First Day of Free Agency Should Clear Up Giants’ Draft Needs

March 6, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Have we ever seen a more exciting first day of free agency? I'm not sure, but it was a roller coaster of a ride.
Several big names switched locations, including Julius Peppers to the Bears, Karlos Dansby to the Dolphins, and Antrel Rolle to the Giants. The Cardinals also traded disgruntled wide receiver Anquan Boldin to the Ravens for third and fourth round draft picks.
So, with two of the three biggest names now moving on to locations other than the Meadowlands, what do the Giants do next?
Rolle, believe this or not, is currently the highest paid safety in the history of the NFL. He is a good young player and still may have some potential, but highest paid safety ever?
The deal is worth a reported $37 million over five years. That's a crazy amount for someone of Rolle's caliber.
It would appear that Jerry Reese and the front office will not go after a safety in the draft, considering Rolle, Michael Johnson, Kenny Phillips, Aaron Rouse, and even C.C. Brown (I d...

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