Giants' Saquon Barkley rejected decent extension offer.

Saquon Barkley, the standout running back for the New York Giants, 

and the team's front office have been unable to come to an agreement about an extension of Barkley's contract. 

These conversations have been going on for quite some time, dating all the way back to the BYE week of the season before last.

Barkley was offered a salary of $12.5 million per year by the general manager, Joe Schoen, 

but the offer was quickly turned down. Despite this, Barkley maintained a keen interest in monitoring the evolution of the free agency market  

with the vain expectation that running backs would soon see a significant increase in their compensation, a tactic that was spectacularly unsuccessful.

When it comes to filling the running back position, organizations are increasingly looking to the draft rather than making substantial investments. 

Barkley's hopes for a lucrative contract were dashed when another Penn State graduate, 

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