Five news items to start your day (4/1)

Posted Apr 1, 2014

Get caught up with the latest Big Blue happenings

1. Two to the defense. On Monday the Giants signed free agent cornerback Zack Bowman and re-signed defensive tackle Mike Patterson for a second season with Big Blue. Learn more about the signings here... READ MORE

2. The jury is out. In our new “Make the Case” web series on, we look at selections by two NFL Draft Experts from their mock drafts and ask you, the fans, to weigh in on which player you would like the Giants to select if available at No. 12. In the first edition,’s Bucky Brooks projected the Giants to select wide receiver Mike Evans out of Texas A&M at No. 12, while ESPN’s Mel Kiper had the Giants taking tight end Eric Ebron out of UNC. Read what they had to say and weigh in with what you think here... READ MORE

3. New Jerseys.

4. The impressive Mike Evans. Is it possible Texas A&M’s Mike Evans will establish himself as the first wide receiver picked in the 2014 NFL Draft? NFL Network draft experts express their praise for one of the top prospects in the 2014 draft class.

5. Any challengers? Voting for the quarterfinal round of our Bracket Challenge is now open. In Round 2, Eli Manning’s pass to David Tyree in Super Bowl XLII had the most convincing win of all the matchups, hauling in 98 percent of the votes over Kent Graham to Amani Toomer to beat the undefeated Broncos. Vote now for the best play in Giants history at ... VOTE NOW

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