2014 NFL Draft Results: Grading The NFC East - Final Verdicts

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May 8, 2014; New York, NY, USA; NFL commissioner Roger Goodell poses with the draft prospects in attendance before the 2014 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall. Mandatory Credit: William Perlman/THE STAR-LEDGER via USA TODAY Sports

After months and months of speculation and waiting, the 2014 NFL Draft is finally over. Now, we can take a good look back at the aftermath. For Dallas Cowboys fans, it vitally important we review the NFC East division. As the improvement of those teams in particular have the greatest impact on the Cowboys upcoming regular season.

New York Giants

Round 1, Pick 12 (12) Odell Beckham, WR, LSU
Round 2, Pick 11 (43) Weston Richburg, C, Colorado St.
Round 3, Pick 10 (74) Jay Bromley, DT, Syracuse
Round 4, Pick 13 (113) Andre Williams, RB, Boston College
Round 5, Pick 12 (152) Nat Berhe, SS, San Diego St.
Round 5, Pick 34 (174) Devon Kennard, OLB, USC
Round 6, Pick 11 (187) Bennett Jackson CB, Notre Dame

Draft Analysis: Although the draft position of Beckham was seen as a slight reach, his addition to the receiver corps fills the void left by Hakeem Nicks. Richburg continues the Giant’s trait of drafting young lineman high in the draft. And Bromley fills a big need on their interior defensive line. Williams and Kennard could be the two gems in their draft. Williams led the nation in rushing yards last year, but had zero catches. He should help pick up the slack if David Wilson isn’t 100% healthy after his neck injury. And the athletic Kennard should help add depth to their shaky linebacker corps.

Grade: B

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