Breaking Down the New York Giants’ Draft


Published: April 26, 2009


... fill two huge losses at the Wide Receiver Position.  They also wanted to beef up their line-backing core. The Giants needed this draft to be a big one if they want to be successful in the upcoming 2009 season.

The Giants had nine picks in the 2009 draft and they selected wide receiver Hakeem Nicks, linebacker Clint Sintim, tackle William Beatty, wide receiver Ramses Barden, tight end Travis Beckum, running back Andre Brown, quarterback Rhett Bomar, defensive back DeAndre Wright, and defensive back Stoney Woodson.

The Giants are hoping these nine selections lead them deep into the playoffs and hopefully to the Super Bowl.

The Giants selected Hakeem Nicks with the 29th pick in the draft. Nicks is a 6-foot-1 212 pound wide receiver out of the University of North Carolina. The Giants selected Nicks hoping he could fill the huge hole at wide receiver left by the departure of Plaxico Burress and Armani Toomer.

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