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Eagles' Rookie DE Meeting All Expectations

On draft day, the Eagles, fearing the rival Giants were going to steal their man, traded up to the 13th slot and grabbed Michigan DE Brandon Graham.

Two spots later, the Giants selected South Florida DE Jason Pierre-Paul.? JPP has more physical talent, but Graham may be more NFL-ready coming into their rookie seasons.?

According to multiple sources, Graham will get a great deal of playing time as a rookie.? As a Michigan Football follower,? I will personally tell you that the Eagles got themselves a hekuva football player here....so did the Giants, by the way....

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Bypassing Skill Players in the Draft is a Rarity

If the New York Giants' draft this season seemed a bit odd, there is a good reason for it.

They chose seven players altogether, one in each round.? Very traditional.? Five are defensive players.? The the other two are an offensive lineman and a punter.

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2-Day Camp Gives Little Indication of What Lies Ahead

There has been quite a bit bit of grumbling on the net about the Giants' latest draft class being a weak group.

Some say GM Jerry Reese is leaving too much to chance by taking players with so little football experience.

Others believe the Giants will pay a steep price for passing on such linebackers as Sean Weatherspoon, Sean Lee, Daryl Washington and Donald Butler in favor of defensive lineman they don't need.? Now, there are the rumors of how badly the team's rookie camp went, as few players distinguished themselves.

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Coaches Have Lots Of Young Talent To Work With

With 44-year-old Jeff Feagles no longer on their roster, the Giants will inherently become a younger team? They will also add about seven-to-ten of the 22 or 23-year-olds that hit the field at the Timex Performance Center yesterday, which will make them even a younger team.

Coach Tom Coughlin seemed generally pleased with the group of over 50 first and second-year players invited to the camp.? He mentioned a few by name.?? Tim Brown, a 5'8" free-agent wide receiver from nearby Rutgers, was one of those players.

For most of the players, they are relieved in a way that the draft is over and they are getting settled into the world of the NFL.

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Free Agent QB Looking To Stick With Big Blue

With Eli Manning, Jim Sorgi and Rhett Bomar all headed to camp with the New York Giants, there doesn?t appear to be room on the roster for another Quarterback. But don?t tell that to Dominic Randolph.

The 23-year-old from Holy Cross, who ended his college career as the most decorated quarterback in school history, signed a free agent contract with Big Blue earlier this week and expects to fight tooth-and-nail for a job.

"I'm definitely excited right now," Randolph told the Worcester Telegram & Gazette, "but I'm going to be getting to work and showing them what I can do on the next level. I'm looking forward to being part of a great organization."

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The NFL Draft is over and now the rookies - drafted and undrafted - will converge on the Jets and Giants training facilities in New Jersey from Friday through Sunday.

The Jets will feature four draft choices and 10 free agents among the attendees. First round selection Kyle Wilson will join Vladimir Ducasse, Joe McKnight and John Conner and scores of others at the Atlantic Health Training Center in Florham Park beginning tomorrow.

At the same time, the Giants will host their rookie mini-camp at the Timex Performance Center in East Rutherford, adjacent to the New Meadowlands Stadium.

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Fans Shouldn't Be Too Worried About MLB Spot

The Giants lost Antonio Piece to a neck injury last season and then chose to part ways with him shortly after the season.? They had no immediate successor to Pierce, who not only played a whale of MLB in his prime, but was an intelligent, cognizant leader in one of the league's premier defenses.

Since Pierce's departure, fans have been clamoring nervously about who will take Pierce's place.? GM Jerry Reese did little to calm their fears by not signing a veteran in the off-season, claiming he had the answer right in the building, meaning Bryan Kehl, Jonathan Goff and Gerris Wilkinson.

We now know that to be partially untrue.? Had Alabama'a Rolando McClain fallen to the Giants in the draft, they were ready to take him.? But that never came close to happening.

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Draft, Free-Agency Fortifies Already Solid Units

Last year, injuries turned the Giants' proud defensive team into a disorganized, nearly non-existent, group.? Four months later, circumstances have radically changed.

The Giants have loaded up at nearly every position, which will make for a very competitive and interesting summer in East Rutherford (and Albany).? While the cameras are following the Jets around, the Giants will be the ones going through a real-life version of Hard Knocks.

Coach Tom Coughlin has not been in the media much lately, still reeling from his team's historic defensive meltdown.? After the draft, he was back talking about his defense (and running game) with ESPN's Suzy Kolber.

