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 July 11, 2013  Posted by  News and Notes

S Antrel Rolle Interview on NFL Network: The video of Tuesday’s NFL Network interview with S Antrel Rolle is available at NFL.com.

Article on WR Hakeem Nicks: Victor Cruz Contract Complicates Matters for NY Giants’ Hakeem Nicks by Ralph Vacchiano of The Daily News

Articles on WR Victor Cruz:

2013 Position Preview – Defensive Tackle:video previewing the Giants’ defensive tackle position heading into training camp is available at Giants.com.

Quotes: S Antrel Rolle on WR Hakeem Nicks: “Totally different to defend. Hakeem Nicks, I think he is a little more deceptive than Victor Cruz. When you look at Nicks you might not think he is moving as fast but when you are up against him, running with him, you understand this guy is moving. His hands are probably the biggest I’ve ever seen on a receiver. I call him ‘The Silent killer.’ His routes are so smooth; everything he does is so smooth. While Victor Cruz is going to always put a little bit of salsa on it. I think he goes out there and gives you the wiggles, gives you the shake and he is exceptionally quick. If he takes a step on you, you can pretty much cancel Christmas.”

Rolle on the Giants’ defense: “My defensive mantra is just to be more consistent. To be more consistent and have more dog in us on a daily basis, on an every down basis. There were times out there, I felt,  that as a defensive unit we went out there and we played exceptional, we played like the Super Bowl caliber team that we were. Then there were times we went out there and played like the 9-7 team that we were. As a defensive unit you can’t have the ups and downs because we all know that defense wins the game. We all know that. With the quarterback that we have, with the offense we have, they are always going to put points on the board. We expect that. So we just have to make sure we limit (the other team’s scoring).”

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