Originally written March 09, 2013 on Helmet2Helmet:
For the first time this decade, Osi Umenyiora will test his worth on the open market as he's unlikely to return to the Giants. Campaigning for such an event, Umenyiora claimed Friday that whichever team he lands with -- contender or not -- will be getting the next Defensive Player of the Year. "It wouldn't have to be a playoff team," Umenyiora said, via NFL.com. "It could be anybody pretty much anybody who would need me to help them win, and anybody who I think is going to put me in a situation to win Defensive Player of the Year, which is what I'm going to do this year." The 31-year-old defensive end reportedly won't have his contract re-upped by the Giants, the only club he's known in his professional career. Though Umenyiora seems open to a return to Big Blue, he's keeping his options wide open. "My phone is on. I'm not turning my phone off. I'm open to pretty much every situation right now," Umenyiora said. "...
PLAYERS: Osi Umenyiora
TEAMS: New York Giants
1 Comment:
  • I for one hope the Giants resign him, he made the statement now he has something to prove. He didn't play well last year so maybe he will break out big time this season. Besides, didn't he just get engaged to a beauty queen, he's gonna go off for his sweetie this year.
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