By Doug Rush
This past week, the football world deemed it certain that New York Giants veteran Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie was making the position change from cornerback to safety.
That news came from reports on both ends — from NFL experts reporting the change and from DRC’s own comments that had made it seem like he was on board, wanted to remain a member of the Giants and was ready to play safety in 2018.
However, Paul Schwartz of the New York Post reports that all the speculation, and even DRC’s subsequent comments, may have been a bit premature.
It is wise to pump the brakes on the anticipation that Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie is switching positions, from cornerback to free safety. That decision has not been made by the Giants and certainly not been mentioned to Rodgers-Cromartie, someone with knowledge of the situation told The Post.
Because DRC is set to make a base salary of $6.4 million with a cap hit of $8.5 million, he had been labeled a potential cap casualty. If he were to be released and designated as a post-June 1 cut, the Giants would save $6.5...