Question: What is the Giants’ plan at TE? Will they add another player before the draft?
Keep in mind, they are still committed to Adrien Robinson and he will be afforded every opportunity to contribute, possibly even start. Larry Donnell, another young player they have been grooming, is also still on the roster as is Daniel Fells, the former Patriots’ backup. So based on that, plus the fact they are running out of cap room, I say they do not invest in a veteran before the draft.
Former Packer Jermichael Finley is believed to be on the Giants’ radar, but he is still awaiting medical clearance and is reported to be “several months away” from signing with an NFL team.
That leaves the draft, which is deep at TE. As we’ve been telling you, NC’s Eric Ebron is the highest rated. The Giants would need to use their first rounder on him. That is, if he even lasts until No. 12. There are five or six others that could be taken in the first three rounds.
Question: With Justin Tuck leaving, the Giants are short at DE. What are their options?
“You can never have enough pass rushers.” – Former Giants GM Ernie Accorsi
With only JPP. Mathias Kiwanuka and the largely unproven Damontre Moore on the roster the Giants will almost certainly be looking to add another player or two to the rotation.
The cream of the free agent crop has been gobbled up. Jared Allen is out of the question, and it looks like they were not impressed with Anthony Spencer, who left here without a contract.
The draft offers several natural pass rushers, but the Giants will have act early there, too, if they want to secure one that can help them right out of the gate. Jadeveon Clowney will be long gone by the time they select, but Missouri’s Kony Ealy should be there and then the others project out tot Rounds 2 and 3.
Oregon State’s Scott Crichton has been mocked to the Giants, but many scouts have doubts about how early he can contribute. Another possibilities is Stanford’s Trent Murphy, who led the nation in sacks in 2013.