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EAST RUTHERFORD Womens Janoris Jenkins Jersey , N.J. (AP) — Aldrick Rosas came to the New York Giants‘ training camp as somewhat of a long shot to keep his job as placekicker.The former NAIA player struggled in his rookie season, hitting 18 of 25 field goals, while missing three of 23 extra points. Upsetting the coaching staff: his occasional tendency to have one of his kickoffs go out of bounds, allowing opponents to start drives at their 40-yard line.It wasn’t a good first year and Rosas knew it.So after giving himself a little time with his family — a daughter was born early last season — Rosas went back to work, and never stopped.Rosas was almost perfect in training camp and the preseason in beating out Marshall Koehn, a first-year free agent. It has paid off bigtime during the season: Rosas on Tuesday was voted to the NFC team in the Pro Bowl. The second-year pro has hit 28 of 29 field goal attempts and 25 of 26 PATs. His .966 field goal percentage is second in the NFL to former Giants kicker Robbie Gould (.967 on 29 of 30). His 109 points are ninth in the league.Among his field goals is a franchise record 57-yarder against Chicago. His only field goal missed was on a 52-yard attempt against Philadelphia on Oct. 11.“I don’t know how to describe it — shocking, just to get that support and votes from my peers and the fans, and everybody in the building, this organization just being behind me,” Rosas said Wednesday of the honor. “It’s real special.”Rosas said a lot of the credit has to go to long snapper Zak DeOssie, holder Riley Dixon, and the coaching staff.The soon to be 24-year-old said he has prospered by taking things day by day. He sorted out his kicking technique with former NFL kicker John Carney in San Diego in the offseason while working on his mental approach to the game.“He has put his nose to the grindstone,” said Dixon, a punter signed in the offseason who has become the holder in the operation, replacingBrad Wing. “He just kept working.”As Rosas spoke, DeOssie smiled in the background, somewhat like the proud dad. He has been with the Giants since 2007 and has been around a lot of good kickers.Rosas saw him smiling and called him “the oldest guy in the NFL” and “a dinosaur.”When DeOssie was asked if Rosas was paying for the holder and snapper to go to the Pro Bowl in Orlando, he quipped: “He bought us tickets.”Rosas, who wasn’t pursued by major colleges, has come a long way from kicking at Southern Oregon, a public liberal arts college in Ashland, Oregon with an enrollment of around 4 Riley Dixon Jersey ,300 students. Big crowds on game days were a couple of hundred fans.He was signed as a free agent by Tennessee in May 2016 and released at the end of training camp. The Giants signed him to a reserve/future contact in January 2017 and he beat out veteran Mike Nugent in training camp.“Yeah, it’s starting to kind of hit now in these last couple of hours, and even last night,” Rosas said. “Just how, NAIA and small high school, just to last year, to kind of now. The story is still kind of getting written. When you’re around a great group of guys, a great organization, great fans, it’s just a huge blessing.”Rosas is one of coach Pat Shurmur’s favorite players. He looks like a buff linebacker, plays the same way, and makes kicks, too.NOTES: WR Odell Beckham Jr. (quad), LB Alec Ogletree (concussion), C Spencer Pulley (calf), WR Russell Shepard (ankle) and S Michael Thomas (excused absence) did not practice Wednesday. DL Kerry Wynn (thumb) was limited. The cornerback workouts were disappointing, but the safeties made up for it"WhiteFanposts Fanshots Sections New York Giants NewsGiants Training Camp 2016Giants video station. Eagles 2015, Week 172019 NFL DraftCombine stock up, stock down: Top corners disappoint, but safeties look strongNew,29commentsThe cornerback workouts were disappointing, but the safeties made up for itESTShareTweetShareShareCombine stock up http://www.giantslockerroom.com/authentic-mario-edwards-jr-jersey , stock down: Top corners disappoint, but safeties look strongBrian Spurlock-USA TODAY SportsThe 2019 NFL Scouting Combine is officially in the books. After an incredible day of workouts on Sunday, hopes were high for the defensive backs on Monday. Unfortunately, several of the top prospects failed to live up to the hype on the field. But as always happens, there were also several under-the-radar prospects who gave scouts a reason to go back to their film. That the top prospects disappointed is bad news for a New York Giants team which could be in desperate need of help in their secondary. However, they might have also been put on the trail of some potential value picks. So, which defensive backs helped themselves, and who might have given scouts pause?Stock upJamel Dean (Auburn) - Dean has medical red flags for knee injuries dating back from high school through 2016. He was originally recruited by Ohio State but was ruled medically ineligible. Dean eventually enrolled in Auburn and helped himself Monday by running a 4.31 second 40-yard dash and showing very well in the field drills. His medical check-up was the most important part of his week in Indy, but his workout likely made teams feel better about potentially taking a risk on him. Jordan Brown (South Dakota State) - A player nobody was talking about at the national level prior to the Combine, but a workout that included a 4.51 second 40-yard dash, 39-inch vertical, and 10-foot 8 inch broad jump will send scouts looking for his tape. He isn’t the longest corner, but also showed some promising fluidity and ball skills in the field drills.Sean Bunting (Central Michigan) - Every day of the Combine a small-school prospect has stepped up and made his presence known. One of those players from Monday’s workouts was Sean Bunting of Central Michigan. Teams in search of big, long press-man cornerbacks will take an interest in Bunting. He wasn’t the smoothest corner, but his size and ball skills will get teams interested.Isaiah Johnson (Houston) - Another big, long press-man corner who transitioned from wide receiver to cornerback. Johnson ran well and looked good in field drills. Both James Bettcher and Dave Gettleman have shown a preference for cornerbacks with long arms, and Johnson had among the longest in the cornerback group at 33 inches. David Long (Michigan) - At 5-foot-10, Long is probably a slot corner at the next level, but he as the quickness to hang with receivers and the physicality to deal with running backs who motion to the slot. He was one of the quickest receivers in drills and had one of the best times in the 40 yard dash. Long made himself some money on Monday.Justin Layne (Michigan State) - Another converted wide receiver, Layne has only been a cornerback since 2016. He ran well, and showed a remarkably smooth player for a tall (6-foot-2) corner. Unsurprisingly, he showed good ball skills in those field drills which simulated intercepting the ball. He is still new to the position and has upside as he continues to learn the nuances of playing cornerback. Rock Ya-Sin (Temple) - In what was a disappointing morning for the cornerbacks Nate Solder Jersey , Rock Ya-Sin stood out. He ran well enough, though he didn’t have “blazing” speed with a 4.51 second 40-yard dash, but his feet and hips are good enough to hang in press-man coverage and he has the physicality to jam receivers at the line of scrimmage and disrupt routes. Ugochukwu Amadi (Oregon) - Ugo Amadi got people’s attention by opening the safety group with a 4.52 second 40-yard dash. He had 18 reps on the bench press, letting scouts know that he definitely knows the way to the weight room and was also among the most fluid safeties in the field drills. Amadi might be a little short at 5-foot-9, but he has upside as a free safety who can also defend the slot.Darnell Savage Jr. (Maryland) - Savage wasn’t a name bandied about before the combine, but he had a legitimately explosive workout, running a 4.36 second 40-yard dash, 39.5-inch vertical, and 10-foot 6 inch broad jump. He was solid in field drills and should earn a look from teams looking for a free safety with the ability to defend in man coverage. Stock downThe cornerbacks as a whole - To quote Charles Davis on the NFL Network broadcast this is a “safety heavy” class. By that he means that the cornerback group did not run well, with several struggling with tightness in field drills. As good as the front seven prospects looked on Sunday, the corners were disappointing. Greedy Williams (LSU) - Williams started his day strong with a 4.3740-yard dash, but it was downhill from there for the player who is at the top of many cornerback boards. Williams looked tight-hipped and out of control in many of the field drills. His day later ended early after reportedly suffering cramps. If Williams had followed his 40 up with strong field work he could have confirmed his status atop the cornerback depth chart and a top-10 pick. However, all he did was create doubt.Deandre Baker (Georgia) - Baker is another prospect who entered the year as a potential top prospect, but didn’t take the next step which was expected from him. Likewise, his work on Monday was expected to be good, but was probably best described as “okay”. D’Cota Dixon (Wisconsin) - Dixon is a safety, but even so it is not good to have a 40 time that would be slow for a linebacker. He had the top performance on the bench press, which suggests that he might have to try to convert to linebacker at the next level, but at 5-foot-10, 204 pounds, that seems unlikely.

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