Newest league information from Saturday, Could 14

The New York Giants signed No. 5 total decide edge rusher Kayvon Thibodeaux and No. 7 decide offensive deal with Evan Neal to their totally assured rookie contracts, the workforce introduced Saturday.

The Giants additionally introduced the signing of 4 different picks: fifth-rounders linebacker Micah McFadden, defensive deal with D.J. Davidson and guard Marcus McKethan, and sixth-round decide linebacker Darrian Beavers.

Having proven spectacular pass-rushing abilities at Oregon because of his measurement, velocity and quickness off the ball, Thibodeaux was projected as a top-five decide, however questions on his work ethic plagued him in the course of the draft course of. Nonetheless, the Giants favored his manufacturing on the edge place, the place he collected 123 tackles (82 solo), 35.5 tackles for loss, 19.0 sacks and three compelled fumbles in three years as a Duck. Thibodeaux was a unanimous All-American in 2021, when he recorded 7.0 sacks, 12 stops for loss and a career-high 50 tackles.

Similar to fellow deal with Ikem Ekwonu, who was drafted one decide earlier than at No. 6, Neal’s energy is his versatility. The Giants have a gap open on the proper deal with place, which Neal performed in all 13 video games final season with Alabama, however he can transfer across the offensive line as wanted by New York. Neal additionally brings consistency to a Giants offensive line which struggled in 2021, as he began all 40 video games he performed in his 4 years with the Crimson Tide and missed only one sport in his profession.

With the Giants seeking to enhance on their 4-13 document from 2021, each Neal and Thibodeaux are anticipated to make a right away influence in New York this fall.