Ian Rapport of the Boston Herald reports that BenJarvus Green-Ellis of the New England Patriots is actively shopping himself on the open market. And while the Patriots are open to bringing the reliable veteran back, they are not willing to over-pay for him with Shane Vereen and Steven Ridley in the fold.
Green-Elliis visited with the Cincinnati Bengals yesterday and has a "mystery" suitor whom he is set up to visit with today. Rapport tells Giants 101 that it "wouldn't surprise him" if that team was the New York Giants.
Tom Coughlin and Jerry Reese would surely love to have a back like Green-Ellis in the fold after losing Brandon Jacobs. Green-Ellis has never once fumbled in his career and has scored 24 touchdowns over the last two seasons. Jacobs was the Giants touchdown vulture, scoring a franchise leading 56 rushing touchdowns in his career and another four receiving.
Green-Ellis should not demand top dollar on the open market and is a young, durable player who is only 26 years old.
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