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New York Giants News And Notes: Andre Brown, Draft, Free Agency Odds 'n Ends

Good morning, New York Giants fans! Just a few notes for you on this offseason Saturday morning.

Giants RB Andre Brown suspended four games by the NFL |
Andre Brown has been suspended four games without pay for violating the league's policy on performance enhancing substances. Brown, perhaps best known for the song he came up with after the Giants won the Super Bowl and singing it during the championship parade in New York City, spent the 2011 season on the Giants practice squad.

NFL Mock Draft: 2012 College Pro Days Are Pretty Much Done - Mocking The Draft
Between now and April 28th, we'll do a Friday mock draft from the insane mind of MtD's silent partner, Brad Wells.

A look ahead at the NFC East 2013 free agents – Blogging the bEast
The four big names here are Osi Umenyiora, Kenny Phillips, Mathias Kiwanuka, and Victor Cruz. Ignore Cruz – he’s restricted, and won’t be going anywhere. However, perhaps the most interesting player on this list is William Beatty.

NFL Draft: Is Alshon Jeffery a 1st round talent? | National Football Post
Alshon Jeffery created some buzz this week after his pro day on campus at South Carolina. With scouts looking for some answers on his speed, the WR posted a low 4.5 40-yard dash, along with a vertical of 36.5. Solid numbers for a player with his size (6-4, 213). However, where does that put Jeffery when compared to the top wide outs in the draft?

Here's what an NFL scout told me on Jeffery.

Prudent NFL Moves | Best Free Agent Signings |
The biggest moves for the most money (Peyton Manning to Denver) have been made. That doesn't mean they're the best deals though.

Free-agency grades for every NFC team - NFL - ESPN
Matt Williamson grades each NFC team on the free-agent signings and trades it has made since the end of the season.

A Bitter McNabb is Ending His Career the Wrong Way - Bleeding Green Nation
Speaking with ESPN Wednesday, McNabb was asked if he thought Robert Griffin III, the Baylor quarterback widely presumed to be headed to Washington with the second overall pick in the draft, was a good fit for the Redskins. His response was surprisingly definitive