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Barber can make impact, just not in N.Y.

After burning bridges with his former team, returning to Giants would be a bad idea

Updated: March 9, 2011, 10:54 AM ET
By Ohm Youngmisuk | ESPNNewYork.com

Tiki Barber was watching the New York Jets and New England Patriots playoff game in January when his trainer asked him a question that seemed absurd at the time.

Perhaps it was the sight of LaDainian Tomlinson, another 30-something running back, scoring a touchdown against the Patriots that made Joe Carini wonder why Barber wasn't still carrying the football as well.

With his twin brother Ronde sitting close by, Barber told his trainer, "You are crazy as hell."

But ...

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