Giants select LB Micah McFadden in Round 5

Giants select LB Micah McFadden in Round 5

There are wants galore for the Giants they usually added depth to a spot the place assist is required, as on Saturday they chose linebacker Micah McFadden from Indiana within the fifth spherical, with decide No. 146.

McFadden did a complete lot for the Hoosiers as a two-time crew captain. He led the crew in tackles in 2020 and had a productive 2021 season, main the protection with 77 tackles whereas additionally including 15.5 tackles for loss, 6.5 sacks and two compelled fumbles.

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There isn’t a downside with McFadden’s athleticism or his capability to find and produce down the ball-carrier however scouts have seen him miss tackles in open areas. He figures to be a contributor on a number of particular groups items.

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The Giants want our bodies at inside linebacker. Blake Martinez performed in solely three video games final season and is coming off ACL surgical procedure. The expectation is he might be able to take the sector this summer season. Tae Crowder, the ultimate decide within the 2020 draft — dubbed “Mr. Irrelevant — began all 17 video games in 2021 and led the crew with 130 tackles.  There isn’t a confirmed depth behind Martinez and Crowder.

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