Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie is not a Jet. Today he'll see if he's going to be a Giant.
The free agent cornerback wrapped up his visit with the Jets Saturday without signing a contract and will spend Sunday just up the Jersey Turnpike a bit visiting with the Giants. Rodgers-Cromartie is considered the top cornerback still available on the free agency market and both New York teams have expressed an interest in upgrading at the position.
Rodgers-Cromartie, 27, is believed to be seeking a contract that will pay him $10 million per season. He reportedly turned down an offer from the Broncos before the start of free agency that would have paid him $54 million over six years. The Denver Post reported Saturday that the Broncos' offer came with only $10 million guaranteed.
The Giants have been sniffing around high-priced cornerbacks since the start of free agency. They reached out to Alterraun Verner before he signed with the Bucs and asked the Bucs about a possible trade for Darrelle Revis. The Giants re-signed free agent Trumaine McBride this week, bringing back the player who started at cornerback opposite Prince Amukamara for most of last season, and have third-year player Jayron Hosley on their roster.
Adding Rodgers-Cromartie would give the Giants two strong cornerbacks if he plays the way he did with the Broncos in 2013 and if Amukamara's development continues into his fourth season.
As for the Jets, they are still searching to replace Antonio Cromartie, the veteran cornerback they released last week. Rodgers-Cromartie, a cousin of Antonio Cromartie, would have given the Jets that replacement.