Ranking the top DB prospects by ability to start for the Giants Week 1

Will the G-Men land any of these playmakers?
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4. Georgia S Javon Bullard

During his time with the Giants, McKinney was one of the best coverage safeties in the NFL. Given his departure, it makes sense that Schoen and company could target another coverage specialist in the second round of the draft. If they decide to go this route, Javon Bullard should absolutely be their guy.

He may not have the most ideal size, but Bullard's production at Georgia is hard to ignore. Last season, Bullard allowed just 14 receptions on 26 targets for 119 yards and zero touchdowns. Alongside this, he also snagged two interceptions, broke up five passes, and earned a coverage grade of 88.4.

In addition to this, Bullard played a fair amount of snaps in the nickel, adding some interesting versatility to his game. The biggest thing that will hold Bullard back is his size (5-11, 195) and athleticism. Unlike a guy like Hart, Bullard is very average in both of these aspects and at the NFL level, this could limit him from becoming a star.

However, Bullard has too many positive traits in terms of his intangibles that can't always be taught, so bringing him in to be coached by a safety guru in Bowen could have massive benefits for the former Bulldog.