While Giants cornerback Aaron Ross won’t admit there is a chip on his shoulder, it’s there. Ross came to training camp as the somewhat forgotten man in New York’s secondary.
Starting cornerback Terrell Thomas wasn’t the only Giants player lost for the season in their preseason game against the Chicago Bears.
Coach Tom Coughlin announced Tuesday that second-round draft pick Marvin Austin and free-agent cornerback Brian Witherspoon are going to need season-ending surgery.
Almost, yes, almost. Those of us in the press room almost had a calm and routine day at Giants camp on Monday. Then the rumor mill went into action again.
The recently completed NFL Draft, staged this year without a free agency period, left Giants coach Tom Coughlin and general manager Jerry Reese wondering what to do next.
Speed and size. Speed and size. Speed and size. Giants general manager Jerry Reese must have been repeating these words over and over again in his sleep during the weeks leading up the NFL Draft.
Giants director of college scouting Marc Ross nearly could not contain his enthusiasm as he described two of his team’s first three draft picks as Top 15 talents.
The Giants have a history of giving second chances to talented players who have problems off the field. They did it again Friday night, when they selected North Carolina defensive tackle Marvin Austin.
The Giants take Boston College’s Anthony Castonzo in the first round of this seven round mock draft.