Dillard will compete for Pierce's job

Giants finally land linebacker in fourth; guard, defensive end, punter also drafted

Updated: April 25, 2010, 1:47 AM ET
By Ohm Youngmisuk | ESPNNewYork.com

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Finally, on the third day, the Giants took a linebacker. In fact, they took two.

After passing over linebackers in the first three rounds -- and for two days -- the Giants at long last addressed their biggest need by drafting Nebraska middle linebacker Phillip Dillard in the fourth round with the 115th selection.

And after selecting their first and only offensive player of the draft -- Arkansas guard Mitch Petrus in the fifth round -- general ...

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