There has been plenty of speculation that Jay-Z’s new sports management firm resulted in Giants receiver Victor Cruz hiring CAA to negotiate his next contract with the Giants, or whoever he may sign with.
The speculation is accurate. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, Cruz hired CAA in anticipation of CAA and Jay-Z’s Roc Nation partnering in the overall representation and management of Cruz’s career. READ FULL
QB Pat White has shunned the Giants and is now said to be signing with the Redskins. Ironically, the Giants wanted to bring White in to simulate read-option offenses in practice in preparation for teams such as Washington.
The Giants will reportedly host several players this week for workouts: former Eagle DT Mike Patterson and free agent RB Tim Hightower are due in today.
Three other free agents are also scheduled to visit per sources: DE/OLB Eric Norwood, WR Anthony Anderson and OLB Jameson Konz.
Former Giant WR Domenik Hixon visited the Carolina Panthers but has not been offered a contract. From Rotoworld:
Per the Charlotte Observer, a deal is not dead, but USA Today reports Hixon could visit the Browns in the coming days. Thus far, Hixon has turned down offers from the Lions and Raiders in addition to the Panthers. That would suggest his price needs to come down.