Lecturer; Senior Vice President of Football Operations & Strategy, New York Giants
Kevin Abrams is in his 24th season with the Giants and his first as the team's senior vice president of football operations & strategy. Abrams was the Giants' assistant general manager for 20 years and was also the team's vice president of football operations for the previous four years.
Abrams was the Giants' salary cap analyst in his first three years with the franchise.
Abrams is responsible for strategic planning related to football operations, data and innovation, managing the salary cap, negotiating player contracts, and compliance with the NFL's collective bargaining agreement. He also works closely with the college scouting and pro personnel departments.
In July of 1999, Abrams was hired to fill the newly created position of salary cap analyst. He came to the Giants from the NFL Management Council, where he helped to monitor the league-wide salary cap and analyzed all new player contracts with respect to the collective bargaining agreement. Prior to working at the Management Council, Abrams completed internships and graduate work in player personnel, recruiting, public relations, and corporate relations with the Washington Football Team, the Ohio University football program, the Buffalo Bills, and the London Monarchs.
Abrams was raised in Toronto, Canada. He completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Western Ontario and earned his master's degree in sports administration from Ohio University.
Kevin and his wife, Sarah-Jane, live in New York City with their three children, Joseph, Grace, and Cormac.