5 players the NY Giants can target if they trade back in Round 1

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Depending on how the first five picks of the 2024 NFL Draft go, the NY Giants could very well be in a position to trade back in the first round. Whether a team is offering New York a massive haul for the No. 6 overall pick or Joe Schoen is interested in a player that will be available later in the round, the option will likely be available for Big Blue.

If this scenario becomes reality, the Giants will have their fair share of prospects to choose from. Whether it be some offensive line help, a new cornerback to play alongside Deonte Banks, or even a slept-on wide receiver with star potential, these five players would fit well with New York:

5. Texas WR Adonai Mitchell

Obviously, the most ideal situation when it comes to the Giants taking a wide receiver is selecting one of the top prospects with the No. 6 overall pick. However, if Schoen is given a massive haul for said pick and trades down, there are still some very talented receivers left, including Adonai Mitchell from Texas.

Not only does Mitchell bring impressive size with his 6-2, 205-pound frame, but he's also one of the most impressive athletes from this draft class as well. Not only did he run one of the fastest 40-yard dashes at the combine with a 4.34. but he also displayed a 39.5-inch vertical and had the longest broad jump of all receivers who participated.

Mitchell needs to work on some things from a technique standpoint, but he's consistently improved during his time in college and this should continue to do so in the NFL. If Mitchell can progress like many think he will in the pros, the Giants could have a serious threat on their hands.

Last season at Texas, Mitchell caught 55 passes for 845 yards and 11 touchdowns, averaging 15.4 yards per reception. He may not be a WR1 out of the gates in the NFL, but Mitchell has all the potential to be a superstar in the league down the road.