Sevens months ago, the New York Giants drove 15 minutes into New York City and arrived at Radio City Music Hall for the 2009 NFL draft. That day the Giants brass left with nine unknown players who would hopefully make an impact for the New York Giants.á With their first pick in the 2009 draft, the New York Giants invested in North CarolinaÆs star wide receiver Hakeem Nicks. It was a heavy wide receiver draft, so how did the Giants know they got the right guy?á They didnÆt! Reports circulated around the sports community that Giants wanted wide receiver Jeremy Maclin from Missouri; however, the Eagles jumped up and took him, leaving Mr. Nicks the next best choice on the board for Big Blue. Throughout the summer, the complaints were loud regarding who Eli was going to throw the ball to. T ...
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