The Religion of Reese

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The Religion of Reese
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And all the sheep chanted in unison, "In Jerry we trust!!!"

Well, count me among the flock BUT....

Some of Jerry Reese's draft picks have been far from stellar, especially when it comes to the wide receiver position.

Thus, this year's picks of Hakeem Nicks, Ramses Barden, and Travis Beckum as a solution to replace Amani Toomer and Plaxico Burress shouldn't simply be analyzed with the popular refrain, "Jerry's a genius at general manager, he must know what he's doing." Reese has been essentially in charge of the Giants' draft since 2002 as director of pro personnel, and officially in charge as GM since 2007. So now in 2009, it is a perfect time to go back and evaluate this wunderkind of NFL talent evaluation.

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