5 star players the NY Giants could have drafted in the past 5 years

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3. George Pickens in 2022

The 2022 receiver class was absolutely loaded. Garrett Wilson, Chris Olave, Drake London and so on. The league looks to be in pretty good hands in terms of pass catchers for the foreseeable future. With all these big names that took the headlines, George Pickens was a guy that a lot of people seemed to forget about.

He had a solid rookie year turning in 52 receptions for 802 yards and four touchdowns. Averaging 15 yards a reception, Pickens would have given the Giants a much needed downfield threat. Imagine Pickens' ability in the Brian Daboll/Mike Kafka offense. Who knows what Pickens and Jones could accomplish together.

To say Pickens should have been the pick here in the second round isn't admittedly fair to Wan'Dale Robinson. Injuries truly screwed up his rookie season and he only played in six games. We don’t really know what he is yet, and who knows, with a healthy second year he may emerge as a better option than Pickens.

But, that's a big if. Pickens has all the skills to be a monster in this league. Pickens is 6-3 with 4.4 speed at 200 pounds. Add in those measurables to the production and he would've been the better pick over the 5-8 Robinson.