A five-time Pro Bowl selection during a nine-year career with Big Blue, Armstead has been out of football all season after spending the entire 2004 campaign on Carolina's Injured Reserve list.
Other notable names given a look by Giants brass on Monday included two linebackers – former Raider Jay Foreman and former Saint Derrick Rodgers – and five safeties: former Cowboys Rich Coady and Tony Dixon, Arturo Freeman (Patriots), Shaunard Harts (Chiefs) and Siddeeq Shabazz (Saints).
Giants grant Armstead second look
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