Giants signal one-year contract for defensive lineman Danny Shelton
Dalvin Tomlinson has began each sport the Giants have performed in his four-year profession with the group. Now that he is with the Vikings, the Giants want another person to step in on their defensive entrance.
The newest contender is Danny Shelton, a veteran and former Browns first-round decide, who agreed to the phrases of a one-year contract with the Giants after assembly them on Monday.
A 335-pound working specialist, Shelton performed for the Lions final season however tore his triceps in Week 17. He was launched by Detroit with a failed bodily designation two weeks in the past.
The Giants are hoping to get extra from the Shelton who performed in two Tremendous Bowls for the Patriots … and crossed paths with Joe Choose throughout his time there. In 2019, he had three sacks and 61 tackles for New England.
Shelton didn’t meet the decide in particular person on Monday as the pinnacle coach was on the College of Miami in Florida skilled day.
The principle cause for Shelton’s go to to New Jersey was to test the situation of his triceps and ensure he can be a schematic slot in Patrick Graham’s protection.
It stays to be seen whether or not he replaces Tomlinson as a starter. The Giants are closely invested in two-thirds of their line of defense with former first-round decide Dexter Lawrence coming into his third season and Leonard Williams returning with a large three-year extension. They look like taking extra of a committee strategy for third place with Shelton becoming a member of Austin Johnson, one other defensive deal with who has been re-signed this offseason, in addition to different choices that would develop all through the offseason.