Good morning. Getting some early summer weather here in NYC, and we aren’t complaining. Hope you’re enjoying our coverage of basically nothing these days. We’re in Seinfeld mode right now: a blog about nothing. Things will heat up soon. In the interim, I’ll be putting up some historical content for the next two weeks as the draft approaches, so stay tuned.
RB Andre Brown has switched his representation to super agent Drew Rosenhaus…..from Rotoworld: Brown will play out the 2013 season on his $2.02 million restricted free agent tender. But he’ll be an unrestricted free agent in 2014, and will almost certainly be looking to sign with the highest bidder. Brown burst onto the scene last year with 385 yards and eight touchdowns in 10 games before breaking his leg.
Not sure how much leverage Brown has given his history of injuries. He will have to play a full season this year and raise his production if he wants to capitalize in free agency.
**In a recent tally of notable mock drafters on Giants.com, the experts chose DE Bjoern Werner, LB Alec Ogletree and OL DJ Fluker as the top candidates to land with the Giants.
**In a recent piece on ESPN.com, former NFL GM Bill Polian identified Giants GM Jerry Reese as one of the six best executives in the NFL:
“He goes out and finds players who fit what head coach Tom Coughlin wants, which points to one of his greatest strengths as a GM…..Not only is Jerry a terrific judge of talent, he’s also an excellent manager in the way he includes his staff and the coaches in the process. Throughout the organization, every scout is working from the same script and knows that their voice will be heard in the player-evaluation process.” READ FULL