• Report: Giants show “interest” in Brian de la Puente

    Summary of 4 articles · Updated Mar 10, 2014
    So I have a source who has confirmed for me this New York Daily News report that the New York Giants have called to express interest in free-agent center Brian de la Puente , late of the New Orleans Saints . So – via the NY Daily News, the Giants are interested in bringing in New Orleans Center Brian de la Puente: Most analysts rank either De la Puente or the Green Bay Packers Evan Dietrich-Smith as the top available options. If Strief and De la Puente leave, the Saints have young backups who could compete for their roles with third-year right tackle Bryce Harris and second-year guard/center Tim Lelito . De la Puenta, 28, has been the starting center for the New Orleans Saints for the last three seasons and is one of the better centers on the open market. And he’s missed substantial time for the last 3 seasons he has been with the Giants. They have discussed with Baas a pay cut and also a restructure, and either option would reduce his 2014 salary cap number, but they also haven't ruled out releasing him, especially if a better option presents itself in the meantime.
    • Free-agent wish list: Offensive line

      Two of the New Orleans Saints' starting offensive linemen will become unrestricted free agents on Tuesday -- right tackle Zach Strief and center Brian De la Puente. It's still possible the Saints could re-sign one or both of them. But they're content to…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Giants Looking to Sign A New Center

      David Baas, the current NY Giants center, played three games last year. And he’s missed substantial time for the last 3 seasons he has been with the Giants. He’s now due about $5 million dollars and will count even more against the cap. The Giants 2010 …
      Source: giantsgab.com
  • Giants offensive line tidbits

    I have a source who has confirmed this New York Daily News report that the New York Giants have called to express interest in free-agent center Brian de la Puente, who was last with the New Orleans Saints. This source believes the Giants have called to …
    Source: ESPN.com

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