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Giants Supplemental Draft Pick Beal Out For Season

July 25, 2018 - 1:06 pm
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Sam Beal, the cornerback selected by the Giants in the supplemental draft earlier this month, has reportedly suffered a shoulder injury and will miss the season.

ESPN's Dianna Russini broke the news Tuesday. Beal aggravated a shoulder injury in rookie practice earlier this week, according to multiple reports. Surgery is one of the treatment options being considered.

Beal, who attended Western Michigan University, was taken in the third round of the supplemental draft. He declared for the draft because his academic eligibility was uncertain for the upcoming season. Beal signed a four-year contract worth $4.08 million last week.

His selection means the Giants will concede a third-round pick in the 2019 NFL draft.

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“We’re very, very excited about getting Sam in the draft," Giants general manager David Gettleman said after the supplemental draft.“We just feel it gives us a really talented young kid with the ability to ascend.”

Beal registered 92 tackles, two tackles for a losses and two interceptions in three seasons at Western Michigan.