NY Giants Almost Traded DT Barry Cofield to Saints

May 13, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

So how good is the Giants second round draft pick, Linval “The Anvil” Joseph? The Giants must have thought pretty highly of the young defensive tackle from East Carolina if veteran DT, Barry Cofield became trade worthy.
Similar to the safety situation of 2009, The Giants are very thin at Defensive Tackle and putting Barry Cofield out there to the point where the New Orleans Saints and the Giants agreed to send Cofield to “The Big Easy” in exchange for the Saints’ second-round pick in 2010 has me scratching my head.
The talks only fell apart because the Saints’ contract offer to Cofield wasn’t even close to what he wanted. Otherwise Mr. Cofield would have been wearing black and gold this season. Losing Fred Robbins was disappointing because he was a fan favorite; however, understandable because of his age and his recent knee surgery. But losing Cofield just doesn’t make sense.
Without Cofield, the Giants woul...

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