EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Don’t expect to see Adrian Peterson in a Giants uniform next season.

According to ESPN’s Jordan Raanan, multiple sources say Big Blue won’t pursue the soon-to-be 32-year-old running back when free agency opens next week.

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Peterson had openly expressed his interest in playing for the Giants, and New York coach Ben McAdoo said earlier this week that the team would take a look at the four-time All-Pro.

Now it appears that possibility is dead.

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Meanwhile, there were conflicting reports Friday about the future of defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul, whom the Giants applied the franchise tag to this week.

ESPN reported that the Giants met with Pierre-Paul’s representatives this week at the NFL Combine in Indianapolis and that the team hopes to reach a multiyear deal with the two-time Pro Bowler early in free agency.

But Bleacher Report reported that “there’s little expectation that the two sides will get a long-term deal done. There are even some who believe the Giants are holding JPP’s rights for one year as they look for a way to replace him through the draft.”

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If the Giants and Pierre-Paul cannot agree to a long-term contract by July 15, he will either to have to accept the one-year, $16.934 million franchise tag tender or sit out the season.

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JPP said in January that he has no interest in playing on another one-year deal.

“I’ve done proved it,” Pierre-Paul said. “There’s not a guy like me doing it with 7½ fingers.”

ESPN also reported that re-signing defensive tackle Johnathan Hankins is a high priority for the Giants. Hankins, who turns 25 later this month, is expected to be a hot target in free agency. One NFL defensive line coach told ESPN he would prefer Hankins over Dontari Poe, a top free agent defensive tackle from the Chiefs.

A year after spending big in free agency, the Giants are expected to be relatively ho-hum this year as they try to keep their defense, which allowed the second-fewest points in 2016, intact.

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New York is approximately $13 million under the salary cap.