Giants lock up Leonard Williams long-term, free up cap space for other free agents

NEW YORK — Big Blue and The Big Cat finally have a deal. Leonard Williams and the Giants agreed on Tuesday to a three-year, $63 million contract extension with $45 million fully guaranteed, a source told the New York Daily News. The deal locks up the Giants’ top pass rusher, and it reduces his 2021 salary cap hit to $11 million, according to a source, clearing immediate cap space for the team to spend elsewhere. Both were necessities and priorities for the Giants, who wanted to secure a key player and needed more money to spend in free agency. Williams, 26, gets a $21 million average annual sa…

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