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U of Minnesota Star Brings Physical Style to Big Blue

Minnesota's Lee Campbell wasn't selected in this year's draft, but that has not deterred his quest for NFL stardom.? The former Gopher is excited and proud to have the opportunity to play for the New York Football Giants.

Knowing what I know about both parties, the Giants are feeling the same way about Campbell.? The hard-hitting Florida native will be one of a half-dozen candidates plying their wares to win the open MLB spot.

Campbell's combine numbers do not jump off the page. His production is above average but is not eye-popping. That is why draftniks do not believe me when I tell them that Campbell is the goods.

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in a report from Jason La Canfora on NFL.com, the Giants and Saints were reportedly in discussion involving DT Barry Cofield. Reportedly, the trade involved a day two draft pick, which would've meant a 2nd or 3rd rounder.

The talks got to a point where the Saints actually spoke to the DT. Discussions pretty much came to a halt when the Saints and Cofield couldn't work out a long-term extension.

I'm glad the Giants didn't make this move. Assuming no other moves would've been made, Bernard and Canty would've been our starting DT's. I don't like that at all. I guess there's also the possibility that Coughlin's considering having Tuck play the inside a little bit again. Or maybe, we just have a tremendous amount of confidence in the new guy Linval Joseph.

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54 First-Year Players To Attend Rookie Camp This Weekend

For Jerry Reese, draft day was all gravy. With most of his roster basically in place, the Giants' GM was merely looking for players that could fit into the Giants' model.

That would explain why, in several cases, he chose players who had not reached their potential rather than ones who had. The Giants prefer to draft those types of "solid citizens" and then indoctrinate and nurture them the Giant way.

This weekend the Giants will host their annual spring Rookie Mini-camp, which is scheduled to to be attended by 54 first year players.

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There were many moments during the 2010 NFL draft; were I thought I might throw something through my TV .? It wasn't going as I had hoped.

I didn't want the NY Giants to draft a project and dress it up by calling it "Raw Talent", I didn't want the fourth or fifth best defensive tackle, I didn't want another safety and I especially didn't want a linebacker who until the fall had lost his starting job and only averaged 7 tackles a game.

However...the gem of the Giants draft came in the fifth round when Tom Coughlin reached out and called Mike Petrus the offensive guard from Arkansas to ask him what he felt? about playing football for the New York Giants.

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The Giants used their 6th round selection in this year's NFL Draft on 6'3", 248 lb William and Mary DE Adrian Tracy. He fits the typical prototype that Jerry Reese values in his draftees: a good citizen that can play football.

Reese likened Tracy to former Giant LB Reggie Torbor, but quickly cited that Tracy was "a better athlete." Tracy played DE at William and Mary, but the Giants will probably use him as a SAM backer. Tracy was described by Reese as a "big, smart kid", which is evident in this video interview shot before the 2009 season.

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Yesterday, at the NFL Draft, myself, Dr. Bill Chachkes (Football Reporters Online) and Zennie Abraham (zennie62.com) caught up with Giant great Tiki Barber, who was present on behalf of Yahoo Sports.

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A "Tweener" According to Experts

From CDSdraft.com...

Nice size and wingspan. Similar to last years' CAA DE phenom Lawrence Sidbury of Richmond, but is flying further under the radar. Gets our nod as the CAA's top DE prospect narrowly over JMU's Adrian Tracy because of his size and improved play against the run. Makes tackles from the back side. Shows enough quickness and lateral agility to be looked at as a LB, while he has room to get bigger if left as a 4-3 pass rushing end. Comes hard off the edge, and fights down the LOS and ruins the stretch play. Scrapes well. Protects his legs, and plays with energy. Solid citizen.

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Giants Prefer Nebraska LB Over Other Fan Favorites

The Giants' fourth round selection, LB Phillip Dillard of Nebraska, is another rising prospect with great upside.

Our esteemed colleagues at? Consensus Draft Services sent us their analysis of this run-stuffing defender...

Played in twelve games in 2009 and started nine. Invited to and participated in both the Senior Bowl and the combine.

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Giant Fans Should Be Pleased With Draft Thus Far

If you told me yesterday the Giants were going to walk out of here with both Linval Joseph AND Chad Jones I would have laughed at you. No way they get that lucky.

While everyone is whining about the Giants not selecting a MLB, I was shaking my head at Big Blue's new found wealth at the positions in front and behind the linebackers.

