Found February 20, 2012 on
NY Daily News:
Osi Umenyiora says he is done being a distraction. One year after he shook up the Giants’ offseason with accusations of lies, trade demands and a very brief holdout, the oft-disgruntled defensive end promised to be “really quiet” this year.
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Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora made the rounds on several radio shows and networks on Monday saying that he's unsure where his football future will be played out.
According to Jason LaCanfora of the NFL Network, the New York Giants will likely not place the franchise tag on wide receiver Mario Manningham.
The Giants are a franchise that typically never uses the the franchise tag any way and it looks like this year won’t be any different.
Manningham is a good receiver that has a knack for making plays, but he’s very inconsistent with his...
Brandon Jacobs has made it clear that he wants to return to the Giants, and with each offseason interview he does he sounds more and more certain that he actually will. It’s not that simple, of course, for the big, 29-year-old running back, but he still said “I do expected to be fully back” ...
'I can see it going either way,' he said
Brandon Jacobs said he "expects" to be back with the Giants for the 2012 season, which is a much stronger word than anything he's said in the past few weeks when he's simply hoped and wanted to return. But the basis for that expectation, he admitted, is merely "a feeling."
Osi Umenyiora understands he may have played his final game with the Giants.
The defensive end did several radio interviews on Monday morning, and talked about his uncertain future with the Giants. Umenyiora has one year and just under $4 million left on his contract.
“I can see things going...
With Kareem McKenzie set to leave via free agency and the Giants offensive line getting older, it makes a lot of sense to rebuild that unit in the off-season to an extent.