TGI's take – Ross the Rght Pick

While the common perception was that Big Blue's biggest need heading into the 2007 Draft was at linebacker, it's impossible to dismiss the impact that Aaron Ross could have on New York's beleaguered secondary. With linebackers Paul Posluszny and Jon Beason staring them in the face, the Giants elected to go with the 6-0 cornerback, Ross.

It's no secret that New York's secondary has been a trouble spot – enough so that Jerry Reese attempted to trade up for both Darrelle Revis and Leon Hall. With an aging Sam Madison and still unproven Corey Webster starting at CB, it could be only a matter of time until Ross breaks into the Giants starting defensive lineup.

The fact that Ross can also return punts well is only a bonus, as that was another big-time sore spot for New York last season. "I love returning punts," Ross said, before emphasizing that he has an offensive mentality.

While this pick might not be the flashiest – or what most fans and media were expecting – it seems like the Jerry Reese era has gotten off to a strong start.

Next up for New York in round two – that much-needed linebacker.

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