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A Decade Of Giant Draft Gems

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WR Hakeem Nicks. Photo by Elsa/Getty Images.
WR Hakeem Nicks. Photo by Elsa/Getty Images.

There's no denying that Hakeem Nicks has been one of the Giants' most successful first round draft picks; not only in the last decade, but in the history of the franchise. He has gone over the 1,000-yard mark twice in his four seasons as a Giant, and has racked up 27 touchdown receptions over the same span.

Part of the "new class" of Giants wide receivers that came to the team in 2008-2009, replacing the core group of Amani Toomer, Steve Smith and Plaxico Burress that helped the Giants win Super Bowl XLII, Nicks played an integral role in the Giants' playoff run in 2012.