March 3, 2014 New York Giants Free Agency News and Rumors: According to NJ.com, the New York Giants are concentrating their efforts to re-sign linebacker Jon Beason before free agency begins on March 11. NJ.com says efforts to re-sign the Giants other unrestricted free agents “have been put on the back burner.”
NJ.com reports the Giants have not yet made an official offer to soon-to-be unrestricted free agent defensive end Justin Tuck. The website also says the Giants believe soon-to-be unrestricted free agent defensive tackle Linval Joseph “will be too costly to keep” and the chances that soon-to-be unrestricted free agent wide receiver Hakeem Nicks re-signing with the team are “close to zero.”
Reports – New York Giants Will Not Tender Henry Hynoski and Jim Cordle: According to ProFootballTalk, the New York Giants will not tender fullback Henry Hynoski, who is eligible to be tendered as a restricted free agent. The website says the Giants would still like to re-sign Hynoski, but at a lower rate than then restricted free agent tender. If Hynoski is not tendered, he will become an unrestricted free agent on March 11 when free agency begins.
The Star-Ledger is reporting that center Jim Cordle will also not be tendered as a restricted free agent.
For a complete listing of New York Giants 2014 free agents, see our 2014 Free Agency Scorecard.
Article on Wide Receivers Victor Cruz and Hakeem Nicks: Will Victor Cruz and Hakeem Nicks be Giants teammates still? by Tom Rock of Newsday
Article on the New York Giants and Free Agent Running Backs: NFL free agency 2014: Who is the best blocking RB available for Giants by Conor Orr of The Star-Ledger
Articles on the New York Giant and the NFL Combine:
- How NFL Combine results factor into the Giants’ drafting philosophy by Jordan Raanan of NJ.com
- Giants’ past five draft classes at the NFL Combine by Jordan Raanan of NJ.com