Recently, Dave Gettleman admitted it was “fair” to question why the Giants hadn’t yet cut troubled cornerback DeAndre Baker, but that “in life,” the general manager said “there’s timing involved.”



a baseball player holding a football ball: Cornerback DeAndre Baker will soon be waived by the Giants.


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Cornerback DeAndre Baker will soon be waived by the Giants.

Well, that timing is … now. Or, soon, at least.

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The Giants intend to move on from Baker this week, per NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, ending the former first-round pick’s controversial saga with Big Blue after just one season.

Baker was charged with four counts of armed robbery stemming from an alleged incident this summer in Florida. He was placed on the commissioner’s exempt list before training camp, and since then the Giants have planned for life without the 23-year-old.

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