Happy Saturday, New York Giants fans! Let's open up the Big Blue View mailbag and see what is on your mind.
Ed says: Going after an experienced player at free safety makes sense. I don't know if Weddle makes sense. He has been a great player, but he is on the wrong side of 30 and coming off his worst season. He may still have something left in the tank, but he may also be finished as an elite player. My guess is Weddle won't be the Giants' first option, though I certainly would not rule him out.
Ed says: Both Mel Kiper and Daniel Jeremiah of NFL.com selected Spence for the Giants this week. Spence would be a risky selection. Too risky? I have no idea. I have never met the young man, so I can't pass judgment on his character. The Giants will fully vet Spence between now and the draft, as will every other NFL team. In the end, I will trust the judgment of the people who meet him, talk to him, watch him on the field, and know him personally. Someone will take the risk. Right now I couldn't say if that would be the Giants.
Ed says: First, for those who have never heard of Dable, let's explain who he is. Dable is a 6-foot-5, 215-pound wide receiver from France who played on a championship team in Germany last season. Per his German team's website, Dable had 145 catches for nearly 2,500 yards and 32 touchdowns the past two seasons.
What kind of impact can he have? Who knows? He's 27 and has dominated at a vastly inferior level of competition. The Giants worked him out and like what they saw enough to give him a chance. You would have to think his odds of sticking with the Giants are extremely long. Still, he will be an interesting player to follow as the Giants build their 2016 roster.
Ed says: In a year when they are flush with cap space and absolutely desperate enough to do something bold after three straight losing seasons, I would not rule it out. Ownership is absolutely embarrassed by the last three seasons, which is why Tom Coughlin is no longer the coach. The Giants don't like to give out the mega-contracts in free agency, but a 25-year-old pass rusher like Vernon who could just be entering his prime is the type of guy they might spend on.
Bruce asks (via e-mail): If the Giants trade a No. 1 pick to the Jets for Muhammad Wilkerson, is Wilkerson just a one-year rental?
Ed says: Absolutely not. If the Giants and Jets were to play "tag and trade," there is no way the Giants make that move without a long-term deal with Wilkerson in place first. You don't trade away a No. 1 pick for a one-year rental.
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