The Antonio Pierce Release Is A Tribute to the New York Giants Organization

February 13, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

After four NFL championships and three Super Bowls, it’s easy to ignore the significance of maintaining a classy organization.
But it’s times like Thursday that truly emphasize the importance of continuity and class within a team’s front office.
Antonio Pierce has plenty of reasons to be bitter. He had spent the last two training camps politely asking for a contract extension. It’s not as if his timing was off, he made these requests coming off a season in which he was an anchor for a Super Bowl winning defense, and one year later, a 12-4 team.
But the Giants never obliged. Pierce was still producing for them, but they felt he was not a long-term solution. For this reason, they never gave him the financial security he pleaded for and now he is currently unemployed.
Pierce has never been one to bite his tongue so it would have surprised few if he had taken a few parting shots at the Giants. But there was nothing. All that took place through th...

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