Giants GM: Missing on a 1st-round quarterback a ‘5-year mistake’
Speaking at his pre-draft press conference Thursday, New York Giants general manager Dave Gettleman appeared to offer some insight into his team’s draft-day decision process.
Despite links to multiple quarterbacks atop next week’s draft, Gettleman was quick to point out the risk of selecting a signal-caller.
Besides the regular trio of Jim Nantz, Bill Raftery and Grant Hill calling the Final Four and National Championship on TBS, Turner will offer Teamcast broadcast with Matt Park joining Michigan alum Jay Feely on TNT Saturday. Dr. Sanjay Gupta will be the reporter on the broadcast. On truTV for Loyola, it will be Jeff Hagedorn and Jerry Harkness, who was the captain of the school’s 1963 NCAA championship team. Shams Charania, Yahoo! Sports NBA insider, will be on the sideline. Charania went to Loyola.
For the late games, the Kansas Teamcast will feature Dave Armstrong and Scot Pollard with actor Rob Riggle as the reporter. For Villanova on truTV, Scott Graham will be on play-by-play, while Randy Foye will be an analyst. Kacie McDonnell will be the reporter. Most people watch the main broadcast, but this gives an alternative for those who want a little homerism in their Final Four.
It’s been a good past couple months being healthy. I’ve been putting in that work. I’ve been cleared for a long time. It feels good to be healthy and know that football is upon us.
Coach Bill O’Brien said Covington was playing at a high level last season when he went on injured reserve. Covington, a sixth-round pick in 2015, has worked hard this offseason to get even faster and stronger.
That’s been my goal since I entered this league, Covington said. I’ve been trying to improve my craft every year. I think the numbers and play speak for itself. I can’t wait to put what I’m capable of out on the field.
After a six-goal outburst in Game 3 that prompted Maurice to pull Hellebuyck after two periods, only his second early exit of the season, the Wild had trouble generating the same kind of organized and relentless attack. The Jets closed up the holes they gave the Wild through the neutral zone in Game 3, and the Wild simply weren’t as crisp with the puck.