Saints Trade for Giants Cornerback Eli Apple

Posted at 4:01 PM, Oct 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-23 17:01:02-04

(AP) — The New York Giants are trading cornerback Eli Apple to the New Orleans Saints. The Giants will receive a fourth-round pick in 2019 and a seventh-rounder in 2020 for Apple, a first-round pick in 2016 out of Ohio State.

Apple has 23 tackles this season and a forced fumble.

The Giants are 1-6 after a 23-20 loss to the Atlanta Falcons on Monday night.

The Saints (5-1) lead the NFC South and will face the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday night in a matchup of first-place teams