The Giants currently have just $23.2M of their cap space for 2020 allotted to their defense.
They can use a premier pass rusher and there’s one big name set to hit the open market.
According to Ralph Vacchiano of SNY, Jadeveon Clowney has the Giants as one of the teams he’d be interesting in signing with.
The Giants will have around $70 million to spend, but Clowney won’t come cheap. In fact, Vacchiano adds in his report that Clowley could seek a deal worth $22 million to $23 million per season, which will likely be out of the Giants’ price range.
Josina Anderson of ESPN recently reported that the Giants and Colts are among the teams that have interest in the 27-year old pass-rusher. The Giants have also been linked to cornerback Byron Jones.
Clowney told reporters after the season that his primary to land with a contender:
Jadeveon Clowney, who is scheduled to be a free agent this offseason, says his primary goal is to be with a contender. “I want to win…. I'm not going to some sorry team.”
— NFL Update (@MySportsUpdate) January 13, 2020
Clowney appeared in 13 games last season with Seattle and recorded 31 tackles, three sacks and an interception.
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