Giants to sign ex-Rams CB Janoris Jenkins
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) The New York Giants are set to sign top free-agent cornerback Janoris Jenkins to a longterm contract.
Jenkins, one of the NFL's top cornerbacks, expects to sign a five-year deal worth about $60 million later Wednesday. The free-agent signing period begins at 4 p.m. EST.
The move comes a day after the Giants agreed on a deal with unrestricted defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul.
Jenkins' signing will likely mean the end of Prince Amukamara's Giants career. The former 2011 first-round cornerback was told by the Giants to test the open market.
Jenkins' agent Malik Shareef did not return phone messages.
In Jenkins, the Giants will gain a durable, productive cornerback they can pair with returning left cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie to provide immediate help to the league's worst pass defense.
Jenkins 10 interceptions and 35 pass breakups since 2012.
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