If Linval Joseph is as good as advertised, they wont need a MLB behind him because no one will get past him anyway. Sort of like a jack-knifed tractor-trailer on the Gowanus. Let's just say he jams thing ups.

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On April 8th, I posted this....never thought the Giants would actually take this guy....glad they did, though...

Chad Jones of LSU is listed by many experts as a one of the top-10 safeties in this year's draft. He is an interesting prospect....

First off, he's 6'2", 230 lbs. That's a big safety, folks. Second, he can hit - hard.

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We knew the Giants were looking at Linvil Joseph. It wasn't a matter of if they would take the massive defensive tackle out of East Carolina, it was just a matter of when.

Jerry Reese felt he couldn't wait until Round 3, so he made Joseph a Giant with his second rounder tonight.

Here is a scouting report we obtained from our friends at THE Gridiron Guide to the NFL Draft 2010-From Football Reporters Online/Consensus Draft Services......apologies for the blurry presentation...

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Last night's first round had some questionable surprises, but it was still a good watch.? Every team came out a winner.? The only losers were the Carolina Panthers, who had no first-rounder and of course, the Chicago Bears, who do not make their first selection until the third round.

Minnesota and Baltimore traded out of the first round but were amply compensated. They each now have two second-round selections with many high-value players still on the board.

Denver stole the show by taking Tim Tebow.? Josh McDaniels knows a few things about working with quarterbacks.? The plan may go something like this: Kyle Orton will be the starter, but Tebow will relieve him inside the 30.? In a short field, Tebow's arm strength will not be as much of a factor, and he suddenly becomes the best guy on the field....

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Q: You have a lot of defensive ends now.

Tom Coughlin: That is a good thing.

Can't argue with that.? In a pass-centric league, the best defense is to not allow the pass to even materialize.? That is what the Giants plan to do: marginalize quarterbacks.

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SNY's Giants Football Blog will be posting live via the NFL Draft this year. You can follow us right here and on our Facebook and Twitter sites.

With that in mind, Giants Football Blog is expanding its web footprint to provide the consummate and most comprehensive New York Football Giants coverage on the net.

In addition to our long-time writers Jon Schneider and Rich Resch we are pleased to announce the addition of several highly esteemed net writers to our cadre of contributors.

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GFB's John Fennelly and Dr. William Chachkes? of Football Reporters Online got an opportunity to speak to some prospective high draft choices yesterday in Central Park.

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Oklahoma QB Is Well Grounded

Sam Bradford does not warrant the throngs that let's say, a Tim Tebow does, but he may end up being the best quarterback in the NFL someday. This soft-spoken, humble 22-year-old from Oklahoma City has his head on straight and is destined for success.

Bradford has already experienced the peaks and the valleys that build character. In 2008, he won the Heisman Trophy. Last season, he feared for his career after he injured his throwing shoulder twice and underwent season-ending surgery.

That injury led to much speculation about Bradford's chances in the NFL. He quelled those doubts with a near-perfect workout a few weeks ago. Tomorrow night at the NFL Draft, his name is is expected to the first to be called by Commissioner Roger Goodell.

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GFB had the pleasure of being part of NFL Draft week's Play 60 in Central Park today.? Many potential first round selections were in attendance including Iowa offensive lineman Bryan Bulaga.

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"With the 15th pick in the NFL Draft, the New York Giants select...Alabama linebacker Rolando McClain."

Last year,?I compiled over 40 mock drafts from all across the internet, including those from "professional experts" and bloggers.

According to those mock drafts, the consensus pick was North Carolina wide receiver Hakeem Nicks, who turned out to be the player the Giants selected.

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GM Pulled Floundering Franchise Out of NFL Purgatory

The New York Giants are one of the NFL's flagship franchises.? They have a rich and colorful history stacked with legendary moments created by legendary players. In the 1950's they helped put the fledgling NFL on a par with baseball, producing some of the game's most celebrated personalities.

Then, in 1964, things changed.? Age and poor planning sank the Giants to the bottom of the standings.? Between 1964-1978 the once-proud franchise won only 74 games. To top things off, the co-owners - Wellington Mara and his nephew Tim - were engrossed in a bitter feud that furthered the team's demise.

In stepped in NFL Commissioner Pete Rozelle.? His suggestion to hire Baltimore Colts executive George Young was agreed upon by both parties. It was the best decision, perhaps, in New York sports history.

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McClain Unsure He Has Crohn's Disease

Alabama MLB Rolando McClain is high on many teams' draft boards these days. He is possibly the most gifted LB in this year's draft class.? He has two drawbacks, though.? First he's a product of a 3-4 system, and second, he has Crohn's Disease.

