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Giants have over $4 million remaining in cap space

The Giants have been extremely active in the free agency market but even with all the move that the team has made, they could still have room to make a couple more. Per Dan Graziano of ESPN New York, Big Blue should be over $4 million under the cap with more savings to come: According to the latest figures from ESPN Stats & Information, the New York Giants right now...
Via The Giant Exiles
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: New York Giants free agent frenzy and more

Here are some of this week’s best posts about the New York Giants, free agency and more: - Grading the Giants three days into free agency (READ) - Geoff Schwartz signing huge step in right direction (READ) - Remaining free agents on Giants’ wish list (READ) - Rashad Jennings significant upgrade at RB (READ) - Giants cut David Baas (READ) - Taylor Lewan would fit nicely with the...
Via cover32 - Giants
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

David Baas, Chris Snee and the New York Giants going forward in free agency

Snee gets a massive pay cut, while Baas is reportedly shown the door by the New York Giants Chris Snee did not want to be remembered for two injury-plagued seasons at the end of his career, which have tarnished his once stellar resume. So true to his word, Snee accepted a massive pay cut in order to remain with his father-in-law, Giants’ head coach Tom Coughlin and his Big Blue...
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March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Giants to reportedly cut center David Baas

So long, David. According to Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News, the New York Giants will cut center David Baas, saving them $1.7 million in cap space. As I said on @SNYtv (and I know you were watching), the Giants are cutting C David Baas. Will clear about $1.7M in salary cap space. #NYG — Ralph Vacchiano (@RVacchianoNYDN) March 10, 2014 It’s not surprising to see Baas...
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March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Giants free agency recap: David Baas cut and rumors galore

Day one of free agency is drawing near but so much information has already begun to come out; here’s your afternoon update on the New York Giants: Hits - The Giants did not sign anyone today, but multiple reports have indicated that they have put an offer on the table to longtime defensive end and captain Justin Tuck. - Linebacker Mark Herzlich also agreed to a new contract two...
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March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Giants are cutting ties with center David Baas

The Giants are cutting center David Baas, according to multiple sources with knowledge of the team’s thinking. The veteran was set to count $8.225 million this season against the salary cap. The Giants will save $1.775 million against the cap by releasing their starting center. Baas, 32, missed most of last year with knee and hip injuries. […]The post New York Giants are cutting...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Giants will cut David Baas

According to Jordan Raanan of NJ.com,  the New York Giants will release center David Baas. The Giants are cutting center David Baas, according to multiple sources with knowledge of the team’s thinking. The veteran was set to count $8.225 million this season against the salary cap. The Giants will save $1.775 million by releasing their starting center. Ebenezer Samuel of the...
Via Pro Football Zone
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants have reportedly shown interest in Saints C Brian de la Puente

According to Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News,  the Giants are interested in Saints C Brian de la Puente. Still no word on whether C David Baas will take a paycut, but the Giants have expressed an interest in Saints C Brian de la Puente. #NYG — Ralph Vacchiano (@RVacchianoNYDN) March 10, 2014 It’s time for the Giants to move on from David Baas.  He was a serviceable...
Via Pro Football Zone
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Giants Have Expressed Interest In Saints C Brian De La Puente

  Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News reports that the Giants have expressed an interest in Saints’ C Brian De La Puente. Vacchiano adds that there is still no word as to whether or not current C David Baas is willing to accept a pay cut. De La Puente, 28, is one of the best available centers in this year’s free agent class and, up to this point, all indications...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants Could Target EDS

Evan Dietrich-Smith’s future in Green Bay might be determined by what the Giants do with David Baas in the next few days. If the G-men cut their veteran center and EDS makes it to free agency, there’s a very good chance that GM Ted Thompson will have a giant – pardon the pun – hole...
Via Packer Update
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants reportedly asked David Baas, Chris Snee to take a pay cut

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; According to ProFootballTalk.com,  the New York Giants have asked both center David Baas and guard Chris Snee to take a pay cut. Per a league source, the Giants have approached both players about taking less money.  Snee, who already has said publicly that he’d take less to stay, has...
Via Pro Football Zone
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Giants Have Asked C David Baas & G Chris Snee To Take Pay Cuts

Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, citing a league source, reports that the Giants have already approached C David Baas and G Chris Snee about accepting pay cuts to be back with the team next year. Florio adds that Baas has yet to say whether or not he’s willing in taking a pay reduction next season. Snee has said publicly that he would rework his contract to be return to...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Reese gets encouraging updates on Stevie Brown, David Baas

The Giants have heard the latest on Chris Snee, who is building himself up for a return in 2014, but they've also gotten positive news about two other starters who missed significant time in 2013. On David Baas, who was placed on injured reserve in October following MCL surgery (Old neck issues also flared up): "I think both of those guys (Baas and Snee) want to play,...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Free agent offensive line targets for the Giants

