Giants sign crop of rookies as camp begins

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Associated Press

Posted on May 10, 2013 at 1:06 PM

Updated Friday, May 10 at 2:01 PM

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants have signed four of the seven players they selected in the NFL draft.

The Giants announced Friday at a rookie camp that defensive tackle Jonathan Hankins of Ohio State, defensive end Damontre Moore of Texas A&M, safety Cooper Taylor of Richmond and running back Michael Cox of UMass had signed contracts.

Hankins was drafted in the second round, Moore in the third, Taylor in the fifth and Cox in the seventh.

Offensive tackle Justin Pugh of Syracuse, the first-round pick, quarterback Ryan Nassib of Syracuse, the fourth-round pick, and guard Eric Herman of Ohio, another seventh-round pick, remain unsigned.

The Giants also signed running back Jeremy Wright of Louisville, linebacker Etienne Sabino of Ohio State, linebacker Charleus Dieuseul of Mount Union, defensive back Charles James of Charleston Southern, and two former Virginia Tech Hokies — receiver Marcus Davis and safety Alonzo Tweedy — as free agents.

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