The New York Giants pulled the trigger on a blue-chip offensive tackle prospect with the No. 4 overall selection in last year’s NFL Draft. Yes, Andrew Thomas’ on-field production was up-and-down as a rookie, but the outlook from within the organization remains sky-high on the 22-year-old.
With that said, when you have the opportunity to potentially snag what ex-NFL head coach John Mora (and so many others) dubbed a “generational talent,” you don’t concern yourself with the drawbacks of double-dipping at the same position two years in a row — especially when protecting Daniel Jones is the No. 1 priority in East Rutherford.
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