Marcus Golden called the Giants this week for lack of playing time before a midsummer trade for the Arizona Cardinals.
The linebacker signed a one-year contract worth $ 3.75 million after producing 10 sacks for the Giants in the breakout 2019 campaign, but he played less than half of the team’s defensive snacks, but in his seven appearances in 2020 Before dealing with one of the. Arizona for a sixth-round pick on October 23.
Golden played nine matches with the Cardinals more regularly, and Pro Football Focus tweeted on Monday that he and Haasan Reddick were the two participating teammates with at least 50 quarterback pressures for the season.
“Now just imagine what NY will be [have] Just let me play in the first season! SMH! ” Gold Tweeted, The abbreviation for “SMH” “shook my head”.
PFF’s stats were not accurate, as Golden was credited with 14 pressures and 41 with Arizona. Other teammates who listed at least 50 pressure guys were Miles Garrett (56) of Cleveland and another former veteran, Olivier Vernon (51).
One of Golden’s three sacks with the Cardinals came in the first half of a Week 14 win over the Giants, a stripe-sack from Daniel Jones in which the pending free-agent linebacker also recovered the fumble.