Lights? Check. Cameras filling Radio City Music Hall? Check. Massive over-coverage on ESPN? Big check.
That’s right folks, it’s the NFL Draft! The now-three-day extravaganza kicks off Thursday at 8PM Eastern with the first round, headline by purported can’t-miss quarterback prospects Andrew Luck (going with the No. 1 pick to the Colts) and Robert Griffin III (going second to the Redskins). I say ‘purported’ because for every Peyton Manning, there’s a Ryan Leaf.
As for New York’s two teams, the Jets own the 16th overall pick. The Giants, meanwhile, have the coveted final pick in the first round that is awarded to the defending Super Bowl champion. Speaking as a diehard Giants fan, please this let be the start of a slew of 32nd overall picks, if you know what I mean.
So who will the Jets and Giants pick with their first-round selections? Here are three possibilities for each team: