Why sign Josh McCown over Colin Kaepernick? — @greenflash78
In other words, the more realistic ceiling on Smith’s contract is $1.2 million, given he must recover fully healthy from ACL surgery and win the Giants’ backup job to even have a chance at cashing in on the balance.
Loser-take-all in the Sam Darnold Bowl.
Executive Vice President of football operations Troy Vincent tweeted the NFL is making an “educational training video for players.”
“They got their eyes set on the North Carolina quarterback,” a rival scout told the News in mid-December. “The Jets are all over this kid. All over him. They’ll probably deny it if you ask, but they love that kid. That’s their guy. They’re not going to get him though, because I think that kid is going to get over-drafted.”
And he could benefit from joining a more historically successful franchise. Draughn has played for the Chiefs, Ravens, Bears, Chargers, Browns and 49ers, respectively. He has 225 career rushes for 723 yards (3.2 per carry) and seven touchdowns, plus 80 career catches for 597 yards (7.5 per reception) and two TDs.
Pierre-Paul’s cap hits increase substantially to $17.5 million in 2018 and 2020 and $19.5 million in 2019. But his $7.5 million number in 2017 saves the Giants about $9.4 million immediately against the cap.