After the Houston Texans passed over all five exposed Giants, the ball's back
in New York's court. Sam Garnes has already agreed to accept a paycut and
will be back next season. Kenny Holmes will also be back, at the same price
the Giants agreed to pay him when they signed him last off-season. Both Dave
Thomas and Glenn Parker will be released - Thomas relatively soon; Parker
after June 1...
The big question is what will become of Jessie Armstead. The coaching staff
would like Armstead back, the front office not as much. It's believed that
the Giants will stick to their guns and force Armstead to take a significant
pay reduction in order to stay with the team. Time will only tell whether
Armstead, who has grown increasingly angry at how he's been treated by the
Giants, will accept...
The Giants will look to shave the close to $10 million they are expected to
be over the $71.7 million salary cap on March 1 by redoing the contracts of
both Kerry Collins, whom they've already begun talks with, and Michael
However, the team has no plans as of yet to rework and extend the pacts of
fellow huge moneymakers Jason Sehorn, Tiki Barber, Micheal Barrow or Amani
The offensive coaches wouldn't mind New York signing recently released TE
Shannon Sharpe, who has listed Big Blue as one of the four teams he'd be
willing to play for. However, the club isn't interested...
The Giants are preparing for a tougher time in re-signing free agent Shaun
Williams than originally expected, but are still hopeful he'll remain in New