Good morning, New York Giants fans! Let's start your Monday discussing those rumors that Ndamukong Suh, the All-Pro defensive tackle from the Detroit Lions, is ready to bolt the Motor City and that the Big Apple is his preferred destination.
ESPN's Adam Schefter broke that story over the weekend, writing:
Ndamukong Suh likely to bolt Detroit Lions after season - ESPN
A quarter of the way through the season, the Detroit Lions are preparing to lose free-agent-to-be Ndamukong Suh and he is preparing to move on as well, according to league sources.
Suh has told people in the past that he would love to play in New York, and the idea of it has huge appeal to him, league sources said.
Valentine's View: Could Suh, who would be 28 next season, really end up in a Giants' uniform? How good would a pairing of Suh and Johnathan Hankins look in the middle of the Giants' defensive line? The Giants have historically refused to spend big money on the defensive tackle position, instead letting players like Barry Cofield and Linval Joseph leave when they were due big pay days. Suh is a game-changing talent who might make the Giants re-consider that philosophy.
Suh seems like a guy tailor-made for the circus that is Rex Ryan and the New York Jets. Then again, the Jets play a 3-4 and Suh has always played in a 4-3 with the Lions. He might not want to play nose tackle or move outside to a 3-4 defensive end spot. Besides, the Giants did manage to steal Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie out from under the thumb of the Jets this past offseason.
Will Suh end up with the Giants? That's impossible to say. It certainly is a fun possibility to talk about, though.
The Giants have to decide today what to do with reinstated cornerback Jayron Hosley. Big Blue View readers are split, but 50 percent of those who have voted in our poll are OK with the Giants letting Hosley go.
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