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Analyzing team success in the NFL Draft
March 29th, 2017 at 9:55 AM
***PHOTO1*** Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports The draft is a little less than a month away. I love this time of year because I'm an eternal optimist, and every team, every fan gets to share in that optimism over what will be the main source of improvement for...

2017 NFL Draft Prospect Profile: Ryan Glasgow, DT, Michigan
March 25th, 2017 at 12:14 PM
***PHOTO1*** Ryan Glasgow makes a tackle.Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images With their investments over the last two years on the defensive line, it would appear that the New York Giants are set there. However, they have a bit of a problem. One of their starting defensive tackles,...

NFL Free Agency: Could Bennie Logan leaving Eagles impact Johnathan Hankins?
March 13th, 2017 at 4:21 PM
***PHOTO1*** Bennie LoganJames Lang-USA TODAY Sports A domino has finally fallen in the NFL free agency defensive tackle market, with the news that Bennie Logan will leave the Philadelphia Eagles and join the Kansas City Chiefs. Could this be the event that finally spurs movement on where...

NFL Free Agency 2017: Andrew Whitworth will sign with Los Angeles Rams
March 9th, 2017 at 10:14 AM
***PHOTO1*** Andrew Whitworth (77)Scott R. Galvin-USA TODAY Sports The Andrew Whitworth dream is over for New York Giants fans. Per his agents, Whitworth has the "framework for deal" with the Los Angeles Rams that is being reported as a three-year, $36 million deal with $15 million guaranteed....

NFL Free Agency: Ricky Wagner signing with Detroit Lions — report
March 8th, 2017 at 1:20 PM
***PHOTO1*** Ricky WagnerPhoto by Al Bello/Getty Images We have been predicting for a while now that Ricky Wagner, the premier right tackle on the free-agent market, would not be joining the New York Giants. That appears to be coming to fruition as ESPN is reporting that Wagner...

NFL Mock Draft: OT Ryan Ramczyk to Giants in our post-Combine mock draft
March 7th, 2017 at 8:36 AM
***PHOTO1*** Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports With the 2017 NFL Scouting Combine in the rear view mirror and free agency bearing down on us, there is JUST enough time to squeeze in a mock draft to reflect on the impact of the combine before free agency reshuffles team...

Five things I think I think: Assessing the top five free agent offensive tackles
February 28th, 2017 at 9:18 AM
***PHOTO1*** Russell OkungIsaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports With less than two weeks to go before the start of NFL Free Agency 2017 the market for offensive tackles, an obvious area of need for the New York Giants, has crystallized. Let's use today's "Five things I think I...

How to win free agency — ex-NFL executive lays out the rules
February 26th, 2017 at 10:26 AM
***PHOTO1*** Larry WarfordJeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports How do you use NFL free agency to help your team improve? Well, you don't just blindly throw money around to the players with the best stats or the most recognizable names. You need a plan, based on your budget, your...

Big Blue View Mock Draft: Giants draft DE Tanoh Kpassagnon in the third round
February 24th, 2017 at 8:57 AM
***PHOTO1*** Glenn Andrews-USA TODAY Sports We've reached the third and final day of the Big Blue View pre-Combine mock draft. On the first day of the draft the New York Giants added an offensive playmaker who can help in the second level blocking in Miami Hurricanes tight...

Big Blue View Mock Draft: OT Antonio Garcia to Giants in Round 2
February 23rd, 2017 at 8:55 AM
***PHOTO1*** Glenn Andrews-USA TODAY Sports Big Blue View's pre-combine mock draft rolls on as we dive head-first into the second round. The New York Giants selected Miami's dynamic 20-year-old tight end David Njoku with their first pick (23rd overall). In recent years the Giants have used...