Mel Kiper And Todd McShay 2012 Mock Drafts Version 3.0: Giants Targeting Coby Fleener?

Now that the combine is in the books, NFL draft experts have sufficient information to unveil their most up-to-date mock drafts, and ESPN's Mel Kiper, Jr. and Todd McShay have each recently released the third edition of their respective mock drafts.

The two typically offer varying opinions on most matters, but both foresee the New York Giants taking Coby Fleener - a tight end from Stanford - with the last pick of the first round.

Kiper: The Super Bowl was great for the party, but the Giants took a hit on the personnel side, where they lost a pair of tight ends to injury. Fleener has overtaken Dwayne Allen of Clemson as the top tight end on my board, and the Giants need one. He has great hands, will run a lot better than people think and knows how to work in a pro-style system, lined up on the line of scrimmage. He's a great red zone target. The Giants also need offensive line help, or could target a linebacker here, but Fleener makes a lot of sense.

McShay: If one of the top defensive tackles were available here the Giants might go that route, and I would also not be surprised to see them take a running back like Virginia Tech's David Wilson. However, tight end is a clear need area and Fleener should cement his status as the top player in the class with a good pro day workout on March 22. He gives good effort as a blocker and has the tools to improve in that area, and I think he'll surprise some people with his speed and elevate himself above Clemson's Dwayne Allen and Georgia's Orson Charles.

For more New York Giants news and updates, be sure to check out Big Blue View and SB Nation New York. For more NFL draft coverage, make it a point to look at Mocking The Draft as well for excellent coverage.

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