Report: Giants to meet with Murray after Pro Day

The New York Giants will be one of several teams represented as Kyler Murray performs quarterback drills and other testing at his much-anticipated pro day workout in Norman, Okla., on Wednesday.
Afterward, coach Pat Shurmur and senior vice president Chris Mara intend to meet with the Heisman Trophy winner, according to ESPN’s Jordan Raanan.

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The Giants hold two first-round picks (Nos. 6, 17) and could try to move up in a bid to find Eli Manning’s successor.
Manning, 38, is in the final year of the four-year, $84 million extension he signed in 2015.
Also attending Wednesday will be representatives from the Arizona Cardinals.
Arizona owns the No. 1 overall pick in April’s draft and speculation simmered during the NFL Scouting Combine that the Cardinals are primed to draft Murray and deal their 2018 first-round pick, Josh Rosen, for additional draft picks or a veteran.
Murray did not throw or take part in measurement tests at the combine, including the 40-yard dash, vertical jump and broad jump, but his height became headline news. Murray was rumored to be shorter than 5-foot-10. He measured 5-10 and 1/8.
While he erased worries about height and weight — Murray was 207 in Indianapolis — evaluators want to gauge his ability to pass while dropping back from center and how he throws NFL-type routes.
Murray said he would covet the opportunity to follow Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield as the first players from the same program to win the Heisman, then go first overall in the draft.
“To be the No. 1 pick, that’s a kid’s dream come true,” Murray said. “If my name was called No. 1, I’d be ready to go for sure.”
Beyond the Cardinals and Giants, the Oakland Raiders (fourth overall), Cincinnati Bengals (11th) and Miami Dolphins (13th) could covet Murray. The Denver Broncos are a longer shot to look at Murray with the 10th pick after trading for Joe Flacco.
With the Sooners, Murray went 12-2 as a starter and led the team into the College Football Playoff. He’s a prize in the NFL draft only after spurning the Oakland Athletics, who drafted Murray in the first round of the 2018 MLB draft.
–Field Level Media

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