2010 Offseason: Improving the Giants

February 13, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The 2009 New York Giants were rife with issues on both sides of the ball, with multiple positions (particularly in the defense) requiring major overhaul.  Additionally, the Giants' offensive line is not getting any younger, and Brandon Jacobs' legs continue to pile on the miles.  All in all, the Giants have a wide variety of issues they must address this offseason.
Amplifying these issues is the NFL's ongoing labor struggle, which, at this point, almost guarantees an uncapped 2010 season.  It would also guarantee an offseason in which free agents with less than 6 years of service-time will become restricted free agents.
While unrestricted free agents require no compensation, offers to restricted free agents can be matched by their previous team.  Furthermore, if the RFA signs with another team, draft pick compensation is often required, the price of which is dictated by the original club's offer.
However, the Giants' front office is one of the best in...

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