Edelman, who has 69 career receptions, would have been a nice addition to the Giants' receiving corps, probably providing competition for Jerrel Jernigan as the backup slot receiver for Victor Cruz. The fact that he is going back to New England, reportedly on a one-year deal, can't really be considered a surprise. Or, really, a loss for the Giants.
- Free-agent running back Tim Hightower has reportedly not yet worked out for the Giants. Chris Russell wrote via Twitter that "the holdup is unclear."