Just a few news and notes items for you this morning, New York Giants fans.
Low-Key in Off-Season, Giants Approach Draft - NYTimes.com
"From Pick 15 down to Pick 32, there are going to be some very similar kind of players that we like in the row. We don’t think there are 32 guys that should be picked in the first round, but in the first row, you have to pick somebody, so that’s how we have them ranked. And more than likely, the guys where we are, we think those guys probably should be picked in the second round."
Boise back may be Big Blue target - NYPOST.com
How would the Eli Manning passing attack look if it was augmented by a Ray Rice clone running the ball down the throats of opposing defenses?
No, this isn’t an exercise in fantasy football daydreaming, it’s a real-life scenario that could play out Thursday night. The Giants, by virtue of their Super Bowl triumph, have the last pick (32nd overall) in the first round of the NFL Draft, and staring back at them when it’s time to select very well might be a player often likened to Rice, the Ravens’ compact and explosive running back.
"I feel like I have similar qualities to a Ray Rice,’’ Doug Martin told The Post. "Everybody compares me to him.’’
NFL.com news: Vinny Curry among potential second-round steals in 2012 draft
By now, you've read plenty of analysis on the projected first-round selections in the 2012 NFL Draft. But there will be plenty of talent left over after the first 32 picks on Thursday night.
The following six prospects (in alphabetical order) could be steals in Round 2. These are the value picks I would be ecstatic to make next Friday evening.
The BigBlueView: Reel 6 - New York Giants David Tyree Interview (Plus Sack-O-Mail) - YouTube
In this episode we talk with Super Bowl XLII hero, David Tyree. We also answer some emails and Tweets in our Sack-O-Mail. It's another fun filled episode of ...