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New York Giants news, 4/13: Linebacker Nico Johnson cut, more news

Let's check some of the Giants-related headlines for this morning.

Nico Johnson
Nico Johnson
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The New York Giants on Tuesday cut linebacker Nico Johnson with a failed physical designation. That leaves their roster at 71 players with the 2016 NFL Draft upcoming. Rosters will be at 90 for training camp.

Johnson was a 2013 fourth-round pick by the Kansas City Chiefs. He appeared in one late-season game for the Giants last season.

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Many draft prospects from Rutgers attended local workout for both the Giants and New York JetsThey compare how those were done.

Veteran cornerback Leon Hall is still looking for a home in free agency. Part of the reason might be that he underwent back surgery this offseason. lists five first-round draft trades that would make sense. None of them involve the Giants.

We recently discussed the case for and against the Giants drafting running back Ezekiel Elliott. Here's a great breakdown by Greg Cosell of what Elliott brings to the NFL.

A recent study shows that there is a link between low Wonderlic scores and NFL arrest rates.