Excerpt: "With safety Kenny Phillips (knee) listed as doubtful and fellow safety Tyler Sash (hamstring) ruled out for Sunday's game against the Saints, the role of third safety in the Giantsí three-safety package falls on Will Hill, the former All-State product out of St. Peterís Prep in Jersey City.
ďThat means Iím up to bat,Ē the first-year safety said. ďIíve been prepared. Iíve just had vets above me, and Iíve had to sit back and wait my turn, but Iím always ready.Ē
Hill has played in three games since coming off a four-game suspension for violating the NFLís policy on performance-enhancing drugs. In those three games, Hill only played 12 defensive snaps ó all against Green Bay. Hill figures to play a bigger role on defense as the third safety against the Saintsí pass-first offense.
ďHe would be,Ē head coach Tom Coughlin said of Hill. ďHeís practiced in both special teams and on defense, in multiple roles on defense. So if called upon I think heíd be ready to do that.Ē Read more...