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NFL Draft results: New York Giants pick Oregon G Shane Lemieux in Round 5

Giants grab their third offensive lineman in five picks

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The New York Giants have selected Oregon guard Shane Lemieux in Round 5 of the 2020 NFL Draft, 150th overall.

In his Lemieux prospect profile, Chris wrote:

“Shane Lemieux has the potential to earn a job as a starting guard in a power-based scheme in the NFL. He has rare strength for the position, and is capable of tossing defensive linemen around like rag dolls. Lemieux does not have great scheme versatility and is likely best in a blocking scheme that mixes man/gap and inside zone concepts. Where he is drafted will likely be determined by which teams need his particular skill set most. Lemieux will likely be valued more highly by teams that use power-based blocking schemes.

“He has functional athleticism, but shouldn’t be asked to play in space or block a large range often. Lemieux is a very experienced lineman, starting 52 consecutive games for the Ducks, which also speaks to his durability and availability.”

In 2020 NFL Draft Guide, Dane Brugler of The Athletic said:

Lemieux moves with agile feet and enough body flexibility to leverage the point of attack and get his hands involved. However, his timing issues at the snap and with his punch will be even more pronounced vs. NFL-level speed and power. Overall, Lemieux’s lack of explosive traits limits his NFL ceiling, but he works hard to stay engaged and keep defenders occupied, projecting as a scheme-versatile reserve who should push for starting consideration.

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Giants draft picks

Round 1 (No. 4) — Andrew Thomas, OT, Georgia
Round 2 (No. 36) — Xavier McKinney, S, Alabama
Round 3 (No. 99) — Matt Peart, OT, UConn
Round 4 (No. 110) — Darnay Holmes, CB, UCLA
Round 5 (No. 150) — Shane Lemieux, G, Oregon
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