Quentin Johnston NFL Draft projections: Will the TCU WR fall to the Giants?

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Easily one of the most intriguing first-round targets for the NY Giants is wide receiver Quentin Johnston. The 6-4, 215-pounder is oozing with potential and he could be the WR1 for the future that general manager Joe Schoen and head coach Brian Daboll are looking for.

If you ask a lot of Big Blue supporters, they would love to see Schoen go with Johnston with the No. 25 overall pick. However, there's a really good chance that we don't see the TCU product still on the board when it's time for NY to make a selection. Where will Johnston land in late April?

Quentin Johnston likely won't be available at No. 25 overall for the NY Giants

With ESPN's Jordan Raanan reporting that the Giants had dinner on Wednesday night with the speedster, it's obvious that Big Blue likes this kid's game. Imagine Johnston catching balls from Daniel Jones next season? Goodness, that'd be amazing.

However, a lot of NFL Mock Drafts have Johnston going a few spots ahead of No. 25. In his latest piece, ESPN's Jordan Reid thinks that the Baltimore Ravens will grab Johnston at No. 22 overall. Several other mocks have Baltimore going after the talented WR.

In this case, it feels like Schoen would have to trade up in the 2023 NFL Draft to get his guy in Johnston. Is that something he'd consider doing? While speaking to the media at the NFL league meetings, Schoen definitely didn't rule out moving either up or back in the draft. If he moves up, then Johnston will 100 percent be a guy for fans to keep an eye on.

There's still a chance, however small it may be, that Schoen trades for Brandon Aiyuk, Jerry Jeudy or another veteran WR. However, the feeling is that the NY GM will instead opt to bring in a rookie WR in the first round. Again, Johnston would be fun to watch in East Rutherford, but Schoen may have to move up ahead of Baltimore to make something happen.

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