Giants, Umenyiora Agree On Restructured Contract
(NEW YORK) -- The New York Giants and defensive end Osi Unmenyiora have finally made nice...for now at least. Unmenyiora and the team have reached an agreement on a restructured contract.
For a long time, Unmenyiora had made it known that he was unhappy with Giants management regarding the status of his contract. According to the Newark Star Ledger, Unmenyiora's deal is just for 2012 and is worth around $7 million, he was originally supposed to make $4 million this season.
"This give me peace of mind, definitely," Unmenyiora said in a team news release. "We just resolved a situation. It really was affecting me in a bad way. Because I don't like all the negativity that was surrounding the whole situation. I can't stand it, because if you know me, you know I'm not that type of person. I'm just happy all that is over with and I'll be there. I'll play out this contract, I'll play this year and I'll play my heart out."
Unmenyiora has been with the Giants since 2003, winning two Super Bowls with the team during that time. This past season, he recorded 25 tackles and nine sacks. He will become a free agent at the end of the 2012 season.
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