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Eric on Li said:
| In comment 13854138 robbieballs2003 said:
Ultimately I think this analysis is pretty spot on. I suspect they will sign one of Norwell/Solder and then a second OL with versatility like Chris Hubbard so they can pick whatever position OL lines up with value in whatever round they decide to do so. Whether it's Nelson at RG or a Crosby/Jones type in round 2. Etc.
Then use whatever money is left for some depth signings. I expect Bettcher will add a few guys he's coached before like a la Karlos Dansby. Maybe a slot CB. Or maybe DG will bring in a rotational vet like Lotulelei.
Get all that done and there's a lot of flexibility for the draft. QB, Barkley, Nelson, Chubb, trade down - all on the table.
I could definitely see another OL added in FA and a guy like Dansby or Kevin Minter at LB, both guys who Bettcher has coached and will not cost much. Also, a slot corner like Patrick Robinson is a possibility.
When all is said and done, if you only count the top 45 contracts including the draft picks and their cap hits, and Norwell, Jones, Ogletree and their projected cap hits, the Giants will have about 14-15 mil (if not more depending on restructures and Norwells deal) to spend on free agents to fill out the roster.
So, 14 mil for 6 players. Its not completely accurate, but just a guess at this point. Thats a solid number, you can probably get 3-4 vets around the league min, and still have 6 or 7 mil to spend on 2 other players (guys like Hubbard, Robinson)