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Osi Umenyiora’s officially out of contract

Osi Umenyiora’s officially out of contract

profootballtalk.com Updated Feb 7, 2013
Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora has expressed an interest in returning to the team in 2013, but he’ll have a chance to talk to any other team in the league before making any decisions about what uniform to wear. Jenny Vrentas of the Newark Star-Ledge
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  • Giants bolster D-line, re-sign veteran Rogers

    Giants bolster D-line, re-sign veteran Rogers

    ESPN.com Feb 7, 2013
    One day after jettisoning defensive tackle Chris Canty, the New York Giants re-signed Shaun Rogers to help fill the interior of their defensive line.
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  • Giants re-sign DT Shaun Rogers & TE Bear Pascoe

    Giants re-sign DT Shaun Rogers & TE Bear Pascoe

    The Giants spent the first part of the week trimming their roster. Now they’re adding to it. The Giants have announced that the team has reached an agreement with DT Shaun Rogers. Rogers, as you know, was on the team last season and was a supposed to ma
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  • Report: Scott, Pace among Jets cuts

    Report: Scott, Pace among Jets cuts

    profootballtalk.com Feb 7, 2013
    The Giants got the ball rolling on veteran cuts over the last few days and it seems they’ll have some company from the other team that calls MetLife Stadium home in the near future. Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News reports that the team will part
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  • Face It, Giant Cuts Were a Necessary Evil

    Face It, Giant Cuts Were a Necessary Evil

    From Greg Hanlon of capitalnewyork.com: In the Super Bowl seasons of 2007 and 2011, the Giants metamorphosized without warning from mediocrities into world-beaters. In seemingly every other season of the Coughlin era, they’ve done the exact opposite. Gi
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  • Giants' recent drafts now put to the test

    Giants' recent drafts now put to the test

    ESPN.com Feb 7, 2013
    New York Giants general manager Jerry Reese has a reputation as a shrewd handler of the NFL draft. We are about to find out whether he deserves it. Reese himself would tell you that the Giants look at the draft in a very specific way. They do not view i…
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  • Joe Flacco Was Ready To Leave The Sideline And Tackle Ted Ginn …

    Joe Flacco Was Ready To Leave The Sideline And Tackle Ted Ginn On The Super Bowl's Last Play

    deadspin.com Feb 7, 2013
    How does a quarterback, helpless on the sidelines, deal with being on the brink of their first Super Bowl win? Tom Brady turned away, unable to watch. Eli Manning was giddy, probably planning to ride the Teacups over and over again. Joe Flacco? He was p…
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  • Giants Transaction Report: Who’s Next?

    Giants Transaction Report: Who’s Next?

    Giants are in the midst of a housecleaning right now and no one is safe. Over the past 48 hours, three starters (Michael Boley, Ahmad Bradshaw and Chris Canty) were released along with DT Martin Parker, who was on IR. Who’s next? Well, look at the below
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  • Ahmad Bradshaw considers “door open” for return

    Ahmad Bradshaw considers “door open” for return

    Ahmad Bradshaw was shown the door yesterday, but the Giants left it cracked open a bit. Bradshaw said on WFAN that the team told him they “had to move on,” but he also mentioned “future opportunities” with the team. As tough and productive as Brad
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  • The Victor Cruz Conundrum: Giants Hold the Leverage

    The Victor Cruz Conundrum: Giants Hold the Leverage

    From Matthew Cohen / SNYGiants contributor As we all know, Victor Cruz is a restricted free agent this offseason. If the Giants sign him to a first round restricted tender, they pay him $2.9 million if he doesn’t sign with another team (and they don’t
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