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Giants To Add Janoris Jenkins to Secondary for 5 Years, $62.5 Million

There is no question that the is in desperate need of help at all three levels. The Giants ranked 24th in rushing defense and dead last in passing defense this past season.

So, not surprisingly, the Giants first moves of this young period come on the defensive side of the ball. First they brought back their one-handed pass rusher on a one year deal, and today they went out and addressed the .

Janoris Jenkins was not pursued by the Rams this off season after they opted to re-sign instead. The decision to keep Johnson over Jenkins becomes a simple one after looking at this stat:

However, one man's trash is another man's treasure, and Giants' Steve Spagnuolo will now get to coach Jenkins on a 5 year, $62.5 million contract.

The only other solid corners on the Giants roster to play across from Jenkins would be Prince Amukamara – who is also a – and Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie.

It would appear the Giants severely overpaid for Jenkins, who may be the top corner on the market in what is a weak class of . I guess as long as they have somebody to cover , right?

Oh. Better luck next time, Big Blue. Click here to keep up with all of the league's free agent signings!

Sean Martin
Sean Martin
Born January 28th, 1996- Cowboys Super Bowl XXX. Point Boro Panther, Montclair State Red Hawk, and most importantly a proud member of Cowboys Nation! I host "Upon Further Review" on 90.3 WMSC FM and every Friday from 1-4 PM ET. Twitter: @SeanMartinNFL.

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