Posts Tagged ‘New York Giants’

New York Giants: B-

Saturday, April 29th, 2017

Kudos to New York for thinking outside the box in Round 1. TE Evan Engram (pick No. 23) should avoid the typical early struggles that rookies at his position face, because he’s as much of a receiver as he is a tight end. He’ll thrive working the underneath

Giants select California quarterback Davis Webb in third round of NFL Draft

Saturday, April 29th, 2017

The New York Giants may have found Eli Manning’s successor by selecting California quarterback Davis Webb in the third round of the 2017 NFL Draft. Webb was a graduate transfer from Texas Tech last season. He threw for 4,295 yards, 37 touchdowns, and

Giants take DT Tomlinson and QB of future in Davis Webb

Friday, April 28th, 2017

It didn't take the New York Giants long to find a replacement for defensive tackle Johnathan Hankins, and they may have found one for Eli Manning, too. After taking Dalvin Tomlinson of Alabama in the second round of the NFL draft, the Giants drafted a potential down-the-road replacement for the 36-year-old Manning, taking California quarterback Davis Webb in the third round. ''We hope Eli continues to play at a high level and this guy can develop, hopefully,'' general manager Jerry Reese said.

The Latest: Steelers pick hometown cancer survivor Conner

Friday, April 28th, 2017

The Latest on the NFL draft (all times Eastern): 11:35 p.m. James Conner's battle with cancer didn't stop the Pittsburgh running back from reaching the NFL. Conner won't even have to leave Pittsburgh. The Pittsburgh Steelers selected the running back in the third round of the draft on Friday night, believing Conner can provide a physical presence to take some of the pressure off star Le'Veon Bell. Conner was the 2014 ACC Player of the Year after scoring a school-record 26 rushing touchdowns. His junior year was cut short first by a knee injury and then by a cancer diagnosis. Conner spent six months undergoing treatment for Hodgkin's Lymphoma and was cleared in time for the 2016 season. He grew

10 Biggest Super Bowl Chokes in NFL History

Friday, April 28th, 2017

With that being the case, it should come as no surprise that Super Bowl Sunday always has been (and always will be) a day where ordinary players become National Football League legends, and a day where teams are able to prove they deserve to be mentioned among the best squads in NFL history. On the flip side, Super Bowl Sunday also presents players and teams with an opportunity to forever live in sports infamy. For every player and team that surprisingly turn in a big-time performance in the big game, there are those who crumble under the pressure of playing for a world championship.

Chiefs make Villanova’s Kpassagnon the first FCS selection

Friday, April 28th, 2017

It's easier to recognize the former Villanova defensive end's talent. The Chiefs selected Kpassagnon with the 59th overall pick in the second round of the NFL draft on Friday night in Philadelphia. The three-day draft, which concludes on Saturday, is being held less than 20 miles from Villanova's campus.

The Latest: Saints trade up to take Alvin Kamara

Friday, April 28th, 2017

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the NFL draft (all times Eastern):10 p.m.The New Orleans Saints trade up to select Tennessee running back Alvin Kamara and offensive linemen finally start to hear their names called as the third round opens.No. 65 Cleveland

Giants land 2017 NFL draft’s Renaissance man, Dalvin Tomlinson

Friday, April 28th, 2017

Dalvin Tomlinson is coming off the best season of his college career with Alabama. Now he’ll have an opportunity to build on that success after being drafted by the New York Giants with the No. 55 pick in the second round. On the field, he has the potential to become a consistent contributor for the Giants.

2017 NFL draft results: Fantasy implications of Evan Engram to the New York Giants

Friday, April 28th, 2017

The New York Giants have drafted tight end Evan Engram in the 2017 NFL draft. The New York Giants have drafted Ole Miss tight end Evan Engram with pick No. 23 in the 2017 NFL Draft. The athletic tight end out of Ole Miss was often raked as the second- or third-best prospect at his position.

Evan Engram is not a sexy first-round pick, but he is the smartest pick the Giants could have made

Friday, April 28th, 2017

Evan Engram had “limited contact” with the New York Giants leading up to the 2017 NFL Draft. That didn’t stop Big Blue from selecting Engram with the 23rd overall pick. Engram is not a sexy pick. He’s not the big, bruising tight end that assists with