Dayne had a minimal number of carries last season and never showed the skills that Giants fans were expecting in a first-round pick.
Instead, we are watching the making of another Tyrone Wheatley or Jarod Bunch. First-round running backs that will not be welcomed back after their first contract runs out.
Dorsey Levens is a 6'-1", 230 lb. capable running back who played for the Eagles last season after spending eight injury-ridden years with the Packers. Levens has 4,348 running yards and 2,203 receiving yards in his nine years in the NFL, with a 5.5-yard average.
The exact terms of the deal have not been released, but it is rumored to be a 3-year deal for a veteran minimum $655,000 per year and a $300,000 signing bonus. The Giants were able to restructure Tiki Barber's contract that gave the Giants $1.5 million more under the cap.
Look for the Giants to work the phones and try to deal Dayne during the draft.