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New York Giants’ Perry Fewell Impressed with Play, Fearlessness of Jayron Hosley

December 6th, 2013 at 11:00 AM
By Dan Benton

It had been a while since New York Giants cornerback Jayron Hosley saw some consistent playing time, but with injuries riddling the secondary, the second-year player out of Virginia Tech got the start alongside of Prince Amukamara last week against the Washington Redskins. And although it was only his second game over the course of seven weeks, and his start of 2013, Hosley did enough to impress defensive coordinator Perry Fewell.

"I was very proud of Jayron with the way he came in and played in the football game," Fewell said on Thursday. "He covered well and so he did some things that we saw in the football game that he was ready to come back and play and I thought his quickness matched up with some of the quickness that the receivers have from the Redskins."

That's not to say Hosley was flawless, however. Although the play went largely unnoticed, Hosley did, at one point, completely blow up his own teammate — linebacker Jon Beason.

"There was some friendly fire," Fewell added. "On one of the plays he came up to crack support, run support, and Beason was in his way and he knocked the (hell) out of Beason and so he showed me right there that he’s not afraid to hit something."

But with Trumaine McBride (groin) now back at practice and looking good for Sunday's game against the San Diego Chargers, and Corey Webster (ankle) also nearing a return, the Giants have somewhat of a good problem on their hands: who has earned the starting roll and who has earned the most playing time?

It's a decision the Giants have yet to make, but one that could be finalized following practice on Friday.

"Be it Hosley or be it McBride or be it Webster; hopefully those guys are getting healthy enough and we’re getting strong enough that we’ve got some options," Fewell said.

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Tags: Corey Webster, Football, Jayron Hosley, Jon Beason, New York, New York Giants, NFL, Perry Fewell, Prince Amukamara, San Diego, San Diego Chargers, Trumaine McBride, Washington, Washington Redskins

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4 Responses to “New York Giants’ Perry Fewell Impressed with Play, Fearlessness of Jayron Hosley”

  1. Dan BentonDan Benton says:

    Not a single comment today? Has everyone quit?

    •  GOAT56 says:

      It’s a Friday. I think this week really shows if we have any chance. Of course we have to win but both Dallas and Philly need to lose. Then we at least have a chance going into the last 3 weeks.

      I’m rooting hard for Seattle to win so they have little to play for and are emotionally drained after two straight huge games.

  2.  skinnydoogan says:

    I have just been laying low…….

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