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Giants Acquire Alec Ogletree From Rams

08 March, 2018, 02:06 | Author: Hannah Francis
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Ogletree will have cap hits of $10 million for the next three years and $9 million in 2021, the last year of his deal.

On Wednesday, the New York Giants pulled off a stunner of a trade to shore up their defense, acquiring linebacker Alec Ogletree from the Los Angeles Rams in exchange for a fourth-round pick and a sixth-round round pick in the 2018 NFL Draft.

The person spoke on condition of anonymity Wednesday because National Football League trades can't be announced until March 14. ESPN first reported the development. Ogletree had 95 tackles, 1 forced fumble, 1 INT, 2 tackles for loss and 10 PBUs a year ago for the Rams.

Ogletree was a first-round pick who made the NFL All-Rookie Team in 2013.




The New York Giants have a new linebacker.

He had 95 tackles and two sacks last season while moving into coordinator Wade Phillips' 3-4 defensive scheme.

Ogletree, 26, has been highly productive over the past five seasons, earning 501 tackles, six interceptions, 12 forced fumbles and two touchdowns in 67 starts.

The Rams made the playoffs previous year for the first time since 2004, finishing the regular season at 11-5. He was one of the leaders on the defense, and was voted as a captain the past two seasons. He is due a $2 million roster bonus next week.

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