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New York Giants News And Notes: Veterans Welcome Draft Choices

Good morning, New York Giants fans. Let's see what we can find floating around the Inter-Google this morning.

Ahmad Bradshaw is welcoming first-round pick David Wilson with open arms, which is obviously important since Wilson will be expected to share the running load with Bradshaw."I plan on using him as my project," Bradshaw said. "He's a very talented running back and he's from Virginia. Two Virginia guys in this running back corps is going to be dangerous. I expect to use him as my project to get him better, to get him smarter and just to mature him a little bit, just to help him understand the NFL."

Second-round pick Rueben Randle, a wide receiver, was compared to Hakeem Nicks by Giants GM Jerry Reese. Nicks offered Randle this advice:

"All eyes are going to be on you so you just want to come in and try to do everything right," Nicks said. "But in all likelihood you probably won't. That's just how your expectations have to be.

"(The first challenge is) grasping the whole idea of things and how we run things here, just making sure he's accountable and able to take on everything that's going to be thrown at him. It isn't going to be a lot. We won't throw too much at him, I'm sure, but just being a rookie, you know you have to come in and play the game the same way you've been playing it. Don't put too much on yourself."

Cornerback Terrell Thomas is also looking forward to meeting and working with third-round pick Jayron HOsley.

"He's facing the same opportunity that I had," Thomas said of Hosley. "When I came in there were two or three starters here that were in that spot. We're looking for someone to come in and be young and energetic and help out and play special teams and learn to win from the best.

"I heard he's a great player. I'm happy with the addition. We're getting younger. I can't wait to meet him and help him out."

Here are a few notes from around the NFL ...

So why did the Redskins want Kirk Cousins? | ProFootballTalk

Grading the NFL Draft Through Movies | The Big Lead

Steals and reaches from the 2012 NFL draft - Tony Pauline -

NFL32: Which team had the best offseason? - NFL Nation Blog - ESPN