More Free Agent Tracking (3/1/09)

The signings and re-signings keep coming, so here are more of my initial reactions to these moves.

Giants sign free agent LB Michael Boley – The former Falcon agreed to a five-year, $25 million contract with $11 million in guaranteed money.

Fantasy Analysis: The Giants had some issues with injuries and depth at LB last year, and they’ve addressed the position well with Boley, still only 26, who has some tangible upside. The athletic, versatile linebacker is expected to start on the weak side, and his speed and pass-rushing ability could really help this defense. Boley was once one of the more promising talents at the position, but he had an off-field issue last May and didn’t play well for new head coach Mike Smith, so Atlanta didn’t make it a priority to bring him back. However, on this stacked defense, he could flourish. This move, as well as the addition of DT Rocky Bernard, bode very well for the Giant’s fantasy defense in 2009.

Giants sign free agent DT Rocky Bernard – The Giants signed the former Seahawk to a four-year deal reportedly for $16 million.

Fantasy Analysis: Although he has a rap sheet, like Boley, this looks like a terrific pickup for [...]

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