Former Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman left his two-day visit with the Giants without a contract Thursday.
Edelman, 27, is still “pondering his options,” according to reports, as New York was his first stop in free agency.
All signs point to Edelman as an insurance policy should the Giants be unable to sign restricted free agent Victor Cruz before the April 19 deadline.
The team would certainly be short on wide receiver depth if it is unable to bring Cruz back, as well as and a return man after Domenik Hixon signed with the Panthers.
Of course, the Giants are playing a little bit of chicken with Edelman. Earlier this week, ESPN Boston suggested the Pats are still in the mix for the fifth-year pro and could bring him back for a one-year, $2 million deal.
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