Ranking the top WR prospects by fit for the NY Giants offense

Which wide receiver makes the most sense for the Giants to draft?
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The NY Giants will be in play to draft a wide receiver in the first two rounds of the 2024 NFL Draft; the question is, who will they go after? The G-Men will need to address several positional needs, and one is most certainly a wide receiver after the team has failed to find a true WR1 since Odell Beckham Jr. departed in 2018.

Big Blue did draft Jalin Hyatt in last year's draft, who also showed flashes of success but, without a healthy quarterback and consistent offensive line, he did not have a breakout rookie campaign. We'll have to see what the Giants front office decides to do in the 2024 NFL Draft on April 25. With that said, will one of these WRs end up making the move to New Jersey?

5. WR Ladd McConkey - Georgia

The star-studded Georgia Bulldogs offense was powered by tight end Brock Bowers, right tackle Amarius Mims and wide receiver Ladd McConkey, who are all projected to be selected within the first two rounds of the NFL Draft. We can expect McConkey to be a star and a big offseason has left people favorably impressed.

The Georgia receiver had 30 receptions, 478 yards, two touchdowns, and averaged 15.9 yards per reception last season with the Bulldogs. McConkey played exceptionally well in three straight wins over Florida, Missouri, and Ole Miss. The 5-11 wideout was also impressive early in the Reese's Senior Bowl, showing off his elite route-running and catching ability.

The Georgia wideout is projected to be an early second-round selection to the Panthers with the No. 39 pick (via the Giants acquired in the Brian Burns trade) in Mel Kiper Jr's latest mock draft. I could see McConkey being a good fit for Big Blue if he happens to fall to No. 47 or if they trade back from No. 6, but that does not seem likely at this point.