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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4. WR Adonai Mitchell - Texas

Like McConkey, Texas wideout Adonai Mitchell could be a good fit if the Giants decide to wait on a receiver. While I don't see Mitchell falling to the G-Men in the second round, and I don't believe he'll be the best option at the position at No. 6, the Giants could always trade down in the first round to draft a player like him.

While it doesn't seem likely Big Blue will move down in the first round and either stay put at six or move up to draft a quarterback, Mitchell could be an under-the-radar pick for a team drafting in the middle to late first round in need of a wide receiver. We could see a Texas wide receiver and teammate of Mitchell, Xavier Worthy, also hear his name called around this time in the draft, but it is unknown which we'll see selected first in the 2024 NFL Draft.

In 2023, Mitchell had 55 receptions, 845 yards, 11 touchdowns, and an average of 15.4 yards per catch in 15 games. Some of Mitchell's standout performances came against Alabama, Kansas, BYU, and the Big 12 Championship Game against Oklahoma State. The 6-4 wideout posted six receptions for 109 yards and a touchdown to help give the Longhorns the 49-21 victory over the Cowboys before coming up short in the Sugar Bowl against Washington.

At the NFL Combine, Mitchell ran a 4.34 in the 40-yard dash and jumped 39.5 inches in the vertical. With Mitchell's size and speed, we can expect him to be a receiver that could get taken as early as 15, but with this class being so deep at the position, he could get slept on and become a hidden gem for teams late in the first round or the second round.