Rolle intercepted two passes by Alex Smith in Sunday's 26-3 win over San Francisco.|||||||
Rolle leads the Giants with 34 tackles.
Rolle, who missed practice on Thursday because of soreness in his knee, worked out on a limited basis on Friday and is questionable for the game.|||||||
Rolle hurt his knee against the Panthers, banging it against a hand-held television camera in the fourth quarter.
Rolle and Kenny Phillips have been fined a total of $30,000 for unnecessary roughness calls in last weekend's loss to the Washington Redskins.|||||||
The NFL confirmed the fines on Friday. The league did not identify the plays but both probably involved Redskins tight end Fred Davis. Rolle was fined $20,000 for spearing an opponent with his helmet. Rolle was flagged for an unnecessary roughness call against Davis with roughly eight minutes left in the Redskins' 28-14 win.
Rolle has apologized for comparing fans' booing players after a bad half of football to fans booing troops returning home from Iraq after a tour of duty.|||||||
Rolle says he used a very poor, inappropriate example on Thursday to demonstrate how seriously he takes his job. "Obviously, there is no comparison between the men and women of our military putting their life on the line defending our country and what I do," Rolle said in a statement issued by the team early in the evening. "They risk their lives and that gives me the opportunity to play a game for a living."
The New York Giants have made Pro Bowler Antrel Rolle the richest safety in the NFL.|||||||
In the waning hours of the opening day of free agency, Rolle signed a five-year, $37 million contract that has $15 million in guaranteed money. The signing fills a major need for the Giants, who lost Kenny Phillips to a serious knee injury early last season. Rolle, who was recently released by the Cardinals, had four interceptions last season.