5 Biggest Draft Day Mistakes in New York Giants History

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5 Biggest Draft Day Mistakes in New York Giants History
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Is Ron Dayne the worst draft pick in Giants history?

In 1981, the New York Giants drafted a linebacker named Lawrence Taylor from the University of North Carolina with the second overall pick. Over the next 13 seasons, Taylor became one of the best defensive players to ever lace 'em up.

The selection of Taylor was a successful one. If all of New York's picks were half as successful as the Taylor pick, the Giants would have their own wing in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

While the Taylor pick would easily fall within the Giants' greatest of all time, which selections rank among the worst in franchise history?

In this slideshow, let's take a gander at New York's biggest draft-day blunders.

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