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Pick of heir apparent to Eli overshadows all Giants' choices

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — In any other year, the New York Giants' decision to take speedy tight end Evan Engram in the first round and potential starting defensive tackle Dalvin Tomlinson in the second round would be the story of the NFL draft for them.

Those are two players expected to contribute right away.

But not this year. The story is a player who is not expected to make his mark in 2017, or maybe even 2018.

All eyes are going to be on Davis Webb in training camp. The California quarterback was taken in the third round Friday, and he seemingly has been anointed as the heir apparent to 36-year-old, two-time Super Bowl MVP Eli Manning.

Every snap he...

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