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07:55  13 march  2019
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{{Infobox NFL biography | name = Dave Gettleman | image = | alt = | caption = | current_team = New York Giants | position = General manager | birth_date = February 21, 1951 | birth_place = Boston

Gettleman was a long-time disciple of former Giants general manager Ernie Accorsi and served as Jerry Reese’ s pro personnel director before building a Super Bowl contender in Carolina. His ties to the organization made him a heavy favorite—but perhaps also made him a tainted candidate for a fan

Angry Giants fans hack GM Dave Gettleman’s Wikipedia page after trade © Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports

New York Giants fans are livid with GM Dave Gettleman for trading away Odell Beckham Jr. on Tuesday, and they’ve made it known in several ways. Some made it clear by hacking the GM’s Wikipedia page and stuffing it full of negative comments.

Larry Brown Sports writer Gordon Dixon noticed that Gettleman’s Wikipedia page had been hacked and edited after the trade. The edits called Gettleman a “clown” and the “most hated man in New York” following the trade.

In his employment section, rather than listing him as GM of the New York Giants, the column was edited to say “Ruined the New York Giants”. It also listed 3/12/2019 as Gettleman’s date of death.

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Who is Dave Gettleman ? Gettleman spent 15 years with the Giants as the team’ s director of pro personnel and senior pro personnel analyst. New Giants GM Dave Gettleman is expected to keep interim GM Kevin Abrams on board in his previous position, as assistant GM , according to sources.

Three weeks after the Browns hired John Dorsey, the Giants have hired Carolina Panthers general manager Dave Gettleman . Gettleman has Giants history so I’m not expecting particularly drastic changes, but a new GM offers I doubt it happens, but it’ s at least on the radar for non- Giants fans .

That gives you an idea of the magnitude of Gettleman’s move.

Let’s recap what Gettleman’s done: bring back a washed up quarterback for the second year in a row, draft a running back with the No. 2 overall pick instead of a QB, let Landon Collins go, and trade their best player. If you’re wondering what exactly his plan is, we are too.

Giants fans better hope his vision includes this man.

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Giants co-owner says he was 'reluctant' to trade Beckham.
Trading Odell Beckham Jr. to the Cleveland Browns does not appear to be a decision that was made lightly by the upper levels of Giants management. As co-owner John Mara told ESPN's Jordan Raanan, there was at least some hesitance before giving the OK to the Giants' front office. "I will tell you it was a reluctant approval on my part because I happen to like Odell (Beckham Jr.) very much, and I recognize the unique talent that he has," Mara said. "It's not easy to trade that player to another team.

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