For most teams, April 26th's NFL draft is a high-stakes opportunity to revamp rosters and reaffirm a commitment to improvement.
Some franchises will write the beginning of a new chapter, while a handful of others will eagerly search for the missing piece that would make a contender.
For the Super Bowl champion Giants, however, the draft is a homecoming.
When Roger Goodell takes the podium and puts Big Blue on the clock, New York City's Radio City Music Hall will erupt with cheers (something the commissioner hasn't heard much of lately). Sure, the G-Men have a few holes of their own to fill, but who's to say the team can't enjoy themselves in the process?
The question is, with draft-extraordinaire Jerry Reese at the helm, just when exactly will Goodell announce the Giants' pick? Right now, New York is slated to select 32nd, but this year's enticing talent pool and New York's salary cap woes may prompt a trade or two.
Here are five touted prospects that the Giants could realistically trade up for.