Inside The Iggles 2014 Mock Draft, Post-Combine Edition
12. New York Giants
Offensive Tackle, Michigan
Oct 27, 2012; Lincoln, NE, USA; Michigan Wolverines linebacker Taylor Lewan (77) warms up prior to the game against the Nebraska Cornhuskers at Memorial Stadium. Nebraska won 23-9. Mandatory Credit: Bruce Thorson-USA TODAY Sports
The New York Giants have plenty of holes to look at filling with the twelfth pick, and the two names that I see here are Alabama linebacker C.J. Mosley and Michigan offensive lineman Taylor Lewan. When it comes down to it, the Giants have shown that linebacker is not a top priority for drafting (Eagles fans could relate until 2012), and you can never have too many offensive linemen with potential like Lewan.
Taylor Lewan impressed at the scouting combine with his athleticism. Looking at the world from 6′ 7″ and weighing over 305lbs, Lewan is a mountain of a man. He has quick feet and enormous amounts of strength. Drafting an offensive lineman in the first round for a second straight season is not sexy, but the New York Giants saw their offensive line struggle throughout 2013. Lewan may not solve this problem from the beginning, but could be a starter for the next decade in New York.