The Facts: Barber revealed Tuesday in Hawaii that he will turn in his retirement papers to the NFL on Monday, once he returns to the mainland after Saturday's Pro Bowl. "Nothing's going to change my mind," Barber said.
Diehards Line:In the past month, new Giants GM Jerry Reese said he intended to speak with Barber to see if he could change the running back's mind. That won't be the case. ... Stay tuned. There will plenty of speculation regarding the team's plans to replace Barber -- especially with lingering questions as to whether Brandon Jacobs is ready to handle the featured role.