Vacation is over, and it's time to get down to business. The NFL draft is two weeks away, and there is a lot to discuss before that happens.
With that in mind, Big Blue View intends to be your place for all things Giants when it comes to the draft.
For the next two weeks, BBV intends to give you draft two-a-days. That's right, beginning Monday I'll do my best to give two stories a day about the draft. Life might intervene, but that's the plan. Many items will be about the Giants, but others will be regarding other interesting draft stories.
Before we start, however, we need to review the moves made by the Giants last wek. GM Jerry Reese signed three free agents, QB Anthony Wright, DT Marcus Bell and DT Michael Stone.
Let's review the moves.
Anthony Wright -- I agreed with the idea that the Giants needed a veteran backup for Eli Manning. But, Wright? This guy is terrible. If Reese thinks he's better than Jared Lorenzen and Tim Hasselbeck Giants fans had best hope Eli takes every snap.
In an undistinguished 8-year career Wright has 20 TDs, 25 INTs and a 55% completion rate. He has started 19 games.
Marcus Bell -- I don't know much about Bell, but this could be a good signing. He is a 6-foot-2, 330-pound run-stopping defensive tackle. He played with the Lions in 2006 and was having the best season of his 6-year career (40 tackles) before being injured. He won't star, but he'll stuff the run and -- hopefully -- keep William Joseph off the field. That's good enough for me.
Michael Stone -- Stone is a 6-year veteran with experience at both corner and safety. He will provide depth and has a reputation as an excellent special teams player. If he helps the Giants improve last year's sub-par kick coverage he's a good signing.