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Nicks and Barden Impress:

From Vinni DiTrani:  Both high draft picks Hakeem Nicks and Ramses Barden impressed coach Tom Coughlin with their hands in Friday morning’s first rookie minicamp practice.     “They caught the ball, they caught the ball well,” Coughlin said.     “That’s kind of my job description,” said Nicks, the No. 1 draft pick from North Carolina. “Wide receivers […]

Giants Assign Numbers to Draft Picks

The Giants have assigned draft picks to their draftees, except Hakeem Nicks: LB Clint Sintim: #97 OT William Beatty: #65 WR Ramses Barden: #13 TE Travis Beckum: #47 RB Andre Brown: #22 QB Rhett Bomar: #5 CB DeAndre Wright: #26 CB Stoney Woodson: #29 Mathias Kiwanuka swtiched to 94, which is why Sintim has 97.

Giants Rookie Salary Allocation:

The Giants have been given a rookie pool number of $4,867,462. That’s the maximum cap space they’re allowed to use to sign their draft picks. Of course, they don’t have to use all of it. But they still probably need to create a little more cap room for themselves. Teams always want/need to have a […]

Eli Is Happy With His Current Targets:

From Mike Garafolo: Before the draft, Eli Manning strongly suggested he wanted a No. 1 wide receiver — perhaps Braylon Edwards. During the draft, he got himself a few more targets, though they’re not No. 1s and they might not be able to contribute immediately. After the draft, Manning was extremely diplomatic when asked if […]

2009 Giants Draft Recap:

As the 2009 NFL draft wraps up the Giants made the best of their ten picks.  They filled the relatively small holes they had on the roster with their selections.  Let’s review the picks.   Strengths and weaknesses thanks to Scout.com   Round #1 Pick #29 Hakeem Nicks (WR North Carolina)   Nicks is a […]

Director of College Scouting Marc Ross Transcript

Here is Marc Ross talking about the Giants draft picks, courtesy of giants.com: Q:  William Beatty – what did you see in him?   A:  William, athletically, just raw athletic ability.  He could have been up at the top with some of those other guys that got taken up there – really top feet for […]

Darrius Heyward Bey? Yikes!

It’s now being repoted by Ralph Vacchiano first, and now ESPN too that the Giants are not only targeting Darrius Heyward Bey, but that they are planning on moving up for him. To which I say… HUH? I don’t get it. We dont’ want to give up our first and a third for Braylon Edwards, […]

Pre-Draft Week Figures To Be A Busy One:

From Ralph Vacchiano: The stage is set for what Jerry Reese said could be a “hot and heavy” predraft week for the Giants, and not just because they’re in the Braylon Edwards hunt. They’re also sitting on a gold mine of draft picks – 10 in all, including five picks over the first three rounds. And since […]

Giants Draft Do’s And Don’ts:

One week from now the Giants will have completed the first two rounds of the draft.   I hope they follow some of these suggestions. Do’s –         Add a veteran receiver (10 rookies will not make this team, trade some picks and get a proven NFL caliber receiver.) –         Add depth to the offensive line and secondary.  […]

Boldin Requires 1st and 3rd

According to Sal Paolantonio of ESPN, at least a 1st and 3rd round pick are required to obtain Anquan Boldin.