Sam Beal: A Supplemental Gem of a Draft Pick

-by Alexander George

The New York Giants organization selected Western Michigan cornerback Sam Beal in the third round of the Supplemental NFL Draft last Wednesday. With the pick, the Giants relinquish their 2019 third round NFL pick. College players picked in a supplemental draft are given a second chance to enter the NFL. To qualify for the Supplemental NFL Draft, a player has to be three years removed from high school and entering his final year of eligibility. Furthermore, he must be unable to return for his final season in college. For Beal, it was critical that he left for college a year early. He was probably not going to be able to acquire enough college credits to maintain his academic eligibility in his senior year, which would jeopardize his chances of being eligible in the 2019 NFL draft. Hence, his entry into the supplemental draft. Continue reading

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Giants Summer Roundup

Written by: Glenn Warciski

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So far all quiet on the Giants front……. a few items to catch up on.  First, Ben Speaks.

Yes.  Former disgraced Giants head coach Ben McAdoo or McAclueless as I referred to him on the NYGunderground.com; threw some verbal grenades.    Continue reading

B.J. Hill : The Unexpected Starting Lineman

– by Alexnader George

When the New York Giants drafted B.J. Hill from North Carolina State with their second pick in the third round round, the initial impression by the organization was that Hill will  utilized only as a rotational player. Upon the completion of mini-camp though, defensive coordinator James Bettcher has concluded that Hill will play a significant role , as a possible starting defensive end, in the coordinator’s 3-4 defensive alignment. As a defensive  end in the 3-4 scheme, B.J. Hill acknowledges that his purpose is to stop the run first before the pass.bj hill Continue reading

The Passing of the “Big Mollie” Torch: From Chris Snee to Will Hernandez

– by Alexander George

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When the Cleveland Browns drafted offensive lineman, Austin Corbett (Nevada) with the 33rd pick of the second round in the NFL draft, almost instantaneously thereafter, the New York Giants selected their second round pick. In fact, the selection was so quick that there was a backlog in announcing the Giants pick. What may be considered the most essential draft pick to this organization since right guard Chris Snee in 2004, who ironically was drafted in the exact same numerical order in the draft as well, the Giants went with left guard Will Hernandez from the UTEP Miners with the 34th pick. Continue reading

The Back-Up Quarterback for Eli Manning is ….

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– by Alexander George and Glenn Warciski

One of the most interesting questions the New York Giants organization will answer before the start of the 2018 NFL season is the identity of the back – up quarterback for the Giants. It is an open competition between last year’s quarterback draft pick, Davis Webb and this year’s fourth round draft pick, Kyle Lauletta. Both of these quarterbacks had their best seasons in their senior years with single season and career records to signify their importance in the college teams they played for. Ultimately, the decision may come down to a combination of mandatory organized team activities as well as the pre-season games in August. Continue reading

United We Stand? & Eli Fifth Tier?

Written by: Glenn Warciski

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Danger-prone NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell cannot get out of his own way.  In his latest and most outrageous decree, Goodgrief announced, “We want people to be respectful of the national anthem,” commissioner Roger Goodell said. “We want people to stand — that’s all personnel — and make sure they treat this moment in a respectful fashion. That’s something we think we owe. [But] we were also very sensitive to give players choices.”  Bullshit!

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Saquon Barkley : The All – American and Dimensional Player

by Alexander George

Saquon Barkley, at twenty-one years of age, has already accomplished a lot in his football life. With relatives already known in the sports world, with both his father and his uncle as notable boxers, Saquon Barkley has already secured the family legacy by having a day named after him. On March 9, 2018, it was announced that the Pennsylvania House Chamber votes to make March 14th Saquon Barkley day in the state of Pennsylvania.

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