The Giants and Cruz, a restricted free agent, have been unable to come to terms on a contract extension since last season. The star wide receiver did not receive an offer from any team before last Friday’s deadline, when teams could attempt to sign Cruz to an offer sheet.
A league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter that Umenyiora’s deal is for $8.5 million, with a max value of $12 million, including $5 million guaranteed.
Welcome to this week’s edition of Bump & Run where we cover the eavesdropping by the Saints, a brewing QB controversy in Cleveland and discuss how Osi feels about his new contract extension offers.
The New York Giants will be relying heavily on their defensive line to put the pressure on Tom Brady. Thankfully for Giants fans, there’s no unit equipped to stop the Patriots quite like the Giants D.
The NFC East, which was once the cream of the NFL crop in 2009 has seen a lot of aging and not enough upgrades. While none of the teams from the NFC East will be contending for a Super Bowl spot this season, there is still enough hatred amongst the fans of this division’s teams to make the NFC East title race an exciting one to watch.