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Osi Umenyiora has agreed to restructure his deal with the New York Giants, the team announced Friday. The terms weren't immediately disclosed.
Umenyiora, who has been very vocal about his displeasure with his previous contract six-year, $41 million extension signed in 2007, had not participated in the team's offseason drills. The agreement also comes on the heels of Umenyiora firing his longtime agent, Tony Agone, a move first reported on Wednesday by the Sports Business Journal.
"I appreciate Osi's patience and effort through this process," general manager Jerry Reese said. "We talked it out, and it makes sense for everybody involved. We are very pleased, excited and looking forward to seeing number 72 on the field at Monday's OTA."
Umenyiora, 30, played in nine games for the Giants in 2011 and registered nine sacks.
"I'm just happy, I'm happy all that's over with," Umenyiora said. "It's time to get back to work...
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It’s was confirmed tonight by Mike Garafolo of the Newark Star-Ledger that the New York Giants restructured the final year of defensive end Osi Umenyiora’s contract, which happens to be the 2012 season.
Umenyiora was scheduled to make around $4 million going into this year, but now he’ll likely make $7.5 million, with a voidable year in 2013 to soften the cap hit...
According to Mike Garafolo of the Newark Star-Ledger, New York Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora fired his agent Tony Agnone.
Umenyiora didn’t want to say he fired Agnone, but he did confirm that he’s no longer his agent.
Osi doesn’t feel like Agnone can help him work out his contract dilemma with the Giants.
“Fired is too harsh a word,” Umenyiora wrote, though...
by Adam Carman, BGB Assistant Editor
Giants fans rejoiced today that Osi Umenyiora, Pro Bowl defensive end and Giants great, has agreed to restructure his contract so that he can remain with the team. As of now, NFL.com has not disclosed terms, but Umenyiora has said, "This gives me peace of mind," and he has signed the new contract. Giants fans have been on Umenyiora...
The Super Bowl-champion New York Giants and two-time Pro Bowl defensive end Osi Umenyiora have agreed to a new contract.
The Giants announced late Friday afternoon that a restructured contract with Umenyiora has been met, ending a feud between the veteran and New York general manager Jerry Reese. Terms of the deal were not immediately available.
Umenyiora has contended for more...
New York Giants' two-time Pro Bowl defensive end Osi Umenyiora agreed to a restructured contract, the team announced on Friday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Umenyiora has not participated in the team's drills this spring, but he said he would return on Monday. "I'm just happy, I'm happy all that's over with," Umenyiora said. "It&...
The annual contract drama that surrounded Osi Umenyiora before the Giants defensive end signed a restructured contract Friday appeared well in the past during his first field session of Monday's organized team activity.
He took drills with his defensive linemates Justin Tuck, Jason Pierre-Paul, and the others, looking fit and ready. After that, he told the gathered media that...
Fire the agent, get a little help from your friends, and get more moey. After a couple years of searching for a new contract from the New York Giants, Osi Umenyiora has found peace of mindwith Big Blue for at least one more season. Though Osi doesn’t have additional years added to his contract, he [...]
When the New York Giants reconvened last summer for Training Camp following the NFL lockout, they did so without Osi Umenyiora, as he was upset that he had yet to receive contract from the organization. Many of his teammates expressed regret that they were practicing without their teammate, but understood the business that needed to [...]
New York Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora as the support of both Justin Tuck and Mathias Kiwanuka, who both believe he deserves to get paid.
“It’s hard,” Tuck said on ROME, a new show on the CBS Sports Network, per Ralph Vaacchiano of the NY Daily News. “He’s signed a contract and I believe in abiding by that contract, but also I think he’s outplayed that...
The wait and standoff is now over. The New York Giants and two-time Pro Bowl defensive end Osi Umenyiora have agreed on a restructured contract that will keep the Chief in blue for at least one more season.
“I appreciate Osi’s patience and effort through this process,” general manager Jerry Reese said. “We talked it out, and it makes sense for everybody involved. We are...