With their first selection in the 2013 NFL draft (pick No. 19), the New York Giants selected Syracuse OL Justin Pugh. You can find my analysis/grade of the pick here, and read about how Pugh fits in with Big Blue here.
During my final seven-round mock draft for the G-Men, I wrote about how I believed the Giants' two pressing needs were to improve the pass rush and the offensive line.
The selection of Pugh addressed the offensive line, and I expect the Giants to address their pass rush on Day 2.
While I believe that's the direction the team will go in, I certainly acknowledge that the Giants could easily draft a cornerback like Jamar Taylor, or a linebacker like Kevin Minter or Arthur Brown.
But given their need to address the pass rush, their next pick is a no-brainer: