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March 12, 2014 at 12:06 PM

Schofield deal with Giants may be off

Some interesting developments today resulting from the news yesterday that the New York Giants had signed O’Brien Schofield to a two-year deal worth $8 million as it’s now being reported that the deal may be off after the team found reason to have some concerns about Schofield’s knee.

As others have noted since, Schofield didn’t have any publicly acknowledged knee issues with the Seahawks in 2013, playing in every game except for one (against Minnesota) in which he was declared as a healthy inactive. But he did tear an ACL prior to playing in the Senior Bowl in 2010.

Schofield was largely a reserve for the Seahawks at the LEO rush end spot and linebacker, making seven tackles on the season after having been claimed in waivers during training camp when he was cut by Arizona.

Schofield played a lot early when the team needed replacements for the suspended Bruce Irvin and with Cliff Avril and Chris Clemons still recovering from injuries.

But he played sparingly once everyone returned.

Here’s a bit more on Schofield’s situation with the Giants:

 

 

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