The number 5 means something to New York Giants first round draft pick, Kayvon Thibodeaux. The defensive sensation out of the University of Oregon terrorized collegiate quarterbacks while donning the number five for the Ducks. Two weeks ago, Thibodeaux was selected 5th overall in the 2022 NFL Draft by new general manager Joe Schoen. So, you could say that the number 5 is pretty special to Kayvon.
Long before his New York City radio career, Tiki Barber was rushing for touchdowns, while starring in the New York Giants backfield. Barber played 10 years for Big Blue. The second round draft pick out of Virginia rushed for well over 10,000 yards in the late '90's and early 2000's. Now he hosts the "Tiki & Tierney" show on WFAN out of New York City and has strong opinions about his old team and their current players.
Wednesday, newly minted New York Giants general manager Joe Schoen began a major overhaul of the team's less than stellar roster. Schoen set about chopping some of the unproductive salaries left by his predecessor Dave Gettleman. The moves by the former Buffalo Bills executive initiated the beginning steps of his ultimate blue-print for his new team.