NFL teams have to trim their rosters from 90 players to 75 by Tuesday at 4 p.m. ET. For many teams that process began Sunday, and the biggest name that jumped as a player who might draw interest from the New York Giants is two-time Pro Bowl cornerback Tim Jennings.
The Chicago Bears cut the 31-year-old Jennings on Sunday. A Pro Bowler in 2012 and 2013, Jennings has been a full-time starter in Chicago for the past five seasons.
The Giants could use cornerback depth. They have Prince Amukamara and Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, along with slot corner Trumaine McBride. Trevin Wade has been impressive, but the Giants are his fourth NFL team in four NFL seasons. Beyond that, the group of Mike Harris, Jayron Hosley, Josh Gordy, Chykie Brown and Chander Fenner is uninspiring.
Jennings will likely look for a place where he could start, which wouldn't happen withe Giants. No harm, though, in kickign the tires.
Former Giants cut
Several former Giants are currently looking for new teams. Center J.D. Walton was cut by the Miami Dolphins, offensive lineman James Brewer and tight end Matt LaCosse by the New York Jets and linebacker Terrell Manning by the Atlanta Falcons.
Use this as an open thread today to discuss other players around the league who become available.
Roster cut dates and times
Tuesday, Sept. 1 4 p.m. ET -- Rosters must be trimmed to 75 players from current 90-man limit
Saturday, Sept. 5, 4 p.m. -- Rosters must be trimmed from 75 players to 53-man regular-season limit
Sunday, Sept. 6 -- 10-man practice squads can be formed