Ranking the 10 best draft picks in NY Giants history

The Giants have had some sensational players hear their names called during the draft

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4. RB/WR Frank Gifford

Throughout the NY Giants' history, a player who consistently becomes underrated is Frank Gifford. This is honestly surprising considering how ridiculous of a career he had. Not only is Gifford one of the most versatile players in NFL history, but he's one of the few players in Giants history to win league MVP.

In his 12-year career, all spent with the Giants, Gifford would make eight Pro Bowls, four All-Pro First-Team selections, an All-Pro Second-Team selection, and would win league MVP in the 1956 season. In this same season, Gifford would be a huge part of the Giants' NFL Championship victory against the Bears.

Gifford ranks third in receiving yards, seventh in receptions, fifth in receiving touchdowns, ninth in rushing yards, and seventh in rushing touchdowns. This sort of versatility is just ridiculous for any player, let alone a Hall of Famer.

Everyone knows how incredibly stacked the Giants' 1956 championship squad was. However, there may not have been a player on that roster better than Gifford. He may not have been a draft steal considering he was taken 11th overall in the 1952 NFL Draft. However, there's no doubt how insanely talented Gifford was for his time.