Giants fortify pass rush with free agent Ifeadi Odenigbo

The Giants on Wednesday made a move to bolster their pass rush, signing Ifeadi Odenigbo to a one-year deal worth $2. 5 million. . . Odenigbo, 26, is a 6-foot-3, 258-pound defensive end who has 10. 5 career sacks — all in the past two seasons. He had seven sacks for the Vikings in 2019 as a situational pass-rusher. His first career sack, in Week 5 that season, came against Daniel Jones and the Giants at MetLife Stadium. . . Given a starting job in 2020, he had just 3. 5 sacks in 15 starts — though he did have a career-high 15 quarterback hits. He was born in Bayonne, N. J. , went to high school in Ohio and played college ball at Northwestern. . . The Vikings decided not to tender Odenigbo, a restricted free agent. He was a 2017 seventh-round draft pick by Minnesota. He had brief stays with the Browns and Cardinals before returning to the Vikings. . This signing fits with what the Giants are likely to continue to pursue in free agency — young, healthy players with upside who they believe can fit well in their scheme.

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