The Post is pooh-poohing the rumors that RB Brandon Jacobs, who posted overtures on the net that he'd like to return to the Giants, is actually close to rejoining them:
This does not mean Jacobs — who spent a wasted 2012 season with the 49ers — is on his way back to the team that drafted him in 2005.
There have not been any formal discussions between the Giants and Jacobs and at this point he remains a not-very-hot commodity on the open market as the leftover players in free agency try to find teams to employ them.
Alabama OL DJ Fluker's name is all over the place in draft mocks these days. Some teams have him at LT, others have him as a RT or even at guard. Many are hoping he falls to the Giants at #19, but chances are he'll be gone by then...
From Rotoworld: Tony Pauline that Alabama RT D.J. Fluker is a "real possibility" for the Dolphins at No. 12.Perhaps this is why ESPN's Chris Mortensen reported Monday that Fluker is "one of true rising players in draft." The Dolphins are widely believed to be eyeing a tackle with their first-round pick, but it was believed they'd seek a blindside protector. Teams don't spend high first-round picks on right tackles. GM Jeff Ireland would be drafting for need instead of value, and also committing shaky second-year pro Jonathan Martin to left tackle.
Giant fans have been banging the blogs and boards voicing their support for a Karlos Dansby signing. It's a highly unlikely prospect but still an interesting one to talk about. Dansby will probably have to wait until after the draft to find a new suitor. The Giants just signed Dan Connor and have designs on several ILBs in the draft, so signing Dansby isn't in the plans. They will have to compete with other teams for his services and they won't have the cap space to do that....
From Mike Preston of the Baltimore Sun:
If the Ravens don't draft an inside linebacker who can step in right away, they might take a look at unrestricted free agent Karlos Dansby, a former Miami Dolphin.
Dansby has had over 100 tackles the last two seasons with the Dolphins including a career high 134 last year. He is 31 and healthy, and was let go soon after Miami signed former Raven Dannell Ellerbe in the offseason.