Giants’ Saquon Barkley discusses contract situation, not attending mandatory minicamp this week
New York Giants star running back Saquon Barkley will not be attending the team’s mandatory minicamp this week as he has not signed his franchise tag offer, he told ESPN on Sunday. Here’s what you need to know:
Barkley, 26, and the Giants have been at an impasse for months over a contract extension.
New York placed a non-exclusive franchise tag on Barkley — worth $10.091 million — in March after agreeing to a long-term deal with quarterback Daniel Jones.
In a statement to ESPN, Barkley said his “goal is to be compensated respectfully based on (his) contributions to the…