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Zack Martin According to the Star-Ledger, Zack Martin seems to be the new standout for the New York Giants as of late and I couldn’t agree with them more. Taylor Lewan and Eric Ebron were once on the radar for the draft, however with Lewan’s legal troubles and with all eyes on Ebron, they’ve seemed to change their minds. Lewan would come with a lot of baggage and in need of some serious PR help and Ebron is probably going to be drafted before the Giants even get their turn to choose. The Giants have switched gears and it wasn’t without careful consideration. If the rumors are true, the 6-foot-4, 308-pound Notre Dame lineman will be the Giants’ pick at no. 12. Zack Martin is the overall package for the Giants offensive line. [NYG: Four late-round sleepers to target] Martin is extremely versatile in his position. In college he played as a left tackle but for the NFL it is said that he could attempt the right side or even guard. At the Senior Bowl, Martin played as both a guard and tackle and showed strength in both areas. With Martin on the offensive line, his speed and quickness would help balance out the already strong line. Geoff Schwartz, Justin Pugh, and Will Beatty would be alongside Martin and seem like together would be an unstoppable machine. With the hype of the draft wearing thin, everyone wants to know what the Giants will finally decide to do. I’m sure the feeling is mutual that we just want to see the draft get underway and have the season start. I feel like I’ve been strung along for months in anticipation of May 8th. NYG vs. Buffalo Bills Sunday Aug. 3 With the first preseason game away, against the Buffalo Bills, I’m excited to see what these new (and old) men will bring to the table. If Martin is added to the roster I think it will spell great things for the once-failing offensive line. The Giants have really focused on where the holes were seen and have done a solid job fixing them. As I’ve said previously I’m a huge fan of Geoff Schwartz and see him really bringing the o-line together. Along with Justin Pugh, these two quality players will surely make a difference. With Ben McAdoo as the new offense coordinator all things Giant seem to be brand new and I’m ready to embrace the change. It was a rebuilding year and what they’ve done so far already seems like a massive improvement to me. Eli Manning is working on healing from his surgery and hopefully will begin practicing with his new teammates shortly. All in all the Giants seem to have stayed the course and put together a solid team thus far. Clearly there is still room for improvement but we should be sure to see this handled at the draft. In the first two rounds I believe the Giants will focus on tightening up the offensive line with Zack Martin and then move to wide receiver and other areas that still need attention. It’s a waiting game as of now. Nobody knows what will happen with that first pick. The post New York Giants: interest in Zack Martin appeared first on isportsweb.

Report: Giants not high on Eric Ebron

According to Jordan Raanan of,  the New York Giants aren’t high on former North Carolina tight end Eric Ebron. Everything I’ve heard in recent months and weeks indicates the Giants aren’t especially high on him, and that they won’t draft him at No. 12. Even though misdirection is common this time of the year, that disqualified him for this list. People fail to realize...

Harry Carson will announce the Giants 2nd round pick

Hall of Fame linebacker Harry Carson will announce the Giants second round pick in next week’s draft. Former Giant Harry Carson will announce Giants' second-round pick. No, that doesn't make the second round must-see-TV… — Ebenezer Samuel (@ebenezersamuel) May 1, 2014 Carson was a fourth round pick of the Giants back in 1976.   Need NFL Tickets? Loading...

Giants exercise fifth-year option on CB Prince Amukamara

According to Mike Singer of CBS Sports, the New York Giants will exercise the fifth-year option on CB Prince Amukamara. The cornerback will be set to earn $6.898 million in 2015; however, the deal is only guaranteed for serious injury and doesn't restrict the team from negotiating a long-term deal. Amukamara's emergence as an every-down corner made the decision easy for the Giants.

Giants exercise fifth-year option on Prince Amukamara

As was to be expected, the New York Giants exercised the fifth-year option of 2011 first-round draft pick Prince Amukamara today, per ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Doing so has seemingly been a process for most NFL teams and though the Giants voiced uncertainty about whether or not they would exercise Amukamara’s fifth year a week ago, it was presumed likely they would go through with...

