Houston Texans sign S Stevie Brown

Stevie Brown, a 2010 7th round pick, played just 151 snaps combined in 2010 and 2011, but had a breakout year in 2012, grading out as Pro Football Focus’ 27th ranked safety. Unfortunately for him, he tore his ACL and missed his entire contract year in 2013 and was forced to settle for a one year deal back with the Giants to rehab his value. His 2014 season was a mixed bag. He...
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May 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Texans Gave Up 200k To Cut Swearinger

The timing is weird, to say the least. DJ Swearinger was released by the Houston Texans yesterday. Swearinger himself announced the exit on his Instagram account hours before the Texans made it official. They did sign both Rahim Moore and Stevie Brown, but the safety position was already lacking depth in Houston. Cutting ties with "Swagg" means they have very few options. But let...
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May 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Landon Collins leading the Giants secondary

Drafted by the New York Giants in round 2 of the 2015 NFL draft, rookie safety Landon Collins is leading the Giants secondary. The All-American from Alabama was picked up by the Giants after they traded up 7 spots to fill the massive hole left in its secondary by the departures of Stevie Brown (signed w/Houston Texans), Antrel Rolle (signed w/Chicago Bears), Zack Bowman (signed w...
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May 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Texans Part Ways With 2013 Second-Round Draft Pick

The Houston Texans drafted DJ Swearinger in the second round of the 2013 draft. Now, he's ready to move on.He announced Monday on his Instagram account that "It's time for a new chapter" in his career. He also thanked the Texans for the opportunity he got, and that he appreciated every moment.This comes as a surprise as the Texans failed to draft a safety in this years draft, though...
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May 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Landon Collins: I'm not just an in the box safety

The New York Giants entered this past weekend's draft without the top three safeties on their depth chart from the 2014 season. Quintin Demps remains unsigned, Stevie Brown bolted for the Texans, and long-tenured defensive leader Antrel Rolle made his way to the Bears. It was safe to say that the Giants were bound to draft at least one safety. When Alabama safety Landon Collins...
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May 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Houston Texans: last minute early round projections

With only hours until the first round, nobody knows for sure what direction the Houston Texans are going to take in this year’s NFL draft. I find it hard to believe that the Texans themselves know exactly what to do with the 16th overall pick. There are many directions that Houston could take in the first round. They could draft a wide receiver, running back, offensive lineman...
April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants Lose Another Safety, Brown Signed by Texans

Stevie Brown #27 of the New York Giants catches a pass intended for Riley Cooper #14 of the Philadelphia Eagles during a game at MetLife Stadium on December 28, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images) Out of the three safeties that started a game for the New York Football Giants last season, only one has not been picked up by another team. Veteran and...
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April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Stevie Brown to pass on Giants and sign with Texans

The New York Giants have been playing a game of cat-and-mouse with safety Stevie Brown for the last few weeks, but that game will now be over. After reportedly receiving interest from multiple teams, and mulling over the Giants' specific offer, Brown has chosen to move on to another team.Kim Jones of the NFL Network reported Wednesday night that Brown told her he has agreed to terms...
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April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Texans add to safety depth with Stevie Brown

The Houston Texans bolstered their depth at safety on the eve of the NFL draft with the signing of free-agent Stevie Brown on Wednesday, according to the Houston Chronicle.The 27-year-old Brown started eight games for the New York Giants last season, making 38 tackles. He missed the entire 2013 season while recovering from ACL surgery. A former seventh-round draft choice of the Oakland...
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April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

The New York Giants are getting really thin at safety

The New York Giants just got even slimmer at Safety. According to NFL Media’s Kimberly Jones, former Giants unrestricted free agent Stevie Brown agreed to terms with the Houston Texans Wednesday, limiting the options they have in the secondary. Brown is the second veteran safety the Giants decided not to bring back, as they let 2014 team captain Antrel Role sign with Chicago....
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April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Texans Signing S Stevie Brown

Kimberly Jones of NFL Media reports that the Texans have agreed to terms with former Giants S Stevie Brown. Brown previously visited with the Texans and reportedly had interest from the Giants, Cowboys, Falcons, Raiders, and Titans. However, reports later refuted that the Titans and Cowboys were among the interested teams. Brown, 27, is a former seventh round pick of the ...
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April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Stevie Brown's free agent market heating up

Last week, conflicting reports had surfaced about free agent safety Stevie Brown and where he was planning to sign. The first report claimed that Brown was close to re-signing with the Giants, while the other grouped the Giants among five other teams in the bidding for Brown. The Houston Texans were not one of those five teams, but they need to be added to a list of serious candidates...
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April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Texans Brought In Free Agent S Stevie Brown For A Visit

Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that free agent S Stevie Brown took a visit to Houston on Tuesday to meet with the Texans. ESPN’s Adam Schefter previously reported that Brown was mulling offers from five-six teams and is expected to make a decision at some point in the near future. According to Schefter, Brown had interest from the Giants, Cowboys, ... The post Texans Brought...
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April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Is Nat Berhe Ready for an Increased Role in New York?

