Grading the move: Giants fill a need with Bradberry – The Athletic

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Cornerback James Bradberry agreed to terms on a three-year deal with the New York Giants worth $45 million, including $32 million in guarantees, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

Why the Giants made the move

The organization has swung and missed on corners ranging from Janoris Jenkins to Eli Apple in recent years. Bradberry gives them an overachiever as a 2016 second-round choice from Samford who has started each of the 60 regular-season games he has played. The familiarity is there for the Giants in that their general manager, Dave Gettleman, was in the same role with Carolina when the Panthers made Bradberry the 10th corner selected in his draft class behind Jalen Ramsey, Apple, Vernon Hargreaves, William Jackson, Artie Burns, Xavien Howard, Mackensie Alexander, T.J. Green and Cyrus Jones.

What it means for the market

The $15 million average for Bradberry would have put him just below Howard ($15.05 million) in the No. 2 spot for NFL…

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