Found June 22, 2013 on Football Nation:
The New York Giants have concluded their OTA and since I was so critical of GM Jerry Reese’s draft selections, I felt it would fair to give the Draft Class of 2013 an early grade during the OTA.  Sure it’s early, but let’s review each picks performance thus far.1st Round (Justin Pugh): Pugh is still unsigned, so his grade is incomplete. His selection as the 19th overall pick was not a welcome addition as there were many more play making players (defense) still available. Regardless, Pugh is a very serviceable OL and should contribute once he signs. Grade: Incomplete2nd Round (Johnathan Hankins): Based on his performance throughout OTA, Hankins is not going to make many highlights (stats wise), however; he does provide solid run stopping ability which should help the Giants outside rush. Grade: B-3rd Round (Damonte Moore): Moore’s performance throughout the OTA has mixed reviews; as Moore was a one-dimensional DE/OLB (pass rush) in college. Moore still needs to adjust to the NFL spee...

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