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Aaron Ross

Aaron Ross - #31 - CB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 0"/ 197 lbs.
Birthday 09/15/1982
Birthplace San Antonio, TX
College Texas
Years played 7
Drafted 2007, 1st round, 20th pick by Giants

Best NFL defense: Steelers or Giants?

Posted June 13, 2012 @ 12:51 p.m. ET
In the latest "In the Trenches" video series, Pro Football Weekly is searching for the best defense in the NFL.

Patriots claim ex-Giant TE Ballard

Posted June 12, 2012 @ 4:57 p.m. ET
It appeared that TE Jake Ballard would clear waivers on Tuesday and land on the Giants’ injured reserve list after the team waived him Monday.

Giants OL David Diehl apologizes for DUI

Posted June 12, 2012 @ 2:25 p.m. ET
Giants OG David Diehl apologized for "a bad decision" that resulted in his being arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol.

Reports: Giants OL Diehl arrested for DWI

Posted June 11, 2012 @ 7:13 p.m. ET
Giants OL David Diehl was arrested for driving while intoxicated on Sunday evening, WNBC-TV first reported. 

Giants waive TE Ballard, re-sign DT Bernard

Posted June 11, 2012 @ 4:18 p.m. ET
The Giants waived/failed physical TE Jake Ballard and re-signed DT Rocky Bernard, the team announced on Monday.

Giants honored at White House

Posted June 08, 2012 @ 6:32 p.m. ET
The Super Bowl-champion Giants visited President Barack Obama at the White House on Friday. 

Giants extend Coughlin through 2014

Posted June 06, 2012 @ 1:04 p.m. ET
The Giants announced Wednesday that head coach Tom Coughlin has signed a contract extension through the 2014 season.

Giants, Umenyiora agree to contract restructuring

Posted June 01, 2012 @ 6:36 p.m. ET
The Giants and DE Osi Umenyiora have agreed on a reworked contract, the club announced Friday.

Giants RB Brown has suspension lifted

Posted June 01, 2012 @ 2:06 p.m. ET
Andre Brown has had his four-game suspension lifted. He was suspended in March for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing drugs.

Lucky's sets Giants' win total at nine

Posted May 31, 2012 @ 1:12 a.m. ET
Ten teams have higher regular-season win totals than the defending champion Giants at Lucky's Race and Sports Book, which opened betting on the props Wednesday.

Report: Giants' Nicks has successful surgery

Posted May 26, 2012 @ 2:17 p.m. ET
Giants WR Hakeem Nicks had successful surgery Friday, with a screw inserted in his foot to speed the healing of a fractured bone, the New York Post reported.

Giants WR Nicks fractures foot in practice

Posted May 24, 2012 @ 3:46 p.m. ET
Giants WR Hakeem Nicks fractured the fifth metatarsal of his right foot during OTAs on Thursday morning, the team announced.

Packers, Patriots atop Cantor's win total props

Posted May 23, 2012 @ 3:50 p.m. ET
Cantor Gaming released its regular-season win total props for all 32 NFL teams on Tuesday, and expectations look to be high for two teams in particular. 

NFC East players in the crosshairs

Posted May 23, 2012 @ 10:31 a.m. ET
Here's a look at the players on each NFC East team who will be most heavily scrutinized, including Eagles QB Michael Vick.

Better NFL offense: Giants or Saints?

Posted May 21, 2012 @ 1:44 p.m. ET
In the third matchup of our video series facing the NFL's top offenses against each other, we look at the Giants vs. the Saints.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 14, 2013
The Giants have signed Ross.||||||| Ross, a former New York No. 1 draft choice, played for the Giants from 2007-2011 and started in two Super Bowl victories. He played last season with the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Posted March 12, 2013
A person with knowledge of the deals says Ross and halfback Ryan Torain have agreed to contracts with the New York Giants. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Tuesday because the Giants haven't announced the deals.||||||| A first-round pick by New York in 2007, Ross signed with Jacksonville after the Giants won the Super Bowl in February 2012. The 30-year-old was cut by the Jaguars after last season.
Posted April 18, 2012
The Jacksonville Jaguars have given cornerback Aaron Ross permission to miss part of training camp to attend the Olympics and watch his wife run. Ross' wife, U.S. runner Sanya Richards-Ross, won gold in the 1,600-meter relay in 2004 and 2008 and captured bronze in the 400 meters in Beijing. But she is seeking her first individual Olympic gold medal.||||||| Ross, who started 41 games over the last five seasons for the New York Giants, asked Jaguars general manager Gene Smith and new coach Mike Mularkey about attending the London Games before he signed with the franchise last month. Ross says their decision "speaks volumes about what they're trying to preach here."
Posted March 21, 2012
Ross has agreed to a three-year contract with the Jacksonville Jaguars, giving the team added depth in the secondary.||||||| Ross is in Jacksonville and is scheduled to sign his contract Wednesday. The deal could be worth up to $15.3 million, an investment that indicates Ross will compete with veteran Rashean Mathis for a starting spot.
Posted Aug. 23, 2010
Ross probably is going to be sidelined this week with inflammation in his right foot. The team says Ross has been diagnosed with plantar fasciitis, an inflammation and swelling of tissue at the bottom of the foot.||||||| Ross, who backs up Corey Webster and Terrell Thomas, played in Saturday night's 24-17 loss to Pittsburgh. He also has been the team's primary punt returner. He had a 45-yard return against the Steelers that he nearly broke for a touchdown.

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