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

Should we buy all of these Josh Allen to the Browns reports? | cleveland.com
The drumbeat of Josh Allen to the Browns has grown louder over the past few weeks. But is it a smokescreen? Or will the Browns really take the Wyoming product at No. 1?

Here's how Giants' QBs Eli Manning, Davis Webb are learning Pat Shurmur's offense | NJ.com
The Giants have a chance to select one of the top quarterback prospects with the No. 2 overall pick in the 2018 NFL Draft, but the two on the roster have formed a bit of a bond this offseason.

New York Giants 2018 Draft Plan - Inside The Pylon
Nick Falato goes through the major positions of need in New York and puts together a comprehensive Giants draft plan for the 2018 NFL Draft.

The Eli-Roethlisberger lesson that should guide Giants draft

If it is to be a quarterback, Accorsi cautioned, make sure the one you take is the one you love, deeply and unwaveringly.

“If you’re gonna pick a quarterback high, you’ve got to believe in your heart that he can win a championship,’’ Accorsi said. “You have all these checklists on measurables — there’s no question they’re important — but when it comes right down to it, you’ve got to feel it.

“If I don’t think this guy can win a championship, I’m not gonna have a conviction. You have to believe that. If you don’t believe that then don’t pick a quarterback high. Because if you’re wrong, it could set you back — this may sound like an exaggeration — it could set you back 8-10 years. Because you’re gonna play him, very rarely do they play well the first two or three years. You’re not gonna know, is he just adjusting or is he a bust? You’re gonna have to give him time.’’

Teams don't think Odell Beckham Jr. will be traded by New York Giants
NFL teams no longer believe Odell Beckham Jr. will be traded by the Giants before or during the draft.

Duggan: Penn State RB Saquon Barkley is a great pick, just not for the Giants at No. 2 – The Athletic
Saquon Barkley is as close to a can’t-miss prospect as the NFL has seen in years. The Penn State running back can leap over defenders in a single bound...

NFL Draft: Who Giants could select if they traded down | Newsday
Here is what John Mara said last month when asked about the possibility of trading out of the No. 2 selection in the upcoming draft:“Tell me who we’re going to get with these other picks ...

Finally ...

Chris and I both made appearances on SB Nation Radio over the the past couple of days. Here are links to both.