Womens Daniel Jones Jersey , we turned to SB Nation’s Cat Scratch Reader for this week’s “5 questions” segment. Walker Clement of CSR answers our questions.Ed: Mike Shula is now in New York and Norv Turner is Carolina’s offensive coordinator. I see Cam Newton completing a career-high percentage of passes and Christian McCaffrey playing well. How has the Carolina offense changed?Walker: Norv Turner was brought in to run the same offense Shula ran. Cam has basically been in the same system with different coordinators since Rivera got here and that is a system that Rivera stole from Turner when he left San Diego to become Carolina’s head coach. Expect to see a run-first offense with a lot of zone read and options plays. They’ll start there, mix in some short passes to McCaffrey, and then try to hit you deep when your safeties eyes are glued to the offensive backfield.Ed: You’re game-planning FOR THE GIANTS against the Panthers. How do you attack them on offense and defense?Walker: The Panthers are going to be confident that James Bradberry can hold his own in coverage against Odell Beckham, Jr. That’s not to say he won’t get safety help from time to time, but he will have his one on one match-ups and he will probably follow Beckham around the field. Bradberry is a quieter player than Josh Norman, however, so don’t expect a repeat of that 2015 game. With Luke Kuechly keeping everybody up front focused on Saquon Barkley, the edge of the game might fall to Sterling Shepard vs Donte Jackson. He’s a rookie, but he is lightning fast and has great hands. If I were the Panthers, I’d be trying to set up situations where he can lure Manning into some bad decisions and try to force a few turn overs.Ed: Who are some under-the-radar players Giants fans should watch for on Sunday?Walker: The Panthers defense is all well known at this point. Donte Jackson has three picks so far as a rookie. Julius Peppers is timeless until he proves otherwise. Eric Reid is a big question mark for a known player, but definitely not under the radar. Look to our number one corner, James Bradberry, who has a strong record of keeping himself and number one receivers out of the headlines.Their offense is a different story. The names to watch for on third down are Jarius Wright, a free agent acquisition from the Vikings, and Ian Thomas, a fourth-round draft pick. They’ll be the guys the Giants defense will forget about until they convert a third-and-6.Ed: If you could take any player off the Giants roster other than Saquon Barkley or Odell Beckham Jr. and put him in the Panthers lineup who would it be?Walker: Chad Wheeler. The Panthers have played or intended to play Matt Kalil, Daryl Williams, Corey Robinson, Taylor Moton Authentic Daniel Jones Jersey , Chris Clark, Amini Silatolu, and Jeremiah Sirles at one or both tackle positions since training camp. Currently, Moton, Clark, Silatolu, and a newly traded for Marshall Newhouse are left standing. A talented, young, and healthy athlete at either end of the offensive line could mean everything for Cam’s already well-paced year.Ed: How has the Carolina fan base reacted to the signing of Eric Reid? What are your personal thoughts?Walker: We actually ran a twitter poll - I know, very scientific - two days before they signed him. Eighty-eight percent of respondents were in favor of signing him. The reactions we have had since have roughly matched those results. A few idiots have threatened to burn their tickets or their first born or whatever, but most people seem to recognize that he represents a major step forward for the Panthers on many levels. Quinnen and Jonah Williams to Giants in this scenario"As we draw closer to the 2019 NFL Draft, here is another 7-round New York Giants mock draft scenario for you to consider.This one uses the simulator at The Draft Network, which means no trades. My only real ground rule as I did this draft was that I decided not to use a pick on a quarterback in the early portions of the draft.Remember, this is a scenario. It’s understood that the draft won’t unfold exactly this way and that players will sometimes be available in spots where they shouldn’t be. The seventh round of this mock provides an example of something that is, truthfully, unlikely to happen. Still, the draft is inexact and unpredictable, so players will often be selected earlier or later than anticipated by the draft community.Round 1 (No. 6) — Quinnen Williams, DT Daniel Jones Jersey Boys , AlabamaWe have discussed this scenario. Didn’t matter who else was on the board. Williams fell here. There are some who believe Williams is the best player in the draft, and there was no way I was letting him get by. If this happens in the real draft, the Giants will feel like they won the