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Evan Engram's pass-catching ability leads promising rookie class for Giants

Giants rookie tight end Evan Engram has 30 catches for 342 yards and three touchdowns. AP Photo/Julio Cortez

Here's a look at the first half impact of the New York Giants draft class:

Evan Engram, TE, first round: He's first among rookie tight ends in catches, yards and touchdowns. He leads the Giants in receptions, yards and touchdowns, and has scored in every game since Odell Beckham Jr. and Brandon Marshall were lost for the season with injuries. The early returns on Engram have been strong. He's quickly evolved into a legitimate offensive weapon with his body control perhaps being his most impressive trait, in addition to his speed. Only his blocking (which was expected) warrants criticism. Engram has greatly outproduced the other first-round tight ends, Tampa Bay's O.J. Howard and Cleveland's David Njoku, in the first half of the season. Grade: Near perfection

Dalvin Tomlinson, DT, second round: He's starting alongside Damon Harrison and consistently making an impact. Tomlinson has -- tackles and could make more plays, but the rookie out of Alabama plays with impressive strength and leverage. He's adapted well to the professional game, immediately earning a starting spot and appears to have a bright future. There hasn't been a substantial dropoff with Tomlinson starting in place of Johnathan Hankins, who left for the Colts as a free agent this past offseason. Grade: Above average

Davis Webb, QB, third round: It's hard to evaluate Webb considering he didn't get many snaps in training camp, barely played in the preseason and has been inactive for every game this season. He has drawn raves for his work ethic and ability to absorb information. This was all expected after playing in an Air Raid offense at Texas Tech and California, and he's stuck behind Eli Manning and Geno Smith on the depth chart. Grade: Incomplete

Wayne Gallman, RB, fourth round: He runs hard and has shown impressive burst. Gallman has impressed when given the opportunity. He started slow with rookie mistakes (fumbles, dropped passes) in training camp, but has slowly become more comfortable in the new offense. Gallman looks like he's going to be a player. He runs through tackles and plays bigger than he appears. He should have a substantial role in the offense the second half of the season. Grade: Average

Avery Moss, DE, fifth round: He was inactive most of the early part of the season but has flashed in recent weeks when given the opportunity thanks to injuries to Olivier Vernon and Romeo Okwara. Moss has shown some burst off the edge and is not overwhelmed by the strength of NFL offensive tackles. He isn't the most explosive player off the edge, but Moss appears capable of making plays at the professional level. Grade: Average

Adam Bisnowaty, OT, sixth round: It was a struggle for the young offensive tackle this summer. He looked overwhelmed at times by the strength of NFL defensive ends, and needs to play with better technique to pass protect on the outside. Bisnowaty didn't make the Giants' final roster. He has spent his rookie year on the practice squad. Grade: Bring on 2018