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Usually, the closer we get the NFL Draft the more we see mock drafts coalesce around an expected pick for a given team. In the case of the 2018 New York Giants, we are seeing the opposite.

A couple of months ago, mock drafts overwhelmingly showed the Giants taking a quarterback. The picks were almost always Josh Rosen of UCLA or Sam Darnold of USC, with a couple of Saquon Barkley believers tossed in.

Now? With more and more speculation that the Giants might pass on a quarterback or be willing to trade the second overall pick, mock draft selections are all over the map.

This week’s mock draft tracker includes 35 mocks and 10 different choices for the Giants. Barkley is the most popular pick, chosen 11 times (31.4 percent). Quarterbacks are chosen 14 times (40 percent). Rosen is chosen six times, Darnold five, Josh Allen twice and Baker Mayfield once.

The mock drafts haven’t quite caught up to the Giants trade of Jason Pierre-Paul, which increases the chance defensive end Bradley Chubb could be their selection. He was only picked in one of the 35 mocks.

2018 Mock Drafts

Mock Player Position School Date
Mock Player Position School Date
NFL.com (Jeremiah) Saquon Barkley RB Penn State 4/26
NFL.com (Brooks) Bradley Chubb DE N.C. State 4/26
NFL.com (Casserly) Saquon Barkley RB Penn State 4/26
Draft Analyst (Pauline) Saquon Barkley RB Penn State 4/26
Draft Countdown Saquon Barkley RB Penn State 4/26
ESPN (Kiper} Saquon Barkley RB Penn State 4/26
ESPN (McShay) Saquon Barkley RB Penn State 4/26
Draft Site Saquon Barkley RB Penn State 4/26
Draft Tek Saquon Barkley RB Penn State 4/26
NFL Draft Scout (Rang) Saquon Barkley RB Penn State 4/26
NFL Draft Scout (Brugler) Saquon Barkley RB Penn State 4/26
Walter Football (Charlie) Sam Darnold QB USC 4/25
NFL.com (Mayock) Saquon Barkley RB Penn State 4/25
Walter Football Saquon Barkley RB Penn State 4/25
Washington Post Saquon Barkley RB Penn State 4/25
NDT Scouting (Tuls) Saquon Barkley RB Penn State 4/25
San Diego Union-Tribune Saquon Barkley RB Penn State 4/25
CBS Sports (Trapasso) Sam Darnold QB USC 4/24
Draft Wire (Easterling) Josh Rosen QB UCLA 4/24
Pro Football Focus Sam Darnold QB USC 4/24
Pro Football Weekly Saquon Barkley RB Penn State 4/24
Rotoworld Saquon Barkley RB Penn State 4/24
Ourlads Bradley Chubb DE N.C. State 4/23
SB Nation Saquon Barkley RB Penn State 4/23
Newsday (Glauber) Saquon Barkley RB Penn State 4/21
Detroit Free-Press (Birkett) Bradley Chubb DE N.C. State 4/20
Tony Grossi (ESPN Cleveland) Saquon Barkley RB Penn State 4/20
Houston Chronicle (McClain) Josh Allen QB Wyoming 4/20
Houston Chronicle (Wilson) Saquon Barkley RB Penn State 4/20
Dallas-Fort Worth Star-Telegram Saquon Barkley RB Penn State 4/20
Sporting News (Iyer) Saquon Barkley RB Penn State 4/20