Giants select Marcus McKethan in fifth round

Giants select Marcus McKethan in fifth round

After which there have been three offensive linemen.

Common supervisor Joe Schoen went into his first NFL Draft with the Giants decided to present as a lot assist as he presumably may to the offensive line. On Saturday, together with his third fifth-round choice, Schoen added one other huge physique, taking Marcus McKethan from North Carolina with the 173rd general choose.

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That is certainly a giant physique.  McKethan is 6-foot-6 and 340 kilos. He began 25 video games the previous two seasons for the Tar Heels, all at proper guard. His nice dimension and size make him a strong run blocker however that dimension additionally generally is a legal responsibility as a move protector going through athletic inside rushers.

Get the newest updates on each New York Giants choose within the 2022 NFL Draft, plus hometown evaluation from the New York Publish.

Within the first spherical, the Giants used the No. 7 general choose on Evan Neal from Alabama, anticipated to maneuver in instantly because the beginning proper deal with. With the primary of their two picks within the third spherical, the Giants added Josh Ezeudu, additionally from North Carolina.  

There shall be loads of competitors for roster spots alongside the offensive line this summer season.  McKethan will compete with veteran newcomers Max Garcia and Jamil Douglas and likewise with Ezeudu and returnees Ben Brederson and Wes Martin.

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