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Giants news, 7/17: Saquon Barkley deadline, more headlines

New York Giants news for Monday

Good morning, New York Giants fans! Happy Saquon Barkley contract or franchise tag day.

Saquon Barkley updates

This does not look like a player who is planning on not playing.

Los Angeles Chargers running back Austin Ekeler, rebuffed in his own bid for a big contract, knows what he wants Barkley to do.

Leonard: What Joe Mixon's Bengals pay cut means for Saquon Barkley

The running back market is in complete shambles as Saquon Barkley battles for a long-term contract with the Giants approaching Monday’s 4 p.m. deadline.

Despite new representation for Saquon Barkley, Giants aren’t willing to re-set talks | NBC Sports

Per a league source, the Giants aren’t inclined to re-shuffle the deck or start over simply because Barkley has added another agency to his negotiating team. Talks have occurred, and those talks provide the framework for wherever it goes from here.

If it doesn’t go somewhere quickly, the Giants and Barkley won’t be able to do a multi-year deal, by rule. As of 4 p.m. ET on Monday, the window closes until after the regular-season concludes.

The question then becomes whether the Giants would offer more than $10.1 million on a one-year deal, and/or whether they would agree to not tag him in 2024. From Barkley’s perspective, the question becomes when and if he’ll show up to collect his franchise tender, one $561,000 game check at a time.

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