The New York Daily News reports the Giants "aren't afraid" to let franchise player Jason Pierre-Paul play under his one-year tender.
Giants assigned the franchise tag to RE Jason Pierre-Paul.
A source tells ESPN's Adam Schefter that the Giants will use the franchise tag on free agent DE Jason Pierre-Paul if no long-term deal is reached by the March 2 deadline.
Giants GM Jerry Reese said the team and free agent DE Jason Pierre-Paul "are talking."
The Giants haven't approached free agent RE Jason Pierre-Paul about a long-term deal.
Coach Tom Coughlin stated at the NFL Combine that the Giants are "convinced" they want to re-sign free agent RE Jason Pierre-Paul.
The Giants and free agent DE Jason Pierre-Paul have not exchanged contract numbers yet.
ESPN's Dan Graziano believes the Giants "will make every effort" to keep free agent DE Jason Pierre-Paul.
ESPN Giants reporter Dan Graziano believes the Giants "will definitely make an effort" to sign impending free-agent DE Jason Pierre-Paul to a long-term deal.
The Giants haven't ruled out using the franchise tag on free agent DE Jason Pierre-Paul.
ESPN's Josina Anderson reports the Giants have yet to reach out with an offer to extend impending free-agent DE Jason Pierre-Paul.
The Giants aren't expected to use the franchise tag on impending free agent RE Jason Pierre-Paul.
The Giants are expected to allow Jason Pierre-Paul to become an unrestricted free agent in 2015.
Jason Pierre-Paul missed practice on Saturday with a shoulder injury and is now probable for the Giants' Monday night matchup with the Colts.