NFL free agency is a wild time. All sorts of teams are tied to all sorts of players; sometimes it's accurate and sometimes it's not. But in the case of pending free agent defensive tackle Sen'Derrick Marks, the interest from five different teams seems genuine. And one of them, reports Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News, is the New York Giants.
Although the Tennessee Titans are adamant that they want to re-sign Marks, the two sides aren't close to a new deal and likely won't be able to come to an agreement by 4:00 PM EST on Tuesday. As a result, Marks will hit the open market as an unrestricted free agent (UFA) and is expected to draw significant interest from around the league.
Originally drafted in the second-round of the 2009 NFL Draft, Marks has spent his entire four-year career with the Titans. In 51 games, Marks has made 66 tackles and recorded three sacks.
With injury and uncertainty surrounding the Giants' defensive tackles, Marks would have an opportunity to come in an immediately compete for a startng job next to Linval Joseph.
Ultimately, as it always does, signing Marks would come down to the money. If he's highly sought after – and it sounds like he is – chances are the price will be too high for Big Blue. But if it stays reasonable, Marks could turn into another Jerry Reese success story.
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