Best players remaining for the NY Giants on Day 3 of the NFL Draft

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4. Cincinnati LB Ivan Pace Jr.

While the NY Giants signed Bobby Okereke to be their LB1 of the future, adding a player like Ivan Pace Jr. aside him would serve the team's defense incredibly well. His size may be a concern, but the heart and passion Pace plays the game with gives him a huge chance to overcome this issue.

Pace is an incredibly versatile linebacker with upside both in coverage and as a run-stopper. While he had success as a pass-rusher in college, this may not translate incredibly well in the NFL. Regardless, his speed and strength as a run defender is where Pace will make his money.

Last year at Cincinnati, Pace racked up 134 combined tackles, 12 sacks, and 55 combined pressures. In addition to this, Pace allowed 12 receptions on 14 targets for 114 yards and two touchdowns. While he has some work to do in coverage, he has shown flashes of instincts in that aspect and very well could be better than most of the current Giants linebackers on Day 1.

Adding Pace to this defense would be a luxury pick more than anything. Bringing in a player with this much heart and desire to be great is something they might not want to miss out on. This sort of presence in the locker room isn't exactly common.