Giants select receiver ‘eerily similar’ to OBJ in latest mock

The NFL mock draft season is in full swing and many of the experts have the New York Giants focusing on bolstering their punchless offense.

In the latest mock from, deputy editor Gennaro Filice sees the Giants augmenting their wide receiving corps by selecting LSU’s Malik Nabers with the No. 6 overall pick in this spring’s NFL draft.

Ten years ago, the Giants drafted a playmaking receiver out of LSU who checked in right around 6 feet tall and 200 pounds. Asking the eerily similar Nabers to replicate Odell Beckham Jr.’s spectacular burst onto the NFL scene (SEE: 1,300-plus yards and double-digit touchdowns in each of his first three seasons) is a tall order, but the 20-year-old would undoubtedly give Brian Daboll’s passing attack a necessary jolt of electricity.

Nabers is the latest in a long line of great receivers to come out of Baton Rouge. The Giants can only hope they are getting the next OBJ, Justin Jefferson or Ja’Marr Chase.

There still is the issue of who will be on the other end of the passes that will be intended for Nabers, however. Daniel Jones is still rehabbing his knee, Tyrod Taylor is headed for free agency and Tommy DeVito is, well, clearly backup material at the moment.

Story originally appeared on Giants Wire