The Giants’ Osi Umenyiora Being Shopped

April 18, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

According to Chris Mortensen of ESPN, the Giants are shopping DE Osi Umenyiora this off-season. Osi has publicly voiced his desire to be a starter, but last year he was mostly a back up. Coach Tom Coughlin said Osi had to "earn his playing time like everyone else". Osi who came back from season ending knee surgery in '08 was considered as the Giants best defender and best pass rusher. Now the Giants are shopping Osi in hopes of aquiring an extra pick in a deep draft.
Chris Mortensen names the Rams, Panthers, and surprisingly the Dolphins. Why would the Dolphins, led by Bill Parcells, trade away draft picks in a deep draft, like this upcoming draft on Thursday at 7:30 p.m., which they never do? Everyone was surprised when they traded picks for Brandon Marshall. Why would they trade for a DE/OLB that is coming off an injury just one year ago?
The reason is, Bill Parcells has been looking for a player to be his Demarcus Ware and Lawrence Taylor. He could always draft a guy he ca...

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