Five news items to start your day (4/3)

Posted Apr 3, 2014

Get caught up with the latest Big Blue happenings

1. Super Giants. The team signed defensive end Robert Ayers on Wednesday morning, the fourth Super Bowl XLVIII participant - and the third from the Broncos - to become a Giant in free agency. Ayers joins cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie and return specialist Trindon Holliday from Denver and cornerback Walter Thurmond from Seattle.
2. NFL’s most active. The Giants’ front office has been as busy as any in the NFL since the start of the new league year on March 11, signing 13 new players and retaining 10 of its own free agents so far. It’s a lot to keep track of, but we have you covered in's Free Agency Central.

3. Make the case. In our new draft series, we look at the predicted selections provided by two NFL Draft experts and their reasons why. Then we ask you, the fans, to weigh in on which player you would like the Giants to select if available at No. 12. Right now the debate is on the offensive tackles. Would you take Michigan’s Taylor Lewan or Texas A&M’s Jake Matthews? Read more and weigh in.

4. Clowney has pro day. Defensive end Jadeveon Clowney, one of the highest-rated and most-debated college prospects in the 2014 draft class, worked out at South Carolina’s pro day yesterday.

5. ICYMI. In honor of April Fools' Day, looked back at the top five trick plays that Big Blue has pulled on opponents over the years. Watch them here:
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