T-Rock's Take on the Giants

Cooper Taylor hopes to show that three true safeties are plenty

COOPER TAYLOR, S A last chance to make

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As a safety, Cooper Taylor is used to being the last line of defense. But being the only one? That’s a little jarring.

So when the rookie looked at the depth chart after this weekend’s cuts and realized that he’s the only other true safety on the roster besides starters Antrel Rolle and Ryan Mundy, it caught his attention.

“It’s something you definitely see, that there are no other guys...

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Antrel Rolle says communication with Ryan Mundy was 'awesome'

Antrel Rolle celebrates his fumble recovery during a

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It was an injury that cost Antrel Rolle to miss the previous two preseason games. And it was an injury that nudged him back into last night’s preseason finale.

With fellow starting safety Stevie Brown out for the season with a torn ACL he suffered last week, Rolle wanted to get some in-game reps with his new wingman before the regular season opens on Sept. 8. So instead of sitting out the...

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Antrel Rolle takes Stevie Brown loss hard, vows to step up 'more than I ever have before'

Giants safety Antrel Rolle practices during team training

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Antrel Rolle is still dealing with the loss of his friend.

“This goes deeper than football,” he said of teammate and wingman Stevie Brown landing on injured reserve with a torn ACL over the weekend. “It still hasn’t hit me all yet.”

Perhaps it will this afternoon when Rolle steps onto the football field and practices for the first time in two weeks – he sprained his ankle on Aug. 12...

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