New York Giants Offseason Report: Two Players Signed From Rookie Camp

May 7, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The New York Giants have signed two players they invited to their rookie mini camp that started last week.
Micah Johnson from Kentucky is a middle linebacker with great size and instincts, but played the 2009 season with an MCL injury, and aggravated it in his bowl game. It seems like he should have been drafted, but teams stayed away from him due to the injury concerns.
He is 6'1, 262 pounds, instantly making him one of the most physical presences on the team in terms of linebackers. Size doesn't necessarily translate into success in the NFL, he'll need to be smart, instinctive, and have the speed to make plays in the passing game.
He was invited to the camp on a tryout basis, so he obviously impressed the coaches to some extent.
The thing that excites me the most when examining his stats, is that he showed up in the biggest games for KU. Against Louisville, Alabama, Auburn, Mississippi State, Georgia, and Tennessee, which were without question the six biggest gam...

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