NY Giants' Free Agency & Trades: Comparing The Years
Excerpt: "Everyone has opinions, especially on what their favorite NFL teams should do in the offseason. As we examine how the New York Football Giants handle theirs, many which continue to criticize, should grow to be thankful (how they arenít already is baffling, really).
Not everyone is a football fan beyond their specific squad, but as the popularity of fantasy and football channels increase, fans begin to watch more games than just one per week in the regular season. As the business hammer falls in favor of that almighty dollar, the NFL is a booming market.
Since it has just become more to those now in the market, some history will be revisited in the way of offseason draft/trades that went awry for one side. Just a few that should always be in a ďTop TenĒ list anywhere are the: Herschel Walker trade, Jerome Bettis trade, Ricky Williams trade, and lastly, look up how Brett Favre actually got to Green Bay. The New York Giants have had a few minor glitches in the past, but none that really come about as a player that got away from Big Blue.
Zooming in for a closer look at how the franchise handles this upcoming time of year, draft day trades will be excluded. Coaching snafus also wonít be examined. Thatís another article for another dayÖ
Free agency happens. Things are fluctuating more in approach. Salary caps have forever altered teamís ďlimit to talent.Ē Or has it? Looking at the teams that are continually competitive will tell a different story. Most fans donít view at this as a model that works. Itís hard to see past a loyalty or what a particular player has done for the team in one particular situation." Read more...