As we pointed out in our rundown of prospective free agent defensive tackles, Barry Cofield will be a restricted player this year. The Giants will undoubtedly offer him a one-year tender, though Cofield is under no illusions about working toward a long-term contract during an uncapped 2010.
"The teams have the leverage," Cofield told the Newark Star-Ledger yesterday. "They have the opportunity to tender guys, keep them for cheap, and I expect them to do that. They’re businessmen, this is a business, so that’s what I expect."
Here's the rest of the story. Cofield said he's not going to make a big stink about it. But he thinks he knows what's coming since there have been no talks, he said, between the Giants and his agent.
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