Reggie White almost played for the Giants alongside Lawrence Taylor

During the 1984 supplemental draft,  the New York Giants selected offensive lineman Gary Zimmerman and then the Eagles took Reggie White with the next pick. Former Giants head coach Bill Parcells admits he really liked White. “Gary Zimmerman was there,” said Parcells, per “I know I had a particular interest in Reggie White, too. I tried to put my two cents in,...

Eli Manning won’t practice until training camp

Giants general manager Jerry Reese told the media on Thursday that Eli Manning won’t be practicing until training camp as he recovers from ankle surgery. Reese confirms Eli Manning is "out of spring ball". … "We want him back for the summer. We're not going to rush him back," he said. — Ralph Vacchiano (@RVacchianoNYDN) May 1, 2014 The Giants better...

New York Giants unlikely to take Taylor Lewan in 2014 NFL Draft

During New York Giants general manager Jerry Reese’s pre-draft press conference Thursday, he made it clear Big Blue is not in the market for another headache. As a result, you can likely mark offensive tackle Taylor Lewan off the Giants’ draft board, according to’s Jordan Raanan. Reese’s stance is understandable. They’ve had enough issues getting safety Will Hill...

Giants picked up Prince Amukamara’s option

The New York Giants have picked up the fifth-year option for cornerback Prince Amukamara. And the Giants have officially picked up the fifth-year option for CB Prince Amukamara. The price tag on that one is $6.898 million. — Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) May 1, 2014   Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Giants picked up Prince Amukamara’s option...

David Wilson on schedule to play this season

Giants general manager Jerry Reese told the media on Thursday that running back David Wilson is on schedule to play this season. Reese on David Wlson: "He's realy kind of a bonus for us if we can get him back. We expect him back. He's on schedule to be back." — Ebenezer Samuel (@ebenezersamuel) May 1, 2014 Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet...

Giants QB Ryan Nassib On The Trading Block?

  Giants GM Jerry Reese was about the possibility of trading second-year QB Ryan Nassib on Thursday, and he surprisingly didn’t dismiss the idea. Instead, Reese told reporters that they intend to “keep all of our options open,” regarding Nassib. Jordan Raanan of writes that this is usually code that the team will attempt to trade the player. However, Reese did...

New York Giants not high on Eric Ebron?

Since season’s end, North Carolina tight end Eric Ebron has been the top projection to go to the New York Giants at No. 12 in the 2014 NFL Draft. However,’s Jordan Raanan says that, believe it or not, the Giants are not as high on Ebron as many think, and he doesn’t believe Ebron to even really be a possibility when the draft kicks off on April 8. Ebron is widely considered...

GM Jerry Reese says RB David Wilson's recovery won't be factor for 2014 NFL Draft

New York Giants general manager Jerry Reese has stood by the thought that if RB David Wilson is healthy that's fine, but he will not be counting on it. Reese reconfirmed those beliefs as the draft grows closer.

Giants sign QB Rusty Smith after Curtis Painter surgery

Eli Manning was not the only Giants quarterback to have surgery this spring. Backup Curtis Painter underwent arthroscopic knee surgery on Friday, according to the team. He is expected to miss four weeks. With Painter down, the team signed free agent quarterback Rusty Smith, giving them five quarterbacks on their roster.

As Draft Nears Giants, Reese Needs to Protect Franchise’s Greatest Investment

The New York Giants and Jerry Reese have been busy this offseason. After their first losing season since 2004 they needed to be.Reese came into the offseason knowing this roster needed a major overhaul. None more so than the offensive line. Injuries, age, growing pains and just flat out poor play dogged this unit the entire 2013 season.Heading into 2014 this group will have to improve...

Mocking the Experts: Analyzing the most popular expert selections for the New York Giants

The New York Giants have never been easy to figure out when it comes to the draft. Just last year they surprised everyone when they traded down to get quarterback Ryan Nassib in the fourth round. This offseason has not been any different either. The NFL Draft is just one week away, and still the so-called “experts” and “draftniks” are changing their predictions, seemingly...
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