Ugly ouster for Barksdale

Have you head the story of the ugly way in which former Giants' cornerback Rashad Barksdale found out he had been cut by the team?

Via text message from a player.

"I heard you got released," Giants cornerback Terrell Thomas wrote to Barksdale. "Sorry about that."

Barksdale's agent said this kind of thing is not unheard of.

"This is the business side of the NFL," said Tony Agnone, Barksdale's agent. "Most teams contact you before they release you, but not all the time. It's the ugly side nobody talks about."

It should be unheard of. As Barksdale noted, telling someone directly is the "classy thing to do."

-- 'Kudos' to True Blue for the find.

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