Except now maybe, he doesn't have Crohn's Disease. In recent medical exams, doctors have seen no signs or symptoms of Crohn's in McClain. That leads us to believe one of two things: either he was misdiagnosed or that his agent is asking him to downplay the illness to improve his draft stock.

That may not matter to the Giants. They need to know if McClain can be dropped into the middle of their 4-3 defense and become for them what Patrick Willis and DeMeco Ryans have become for their teams.

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Thus far, the silence has been deafening on the NFL Draft trade front.? But we hear things may be getting noisy real soon.

Several teams are realizing that this draft is the deepest in years and may cash their high first-round picks in for multiple selections.

First off, there are rumors that Detroit is pursuing a deal for the Redskins' Albert Haynesworth.? It may not involve the Lions trading that #2 overall selection, either.? The Redskins do not have a 2nd or 3rd round selection in this draft and are looking to turn players into picks.

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The most valuable GMs are the ones that do their best work after the glitz of Round One is over.

Giants' GM Jerry Reese is a superstar among NFL executives.? Since Reese took over as the Giants' head man in 2007, his first-round picks have been impressive but his later round selections have been better.

In 2007, all eight players selected by Reese in the draft played a role in the championship season.? Since Reese took the reins from Ernie Accorsi that season, the Giants have drafted 24 players, 20 of whom are on their current 53-man roster.

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ESPN's Chris Mortensen is reporting the Giants are shopping Osi Umeyiora, which should come as no shock to anyone who follows the team.

The part we don't get is why the Rams would be willing to part with their second-round selection (33rd overall) for Osi, who is coming off an unproductive 2009 season.

Defensive end is one of the Rams' many need positions and perhaps they are figuring that Osi would be a nice compliment to former first-rounder Chris Long.

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American television is vast wasteland. Even though there are literally thousands of channels of programming to choose from, there are times when the redundancy just leads one to shut off the set.

Television itself has "jumped the shark" so to speak. That is why the internet has become the new source of information and entertainment in many households.

When it comes to NFL Football, television had been falling down in its coverage. Then came the NFL Network. Their arrival forced the hand of every major player to increase and improve their coverage of the league.

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Yesterday, the Giants possibly tipped their hand a bit when they hosted a slew of draftees at their Meadowlands headquarters.

According to Mike Garafolo of NJ.com and SNY, Alabama MLB Rolando McClain and several others were in attendance to meet the Giants' brass and coaches on Monday.

Among the group were highly touted Penn State LBs Sean Lee and Navarro Bowman and a player we featured last week on GFB: LSU Safety Chad Jones.

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Patience Will Pay Off in Long Run

The Giants, unlike the Jets, do not feel the need to make a huge splash in this uncapped off-season.? If you look up and down their roster, you pretty much see a playoff team - providing they stay healthy.

Last season, just about everything went wrong: injuries to the entire offensive backfield, a QB battling a bad heel and a defense that was in the wrong scheme and that suffered an usual amount of key injuries.

With those facts in mind, you would think the Giants were a four or five-win team.? No, they went 8-8 despite logging in some of the worst numbers in franchise history on defense.

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New Stadium Wows Beat Reporters

Yesterday, the local football media got a tour of the New Meadowlands Stadium.? All of them were in awe of the size and amenity upgrade over the previous digs next door.....Here are some observations:

Patricia Traina, Inside Football: "There are four giant high-resolution scoreboards. it's simply amazing how far Field level view technology has come with video boards. I can remember as a kid going to Shea Stadium with my dad and how they had the old monochrome scoreboards with the one-dimensional graphics. Anyway, at this new stadium, if you are seated in the end zone and forget your binoculars, the scoreboards are going to be a godsend when the action is at the opposite end of the field..."

Jane McManus, ESPN New York: "There is a definite caste system depending on how much a ticket is worth, with multiple levels and clubs. For the right price, you can watch the game from the field and take in Tom Coughlin's news conference. Although the upper-level amenities are limited to free mustard, even those seats don't have the same sky-high feeling as Giants Stadium..."

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Chad Jones of LSU is listed by many experts as a one of the top-10 safeties in this year's draft.? He is an interesting prospect....

First off, he's 6'2", 230 lbs.? That's a big safety, folks.? Second, he can hit - hard.

