The Great RG3 Heist
He cost them three first-round picks and a second-round pick, but the Redskins got the biggest steal when they traded up to No. 2 to select quarterback
And in the process they made
Some will say it's not a steal when you give up that much to move up, but it was exactly that — a steal. While the rest of the
Champs add a weapon
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In the rich-get-richer department, the
He not only fills a big need with the departure of
Randle has good size, speed and hands. His biggest shortcomings are route-running and consistency — things that can be fixed. Randle should work out very well.
Receiver a Giant steal
Los Angeles Times
The biggest steal was the Giants grabbing LSU receiver Rueben Randle with the 63rd pick. He was one of the five players the Giants were considering with their final pick of the first round, and he should really help a team that lost Mario Manningham to the
"We were really surprised a little bit with him still being there because we thought he would've gone early in the second," Giants GM Jerry Reese said. "He was still there, and we're fortunate to get a guy of his caliber." Randle has drawn comparisons to Hakeem Nicks, secured by the Giants near the end of the first round in 2009.
Now, Randle can learn behind Nicks, so the pressure won't be on the rookie to carry a big burden right away, seeing as New York also has Victor Cruz.
Getting Courtney Upshaw with the 35th pick in the draft represented quite a bargain for the
Some teams that use 3-4 fronts might have backed off him at that point because they thought he was too big for outside linebacker. But leave it to
Upshaw will be a good fit in the Ravens' aggressive front. He will set the edge, get after the passer and use his exceptional instincts to make plays. Upshaw produced at a major program at Alabama and is ready to help now. It wouldn't be surprising to see him have quick success in the NFL.