By Dan Benton
The New York Giants approached free agency with the intent to sign All-Pro guard Andrew Norwell, but that went out the window on Tuesday when he agreed to a deal with the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Shortly thereafter, reports surfaced that center Weston Richburg, one of the Giants’ many free agents, agreed to a five-year deal with the San Francisco 49ers.
Although New York had no intent on re-signing Richburg, it left a substantial void in the free agent market and at positions of dire need for the Giants.
With New England Patriots tackle Nate Solder also drawing quite a bit of interest around the league, it forced general manager Dave Gettleman and the Giants to begin looking at the second wave of options. And as fate would have it, they found some new targets.
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Pat Training of Inside Football reports the Giants are “interested” in tackle Chris Hubbard (Pittsburgh Steelers).
Hubbard, who signed with the Steelers as an undrafted rookie free agent out of UAB in 2013, has appeared in 39 games with 14 starts in his career. 10 of those 14 starts came during the 2017 regular...