If the Giants want to sure up their secondary and make a statement, they'll take this young man and never look back.? New Era Scouting.com believes Jones will be "a Brian Dawkins type.....a high ceiling prospect that has the capability of being an immediate starter and Pro-Bowl defensive back."

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Please note: this site will not cover the minutia of the Tiki Barber affair.? But I will say this very quickly: Most Giants fans saw this coming.? Tiki has a history of walking away from situations for "greener pastures"......

Now to the draft.....

The very astute Ken Palmer over at Scout.com is reporting the Giants may have interest in Georgia safety Bryan Evans. A fifth-year senior, Evans began his college career as a cornerback, then switched to safety after a conversation with a close friend - Eric Berry of Tennessee.

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Here is a video containing a solid young citizen from the University of Minnesota by the name of Lee Campbell, one of the more modest football players you will ever meet.

....and he can play a little middle linebacker from what I hear, Giant fans.......

Read more about Lee HERE at CDS Draft.com

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GFB's John Fennelly was a panelist on Blog Talk Radio's Football Reporters Online last night.

The show was an inside look on how players at the lower levels are being trained and what experts are doing to assist athletes from devastating injury.

LISTEN HERE

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I just posted an article simplifying the draft for Giant fans (and others) on blogNYG...you can read it there....

I recently became a panelist on Blog Talk Radio's Football Reporters Online.? This week we interviewed Jamie Dukes of the NFL Network and two players we expect to get taken in this year's NFL Draft....TE Scott Sicko of UNH and Minnesota Gopher MLB Lee Campbell.....listen HERE....

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Okay, all you draftniks...HE'S COMING!

Rolando McClain, the superstar linebacker from the BCS Champion Alabama Crimson Tide revealed today that he will be in New York on April 12th and will meet with the Giants.

There have been rumors that the Giants are interested, but McClain is more a fan favorite to end up a Giant than anything else.

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I will say this again: the NFL is morphing into a grander version of arena football. The teams that succeed are the ones that:

A) have a franchise quarterback

B) have 5-7 receiving options including a tight end who is mainly a receiver

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Ford and Spiller.? Sounds like an expensive law firm, doesn't it?

Clemson will be sending two explosive players to the NFL this season by those names: WR? Jacoby Ford and RB? C.J.Spiller.

Ford is the fastest player in the draft and Spiller is that franchise running back that teams froth at the mouth over.

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Here is a college LB wearing #98 that is all over the field.? No it's not Lawrence Taylor.? It's TCU's Jerry Hughes.

Hughes is 6'2", 255 and is a DE that will most likely translate into an OLB.? You can never have enough pass rushers, and whoever drafts him will need one less....

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On April 22nd, if this guy is still on the board at #15......he could be a Giant.?

Dan Williams of Tennessee is 6"2", 330 and is simply a monster in the middle.? He may be too good to pass up.....

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For those of you who are unaware of the new schedule of the NFL Draft, here it is....

The first round will take place Thursday, April 22 at 7:30 p.m. ET,? followed by the second and third rounds on Friday, April 23 at 6:30 p.m. ET.

Rounds 4-7 will be held Saturday, April 24 at 10am.

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The NFL Combines in Indianapolis are fun to follow for draftniks and other football geeks.? But let's not get crazy over numbers.? The only numbers that really matter are the in-game football statistics, and even then they can be deceiving.

Here's a combine report from several years ago....

"Blessed with incredible speed (clocked at 4.56 in the 40-yard dash), long limbs and superb strength, He is the prototype pass rusher that professional teams look for -- big, fast, strong and explosive. An avid performer in the weight room, he boasted the best bench press on the team at 455 pounds. He also put on an impressive performance for teammates, squatting 405 pounds 20 times."

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This kid from South Florida looks a lot like Justin Tuck on the field.? At 6"6", 265, he would be an nice compliment to Tuck on the Giants' defensive line. Should the Giants part ways with Osi Umenyiora, they could zero in on a player such as Jason PierrePaul should he slip to them at #15.....

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Here you go rumorheads......the St. Louis Rams and the Detroit Lions who hold the top two selections in the upcoming NFL Draft are both open to trading down.

Rams GM Billy Devaney told Peter King and Carl Banks of NFL Sirius Radio...."We?re looking for picks. We really need to continue to restore this roster. We started that process two years ago, and we still have a ways to go yet. We?re not kidding anybody. So sure, we would be open to acquiring more picks.?

The Lions are in a similar situation. They have a long way to go to become competitive and need to bring in as many able bodies as possible.? There have been rumblings that they will move down at the right price as well.

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