NY Giants 7-round Mock Draft: Daniel Jones gets his WR1 in the first round

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The New York Giants started the new league year off in a big way, making plays in free agency, and adding star power through trades. Now with the NFL Draft less than a month away, the team will look to solidify their roster.

Since the end of the 2022 campaign, the Giants have already addressed several needs. Through the additions of high-profile players in Bobby Okereke and Darren Waller, and smaller signings such as Parris Campbell, Bobby McCain, and Rakeem Nunez-Roches, this roster is already set to be better than it was last season.

But even with the moves that the Giants have made so far, there is still room for improvement. With a total of 10 picks in the draft, this team could look to add playmakers on both sides of the ball. With that being said, let's see how the Giants could address the roster in our latest seven-round mock draft.

NY Giants Round 1 Pick: Boston College WR Zay Flowers

Through free agency, the Giants have addressed the wide receiver position in a big way. With the return of Darius Slayton, Sterling Shepard, and Wan'Dale Robinson alongside Isaiah Hodgins next season, the group should be prepared to compete. But with both Shepard and Robinson working back from season-ending injuries, the team could still look to add a playmaker at the position. There could be no better fit than Boston College's Zay Flowers at No. 25 overall.

In recent weeks, Joe Schoen and the Giants front office have shown a clear interest in the Boston College pass-catcher. Between a meeting the night before his Pro Day, and a heavy presence as he took the field, the team is doing their due diligence on the young receiver.

During his time at Boston College, Flowers looked elite. Over four seasons, he recorded 200 receptions for 3,056 receiving yards and 29 touchdowns. On the ground, he added 345 rushing yards and two touchdowsn on 57 carries.

This past season, Flowers took his game to a new level. While being the go-to option in the Boston College passing attack, he set career-highs across the boad. In total, he recorded 78 receptions for 1,077 receiivng yards and 12 touchdowns.

While Flowers is not the biggest wide reciever prosepct in this years class at 5-9 and 182 pounds, he can still make an impact anywhere on the field. In 2022, he took the field for 506 passing downs. On these plays, he lined up in the slot just 166 times, while going out wide for 337 snaps.

With Robinson on the roster, the Giants already have a playmaker in the slot, but his presence shouldn't stop the Giants from adding a player of Flowers' caliber. Robinson likely won't be ready for the start of the season, and Robinson brings a level of flexiblity that team is in need of. His addition to the offense, alongside the rest of the pass-catchers assembled, would not only elevate this group but would also give Jones the best offensive weapons of his career.