Spikes, 30, is also drawing interest from the Eagles. He is coming off two injury-plagued seasons, having missed most of 2005 with a torn achilles tendon and sitting out several games last season with a hamstring pull. He is also due $4.6 million this season.
A friend of mine who is a Bills fan said Spikes might not be the dominating player he was before his achilles injury, but that he would be worth the risk for a second-day draft pick.
Spikes knows that last season wasn't his best, and thinks maybe he came back too quickly from the achilles injury.
Mitchell, 27, is a four-year veteran who had 105 and 104 tackles the past two seasons. Mitchell, who is 6-foot-1, 253 pounds, is an unrestricted free agent. He played in the middle for Kansas City but would move outside if he comes to New York.
So, it looks like GM Jerry Reese still has a few cards to play before the upcoming draft.
Spikes or Mitchell, which would you rather have?