Draft New & Notes: A TE better than Shockey?

After a few queries on Saturday, the Giants received none about disgruntled RB Ron Dayne during the draft's second day.

After a few queries on Saturday, the Giants received none about disgruntled RB Ron Dayne during the draft's second day.

"I feel real good about him staying here," GM Ernie Accorsi said…

Third-round TE Vishante Shiancoe told fellow Morgan State alum and Giants Hall-of-Fame OT Rosey Brown that he is going to be "better than [Jeremy] Shockey."…

The Giants roster is as set as ever following a draft. Instead of the usual 12-15 rookie free agent signings, New York is only planning to ink three or four players. Probably two of those guys will be defensive linemen to take reps in training camp…

Head Coach Jim Fassel on the draft: "I feel good. I really feel good. It fell about as good as you're going to expect it to."…

Accorsi on the second day of the draft: "These are the highest grades we had for guys this late in the draft. We're very happy with our second day. We targeted a bunch of guys and we got them. The only question now is ‘were we right?'…

Accorsi said that fifth-round pick David Diehl has a legitimate chance to start at right guard…

The Giants absolutely love the special teams ability of sixth-round WR David Tyree.

"Unanimously everyone reveled in this guy," Accorsi said. "Everyone that saw him said he was the best special teams guy they saw this season. He will really help our special teams. He will make it on that alone."

"David Tyree just jumped out at me," Fassel added. "He's special. He can be an absolute terror on special teams."

Accorsi said that new Director of Player Personnel Jerry Reese had a solid debut. "Jerry Reese was terrific," he said. "I'm real proud of him. He looks like he was born in that [war] room."


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