The Unique York Football Giants launched Wednesday that they acquired guard Kevin Zeitler, security Jabrill Peppers and a pair of draft picks from the Cleveland Browns (pending physicals) in a alternate.
The Wide Blue Twitter announcement buried the lead.
Because the realm is conscious of, the Giants acquired these property by shopping and selling star receiver Odell Beckham Jr. and highly paid circulation rusher Olivier Vernon to Cleveland.
Giants overall supervisor Dave Gettleman briefly thanked his outmoded gamers for their work. “The Unique York Football
Giants would relish to thank
Odell Beckham, Jr. for his contributions,”
Gettleman stated in a assertion. “We in actuality wish him effectively in Cleveland, and we want to want OV the most attention-grabbing and nothing nevertheless success for each of them.”
The embattled Unique York GM then got to defending the resolution to ship Vernon and the usual Beckham out of town.
“With the considerable-spherical draft replacement, that offers us (seize) six and 17,” Gettleman stated. “As we proceed to sort this crew, you wish draft seize capital. This alternate enabled us to compose that.”
The Giants acquired Cleveland’s first-spherical seize (No. 17 overall) and a third rounder (No. 95 overall), alongside with the guard and security within the swap.
Gettleman additionally praised the additions of Zeitler and Peppers, noting every will play a severe feature within the organization — as a GM most steadily is want to pander in press releases.
Gettleman then provided the kicker for all these hobby-horse media people and followers calling him a fool for getting and selling Odell Beckham a year after handing the receiver a huge contract.
“It’s possible you’ll perchance fetch whereas you sort a roster,” Gettleman stated. “We compose possess a knowing, and right here’s a section of it.”
As Wide Blue’s followers brace for yet any other shedding season — after generating three wins and 5 wins every of the final two seasons, respectively — Gettleman is asking Giants supporters to imagine he has a knowing, which curiously entails eating $16 million in dead money to ship out a celebrity receiver now no longer as much as seven months after hand him the most attention-grabbing contract ever at the location.
The GM higher hope his “knowing” works. If it fails, yet any other boss will soon be cleansing up after this knowing.