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January 3, 2012
Every year it seems the Giants find a falling star in the first round. They have done the same in 2012. Running back David Wilson (above) wasn't widely projected as a first-round pick, but he registered more yards after contact than any other runner in the 2012 draft, including Trent Richardson. Considering the physicality of the NFC East division, that toughness should serve him well as a compliment to Ahmad Bradshaw. Just as they did a few years ago when Hakeem Nicks was surprisingly around late first round, the Giants may have had a star drop to them with LSU's Rueben Randle slip to No. 63 overall. Cornerback Jayron Hosley is a gamble due to off-field concerns but he's a scrappy defender with proven ball skills. The Giants might wish they'd spent a higher selection on a tight end rather than wait to take unpolished Adrien Robinson out of Cincinnati in the fourth round, but there is no questioning his upside. Finally, as the Giants tend to do, the club found solid developmental value for their offensive and defensive lines with OTs Brandon Mosley and Matt McCants, as well as foreign-born DT Markus Kuhn.