McAdoo believes Giants were wise to pass on a new QB with second overall pick

Thursday’s sudden barrage of takes from former Giants coach Ben McAdoo included his opinion on the team’s decision not to draft the successor to quarterback Eli Manning. McAdoo agrees with the approach.
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With the guys that came out Womens P. J. Williams Jersey this year, I’m not surprised they went the route they went by not drafting a guy, McAdoo told the New York Post. I wouldn’t have stood on the table to draft any quarterback No. 2 either.

Of course, that’s not an endorsement of Eli, the guy McAdoo clumsily benched last year. It’s an indictment of the options that the Giants had with the second pick.

The Indians being the Indians, money is also a concern in trade talks. Stop us if you’ve heard that before.

The big mandate for Chris Antonetti and Mike Chernoff is upgrading a bullpen that ranks 30th in the majors with a 5.37 ERA. Mohamed Sanu Youth Jersey Neil Ramirez and Oliver Perez have been solid pickups, and the Indians have a big enough lead in the division to wait in hopes the glut of supply causes prices to drop. They added Andrew Miller by trade in 2016 and Joe Smith last year, and they’re determined to make another deal this month. In the meantime, they’ll have to brace for a fan backlash every time the bullpen door swings open and Josh Tomlin and Zach McAllister come jogging out.

Tate might not like that his age is part of the discussion, but those feelings aren’t likely to take the issue off the table. Whether it is the Lions or someone else, any long-term contract is going to be built around what Tate will do in the future and the possibility that his production will slip as the pages continue to flip on the calendar.

That said, Tate’s selling points of durability — he’s missed six games since entering the league in 2010 — and productivity — four straight years with at least 90 catches — should leave him well positioned if they remain in place through the coming season.

No team has as yet traded an unprotected 2022 first-rounder, and the only one that could potentially change hands at this point was sent by Dallas to Atlanta to move up this year for Luka Doncic. That would happen only if the Mavericks pick in the top five over the next two seasons and in the top three in 2021, a distinct long shot. — Jonathan Givony