John Mara: Giants were “shocked” Ryan Nassib lasted to Day 3
Summary of 2 articles · Updated May 7, 2013
Giants owner John Mara says his team’s surprising decision to draft quarterback Ryan Nassib came as a surprise to everyone within the team’s draft room, too because none of them thought Nassib would still be on the board in the fourth round. “It’s been a while since we’ve drafted a quarterback,” Mara said. As long as Eli Manning is around, Nassib won’t see the field. New York Giants owner John Mara appeared on NFL Network on Tuesday and was asked about the team's ongoing negotiations with wide receiver Victor Cruz . Look at the two critical elements of what Mara's saying: This serves to calm elements of the fan base that might be worried about losing Cruz. And the Giants hope Manning is around for many years to come. In general , fans have historically sided with teams over players in contract disputes, believing that the money is significant enough that the player should be happy with any offer.
New York Giants owner John Mara appeared on NFL Network on Tuesday and was asked about the team's ongoing negotiations with wide receiver Victor Cruz. Since there has not been any progress on this deal in months, there's no news to report. But here's wh…