Rams Trade LB Alec Ogletree To Giants For Draft Picks

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The Giants acquired Ogletree and a seventh-round pick from the Rams in exchange for one of their two fourth-round picks and a sixth-round pick in the upcoming NFL Draft, according to multiple reports.

Here are five things to know about the Giants new middle linebacker in Ogletree.

Last year, he had one of his best seasons yet under new defensive coordinator Wade Phillips. After all, he had just signed a four-year, $42 million.

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He was named to the All-Rookie team in 2013.

The Giants haven't exactly looked at linebackers in the first round of NFL Drafts.

Ogletree started 15 games for the Rams in 2017 tallying 63 tackles, two sacks and an interception for the No. 2 defense in the NFL.

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The fifth-year veteran was a force for the Rams over the past two seasons.

The new year in the National Football League hasn't even officially gotten underway, and the Los Angeles Rams have already been one of the busiest teams when it comes to all of the moves being made, ranging from acquiring Marcus Peters to trading Robert Quinn to the Miami Dolphins. Those moves likely mean top cornerback Trumaine Johnson will leave as a free agent. Ogletree will have cap hits of $10 million for the next three years and $9 million in 2021, the last year of his deal.

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