Mike Remmers agrees in principle with the Giants

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It’s been expected for a while, and now it’s official. Almost.

Agent Brett Tessler has announced on social media that his client, offensive lineman Mike Remmers, has agreed in principle to join the Giants.

Tessler added that Remmers will be moving back to his “natural position of right tackle.” After spending a season in that spot with the Vikings, Minnesota moved him to guard.

The Vikings cut Remmers earlier this year after he refused to take a pay cut. The 30-year-old Remmers reunites with Giants coach Pat Shurmur, who served as offensive coordinator in Minnesota with Remmers at right tackle.

Remmers likely would have joined the Giants sooner, but he was recovering from back surgery.

38 responses to “Mike Remmers agrees in principle with the Giants

  1. He was pretty good. But once he left the Vikings he instantly sucked. At least according to their fans.

  2. He might not be great but he’s a ton better than Chad Wheeler. Wheeler likely doesnt even make the team now.The Giants finally have a semblance of a decent o-line.

  3. redlikethepig says:
    May 11, 2019 at 4:04 pm
    He was pretty good. But once he left the Vikings he instantly sucked. At least according to their fans.

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    Yeah, all the fans have spent the last year saying how great the O-line play has been….or maybe not.

  4. redlikethepig says:
    May 11, 2019 at 4:04 pm
    He was pretty good. But once he left the Vikings he instantly sucked. At least according to their fans.

    He is a decent RT. At guard though, he is one of the worst I have ever seen. I dont know why the Vikings moved him inside…

  5. I am a Vikings fan I don’t want to bash my team, but I think we’re not being fair to Mike Remmers. He was a tackle when we signed him. And he did a passable job at that. But last year after our offense of line coach died, we moved him to guard without adequate coaching, and a body style with a high center of gravity and long arms. He might have made it with the coaching he needed. But he simply didn’t make it as a guard for us. But once again, he was a tackle before we decided we could convert him, under difficult circumstances. I’m not sorry to see him go, but I do wish him well. He struggles were not all his fault.


  6. redlikethepig says:
    May 11, 2019 at 4:04 pm

    He was pretty good. But once he left the Vikings he instantly sucked. At least according to their fans. ”

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    Said no Viking fan ever. He sucked the entire time he was here.

  7. Excellent! The giants offensive line just got no Better. I’ve never seen a team waste more money on lousy offensive linemen than the Giants. Still licking their wounds from a mediocre left tackle making 16 Mill per year. LMAO

  8. He is a serviceable RT, but was horrible at RG. Glad the Vikes walked away from him.

  9. I think its fair to say he is passable / mediocre / decent / OK, or any of that.
    That’s a huge step up from the slop the Giants have been starting for the past 3 years.

  10. He was below average two seasons ago….and one of the worst lineman I’ve ever seen play last season. Regardless of position, it was awful.

    Good luck Giants fans.

  11. I’m a little surprised he didn’t insist on playing for free in Minnesota, just for the privilege.

  12. The Vikings have gone through many offensive linemen over the last 5 or 6 years, and they still haven’t gotten it right!

  13. He will provide veteran leadership to the to the young RT the Giants drafted out of Kentucky. He is definitely an upgrade to Chad Wheeler. Great signing for the Giants at a very cheap price.

  14. edlikethepig says:
    May 11, 2019 at 4:04 pm
    He was pretty good. But once he left the Vikings he instantly sucked. At least according to their fans.
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    I guess if being the worst lineman on arguably the worst offensive line in football is “pretty good” then I’d agree.

  15. I think a lot of his perceived poor play in Minnesota was due to the over-the-top expectations of the purples. When Remmers and Reiff signed with Minnesota, the purples wrote checks with their mouths that NO human being could cash… and when the checks came due, the purples needed a villain(s). There’s nothing new about this. They’ve been doing it for years. They’ve done it to every head coach starting with Tice, several assistant coaches and/or coordinators, and countless players. And they’ll continue to do it. The Kubiak Dynasty is already picking up steam.

  16. He was a bright spot at RT for the Vikes and proved alot of naysayers wrong, once he was moved to RG he played out of position. 2 totally different positions. Pat Shurmur is smart bringing this guy in to help mentor rookir RT George Asafo-Adjei. Good move for the Giants.

  17. s1dew1nder1 says:
    May 12, 2019 at 4:22 am
    Still the worst Oline in the division

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    Time will tell. Hernandez is a future pro-bowler at LG entering his 2nd year…and Zeitler and Remmers are obvious upgrades. Maybe still worst in the NFC east but OBVIOUSLY better than the last 3+ years. We’ll see.

  18. roger that says:
    May 12, 2019 at 12:24 am
    He was contemplating playing for the green & yellow but couldn’t stomach the thought.
    Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

    He was “contemplating?” You mean, it was his idea to get off the sinking ship in Minnesota, not theirs? Figures. That’s the case with every player that refuses to re-sign with the Vikings.

  19. You can’t blast the Vikings offensive line for over a year. And then turn around and criticize Vikings fans for saying Remmers wasn’t very good. It was just against the Eagles, Rams and Bears fronts he couldn’t handle. He struggled all year long.

  20. You do know Shurmur was the OC for the Vikings team that decided it was a great ideas to play him @ guard, right?

    whatjusthapped says:
    May 11, 2019 at 6:45 pm
    He played out of position when he was with the Vikings, the Giants wouldn’t make that same mistake.

  21. Wait… are we now to believe Shurmur has gone from “best OC in the NFL” to “the bum that ruined Remmers?”

    No, wait… Shurmur became a bum when everybody’s newest bestest friend ever, “Flip” became “best OC in the NFL” so that can’t be it.

    Of course “Flip” didn’t last long either. He became “a bum” when “the best coach in the NFL” ran him outta town so everybody’s newestest bestestest pal “Steph” could rise up to take his rightful throne as “best OC in the NFL.”

    Wait… is our pal “Steph” still the best or is he a bum yet? I may have lost track.

    I swear, trying to keep up with it all makes my head hurt… and not even in that fun “hammer to the temple” kind of way.

  22. stellarperformance says:
    May 12, 2019 at 6:13 pm
    roger that says:
    May 12, 2019 at 12:24 am
    He was contemplating playing for the green & yellow but couldn’t stomach the thought.
    Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

    He was “contemplating?” You mean, it was his idea to get off the sinking ship in Minnesota, not theirs? Figures. That’s the case with every player that refuses to re-sign with the Vikings.
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    Wrong again – he was cut. Contract terminated, that’s not a refusal to resign that is akin to being fired. Come on as a fake owner of the Packers you should know that.

  23. roger that says:
    May 14, 2019 at 1:05 am
    The almighty cabbage:
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    You’re just a silly rabbit.

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    Don’t make me call down the Unholy Turnip on you. Trust me…. nobody wants that. Now lettuce pray.

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