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Giants news, 2/19: Linebacker, cornerback speculation — and more

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Good morning, New York Giants fans! Here are some headlines to get your week started.

5 priorities for Giants in free agency and NFL draft - NY Daily News
Here are the top five needs the Giants GM must address in these next few months, then, to get the franchise back on track.

What should the Giants do with the No. 2 pick in the draft? | Mailbag | NJ.com
The Giants' draft pick is a hot topic with fans.

The 2018 NFL Draft linebacker class is game-changing | NFL Draft news and analysis | Pro Football Focus
PFF's Jordan Plocher and Josh Liskiewitz explain just how deep the 2018 NFL Draft class is at linebacker, and what separates them from other classes.

Book on Baker Mayfield: Giants, Jets fit one of draft's top QBs - NFL.com
If I could play matchmaker for Mayfield, I would cite the New York Giants (No. 2 overall), New York Jets (No. 6), Arizona Cardinals (No. 15), and New Orleans Saints (No. 27) as ideal fits for his game. The Giants, in particular, have the "catch-and-run" specialists (see OBJ, Sterling Shepard and Evan Engram) to elevate his play as a quick-rhythm passer. Not to mention, head coach Pat Shurmur is a proven QB whisperer with an adaptable scheme that showcases his QB1.

2018 NFL Draft: This class will provide wave of the future at the linebacker position - CBSSports.com
Tremaine Edmunds and Leighton Vander Esch don't look or play like other top linebacker prospects

Will Giants reshuffle the deck or stay the course at cornerback? | Free agency preview | NJ.com
Janoris Jenkins, Eli Apple and Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie all were suspended for 1 game in 2017. All are under contract in 2018. Should Giants keep talented core together or look for a change?

Giants DC James Bettcher's scheme changes pursuit of inside linebackers | Free agency preview | NJ.com
Former Giants general manager Jerry Reese ignored linebacker for far too long. With overhaul coming, which free agents make sense in 3-4 defense?