The New York Giants are in determined want of a cornerback reverse James Bradberry. DeAndre Baker is a cornerback who the workforce valued sufficient to make use of a first-round choice on simply 19 months in the past. Feels like an apparent match, proper? Not so quick.
With Baker having all his authorized costs dropped on Monday, social media started to attract apparent parallels to pinpoint Baker’s subsequent cease, particularly a possible reunion between him and the Giants. Nevertheless, head coach Joe Choose appeared to rapidly put an finish to that chatter whereas talking to reporters later that day.
“Want him the very best luck sooner or later,” Choose stated of Baker on Monday. “We’ve made the choice we expect is finest for this system. That’s all I’ve to say about that.”
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Baker: I’d Like to Go Again to the Giants’
Whereas Choose’s feedback don’t seem to bode properly for Baker making his method again to East Rutherford anytime quickly, the nook would welcome the chance had been it introduced to him.
“I might haven’t any drawback going again there,” Baker advised Paul Schwartz of the New York Submit. “Yeah, I’d love to return to the Giants.”
“If I had one thing to say to the Giants, I might say I apologize for the state of affairs and the dangerous gentle I introduced on this system, despite the fact that I used to be harmless, I give my apology,” Baker said. “I believe they need to give me one other likelihood as a result of my previous few video games with the Giants, I went out and I did fairly properly and now I’m larger, sooner, stronger after understanding and I’m able to show myself once more. That’s why they need to give me an opportunity. I watch their video games each week. I believe they received a shot at going to the playoffs this 12 months. The protection is doing fairly good.”
Groups Already Exhibiting Curiosity in Baker
The 23-year-old was notably advised to avoid the Giants coaching camp this summer time as his authorized state of affairs performed out. Baker was initially charged with 4 counts of armed theft and 4 counts of aggravated assault with a firearm at a cookout near his hometown of Miami, FL. His authorized points ultimately landed him on the commissioner’s exempt listing in late July, a number of days later co-owner John Mara addressed the state of affairs for the primary time publically.
“Clearly, it’s one thing that’s embarrassing to the group,” Mara advised reporters of Baker’s offseason arrest. “It’s one thing that we’re going to take care of.”
And take care of it they did. The Giants waived Baker on September eighth of this 12 months. Baker is at present a free agent and accessible to signal with any workforce. In response to Ari Meirov of NFLUpdate.co, the Chiefs, Bengals, 49ers, Jaguars and Cowboys have made inquiries.