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Giants Could Get Players Back Cheap

Mathias Kiwanuka

Our friend at The Sports Xchange, Len Pasquarelli, tells us that the lockout could prompt free agents to offer their teams significant hometown discounts as they opt for stability over cramming on a new system during a shortened training camp. That means the Giants mighht have a shot at keeping guys like Barry Cofield and Mathias Kiwanuka (pictured) cheap.

By Len PasquarelliSenior NFL WriterThe Sports Xchange For years, much of the money-talk in the NFL revolved around the "cash over cap" concept. The gist of the buzz-term: The reality that the annual payrolls for many franchises in the league actually exceeded the maximum salary cap ceiling, which is by definition a bookkeeping number that can easily be manipulated. Basically stated, because of the...

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