NY Giants and Joe Schoen could surprise all of us with this No. 6 overall pick

Will Schoen look to improve the offensive line in the first round?
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It's almost time to stop all the speculation and find out who NY Giants general manager Joe Schoen will be going after with the No. 6 overall pick. As things stand, the belief is the G-Men will go with a stud wideout, but there's also a chance a quarterback, perhaps Drake Maye, falls to them.

Having said that, could Schoen have something else in mind when he's on the clock? Recently, analyst Daniel Jeremiah said he wouldn't rule out the G-Men focusing on improving the offensive line in the first round. This wouldn't be a sexy pick at all, but might it make sense for Big Blue?

The Giants taking a lineman in the first round can't be ruled out

More specifically, Jeremiah has Notre Dame offensive tackle Joe Alt in mind for the Giants at No. 6. Alt projects as a left tackle at the next level, but he'd be making his way to right tackle if he joins New York because of All-Pro talent Andrew Thomas at LT.

At RT, though, there are far too many questions regarding former No. 7 overall pick Evan Neal. Neal was a nightmare to watch during his rookie season and things somehow got worse for him in 2023. Neal didn't show any signs of improvement - instead, it looked like he took a major step back.

With Schoen continuing to say he's sticking with Daniel Jones as his starting quarterback, the young GM is doing everything he can to improve a unit that allowed 85 sacks last season. Thus far, the big additions up front have been highlighted by the signings of Jon Runyan Jr. and Jermaine Eluemunor.

Schoen surely isn't done making moves for the offensive line and new position coach Carmen Bricillo. When NY is on the clock first on April 25, a lot of people are hoping Schoen rocks with either Marvin Harrison Jr., Malik Nabers or Rome Odunze. However, after seeing what Jeremiah had to say, it's time to keep a close eye on Alt as well.