New York Giants – Barring something unforeseen, look for CB Will Allen to be playing elsewhere next season. The Giants don't have the salary cap space to sign him to a lucrative deal. Look for them to move in second-year CB Corey Webster in to Allen's starting spot next season.
Philadelphia Eagles – The team usually likes to make a quick strike on
the first day of free agency. If free agency isn't pushed back again and it
starts on Monday, look for the Eagles to sign one to two impact free agents.
As scout.com first reported earlier this week, the team has interest in New York Jets C Kevin Mawae who has been told he'll be released. Mawae,
interestingly enough, the team was very interested in signing during free
agency of 1998. Instead, they signed C Steve Everett who was the No.1 rated
offensive lineman in free agency that year.
The team has been compiling a list of available free agent centers and also has
their eye on ones that will be released so it's a virtual lock that one is
Speculation is that they'll sign New Orleans Saints C LeCharles Bentley who
scout.com reported back at the Super Bowl wouldn't be re-signing with the
According to a team source, the team may also make a run at New England Patriots WR David Givens. It may come down to how much money he wants. Most
teams view him as a complimentary receiver not a true No.1. The Eagles view
second-year pro Reggie Brown as a No.1 receiver so if Givens wants to be paid
like a No. 1, he'll likely be signing elsewhere.
The team is also looking for a veteran backup quarterback and has is said to
have their eyes on Jay Fiedler who was recently released by the Jets and Jeff Garcia (Detroit Lions).
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