Didn’t see this one coming:
It kinda makes sense. As luck would have it, I happened to write about the Giants’ depth at defensive tackle this morning:
Defensive tackle depth: Marvin Austin hasn’t played since 2009. Is he a player or not? I have no idea. I doubt the Giants really know for sure either. He’s their only legitimate depth at DT. Need bodies.
Rogers is not even close to the player he once was, but as a massive body for depth purposes… Why not? Of course, we’ll have to wait and see what the Giants had to pay him, but my best guess is that it’s a one-year deal not worth all that much.
As an added bonus, Rogers has one of the best ESPN profile pictures in the league: