— New York Giants (@Giants) March 17, 2014
- Schefter adds that Rodgers-Cromartie receives a five-year deal worth $39 million that includes $15 million guaranteed.
The Jets had interest in Rodgers-Cromartie as well, but he now joins CB Walter Thurmond as a part of the Giants revamped secondary.
Rodgers-Cromartie, 27, has been generating much more interest in the past few days after there was little to no buzz once free agency kicked off last Tuesday.
Last year, he totaled 31 tackles, three interceptions and a touchdown over the course of 15 games. Pro Football Focus had him rated as the No. 5 cornerback in the league last year.
We had Rodgers-Cromartie listed as the No. 1 best available player in our Top 50 Free Agents list.