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    This is the wrong draft for Giants to save their offensive line

    http://nypost.com/2017/04/19/this-is...ffensive-line/

    Excerpt: "It is going to be exceedingly difficult for the Giants to find a great deal of help for their offensive line in the upcoming NFL draft.

    There is a general consensus that the three top offensive line prospects are Cam Robinson of Alabama, Ryan Ramczyk of Wisconsin and Garett Bolles of Utah. All three could go in the first round. The problem is, the Giants are not enamored with any of the three.

    Sure, there are aspects of all three that are intriguing, but when assessing the entire package, the Giants look at the players, look at their pick – No. 23 overall – and it is difficult to find a match of need and value.

    Last year, seven offensive linemen were taken in the first round. This year, two or three might be it. No wonder ESPN analyst Jon Gruden said Wednesday it is “a lean year’’ for offensive linemen." Read more...
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    BPA at No. 23 even if it's a defensive player. No team keeps landing their wish list players in every draft.

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    thats a pretty strong opinion from Paul Scwartz. He seems fairly confident the Giants wont take OL in the first.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gibril28wilson View Post
    thats a pretty strong opinion from Paul Scwartz. He seems fairly confident the Giants wont take OL in the first.
    I'm pretty confident too.

    I don't see any of the top end talent making a significant upgrade. If Eli gets sacked 28 times instead of 30 times is that really going to make or break the season.

    Reese preaches bpa I don't see that in first round offensive line men this year.

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    Quote Originally Posted by giants8493 View Post
    I'm pretty confident too.

    I don't see any of the top end talent making a significant upgrade. If Eli gets sacked 28 times instead of 30 times is that really going to make or break the season.

    Reese preaches bpa I don't see that in first round offensive line men this year.
    especially when he was the 3rd least sacked QB last season.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JameyC View Post
    especially when he was the 3rd least sacked QB last season.
    You do know why that is true right? Because he threw the ball the 2nd fastest in the NFL post snap. He needed to throw fast to avoid getting hit and sacked. He needs better OLmen. Plus the fact none of them are good at run blocking.
    Spin that Webb young Davis

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheAnalyst View Post
    You do know why that is true right? Because he threw the ball the 2nd fastest in the NFL post snap. He needed to throw fast to avoid getting hit and sacked. He needs better OLmen. Plus the fact none of them are good at run blocking.
    yawn,,, you do know he has been one of the least sacked qb's in his career...enough with the OL crap already,,,this was an 11-5 playoff team,,could have been 12-4..13-3...they didn't loose in GB during the playoffs because of the OL. Eli has always gotten rid of the ball quickly...he needs a running game and guys to catch the ball,,period.

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    Sack numbers don't matter to me when I see Eli constantly having to throw the ball away or try and force a play because he gets no time.

    Also, all picks in the draft are a gamble. So I'm not buying that we shouldn't address our most desperate position because they may not pan out.
    Last edited by BlueSabbath; 04-20-2017 at 10:29 AM.
    2017 Mock Draft (Pre-combine / FA):

    Rd 1: OJ Howard (TE, Alabama)
    Rd 2: Tanoh Kpassagnon (DE, Villanova)
    Rd 3: Antonio Garcia (OT, Troy)
    Rd 4: Samaje Perine (RB, Oklahoma)
    Rd 5: Davis Webb (QB, Cal)
    Rd 6: Ahkello Witherspoon (CB, Colorado)
    Rd 7: DJ Jones (DT, Ole Miss)

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    Quote Originally Posted by giants8493 View Post
    I'm pretty confident too.

    I don't see any of the top end talent making a significant upgrade. If Eli gets sacked 28 times instead of 30 times is that really going to make or break the season.

    Reese preaches bpa I don't see that in first round offensive line men this year.
    Tough to say that when you have no idea who will be available at 23 ....

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    Quote Originally Posted by TCHOF View Post
    Tough to say that when you have no idea who will be available at 23 ....
    And we never know what Jr's BPA might be compared to what we think or analysts think. His big board prob looks way different than what many of us would draw up.
    2017 Draft Wishlist:
    1. Christian McCaffrey RB Stanford
    2. Raekwon McMillan ILB Ohio State
    3. Roderick Johnson OT Florida State
    4. Jordan Leggett TE Clemson
    5. Ryan Glasgow DT Michegan
    6. Chad Kelly QB Ole Miss
    7. Billy Brown WR Shepherd


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