The order for the first 20 picks of the 2016 NFL Draft is set, and cannot change, regardless of what happens in Sunday Night Football. For the second year in a row, the New York Giants will hold a pick in the top-10 of the draft. The will pick 10th overall.
The Giants secured a top 10 pick with their loss to the Philadelphia Eagles, who will be picking 13th overall. They still had to wait until the Tampa Bay Buccaneers played their game against the Carolina Panthers to find out their final draft slot. Had the Buccaneers won, the Giants could have had the ninth overall pick for the second year in a row, but with the Buccaneers' loss, the Giants will be selecting 10th.
The 2016 draft looks to have some potentially elite talent at the top, and the Giants may have a potential cornerstone player fall to them.
Based on how the season went, a player like UCLA's Myles Jack (LB), LaQuon Treadwell (WR) or Robert Nkemdiche (DT) -- both from Ole Miss--, or DeForest Buckner (DE) of Oregon.
Here is NFL.com's assessment of Giants draft needs:
10. New York Giants
2015 record: 6-10 (.498)
Top need: Defensive end
Other needs: Running back, safety, offensive tackle
Senior prospects at positional needs: DE: DeForest Buckner (Oregon), Shilique Calhoun (Michigan State), Shawn Oakman (Baylor); RB: Devontae Booker (Utah), Josh Ferguson (Illinois), Aaron Green (TCU); Safety: Deon Bush (Miami), Jeremy Cash (Duke), Kevin Byard (Middle Tennessee State); OT: Vadal Alexander (LSU), Taylor Decker (Ohio State), Spencer Drango (Baylor).
Analysis: We've been able to peek into the world of what life without a healthy Jason Pierre-Paul looks like and it is not pretty. The Giants need another pass rusher as soon as possible. Competition must be created at that position and at the safety position opposite rookie Landon Collins. Finding a dual-threat safety who can handle himself in coverage would be preferable. The running game is in desperate need of an upgrade and Tom Coughlin usually prefers to find a primary runner rather than just leaning on a committee. If the Giants are intent at leaving Ereck Flowers at left tackle, then they need to find a competent right tackle to go with him.
The draft order for non-playoff teams. (Courtesy of Mocking The Draft)
1. Tennessee Titans: 3-13 (.492 strength of schedule)
2. Cleveland Browns: 3-13 (.531 SOS)
3. San Diego Chargers: 4-12 (.528 SOS)
4. Dallas Cowboys: 4-12 (.533 SOS)
5. Jacksonville Jaguars: 5-11 (.473 SOS)
6. Baltimore Ravens: 5-11 (.508 SOS)
7. San Francisco 49ers: 5-11 (.539 SOS)
8. Miami Dolphins: 6-10 (.469 SOS)
9. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: 6-10 (.484 SOS)
10. New York Giants: 6-10 (.498 SOS)
11. Chicago Bears: 6-10 (.548 SOS)
12. New Orleans Saints: 7-9 (.504 SOS)
13. Philadelphia Eagles: 7-9 (.508 SOS)
14. Oakland Raiders: 7-9 (.512 SOS)
15. St. Louis Rams: 7-9 (.528 SOS)
16. Detroit Lions: 7-9 (.536 SOS)
17. Atlanta Falcons: 8-8 (.478 SOS)
18. Indianapolis Colts: 8-8 (.500 SOS)
19. Buffalo Bills: 8-8 (.508 SOS)
20. New York Jets: 10-6 (.441 SOS)