Free agents can’t get new contracts until March 12, but Jenkins had no such restriction because he had been cut by Philadelphia.
The New York Giants continued their roster purge after missing the playoffs, cutting leading rusher Ahmad Bradshaw and defensive tackle Chris Canty.
A victorious return by the New York Giants from San Francisco was marred by what they found when they got home.
Rex Ryan disagrees with Bills defensive end Mario Williams’ claim that right tackle Austin Howard illegally used hands to the face to block him Sunday.
New York cornerback Prince Amukamara and Dallas starting nose tackle Jay Ratliff will not play when the Giants and Dallas meet on Wednesday night.
The back problems that bothered the team at camp haven’t left, though, and the issue seems to be causing more concern.
With defensive tackle Chris Canty still on the physically unable to perform list and veteran Rocky Bernard battling knee issues, the Giants were already thin on the D-line. Well, their depth just got worse.
The Giants are holding their final training camp practice at the University at Albany on Tuesday, a day after coach Coughlin unleashed his new annual T-shirt mantra for the season.
“A lot of people want to see what I can do on the field and I have to go out there and prove I can play at this level,” said Austin, who did most of his rehabilitation at the team’s headquarters in New Jersey.
Whatever happens next Thursday, the Giants’ brain trust will have about five hours to ponder their move. It needs to be a good one, even at No. 32.
Clint Sintim, Terrell Thomas, Prince Amukamara, Brian Witherspoon, Marvin Austin and Bruce Johnson. All lost for part of 2011 — or in some cases, the entire Giants season. Add Jonathan Goff to the list.
After growing a up a fan of Big Blue, defensive tackle Jimmy Kennedy is now going to get a chance to play for them. The 31-year-old Kennedy officially joined the Giants this week and is hoping to prove that he can be among the league’s top tackles.
While Giants cornerback Aaron Ross won’t admit there is a chip on his shoulder, it’s there. Ross came to training camp as the somewhat forgotten man in New York’s secondary.
Starting cornerback Terrell Thomas wasn’t the only Giants player lost for the season in their preseason game against the Chicago Bears.
Coach Tom Coughlin announced Tuesday that second-round draft pick Marvin Austin and free-agent cornerback Brian Witherspoon are going to need season-ending surgery.
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