?He?d love to be with the Giants, but the Giants unfortunately don?t have the money for it. They?re broke,? Hugh Freeney said on Adam Schein?s radio show on Sirius XM Mad Dog Radio.
All won?t wind up being equal and the Giants may not be in the market for another veteran defensive end with Mathias Kiwanuka expected to spend the majority of his time at the position after Osi Umenyiora?s departure as a free agent. That might leave San Diego, imperfect scheme or not, as the landing spot for Freeney if he doesn?t want to continue playing the waiting game.
Atlanta dismantled New York, just as the Giants tried to make one last playoff push.
Now it appears as if the NFC's top-seeded team may have interest in plucking one of the Giants main cogs and potential free-agent targets.
Earlier this week, former Colts DE Dwight Freeney -- a native New Yorker who grew up a fan of Big Blue -- said it would be a dream to suit up for the Giants.
In regard to going after Dwight Freeney, Reese said the Giants "investigate everything."
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"Playing in New York would be attractive. For playing for (the Giants) would be a dream," the Syracuse alum said.
Freeney, who grew up a New York Giants fan, could very well be courted by his hometown club. Should the team fail to come to terms with Osi Umenyiora, there may be an opening along its defensive front.
Whether it's via free agency, the draft or trades, the Giants need to upgrade their pass rush, which will allow their linebackers to focus more on stopping the revent and their defensive backs on generating turnovers.
The heart and soul of the Giants D: the defensive line. Let's begin there.
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Why do so many teams with the lesser talent score a ton of points and close out teams when the opportunity presents itself.
The answer:? Kevin "KILL-DRIVE" Gilbride.
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1. Peyton Manning
When facing the Colts, the #1 priority is always stopping Peyton Manning. ?Playing from behind most of the game, Peyton was in top form in week 1 against the Texans. ?The Colts abandoned the running game, and the Texans still couldn't slow down Manning. ?The Giants' secondary will have their hands full with the deepest receiving core in the game, but stopping Peyton starts with the defensive line. ?If their defensive line comes out flat, the Colts could have 21 points at halftime.