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Giants free agency news 2016: DT Damon Harrison strikes deal with Giants

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"Snacks" getting $24 million guaranteed on five-year deal.

Damon Harrison
Damon Harrison
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The New York Giants are in the middle of what looks like an expensive free-agent rebuild of a defense that was woeful in 2015, and massive run-stuffing defensive tackle Damon Harrison will be part of it. A published report indicates that Harrison, formerly of the New York Jets, will sign a multi-year deal with the Giants.

The initial report was a three-year, $27 million deal.

Rand Getlin of NFL Network, however, is reporting that the deal is MUCH larger than that.

A massive deal for a massive man who could change the nature of the Giants' run defense.

Harrison, 27, is a 6-foot-4, 350-pound run-stuffer who has been a starter for the Jets the past three seasons, playing mostly on run downs. The Giants would likely pair Harrison with Johnathan Hankins, perhaps using third-year player Jay Bromley in passing situations.

We broke down what Harrison could bring to the Giants earlier on Wednesday.

The Giants have re-signed Jason Pierre-Paul and added cornerback Janoris Jenkins already. They are also said to be in the mix for defensive end Olivier Vernon.

The Giants, as anticipated, are being aggressive in trying to upgrade their woeful defense. Do you like what you have heard thus far, Giants fans?