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New York Giants news, 3/11: Odell Beckham trade review, free agency, comp picks, more

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NFL Free Agency: NY Giants biggest needs for Dave Gettleman to address

You already know what they are, but here is another reminder.

Analyzing Giants-Odell Beckham trade — one year later

Thursday is a year to the day since the trade was made.

The Perils Of Salary Cap Imbalance Between Quarterbacks & Running Backs | Sharp Football

With Saquon Barkley and Daniel Jones separated by only a year, this is a dilemma the Giants will face in the near future.

Why The New England Patriots Keep Winning The Comp Pick Game | Sharp Football

New England (4) got the most compensatory picks in the 2020 NFL Draft. The Patriots have played the compensatory game better than anyone in recent years. Here is why that has been critical, and why the ‘Big Blue View Rules for Draft Success’ always advocate trading down.

In a somewhat random game, teams that acquire more draft picks are more likely to walk away with better players.

And this is the point.

Two keys to building great rosters. Don’t overpay other team’s players in free agency and do try to accumulate more draft picks.

The “kill two birds with one stone” mechanism to exploit both keys?

Compensatory picks.

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