East Notes: Giants, Eagles, Jones, Bills, Jets

Free agent offensive lineman Mike Remmers will not re-sign with the Giants before the market opens in two weeks, according to Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk. Remmers started 14 games at right tackle for New York in 2019, but given that he’s entering his age-31 season, it shouldn’t be surprising if he’s forced to settle for another one-year deal in free agency. A former undrafted free agent, Remmers has spent two of the past three seasons playing under Pat Shurmur, leading Florio to speculate that Remmer could now be an option for the offensive line-needy Broncos, who recently brought Shurmur aboard as offensive coordinator.

Here’s more from the NFL’s two East divisions:

  • A number of teams have expressed early interest in Cowboys free agent cornerback Byron Jones, but Tony Pauline of Pro Football Network hears the Giants and Eagles could potentially engage in a bidding war for the veteran defensive back. The Broncos, Lions, and Raiders have also been mentioned as possible suitors for Jones, who is reaching free agency after five seasons in Dallas. Widely viewed as the best corner available, Jones could reset the CB market by topping $16MM+ in annual salary.
  • Just three seasons into his NFL career, the Bills’ Tre’Davious White has already positioned himself as one of the best cornerbacks in the league. “Obviously, Tre’s a guy we love and want back,” general manager Brandon Beane indicated on WGR 550 AM (link via Jay Skurski of the Buffalo News). “You do look and try and find what the value is. And it’s hard. It can sometimes be hard for agents, too, because they’re trying to look at what the market is today versus what’s it going to be in two years. Do they want to play it out? Do they want security now?” The Bills can control White through at least 2021 via the fifth-year option.
  • Free agent quarterback Trevor Siemian is now fully recovered after suffering a brutal ankle injury in Week 2, reports Tom Pelissero of NFL.com (Twitter link). Siemian became the Jets‘ starter after Sam Darnold was diagnosed with mono, but attempted only six passes before going down. Just 28 years old and with 25 NFL starts under his belt, Siemian could attract interest as a back-end No. 2 quarterback.
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5 comments on “East Notes: Giants, Eagles, Jones, Bills, Jets

  1. rgreen

    How are all these stories of teams showing interest in free agents out here already,when the tampering period isn’t for another 2 weeks?

  2. mlbnyyfan

    I don’t want the Giants signing any Cowboys. Jones, Witten, Lee, etc. I’ll take Zach Martin if they are willing to trade him

  3. Mikel Grady

    Jason witten in a giants uniform is as bad as Favre in a vikings uniform .

    • phillyballers

      At the end of the day a past their prime player in a rival uniform is bad, typically it’s a little sad. Favre just went bananas until bounty gate. Imagine if he played in a dome his entire career. You may get 1 good year, and then the tires fall off when these guys go to another club after that long with their 1st team. Johnny U, Joe Nammath, Joe Montana. Anyone with a J in their 1st name.

      If you like the player once you start seeing him get crushed you’re like eh I feel sorry for you. If its happening on your team you are like they need to cut this dude.

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