New York Giants Interested in DE/DT Arthur Jones and CB Alterraun Verner: According to The Tennessean, the New York Giants are one of several teams interested in unrestricted free agent cornerback Alterraun Verner (Tennessee Titans). The other teams are supposedly the Detroit Lions, Pittsburgh Steelers, St. Louis Rams, Minnesota Vikings, and New York Jets.
Meanwhile, The Ravens Insider is reporting that the Giants are interested in unrestricted free agent defensive end/tackle Arthur Jones (Baltimore Ravens). The Tennessee Titans and Washington Redskins are also said to be interested in Jones.
The New York Daily News is reporting that the Giants were also interested in unrestricted free agent cornerback Sam Shields (Green Bay Packers), but the Packers re-signed Shields on Saturday (4-year, $39 million deal).
Hakeem Nicks Trying to Convince Teams He is Healthy, “Receptive” to Returning to Giants: According to ESPN, unrestricted free agent WR Hakeem Nicks (New York Giants) and his agent have circulated medical assurances to NFL teams “from two of the nation’s leading specialists that past foot and knee injuries should not inhibit the wide receiver’s 2014 season.”
ESPN is also reporting that not only is Nicks “receptive” to returning to the Giants, he is willing to consider 1-year deal with any team with a proven quarterback in order to re-establish his value.
Articles on the New York Giants and 2014 NFL Free Agency:
- NY Giants wise to let players such as Justin Tuck and Hakeem Nicks go to free agency by Ralph Vacchiano of The Daily News
- After disappointing season, Giants likely will be active in free-agent market by Tom Rock of Newsday
- Five free agents the Giants could target by Tom Rock of Newsday
Article on DE Justin Tuck: Giants free agency: Facing uncertain future, Justin Tuck looks to ‘outdo anything I’ve ever done’ by Conor Orr of The Star-Ledger