Originally Posted by nero THE zero
For RB I really like Derrick Ward. With what it will take to re-sign Brandon Jacobs (also a FA,) the Giants should not have the resources to also retain Ward. He's a solid back (physically) at 5-11 230lbs, has averaged 4.8YPC the past 2 years, and has fantastic hands at 26 catches in 2007 and 37 in 2008 with 3 games to play. He's 28 with very little mileage and only 368 touches over the past 5 seasons (averaging only 73 touches per season.)
He is a great candidate to fill the second half of a RB tandem with Slaton.
Ward is the perfect compliment to Slaton but will be more expensive.