Cardinals Traded 8th Overall Pick Defender To The Giants For A 7th Round Pick

Isaiah Simmons

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The Arizona Cardinals have traded linebacker/safety Isaiah Simmons to the New York Giants, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

Isaiah Simmons, who was the 8th overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft, is now heading to the Giants in exchange for a 7th round pick in the upcoming 2024 Draft.

In three seasons with the Cardinals, Simmons played in 50 games, recording 258 tackles, 13 for a loss, 11 quarterback hits, 7.5 sacks, 4 interceptions, 16 passes defended and 7 forced fumbles.

Listed at 6’4 and weighing 238 pounds, Simmons showcased his exceptional athleticism at the NFL Combine. His lightning-fast 40-yard dash time of 4.39 seconds, combined with an impressive 20 bench press reps, highlighted his versatility and physical prowess on the field.

The trade to the Giants presents a new chapter for Isaiah Simmons, offering him a chance to make a meaningful impact on the defensive lineup of the New York team.