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Victor Cruz may be salsa dancing his way out of the New York/New Jersey area this offseason.
The Pro Bowl wide receiver was given a restricted free agent tender at the first-round level by the Giants on Monday, making him free to field contract propositions from other teams.
The Patriots were among those interested in Cruz’s services, according to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, but the wideout’s decision to hire agent Tom Condon has reportedly soured him in the eyes of the New England front office. As La Canfora reports, the Patriots historically have not done business with Condon.
Though it will likely take big money to sign Cruz away from New York — coupled with the Giants’ ability to match any offer within a five-day window — the UMass product is arguably the top receiver currently on the market, providing more upside to prospective teams than Mike Wallace, Greg Jennings or Danny Amendola.
Two high-profile receivers switched uniforms already on Monday, with the Vikings dealing P...
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The New York Giants have placed a first-round tender on restricted free agent WR Victor Cruz.
Cruz, 26, will make $2.879 million salary for the upcoming season, but the Giants have maintained that they intend to work out a long-term contract at some point.
Cruz is this year’s best restricted free agent, but it appears to be unlikely that anyone will try to pry him loose in...
Former Philadelphia Eagles defensive tackle Cullen Jenkins has found a new home just before Tuesday's start of fre agency, signing a 3-year, $8 million contract with the New York Giants, reports the NFL Network's Kim Jones.
$3 million of it is guaranteed, accordng to Jones.
Jenskins, who was released by the Eagles in February, has 38.5 sacks in nine NFL seasons, and...
One of the NFL's top tight ends had a new contract just one minute into Tuesday's free-agent signing period.
Profootballfocus.com first reported that Martellus Bennett will be leaving the New York Giants for the Chicago Bears.
Bennett quickly confirmed the news on his Twitter account (@JoeGryffindor).
"I'm proud to say I'll be joining my other brother (Brandon...
Free agent tight end Martellus Bennett says he is headed to the Chicago Bears and leaving the New York Giants.
He wrote Tuesday on Twitter that he's ''proud to say I'll be joining'' Pro Bowl receiver Brandon Marshall in Chicago next season and added a ''(hash)BEARDOWN'' at the end of the post. He wrote moments later wrote that the deal is...
Breaking News - Tight end Martellus Bennett has agreed in principle to a contract that will have him bring his services to the Windy City. The news broke as Bennett tweeted at the start of Tuesday’s NFL free agency period, “I’m proud to say I’ll be joining my other brother @bmarshall next season.#BEARDOWN.”
NFL Impact - This comes as quite a surprise. Not that Bennett...
Former Cowboys and Giants defensive lineman Chris Canty announced today that he’s signed with the Baltimore Ravens. He even posted a picture on Instagram of his newly signed contract (photo above).
The ink is dry. It’s official!!! instagr.am/p/WxpIM7wBnU/
— Chris Canty (@ChrisCanty99) March 12, 2013
According to Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun, Canty signed a three-year...
The New York Giants weren’t able to come to an agreement with tight end Martellus Bennett before the start of the 2013 NFL Free Agency period got underway at 4:00 p.m. ET Tuesday and the Chicago Bears took advantage right away.
Bennett has reportedly agreed to terms on a deal with the Bears and becomes one of the first unrestricted free agents to sign with a new team, per Mike...
According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, some sources told him that they believed the New England Patriots would make a run at Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz, even though they’d have to give up a first round pick.
Several sources believed the Patriots would make a run at Cruz, but that was prior to Cruz changing agents recently and going with Tom Condon, who the Pats generally...
The Ravens signed someone else’s player in free agency to join the frenzy.
According to reports, the Ravens have signed defensive Chris Canty away from the Giants. Canty apparently is getting a three-year, $8 million deal with $2.8 million guaranteed.
He should help the defensive front.