Ross was by no means hurt in any way and for most of the summer and regular season, has been very healthy, but yet, he did not see a single snap on the field against Denver after he played in 35 of the Giants 77 defensive downs against the Dallas Cowboys in their previous week. So why the sudden benching against the Broncos? Ross wasn't sure, and during this week in practice, Ross told Kieran Darcy of ESPN New York that he's not really sure of what his role is on the team, but yet, despite the lack of playing time in Week 2, is still ready to step in and go at a moments notice for the team.
"I don’t know really what my role is, but I’m prepared for any time they call me," Ross said. "Just like [when] Prince went down in that Dallas game, they called my number, and I was ready and prepared to go in and help the team try to make plays. If my number’s not called, I’ll be in the supporting cast. And if it’s called I’ll be ready to go out there and ball."
The thing that got a lot of people's attention this past week was when Terrell Thomas was temporarily knocked out of the game and instead of Ross being put into the game to replace Thomas as the slot corner, second year corner Jayron Hosley was put into the game instead, which was surprising because Ross hasn't been a liability on the field.
It could have been simply the Giants wanting to see what Hosley could have given the team on defense, or it could have been Perry Fewell thinking that Ross could have been overmatched by the Broncos receivers.
With Corey Webster battling a hip injury this week in practice, his status for the Giants Week 3 game against the Carolina Panthers is unknown, and if Webster will play or sit in Sunday's game. If Webster has to miss the game against the Panthers, then Fewell may have no other choice but to start Ross opposite Prince Amukamara with Thomas playing as the starting slot corner.
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