Dallas Cowboys Are Draft Winners In The NFC East

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Apr 30, 2015; Chicago, IL, USA; NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announces the number ninth overall pick to the New York Giants in the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University. Mandatory Credit: Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports

New York Giants
Needs: Safety, Linebacker, Defensive Line, Offensive Line, Tight End

Looking at the opening trio of picks the Giants made in this years draft they’ll be very happy.

Ereck Flowers, Landon Collins and Owamagbe Odighizuwa all had first round grades attached to them at some point through the draft build up.

Opting to double dip at safety highlights the concerns the Giants had at the position.

Collins was generally considered the best safety available in the draft, so to land him at the top of the second was a massive result for them.

They didn’t address the need at linebacker, and instead looked to veteran acquisitions.

They’ve added jack of all trades, master of none types in Jonathan Casillas and former Cowboy Victor Butler.

The linebacker corps in New York have the look of the Cowboys last year.

They will be looking for contributions from a variety of players while crossing their fingers on the health of others.

Maybe hardcore Giants fans can tell me otherwise, but they seemed pretty comfortable at tight end last year.

Larry Donnell had six touchdowns from 63 receptions last season and from just 16 receptions Daniel Fells contributed four touchdowns.

With Adrien Robinson and Jerome Cunningham around as youthful backups.

The Giants had a good draft, and they showed signs of improvement at the tail end of 2014.

Can Eli Manning and co continue to improve going into the second year of their new scheme?

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