Hit or miss: Giants 1st-round picks since 1986

1996: CEDRIC JONES, Defensive end, Oklahoma Drafted: First

1996: CEDRIC JONES, Defensive end, Oklahoma
Drafted: First round, No. 5 overall
Jones was the starting right defensive end for the Giants in Super Bowl XXXV, which turned out to be his last pro game. Five seasons and 15.5 sacks aren't too bad considering he only started 35 games, but for a No. 5 overall pick, that's not enough production.
Impact: Miss.
(Credit: Newsday/Ken Sawchuk)

The big dollars go to first-round draft picks in the NFL, so making the right call is crucial. Here's a look at how the Giants have fared in first-round picks since 1986....

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The big dollars go to first-round draft picks in the NFL, so making the right call is crucial. Here's a look at how the Giants have fared in first-round picks since 1986.

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