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NFL: New York Giants at Carolina Panthers Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports

Good morning, New York Giants fans!

Headed off to work? Take Thursday’s ‘Valentine’s Views’ podcast, in which CBS Sports draft analyst Chris Trapasso gives his take on Kyler Murray, with you.

Also, don’t miss Patricia Traina’s take on the salary cap implications for the Giants of acquiring either Nick Foles or Case Keenum.

7-year slump: Why Giants keep striking out drafting and signing offensive linemen | What needs to change now? |

Ryan Dunleavy talks to a number of people who know both the Giants and offensive line play in this post.

NFL gets it wrong by banning Jaylon Ferguson from combine: Report

The NFL bans these young men for show, to make themselves look good, then lets them into the league anyway. It’s a move done all for show, and it’s unfortunate. A player like Ferguson is actually one NFL teams should be spending as much time with as possible.

Breaking The 2019 Safety Class Into NFL Roles - The Draft Network

The Giants need a free safety. In James Bettcher’s defense, especially one who can thrive playing single-high. This gives you a great breakdown of which players in the draft class can do that.

6-Pack Thursday: Things I Love About The 2019 NFL Draft - The Draft Network

A day late, but a nice overview of some of the 2019 draft class.

7 teams that could call Giants if Odell Beckham Jr. hits the trade block | SNY

Don't fool yourself: The Giants would be worse without Odell Beckham Jr. | SNY

We couldn’t get through the notebook without a couple of Beckham links, could we?

Nick Foles 'probably' interested in Giants, Eagles return 'unlikely' though not impossible: Exploring the options | Jaguars? Redskins? Franchise tag? |

The Giants are “probably” on the list of teams Nick Foles would be interested in. If the Giants are intent on keeping Eli Manning, there won’t be mutual interest. There does appear to mutual interest between Foles and the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Hard Knocks 2019: Which NFL team should be on HBO’s show? |

Sports Illustrated says “There aren’t many compelling reasons” to put the Giants on ‘Hard Knocks’ this year. In my view, I hope the NFL and HBO agree.