With no Giants deal, agent says Chase Blackburn ready to hit the market

Chase Blackburn reacts after sacking Green Bay Packers

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Unable to come to an agreement with the Giants, Chase Blackburn will become a free agent and could wind up signing elsewhere when the NFL’s calendar year begins next week.

“There is no understanding with the Giants,” Blackburn’s agent, Richard Katz, told Newsday on Wednesday. “It appears he’ll hit the open market on the 12th.”

That would be another blow to the linebacker unit that is...

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Why didn't the 2012 Giants 'earn the right to win'?

Giants head coach Tom Coughlin, center, looks on

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The title of Tom Coughlin’s new book is “Earn the Right to Win,” and while he insists that it is “not a football book,” it was sparked by the success of the 2011 team that stuck to his guiding principles and strategies and wound up winning a Super Bowl.

So the question that has to be asked, then, is: Why didn’t the 2012 Giants earn the right to win it all? Why were they left out of the playoffs,...

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David Carr looking for more playing time through free agency

David Carr tries to throw a pass as

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David Carr has not started an NFL game since 2007. He’d like to change that.

The former No. 1 overall pick and, most recently the trusted deputy who handled the paperwork while Sherriff Manning took care of the bad guys for the Giants, will be a free agent in two weeks and he’s looking to move on from his semi-retirement in New York and get back in the action.

According to a league source,...

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Bye-Bye, Barden! Ramses says it's time to go

Ramses Barden yells on the sidelines during the

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Ramses Barden says it’s time to move on from the Giants. That may not exactly be a unilateral decision on his part, but he’s the first to say it so he gets to be the dumper and not the dumpee.

As they say on Seinfeld: He’s got hand, and (ahem), as a receiver, he’s gonna need it.

“As much fun as I’ve had in New York and I’m comfortable there, it’s probably best for me to start looking...

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