Five news items to start your day (4/30)

Posted Apr 30, 2014

Get caught up with the latest Big Blue happenings

1. Papa's Perspective. Bob Papa explains how the Giants' scouts and executives prepare for the 2014 NFL Draft, which runs May 8-10.
2. Eli & Victor are money. The NFL Players Inc. (NFLPI) released the Top 50 Player Sales list this week for the 2013-2014 season, and nine of the top 10 players on the list are quarterbacks, including Eli Manning. Wide receiver Victor Cruz also cracked the top 25. 

3. DRC vs. No. 1. Are you the best receiver on your team? Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie is following you then. Earlier in the offseason we learned that the new Giants cornerback will likely be lining up against opponents’ No. 1 receivers. Now that we know the schedule, let the battles begin. 

4. TC’s Jay Fund honored. Giants head coach Tom Coughlin and his Jay Fund Foundation recently received the Lauren Beam Philanthropy Award at the Seventh Annual NYU Sports Business Society Awards. The SBS Awards are sponsored by New York University’s Sports Business Society (SBS) and Graduate Sports Business Society (GSBS), student organizations within the NYU-SCPS Preston Robert Tisch Center for Hospitality, Tourism, and Sports Management. SBS and GSBS are designed to create educational, social, philanthropic, and professional opportunities for students. 

5. Mailbag. Do you think Jerrel Jernigan could be utilized as a "jack of all trades" weapon? Akin to Percy Harvin, Jeremy Kerley, Tavon Austin, etc.? senior writer/editor Michael Eisen answers that question and more in his mailbag.