5 recent NY Giants draft picks we wish the team never made

The Giants 100 percent got these wrong.
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3. OT Evan Neal

Drafted: 2022, Round 1, Pick 7

There's still time for Evan Neal to turn things around, as the former 'Bama beast is entering just his third season as a pro. Even with this in mind, though, Neal has been less than ideal as the franchise tackle he was supposed to be.

While the other tackles taken after Neal haven't been All-Pro players thus far, they've still been better for the most part. Really, the only tackle taken after Neal who has somehow managed to be worse is Trevor Penning. Penning joined the club of smaller-school tackles who are physically impressive but disappointed in the NFL, at least Neal went to the best college football program in the world at the time!

Neal's first two seasons have been marred with injuries, playing just 20 games in this time. Even without injury, Neal's play has been nothing short of disastrous, allowing 68 pressures and nine sacks through 762 pass-blocking snaps.

The only tackle taken after Neal, in a realistic range for the Giants to draft over him, was Charles Cross, who was picked ninth overall by the Seahawks. Cross hasn't been great, but he's been a good starting tackle at the very least, which makes sense, as Cross was seen as the tackle with the highest floor in this draft class.