Rams to trade Alec Ogletree to Giants for two picks

Rams to trade Alec Ogletree to Giants for two picks

This is a darn good move for a Giants team that has struggled at linebacker in recent years.

Ogletree, 26, entering his sixth National Football League season out of Georgia, improves a thin Giants linebacking corps that needs to add speed, athleticism and versatility in Bettcher's new 3-4, blitz-heavy scheme.

The Los Angeles Rams continue to be extremely active on the trade front leading up to the start of free agency next week.

In addition to picking up the veteran linebacker, NY acquired a 2019 seventh-round pick from Los Angeles.

A person with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that the Los Angeles Rams have agreed to trade linebacker Alec Ogletree to the New York Giants for two draft picks. It is in the same vein as Cleveland Browns quarterbacks, Green Bay Packers running backs and Tampa Bay Buccaneers kickers.

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The New York Giants finally addressed the linebacker position this offseason with the trading for Alec Ogletree.

A first-round pick out of Georgia in the 2013 draft, Ogletree had his best season in 2016, when he was named second-team All-Pro.

It's a surprise, since the Rams had just extended Ogletree in October. He was still a productive player for them, recording 367 tackles in 67 games in Rams uniform.

While the Giants went a miserably 3-13 in 2017, it feels like the team is in win-now mode under new head coach Pat Shurmur and new general manager Dave Gentleman.

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