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Mock Draft: TE Evan Engram is Ed’s choice for Giants
April 26th, 2017 at 1:24 PM
***PHOTO1*** Evan EngramPhoto by Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images Mock drafts are not my favorite thing. They are, however, the lifeblood of discussion about prospects leading up to the NFL Draft every year. Opinions are just that, opinions. No one knows for sure what's going to happen,...

2017 NFL Draft: Chris gives Giants Tyus Bowser in final mock draft
April 26th, 2017 at 8:55 AM
***PHOTO1*** Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports As I write this the 2017 NFL Draft is just two sleeps and (about) 15 hours away. The end is in sight and the endless speculation about who the New York Giants will select and parade of mock drafts will...

Mock Draft: Invictus selects Cam Robinson for New York Giants
April 21st, 2017 at 9:30 AM
***PHOTO1*** Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports Just think, in just a few days, we're going to be without mock drafts for another eight or nine months. You know I had to give you one last mock draft. This one will be two rounds, and it will...

NFL Draft: How big a need is defensive end for Giants?
April 13th, 2017 at 2:30 PM
***PHOTO1*** Olivier Vernon making a tackle.Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports The New York Giants have a boatload of money tied up in a pair of star defensive ends who figure to be around for several more seasons. Olivier Vernon is entering the second year of a five-year, $85...

Giants get TE David Njoku as Raptor, Invictus team up for mock draft
April 7th, 2017 at 9:47 AM
***PHOTO1*** Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports It's been a long time, almost a year in fact, since Invictus and I teamed up for a rotating mock draft, so we were way past due. We used our usual format, rotating picks throughout the first round, and making the...

NFL Draft: Third round has been a black hole for New York Giants
April 4th, 2017 at 10:02 AM
***PHOTO1*** Ramses Barden The young men waiting and hoping to find out their fates in the upcoming 2017 NFL Draft all hope to have long, successful careers in the league. They might all want to send the New York Giants a letter asking general manager Jerry Reese not...

Mailbag: Re-visiting Rounds 1 and 2 of 2016 Draft for Giants
April 1st, 2017 at 8:05 AM
***PHOTO1*** Laremy TunsilSteve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports I am only answering one question in this week's Big Blue View Mailbag. That is because this question is a good one that requires more than a quick one- or two-sentence response. It is what I would call the "draft do-over"...

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...

Are the Giants better right now than they were in 2016?
March 20th, 2017 at 8:33 AM
***PHOTO1*** Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images It is still the middle of March. The ink is barely dry on the four-year contract Jason Pierre-Paul signed. The 2017 NFL Draft is still more than a month away. The New York Giants won't hold an on-field offseason practice for...

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...