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Giants’ 2019 NFL Draft: Syracuse DT Chris Slayton selected 245th overall

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A hog mollie for the defensive line finishes the Giants’ draft

The New York Giants selected Syracuse defensive tackle Chris Slayton on Saturday in Round 7 of the 2019 NFL Draft, 245th overall. Slayton is a 6-foot-3, 307-pounder. The selection marks the Giants’ final pick of the draft.

In his draft guide, Dane Brugler of The Athletic says:

Slayton is a power-packed lineman with the toughness and demeanor required for the position. However, he doesn’t display disruptive traits and his suspect instincts and shed skills might limit his ability to two-gap. Overall, Slayton isn’t a souped-up athlete or rangy playmaker, but he possesses the NFL-quality power that will give him the chance to earn a spot in an NFL defensive line rotation.

The full list of picks by the Giants is below.

Giants draft picks

Round 1 (No. 6) — Daniel Jones, QB, Duke

Round 1 (No. 17)Dexter Lawrence, DL, Clemson

Round 1 (No. 30)Deandre Baker, CB, Georgia

Round 3 (No. 95) Oshane Ximines, EDGE, Old Dominion

Round 4 (No. 108)Julian Love, CB, Notre Dame

Round 5 (No. 143)Ryan Connelly, LB, Wisconsin

Round 5 (No. 171)Darius Slayton, WR, Auburn

Round 6 (No. 180) — Corey Ballentine, CB, Washburn

Round 7 (No. 232) George Asafo-Adjei, OT, Kentucky

Round 7 (No. 245)Chris Slayton, DT, Syracuse

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Original article: https://www.bigblueview.com/2019/4/27/18519561/giants-2019-nfl-draft-syracuse-dt-chris-slayton-selected-245th-overall

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