Of all the positions for the Giants to consider as they made their last round of cuts, safety figured to be one of the most difficult, considering the dearth of depth as that spot in the secondary. There were the two starters, Gibril Wilson and James Butler, plus a proven veteran in Will Demps and not much after that.
September 1, 2007
New kicker Lawrence Tynes will be the first to tell you that he hasn't exactly had a dream training camp to date. Tynes has missed more than he's made of late, often pushing routine kicks wide right.
August 18, 2007
Aug. 4 – Kawika Mitchell could easily get lost in the LB shuffle. Playing alongside a Pro Bowler and a top draft pick that's switched positions will lead to that happening. But he says he couldn't care less.
No, the Giants aren't handing their place-kicking job to Lawrence Tynes. But Big Blue certainly didn't send a conditional seventh-round pick to Kansas City last month just for an extra leg in training camp.
TGI has learned that the Giants have traded for Chiefs kicker Lawrence Tynes in exchange for a conditional draft choice, believed to be a sixth- or seventh-round pick in 2008.
The Bears are looking for a kicker to challenge Robbie Gould, but it seems undrafted free agent Josh Huston has struggled with what the team is trying to improve.