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Will Giants’ gamble on Nigerian OT Roy Mbaeteka pay long-term dividends?

Big Blue View’s player-by-player profiles of the New York Giants’ 90-man roster have touched on all sorts of athletes, but this is the first time we’ve looked at someone who has never played football.

Roy Mbaeteka is a developmental prospect from Nigeria who is only just know learning to play in the NFL. Will the upside his massive size and athleticism provide translate into on-field success?

By the numbers

Height: 6-foot-9
Weight: 320
Age: 22
Position: Offensive line
Experience: Rookie
Contract: Three-year, $2.56 million rookie deal | 2022 Cap hit: $705,000

Career to date

“Career to date” really doesn’t apply to Mbaeteka, because he hasn’t had one.