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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

NFC East best bets to break through in 2011

Posted June 21, 2011 @ 9:19 a.m. ET
PFW identifies four players from the NFC East who are ready for coming-out parties in 2011 (clockwise from left) — Sean Lee, Jason Pierre-Paul, Trent Williams and Antonio Dixon.  

Giants can't be stunned by Umenyiora unhappiness

Posted June 17, 2011 @ 2:41 p.m. ET
The on-again, off-again relationship between the Giants and DE Osi Umenyiora hit another snag with the news that Umenyiora said GM Jerry Reese lied to him about his contract.

Affidavit: Giants broke promise to Umenyiora

Posted June 16, 2011 @ 11:01 a.m. ET
Osi Umenyiora stated in a sworn affidavit that the Giants broke promises, likely explaining why he wants out of New York before the 2011 season.

Remembering Andy Robustelli

Posted June 03, 2011 @ 9:54 a.m. ET
Former Rams and Giants great Andy Robustelli, who passed away at age 85 earlier this week, was a winner and a pass-rushing pioneer.

Jacobs: 'No way' Burress joins Giants

Posted June 02, 2011 @ 7:49 p.m. ET
Giants RB Brandon Jacobs told ESPNNewYork.com that his friend, WR Plaxico Burress, will not be joining his old team next season.

Hall of Fame DE Robustelli dies at age 85

Posted May 31, 2011 @ 1:52 p.m. ET
Pro Football Hall of Fame DE Andy Robustelli, who played for the Rams and Giants from 1951-64, passed away on Tuesday at the age of 85.

Lockout limbo: Giants report

Posted May 29, 2011 @ 10:37 a.m. ET
With NFL teams stuck in a state of limbo thanks to the lingering lockout, we offer our take on where the Giants stand.

Giants will lean on Prince early

Posted May 25, 2011 @ 6:15 p.m. ET
Drafting CB Prince Amukamara was not quite the shocker for the Giants that people believe it was.

Report: Giants RB Bradshaw hires Rosenhaus

Posted May 21, 2011 @ 12:48 p.m. ET
According to Pro Football Talk, Giants RB Ahmad Bradshaw, who might be a free agent once the lockout ends, has changed agents.

Diehl doesn't see Burress returning to Giants

Posted May 20, 2011 @ 9:26 p.m. ET
Dave Diehl, the Giants' starting left tackle, believes Plaxico Burress will want to start over with a new team in a new city rather than return to New York.

Mara: 'We need to resolve our differences with the players'

Posted May 19, 2011 @ 4:13 p.m. ET
Giants president and CEO John Mara wrote an editorial on the team's website on Thursday explaining the owners' stance in the current labor dispute and why a new CBA is important.

Giants have immediate plans for DT Austin

Posted May 16, 2011 @ 11:44 a.m. ET
With DT Barry Cofield likely departing via free agency, rookie Marvin Austin has an opportunity to step in an contribute right away for the Giants, who believe he can be an active and dangerous interior rusher.

Readers: Lions had best draft among NFC teams

Posted May 05, 2011 @ 1:55 p.m. ET
Respondents to a PFW poll question asking which NFC team did the best in the 2011 NFL draft decidedly picked the Lions.

Prince Amukamara's draft diary, Part 10

Posted May 05, 2011 @ 10:33 a.m. ET
In the final edition of the draft diary, Prince Amukamara talks to PFW's Kevin Fishbain about his Draft Day experience and being a member of the Giants.

Fantasy outlook: WR Jerrel Jernigan

Posted April 30, 2011 @ 12:02 a.m. ET
Right now, Jerrel Jernigan's role will be as a punt returner, a big area of need, and perhaps as a slot receiver if Steve Smith leaves via free agency or returns slowly from injury.

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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