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New York Giants General Manager Dave Gettleman is under pressure to deliver on this year’s draft picks

Coming off a 4–12 season in 2019, their sixth season with a losing record in the past seven years, the New York Giants hold the fourth overall pick in the upcoming draft. This draft is a crucial one for general manager Dave Gettleman. Even though he seems to have found the franchise’s quarterback of the future, Daniel Jones, the firing of head coach Pat Shurmur is indicative that Gettleman is on a short leash to finally produce a winning roster, which he seems to fully recognize. …


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After four seasons with the New York Jets, Robby Anderson is headed down to Carolina (Adam Hunger/AP)

After failing to secure a deal in the first six days of free agency, wide receiver Robby Anderson is heading to Carolina on a 2-year, $20-million contract. Just $12 million is guaranteed, so the Panthers will be able to get out of this scot-free if the fit doesn’t work in 2020.

Anderson averaged 54 yards per game and six touchdowns a season over the past three years, but that was with the Jets, so most observers agreed that the 4-year vet is a prime candidate for a breakout year in 2020 now that he’s out of that organization. Anderson’s age…


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Quarterbacks Teddy Bridgewater (left) and Drew Brees (Right) are free agents at the end of this season

Things are going well right now for the New Orleans Saints — that upset loss against the Falcons aside, they’re sitting at 7–2, they have arguably the most balanced roster in the league, and franchise legend Drew Brees is back under center after missing five starts with a thumb injury. Of course, New Orleans isn’t in this position without the play of backup quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, who helped rattle off five straight wins in Brees’ absence. …


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Fresh off a 31–26 defeat in Detroit last week, the New York Giants (2–6) come back home for a Monday night showdown with the Dallas Cowboys (4–3). Sure, anything can happen in a divisional game, but the Giants have dropped five straight versus the Cowboys and 11 of the last 15. And don’t let that 4–3 record fool you, Dallas is the best team in the NFC East and I wouldn’t be surprised if they ended up making the NFC Championship game. For the Giants, this season is about trying to improve each week and just staying as competitive as…


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Detroit’s Devon Kennard beats out Saquon Barkley to score the game’s opening touchdown

A last-ditch comeback effort couldn’t come through against the Detroit Lions, and the New York Giants drop their fourth straight contest to move to 2–6 at the halfway point of the season. This loss pretty much solidifies that Big Blue will miss out on the postseason for a third consecutive year, but it’s not like anyone had realistic hopes of this team earning a playoff berth to begin with. Development was always the goal after management decided that a full-on rebuild was the most prudent course of action, and with that being said, there were enough positives to take away…


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Given that New York Giants general manager Dave Gettleman traded away Odell Beckham less than seven months after handing him a $95 million contract extension, you would think that there’s nothing left he could do to surprise and confound. And yet, here we are, with the Giants coming out of the woodworks to trade for New York Jets defensive lineman Leonard Williams in the first-ever transaction between the interconference rivals.

The sixth overall pick in the 2015 draft, Williams’ name had been swirling around in the rumor mill for weeks, as the rebuilding Jets were uninterested in drawing up a…

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