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Giants news, 2/17: Draft fits, free agency, more

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Good morning and happy weekend, New York Giants fans! Here are some headlines to get you moving today.

2018 NFL Draft: Team fits for 10 safest prospects | NFL.com
"Safe" is a relative term in the NFL draft world. A player's success is so dependent on his health, team situation, and ability to mature in a professional setting that there is no such thing as a sure thing.

8 young NFL players who should get a second chance on new teams in 2018 - SBNation.com
Sometimes a new address is all it takes to lead to a revived career.

Giants release defensive end Ishaq Williams with a failed physical designation – ProFootballTalk
The New York Giants released defensive end Ishaq Williams on Thursday with a failed physical designation. The Giants signed Williams as an undrafted free agent out of Notre Dame in 2016.

Do Giants need a tight end to complement Evan Engram? Free agency preview | NJ.com
Where does tight end rank on list of Giants' offseason needs after Evan Engram's strong rookie season? Pat Shurmur likes multiple tight end sets.

Free agency fits: Kirk Cousins to Browns? Le'Veon Bell to Bucs? - NFL.com
Gil Brandt pairs notable free agents with strong team fits. Could Kirk Cousins turn the Browns around? Will Le'Veon Bell help unlock the Buccaneers' offense?

AJ McCarron is ruled an unrestricted free agent. What that means for Bengals QB - SBNation.com
McCarron filed a grievance against the Bengals and an independent arbitrator decided he can now hit free agency.

NFL teams to get league-wide data from in-game player tracking - NFL.com
Tom Pelissero reports that the NFL's Competition Committee recently signed off on a plan to release in-game player-tracking data on every NFL player to all 32 teams.

Everything You Need to Get Ready for NFL Draft Season - The Ringer
From all-everything prospects like Saquon Barkley to polarizing passers like Lamar Jackson, we have you covered for the run-up to the NFL draft

Fate of the Entire NFL Is (Somehow) in the Hands of the Browns | Bleacher Report
Welcome to the start of the offseason, otherwise known as the closest thing to a Super Bowl the Browns experience each year...

Giants Mailbag: offensive line, what happens to Flowers and Apple - NY Daily News
The work has just begun for new Giants GM Dave Gettleman and head coach Pat Shurmur in trying to turn the 3-13 Giants back into a winner.

Finalists to host 2019, 2020 NFL Draft announced - NFL.com
The NFL Draft might be coming to your city. The finalists to host the 2019 or 2020 draft, as announced on Thursday, are Cleveland/Canton, Kansas City, Tennessee, Denver and Las Vegas.

NFL’s new head coaches: A snap judgment of the 7 hires in 2018 - SBNation.com

Baker Mayfield talks NYC love, and why he’s top QB in NFL draft | New York Post
Heisman-winning Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield, a projected early first-round pick in April’s NFL draft, takes a timeout for some Q&A with Post...

NFL players who need a change of scenery on all 32 teams
Something has to change for Michael Crabtree in Oakland. Will Jon Gruden be enough, or would the receiver be better off elsewhere? NFL Nation reporters identify players and teams who should part ways.