Following the NFL draft, there's always a steady trickle of news about undrafted players signing free-agent deals or agreeing to attend mini-camps with the aim of signing a contract. It's a long road, of course, from here to winning a job in the NFL, but fans attuned to their Twitter feeds might have noticed a pattern with the players the New York Giants see as having untapped potential.
The Giants assistant general manager, Kevin Abrams, is a Western Mustangs alumnus, so it would make sense that the storied franchise would be eager to among the growing number of NFL teams who are recognizing that there is burgeoning football talent north of the border. All told, the Giants, who already signed Calgary Stampeders star offensive lineman Brett Jones, are also looking at seven Canadians at their mini-camp, including five from Canadian Interuniversity Sport schools.
That includes Montreal Carabins linebacker Byron Archambault, who was the fulcrum of a Vanier Cup-winning defence last fallRead More »from NFL's New York Giants have unique pipeline into CIS football