Found April 27, 2012 on Football Nation:
Who they selected: With the selection of electrifying junior David Wilson out of Virginia Tech,  the New York Giants drafted a RB in the 1st round for the first time in 11 years. The 2011 ACC Player of the Year and second-team All-American racked up 1,709 YDs and 9 TDs last season.   How it went down: The Draft fell just the Giants' way on Thursday night. While a feeding frenzy of trades were going on in front of them, (including every team in their division) the Giants bided their time and let the Draft come to them. No doubt they were surprised to find some highly-rated players still available at the 32nd pick. While likely tempted by players like Cordy Glenn, OL, Georgia and Coby Fleener, TE, Stanford, the Giants are a team that trusts their draft board, and Wilson sat atop theirs.   How he fits in: Wilson will likely come in and take over as the #2 RB on the Giants, backing up talented but oft-injured Ahmad Bradshaw.  An All-American in track as well, Wilson will lik...

New York Giants Mock Draft 2012: How a Possible Osi Umenyiora Trade Shakes Up the NYG Draft

Al Bello/Getty Images Now that they're done kissing the Lombardi trophy, all the New York Giants are left with is poor draft position. The knowledge that their first-round pick will be a second-round talent can at least be alleviated with shiny rings.  Despite their status as the NFL's defending champs, the Giants have plenty of holes to fill,...

New York Giants select David Wilson, Grace B-

I have to wonder if the New York Giants were prepared to take Doug Martin and panicked when the Bucs moved up and landed him with the 31st pick. David Wilson is a decent prospect, who I gave a 2nd-round grade, but I’m not excited about how he fits in New York. As long as he holds on to the football he’ll be a quality running back, but just doesn’t project as a difference maker...

Osi Umenyiora: Giants should trade me now

Defensive end Osi Umenyiora believes the New York Giants won’t be able to give him the contract he’s been looking for.   He thinks that if the Giants are going to let him walk in free agency after this coming season, they may as well trade him now and get something in return. “Would I want to (stay)? I think it would be ideal,” said Umenyiora per “I think...

New York Giants extend Mathias Kiwanuka

 The Giants gave Kiwanuka a 2 year “prove it” deal last offseason after a nasty neck injury and he certainly proved it last year. He played a hybrid outside linebacker/defensive end spot and was above average in both spots. ProFootballFocus graded him out as the 5th best run stuffing outside linebacker (and 7th best overall) and he managed 5 sacks, 8 hits, and 22 pressures in...

Giants take LSU WR Rueben Randle in second round

The New York Giants seemingly found a replacement for Super Bowl hero Mario Manningham, taking LSU's Rueben Randle with the final pick of the second round of the NFL Draft. Manningham, whose clutch sideline catch ignited a game-winning, fourth-quarterback touchdown drive against the New England Patriots, signed with the San Francisco 49ers as a free agent after last season....

Giants may trade Osi Umenyiora

This morning, Eric Edholm of tweeted that both Browns quarterback Colt McCoy and Dallas Cowboys cornerback Mike Jenkins could end up getting traded since we now know they’re both on the trade block. Mike Garafolo of the Newark Star-Ledger replied to his tweet and said that he should put Osi Umenyiora on that list because you “never know.” Now we don...

Giants sign defensive tackle Rogers

Hours before the NFL Draft, the New York Giants added depth to their defensive line signing tackle Shaun Rogers. The Super Bowl champions announced the signing of the 12-year veteran on Thursday. A three-time Pro Bowler, Rogers spent last season with the New Orleans Saints, starting four games and making 22 tackles. He also has played with Detroit and Cleveland. Rogers has played...

In Jerry We Trust

This title reflects the mentality of most fans of the defending Super Bowl Champion NY Giants. GM Jerry Reese has done a stellar job winning three NFC East titles along with two Super Bowl Championships.  He has drated exceptionally well, been wise with free agent signings, and, as mentioned, built two Super Bowl winners. That is why most Giants fans, myself included, believe Jerry...

Giants sign DT Shaun Rogers

The New York Giants announced the signing of free agent defensive tackle Shaun Rogers on their Twitter page. I’m not sure how much football Rogers has left in him. He was clearly brought in, in order to add depth to the Giants defensive line. There’s no way he’ll start ahead of Chris Canty or Linval Joseph after a disappointing season in 2011. This past season with the...

Kate Upton played ping-pong with Jason Pierre-Paul

Brian Kilmeade, perhaps the worst UFC announcer in history, fails to get Kate Upton to remove her clothes during an AXE promotion with NY Giants lineman Jason Pierre-Paul. Later, JPP and KU played... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~
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