Giants owner Mara says aggressive spending won't be new strategy

Thursday July 17th, 2014

Between new additions and re-signings, the Giants spent over $100 million this offseason, but team owner John Mara says not to expect the Giants to spend like that every year. 

The Giants' big offseason acquisition was cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie on a five-year, $39 million deal. Other signings include Robert Ayers, Geoff Schwartz and Rashad Jennings.

“It’s not going to happen every year,” Mara told the New York Daily News. “We’re not going to have that kind of cap room every year. And listen: If you’re that aggressive every year, there’s something wrong with your organization. But you have to do it every once in awhile.”

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The Giants lost Hakeem Nicks, Linval Joseph and Justin Tuck to free agency. 

The Giants started 0-6 last season, before rebounding to finish the year at 7-9. They open the 2014 season against the Lions on Monday Night Football, Sept. 8 at Ford Field. 

- Dan Gartland

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