This offseason the Giants will be looking to fix their most glaring problem from last season, their offensive line. With the retirement of David Diehl, and the likelihood that Chris Snee, David Baas, and Kevin Boothe will all become cap casualties, there could be as many as four new starters up front next season. With so many holes to fill the team will have to exhaust every option...
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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants expected to be very active in free agency

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Dan Graziano of ESPNNewYork.com believes the Giants will be very active in free agency this offseason. I would expect them to be very active early in free agency, and I think the focus must and will be on the offensive line. Sure, they’ll poke around at tight end and receiver and on the...
Via Pro Football Zone
February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants could release or ask David Baas to take a pay cut

Dan Graziano of ESPN.com believes the Giants will either ask center David Baas to take pay cut or release him. Strong candidate for either a pay cut or an outright release, though the cap savings are minimal unless they designated him a post-June 1 cut. Baas has been a solid player for the Giants, but it’s time to find an upgrade at the center position. Need NFL Tickets? ...
Via Pro Football Zone
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants Notes: David Wilson, Corey Webster, Stevie Browns & David Baas

Dan Graziano of ESPN.com breaks down the Giants players who finished the 2013 season injured reserve while offering his thoughts regarding their future with the team. Graziano writes that C David Baas and G Chris Snee could both be release candidates if they aren’t willing to accept a pay cut in the next few weeks. Graziano adds that Baas could end up being a June 1st...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Mailbag: Cutting David Baas, addressing the WR position, more

The NFL offseason is officially underway after an absolute shellacking in Super Bowl XLVIII gave the Seattle Seahawks a 43-8 win over Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos. Now, we turn our attention to roster cuts, free agency and the NFL draft in May as teams prepare themselves for the 2014 season. Thanks to all those who participated in this week’s mailbag. I hope you enjoy...
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February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: Giants being sued, inquiring about Larry Fitzgerald, more

New York Giants - Eli Manning, Giants being sued for allegedly creating fake memorabilia (READ) - Late-round running back prospects of interest in the 2014 NFL draft (READ) - If he’s still a Giant, David Baas should see the field less in 2014 (READ) - Should the New York Giants inquire about Larry Fitzgerald? (READ) National Columns - Power Rankings: Fan bases most deserving of...
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February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

News & Notes: Giants hire QB coach, Jason Pierre-Paul may not need surgery

Today’s reads If he’s still a Giant, David Baas should see the field less in 2014   Giants hire Danny Langsdorf as new QB coach With Sean Ryan shifting to wide receivers coach, the Giants have announced the hiring of former Oregon State offensive coordinator Danny Langsdorf to be the new quarterbacks coach. The top priority on Langsdorf to-do list? Fix Eli Manning, of course...
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January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

If he’s still a Giant, David Baas should see the field less in 2014

A lot of changes are going to be made to the New York Giants during the offseason, with a likelihood of mass overturn for the team’s roster which features 24 unrestricted free agents. But of those who will not be free agents, there’s one starter that should see his playing time diminish in 2014: center David Baas. Ideally, the Giants would cut the disappointing, oft-injured offensive...
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January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Giants: Top 5 Contracts The Giants Should Void

The New York Giants GM Jerry Reese will be entering the off season with the opportunity to turn the Giants back into the powerhouse of the NFC east. To do so, Reese must develop a new approach and be more aggressive in free agency. With nearly $17.5m in cap space possibly available, Reese can increase that amount by voiding out current contracts. I have put together a list of the...
Via Football Nation
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants place Baas on season-ending IR

New York Giants center David Baas was placed on injured reserve in light of the knee injury he sustained on Monday and backup Jim Cordle is expected to replace him starting this Sunday in Philadelphia.
Via nyg.scout.com
October 25, 2013  |  Discuss

New York Giants Place C David Baas on IR

The injury bug continues to strike the New York Giants this time its bitten starting center David Baas. The Giants have placed Baas on season ending injured reserve after he suffered an MCL injury.  “It’s very frustrating, to say the least,” said Baas, who just returned following a three game absence due to a neck injury. “You work so hard. We said we can’t catch a break...
Via Overtime
October 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Giants’ David Baas Placed on Injured Reserve

Win a game, lose your center.  Josh Alper of Pro Football Talk has reported that New York Giants center David Baas was placed on Injured Reserve today, effectively ending his 2013 campaign. Baas has been only average with Big Blue since arriving from San Francisco, but regardless, he was their starter and will need to be replaced. The Giants haven’t made a roster move to address...
Via NFL Injury Report
October 23, 2013  |  Discuss

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