3 best-case scenarios for the Giants in the 2023 NFL Draft first round

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2. Jaxon Smith-Njigba falling to No. 25

This is the dream scenario. Jaxon Smith-Njigba is the player Giants fans absolutely love, and rightfully so. The Ohio State Buckeye's 2021 season, was nothing short of historic. The do-it-all wide receiver hauled in 95 CJ Stroud passes for 1,606 yards and nine touchdowns that fall.

To cap off his historic 2021 season, Smith-Njigba posted the best performance in the long history of the Rose Bowl, hauling in 15 passes for 347 yards and three touchdowns against a very talented Utah team.

Smith-Njigba will be a WR1 as soon as he enters the NFL. He can play in the slot or on the outside. Smith-Njigba was the best wideout on the Ohio State roster in 2021, and that team also featured 2022 first-round picks Garrett Wilson and Chris Olave, in addition to surefire 2024 first-round pick Marvin Harrison Jr.

The Ohio State wideout is 6-1, 200 pounds. Ja'Marr Chase is  6-0, 201 pounds. They both have very deceptive speed and catch anything that is thrown at them. Smith-Njigba can have a Chase-like impact in his rookie season, and the Giants should do everything they can to land the talented wideout. A lot of folks in New York and New Jersey will be praying for a big draft day slide.