If the New York Giants are going to improve on their 6-10 record from last season, they are going to need their 2014 rookie class to play bigger roles in 2015. No one’s role is set to increase more than Nat Berhe. With Antrel Rolle now a Chicago Bear, and Stevie Brown still a free agent, Berhe is slated to be the team’s starting strong safety when training camp opens. The Giants...
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April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Is Nat Berhe Ready for an Increased Role?

If the New York Giants are going to improve on their 6-10 record from last season, they are going to need their 2014 rookie class to play even bigger roles in 2015. No one’s role is set to increase more than Nat Berhe's. With Antrel Rolle now a Chicago Bear, and Stevie Brown still a free agent, Berhe is slated to be the team’s starting strong safety when training camp opens....
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April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Five or six teams interested in New York Giants safety Stevie Brown

The New York Giants already lost safety Antrel Rolle (who took a spam e-mail from Orbitz as a sign from God that he should sign with the Chicago Bears) to free agency. That makes it even more important that they keep Stevie Brown in the fold, but it’s not going to be easy… AROUND COVER32 Five Things: These would be great to see when the NFl schedule is released First and 10...
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April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Baltimore Ravens to open on Sunday Night Football? One man says yes

The Baltimore Ravens are always a candidate to play in primetime. Could they open the 2015 season on Sunday Night Football? Pure guesses on Week 1 prime time: Eagles-Patriots (TNF), Ravens-Broncos (SNF), Giants-Cowboys (MNF 1), Cardinals-Seahawks (MNF 2) — Frank Schwab (@YahooSchwab) April 20, 2015 Balitmore, of course, opened in Denver in 2013 after the Orioles froze them out...
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April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Raiders continue to look for safeties

The Oakland Raiders have clearly focused their attention on the safety position this offseason. After cutting Tyvon Branch, they signed Nate Allen while also bringing back both Charles Woodson, Brandian Ross and Larry Asante. They also already had former seventh round draft pick Jonathan Dowling under contract. In addition, they tried to snag Green Bay Packers safety Sean Richardson...
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April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants, Cowboys, Falcons, Raiders, & Titans All Interested S Stevie Brown

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that free agent S Stevie Brown is currently mulling offers from five-six teams and is expected to make a decision at some point in the near future. According to Schefter, Brown has interest from the Giants, Cowboys, Falcons, Raiders, and Titans. Brown, 27, is a former seventh round pick of the Raiders back in 2010. ... The post Giants, Cowboys,...
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April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants sign free agent defensive back Josh Gordy

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) The New York Giants have signed former Indianapolis Colts defensive back Josh Gordy. The Giants announced the signing Wednesday in a move that might offer them some help at their depleted safety position. New York lost safety Antrel Rolle to free agency. Stevie Brown and Quintin Demps are still free agents, leaving Nat Berhe and Cooper Taylor as the only...
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April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants Top Five Needs Ahead of the Draft

Coming off a 6-10 season and going into a year where Tom Coughlin’s stay in New York could depend on a trip to the playoffs, fulfilling the team’s top needs quickly have never been more important. Some of big blue’s needs are more noticeable than others, but either way the top five needs of the main team in Gotham will be analyzed. Safety View image |
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April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Colts in Serious Safety Trouble?

The Indianapolis Colts entered the 2014 season with a very experienced set of safeties in LaRon Landry and Mike Adams. Unfortunately, the Colts enter 2015 with the safety position being one of the thinnest positions on the roster.The Colts currently only have three safeties other than Adams, and outside of Colt Anderson who has six years of experience, the other two only have five...
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March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Draft, Giants, Raiders, & Patriots

Draft Indiana RB Tevin Coleman has visits scheduled with the Ravens, Panthers and Cardinals, according to Aaron Wilson. Giants According to Jordan Raanan, talks between the Giants and free agent S Stevie Brown remain open. Raiders Raiders GM Reggie McKenzie reiterated Saturday night that they are not pursuing free agent DE Greg Hardy. “At this point we don’t have any intentions...
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March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Giants’ Biggest Roster Hole and Potential Solutions

As NFL free agency rapidly approaches, the New York Giants face a daunting offseason with several tough decisions. From resigning longtime veterans to extending contracts, the front office needs to decide who has earned a right to stay, and who has to look for a job elsewhere.Last season, the Giants greatly underachieved, as the team managed their lowest win total since 2004, Eli...
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February 15, 2015  |  Discuss

What potential free agent would help the New York Giants the most?

With Super Bowl XLIX in the books, the 2014 season is officially in the rearview mirror. Thus, it’s time to look ahead to 2015. But before teams gather for training camp in July, play preseason games in August and tee it up for real in September, they have some roster building to do. While the NFL Draft in April will get most of the attention, free agency, which starts on March...
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February 06, 2015  |  Discuss
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