creating the famous Big Blue Wrecking Crew.

These two, combined with Gary Reasons and Carl Banks, would terrorize opposing offenses for years, winning two Super Bowls in the process. While Carson retired before the Giants' win in 1990, he was an incredibly pivotal part of the team's 1986 win over the Broncos.

Throughout his 13-year career, all spent with the Giants, Carson would make nine Pro Bowls and earn four All-Pro Second-Team selections all before being inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2006. Very few players have had a career as incredible as Carson, let alone those selected in the fourth round of the NFL Draft. His contributions to the team both on and off the fieldwill never be forgotten.