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The New York Giants select Saquon Barkley second overall in the 2018 NFL Draft

By PFF Analysis Team
Apr 27, 2018

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Apr 26, 2018; Arlington, TX, USA; Penn State running back Saquon Barkley arrives on the red carpet before the 2018 NFL Draft at AT&T Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

With the second selection of the 2018 NFL Draft, the New York Giants have selected Saquon Barkley. The former Penn State star was selected second overall after finishing the 2017 season with an 89.9 overall grade.

  • Barkley ranked 17th among draft-eligible running backs in yards per route run in 2017 (1.24).
  • Barkley also had the fourth-highest receiving grade in the class – 84.8.

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