EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — The New York Giants have taken Texas A&M defensive end Damontre Moore in the third round of the NFL draft. They’re hoping he’ll become a key pass rusher.
Earlier the Giants started addressing their problems on defense by taking Ohio State tackle Jonathan Hankins. New York ranked 31st on defense last season, giving up 129.1 yards rushing.
Moore played the same joker position at Texas A&M that Von Miller, who has been one of the league’s top defensive players since joining the Denver Broncos, played for the Aggies. The position is a combination rush linebacker and defensive end.
Moore had 26 ½ sacks in three seasons with the Aggies.
You May Also Be Interested In These Stories
- Nets Snap 11-Game Losing Streak In High-Scoring Game Against Pelicans
- Canadiens Beat Devils With Back-To-Back Third Period Goals
- Keidel: NFL Championships All About Offense
- 2017 NBA All-Star Game Starting Lineups
(TM and © Copyright 2013 CBS Radio Inc. and its relevant subsidiaries. CBS RADIO and EYE Logo TM and Copyright 2013 CBS Broadcasting Inc. Used under license. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)