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A Decade Of Giant Draft Gems

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Hakeem Nicks is one of the NY Giants' many successful first-round draft picks of the last decade. Photo by Elsa/Getty Images.
Hakeem Nicks is one of the NY Giants' many successful first-round draft picks of the last decade. Photo by Elsa/Getty Images.

The New York Giants have had a good amount of success in the NFL draft over the course of the last decade. Beginning with Jeremy Shockey back in 2002, the team's first-round draft picks have mostly had a positive impact on the team, in one way or another, right out of the gate.

This success has led to two Super Bowl titles in that time span and several playoff appearances, as well as a reputation as one of best teams in the league at evaluating talent on draft day. Giants GM Jerry Reese has built on this reputation with a long list of solid draft picks in his tenure, and will look to continue that trend this month in the upcoming 2013 NFL draft