Former Giants’ second round pick DT Marvin Austin is getting a look from the DT-rich Detroit Lions today as per NFL reporter Jason LaCanfora:
Detroit Lions are hosting former Giants DT Marvin Austin for a visit today. Could be interesting in their strong rotation—
Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) September 02, 2013
The Giants would have liked to have kept Austin, who finally showed some “flashes” in camp this summer after several seasons of injury and underperformance. The rumors were the Giants tried vigorously to trade Austin on Saturday before the cutdown deadline.