Luke headed to DC? Rhodes to NY?

While the rumors last month that New York was planning to trade Pro Bowl DE Michael Strahan to Washington were nonsensical, at best, there's plenty of truth in the latest talks that former LT Luke Petitgout, whom Big Blue released early in February, is likely to sign with the rival Redskins.

However, Petitgout would move inside and become DC's new left guard to replace Derrick Dockery, who signed with Buffalo.

As for the Giants, they continue to lay low in the free agent department. They entertained RB Dominic Rhodes and are hopeful of bringing in CB Rod Hood, who's in Arizona Monday. But beyond that, they haven't exactly been aggressive suitors in what many believe to be a weak free agent market.

The Rhodes visit reportedly went well, but the Giants remain among a group of four or five clubs anxious to add the shifty Colts back. New York also inquired about RB Travis Henry, after he was released by Tennessee, but no formal visit has been scheduled as of yet.

Some other players in which the Giants had at least minimal interest that have already signed with other clubs, include OT Leonard Davis (Dallas), RB Ahman Green (Houston), and CB Nate Clements and S Michael Lewis (both with San Francisco).

Also, the Giants weren't the least bit concerned to lose TE Visanthe Shiancoe, who signed with the Vikings.

The only official moves Big Blue made came before the start of free agency, when they re-signed C Shaun O'Hara to a five-year deal and tendered three restricted free agents – S Gibril Wilson, LB Reggie Torbor and RB Derrick Ward.

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