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Jerry Reese press conference: GM admits spending more time studying QBs

April 20th, 2017 at 3:49 PM
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Jerry Reese

Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. รข?? New York Giants general manager Jerry Reese admitted Thursday that he “probably looked at more quarterbacks” this year during preparation for the 2017 NFL Draft. Other than that small revelation, Reese was his typical self during his annual pre-draft press conference.

He said multiple times that he would take the “best player available,” said the Giants would “keep our options open” about trading up for a player they love and that he would not reach for a player just because they think they have a need at a specific position.

Let’s look at some of the specific takeaways from Reese’s remarks.

Offensive line a target? Reese won’t say

Of course, the GM was asked if he would focus on the offensive line in the draft. Of course, he deflected.

“We feel like we can use help anywhere, any position. We just want to create a lot of competition at every position going into training camp.”

Film more import than combine

As much as players tend to, at least in the eyes of the media, move up and down draft boards Reese said the important part of the evaluation is what players do in …

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