New York Giants release Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie

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He was set to have an $8.5 million cap hit in 2018, and the Giants will save $6.5 million on their salary cap by releasing him.

The Giants have informed veteran Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie that he will be released, the Daily News has confirmed. They also considered trying him at free safety, a source told ESPN's Jordan Raanan.

Rodgers-Cromartie's release comes on the heels of the Giants cutting punter Brad Wing on Saturday, which saved Big Blue $1.025 million in cap space.

The Giants' decision to cut Rodgers-Cromartie shouldn't be all that surprising.

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Earlier in the week, reports surfaced that the Giants meant to keep Rodgers-Cromartie and move him to safety, where he was slated to compete with Darian Thompson. He had no interceptions, 48 tackles and one pass breakup.

Although Rodgers-Cromartie had previously stated he'd be open to the idea of a pay cut, he apparently felt the Giants were asking for too much of a reduction in pay and the gap was ultimately too much for the sides to bridge.

Rodgers-Cromartie was the first of three Giants defensive backs ultimately suspended during the season, including Janoris Jenkins and Eli Apple, and new Giants GM Dave Gettleman is determined to restore a healthy culture.

But the Giants regressed from the NFL's No 2 scoring defense in 2016 to No. 27 last season as they finished with the most losses in franchise history.

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