^By TOM CANAVAN= ^AP Sports Writer= EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) _ The New York Giants are going big in the draft. A day after taking offensive tackle Justin Pugh in the first round, the Giants […]
With the final pick of the opening round of the NFL draft, the Super Bowl champion New York Giants have obvious needs at receiver, tight end and running back.
That the Patriots almost won a Super Bowl with the 31st ranked defense in football is almost unfair – and a sign that if this unit improves just a little bit, New England will be the team to beat.
Between the boos raining down on Commissioner Roger Goodell and the uncertainty created by a bitter labor battle, the NFL draft opened Thursday night lacking much of its usually festive atmosphere.