lottery.Could Alabama DT Quinnen Williams fall to Giants at No. 6?Round 1 (No. 17) — Jonah Williams, OT, AlabamaPassed on: QBs Drew Lock and Daniel Jones, OT Cody Ford, CB Byron Murphy, Edge Clelin Ferrell There is more and more chatter that Williams could be the first tackle selected and could be off the board in the top 10. Here, he is still available at 17. I will happily plug him in at right tackle.Prospect Profile: Alabama OT Jonah Williams could solve a couple problems for the Giants’ offensive lineRound 2 (No. 37) — Nasir Adderley, S, DelawarePassed on: DL Jeffrey Simmons and Dexter Lawrence, CBs Justin Layne, Rock Ya-Sin and Amani Oruwayire, OL Chris LindstromA number of strong possibilities here. I will take the guy who could be the long-term answer at safety after learning from Antoine Bethea for a year. Easy to argue that one of the cornerbacks would also be a solid choice.Round 3 (No. 95) — Dawson Knox, TE, MississippiPerhaps the Giants will consider the idea of using Evan Engram more as a wide receiver. That would be one reason to make a pick like this. Another would simply be to potentially upgrade the inline duo of Rhett Ellison and Scott Simonson. Draft analyst Matt Waldman spoke highly of Knox on a recent ‘Valentine’s Views’ podcast. Tony Pauline of Draft Analyst writes:The Giants might be in a position to give him that time.Prospect Profile: The Giants should consider Mississippi tight end Dawson Knox on Day 3Round 4 (No. 10smile — JJ Arcega-Whiteside, WR, StanfordArcega-Whiteside is 6-foot-2, 225. He offers a body type and a skillset that could be a nice complement to the Giants smaller receivers. I will happily snag him here before the big middle of the draft run on receivers limits the choices.Prospect Profile: Stanford receiver J.J. Arcega-Whiteside isn’t flashy Color Rush George Asafo-Adjei Jersey , but could be a stealRound 4 (No. 132) — Tytus Howard, OT, Alabama StateOdd spot in the draft here. The board I was staring at was filled with running backs and wide receivers. I didn’t want to go there. There wasn’t real value at positions of need like cornerback or center. Even though I already selected Williams in Round 1, I took Howard simply because he is a high-value, high-upside prospect who probably should have been off the board long before this pick.Prospect Profile: Alabama State OT Tytus Howard could be a potential gem for the GiantsRound 5 (No. 142) — Rodney Anderson, RB, OklahomaI’m still staring at a board filled with running backs and tight ends. The Giants could easily be looking for a back to compete with Wayne Gallman to backup Saquon Barkley, and Anderson offers size at 224 pounds and upside, albeit with a risky injury history. I will take the chance this deep into the draft.Round 5 (No. 143) — Kingsley Keke, DL, Texas A&MAs with the last two picks, I’m staring at a board filled with running backs and tight ends. No desire to go in those directions. The Giants need to add depth to their defensive line rotation. That’s what I try to do here. Weirdly, Keke is the 142nd ranked player on the board, taken with the 143rd pick.Round 5 (No. 171) — Brett Rypien, QB, Boise StateMan, what is it with this Draft Network board? The first six players to choose from here are wide receivers. Eight of the first 10 are wide receivers. The other two? Running backs, of course.This turns into a nod to Mark Schofield and Matt Waldman, big Rypien boosters who think he has a chance to outperform his Day 3 draft stock. Yeah Youth George Asafo-Adjei Jersey , I know. Another mid- to late-round quarterback and you’re tired of the Giants taking those. I’ve got 12 picks, though, people. Cut me some slack!Scouting the Quarterbacks: What kind of NFL prospect is Brett Rypien?Round 6 (No. 180) — Travis Fulgham, WR, ODUAlright, already! The top eight choices on the board here are wide receivers. I guess the Draft Gods are telling me to take one. I hope they’re happy now.Honestly, I do think the Giants will take a sixth- or seventh-round flier on a receiver. It might not be Fulgham, but on this board with the choices I have and the values the players are assigned he’s the guy I am going with.Round 7 (No. 232) — Austin Bryant, Edge, ClemsonOK, Draft Network folks, why is Bryant still available to me in Round 7 with the 232nd overall pick? He’s a guy who should come off the board in the middle rounds. Somehow or another, in a draft filled with edge rushers, this board never really presented me with proper value at that position. That — weirdly — gets fixed here.Round 7 (No. 245) — Montre Hartrage, CB, NorthwesternGotta pick somebody, right? Might as well be a player with some upside and special teams ability at a position of need.
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