Giants Release Brandon Marshall, Could Add Dez Bryant

Giants Release Brandon Marshall, Could Add Dez Bryant

But Gettleman said that Marshall was cut with a failed physical designation.

Cutting Marshall saves the team over $5 million in cap space. Marshall, who had surgery after a season-ending ankle injury past year, failed his physical and was cut. When he was able to play, he wasn't effective, catching 18 of 33 targets for 154 yards and zero touchdowns in an anemic Giants offense that completely imploded over the course of the season.

Martin first reported the news, which was then confirmed by Giants general manager Dave Gettleman. Former general manager Jerry Reese signed Marshall to a two-year, $11 million contract last year.

It's not as though the Giants are struggling at receiver following Marshall's departure.

Marshall, 34, was under the impression that he would remain on the Giants' roster in 2018 after agreeing in early March to take a pay cut for the upcoming season, according to a person with knowledge of the situation who spoke on the condition of anonymity. The six-time Pro Bowler had eight seasons of 1,000 yards or more in the last 10, including a 1,502-yard campaign in 2015 in which he led the league with 14 receiving touchdowns.

Here are three teams Marshall could find his way to next season.

"I'm not just playing this game just to be a guy".

Just past year, the Panthers were a touchdown away from advancing to the Divisional Round of the NFL Playoffs.

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