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Re-grading the New York Giants 2014 NFL Draft

May 19th, 2017 at 1:34 PM
Aggregated By Giants 101

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Knowledgeable NFL people will tell you it takes three full seasons to judge a draft class. That’s how long it should take for players to become pretty much what they are going to be, to find out how many truly useful players a team has netted from any single draft class.

By that commonly held logic we should now be able to truly see what the New York Giants got out of the 2014 NFL Draft.

CBS Sports did that recently for all 32 NFL teams. CBS’s Pete Prisco bumped the Giants draft grade up from the C+ he have it immediately following the draft to a solid B.

Giants’ 2014 draft selections

Round 1 (12th): Odell Beckham Jr., WR, LSU
Round 2 (43rd): Weston Richburg, C, Colorado State
Round 3 (74th): Jay Bromley, DT, Syracuse
Round 4 (113th): Andre Williams, RB, Boston College
Round 5 (152nd): Nat Behre, S, San Diego State
Round 5 (174th, compensatory): Devon Kennard, LB, USC
Round 6 (187th): Bennett Jackson, CB, Notre Dame

How we graded the draft

Here at Big Blue View, we of course graded the draft in our own way. I gave the draft a “Kudos” at the time. Here is why:

The first two picks were …

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Tags: Andre Williams, Bennett Jackson, CBS Sports did that recently, Devon Kennard, Eli Manning, Jay Bromley, New York Giants, Odell Beckham Jr., Weston Richburg

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