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2012 Cincy Jungle Mock Draft - The New York Giants Select...

Mar 22, 2012; Stanford CA, USA;  Stanford Cardinal offensive tackle Jonathan Martin during pro day at Stanford Practice Fields.  Mandatory Credit: Jason O. Watson-US PRESSWIRE
Mar 22, 2012; Stanford CA, USA; Stanford Cardinal offensive tackle Jonathan Martin during pro day at Stanford Practice Fields. Mandatory Credit: Jason O. Watson-US PRESSWIRE

With the 32nd pick in the 2012 Cincy Jungle Mock Draft, Matt Leitner selected for the New York Giants, who earned the last pick in the first round by finishing the regular season with a 9-7 record, winning the NFC East, and then defeating the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl for the second time in the last four years.

With the No. 32 pick in the 2012 Cincy Jungle Mock Draft, the New York Giants select...

Jonathan Martin, OT, Stanford

The Giants get a steal as Jonathon Martin, considered by many to be a top 15 talent in the draft, tumbles down to the very end of the first round. While originally pinned to be a Left Tackle, Martin's poor showing at the combine exposed weakness in his ability to defend the blindside, and that he would be much more suited to play right tackle or guard. Having informed David Diehl that he will not be brought back next season, the giants can afford to bring in another solid member to their line. 80% of their starters from the 2010 season are no longer with the team, and Martin fits their BPA mentality. He will be given a chance to compete with Kareem McKenzie for the LT position, but I'm projecting he'll lose that battle and end up elsewhere on the line. In 2012, the Giants will have one of the deepest o-lines and should be super bowl contenders from the very start.

Jonathan Martin Highlights:

Joe Goodberry's Instant Analysis:

With the final pick in the first round, New York chose to establish some credibility to their offensive line with Stanford's Jonathan Martin.

Last season, the Giants found a way to duct tape their line together long enough to keep Eli Manning upright and Ahmad Bradshaw running. It's isn't a very talented group and RG Chris Snee is the only real difference maker. They've tried playing David Diehl at LT, but he's much more suited to play inside at guard.

Jonathan Martin can play either LT or RT. He started most of his Stanford career at LT in a run-heavy west coast offense. He doesn't have the quickest feet so most project Martin to the right side but he also isn't very physical. It's why Martin has seen his stock drop a little over the past couple months. He's a bad mix for RT and a possible liability at LT. Either way, Martin is still an upgrade for the Giants offensive line. He's a day one starter for a Super Bowl winning team.

Grade: B
Value: +2

Draft Overview:

# Team Picked By Name/Positon of Pick
1 Indianapolis Alex Neyer Andrew Luck QB
2 Washington David Farrelly Robert Griffin III QB
3 Minnesota Palewook Matt Kalil OT
4 Cleveland Jason Garrison Justin Blackmon WR
5 Tampa Bay Andrew Bernius Morris Claiborne CB
6 St. Louis Jim0ijk Quinton Coples DE
7 Jacksonville AK513 Melvin Ingram DE
8 Miami Dan Lockhart Trent Richardson RB
9 Carolina Jason Blanton Luke Kuechly LB
10 Buffalo Casey Penn Michael Floyd WR
11 Kansas City Kenneth Taylor David DeCastro OG
12 Detroit (projected trade) Andrew Perrotta Stephon Gilmore CB
13 Arizona Dan Wolford Riley Reiff OT
14 Dallas Joshua Foster Michael Brockers DT
15 Philadelphia Travis Parker Mark Barron S
16 New York Jets Kenneth Taylor Courtney Upshaw OLB
17 Cincinnati (from Oakland) Jason Garrison Dre Kirkpatrick CB
18 San Diego Anthony Knox Fletcher Cox DE
19 Chicago Steve Whited Kendall Wright WR
20 Tennessee Jeff Welch Nick Perry DE
21 Cincinnati Jason Garrison Cordy Glenn OG
22 Cleveland (from Atlanta) Jason Garrison Ryan Tannehill QB
23 Seattle (projected trade) Jared Egner Whitney Mercilus DT
24 Pittsburgh Jason Garrison Dont'a Hightower LB
25 Denver Jared Morgan Devon Still DE
26 Houston Brett Kollman Dontari Poe DT
27 New England (from New Orleans) Anthony Knox Andre Branch DE
28 Green Bay Travis Castleman Kendall Reyes DT
29 Baltimore Jason Garrison Peter Konz OC/OG
30 San Francisco Chris Brown Coby Fleener TE
31 New England Anthony Knox Alfonzo Dennard CB
32 New York Giants Matt Leitner Jonathan Martin OT