The Giants sealed free agent cornerback Valentino Blake on Monday to supplement abyss on both invulnerability and special teams and also re-signed maestro special teamer Mark Herzlich.
Terms of the contracts were not immediately disclosed.
Blake, 26, a five-year maestro who played for the Tennessee Titans last season, had a career year in 2015 for the Pittsburgh Steelers, with 76 tackles (11 on special teams), 12 passes defended, one forced fail and two interceptions, including one returned 70 yards for a touchdown. Blake started all 18 unchanging deteriorate and playoff games for the Steelers that season, including 16 at right dilemma and two on the left side.
The Giants have vacancies at abyss dilemma with Leon Hall a free agent and Coty Sensabaugh, a midseason 2016 acquisition, signing on Monday with the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Blake, while small at 5-9, 198 pounds, entered the NFL with his hometown Jacksonville Jaguars in 2012 as an undrafted free agent from Texas El-Paso. He has done 18 starts, seemed in 78 unchanging deteriorate games and 3 playoff games, and missed just two games in 5 seasons.
Blake, whose full name is Antwon Valentino Blake, done 42 tackles (four on special teams) last deteriorate for the Titans and shielded 5 passes.
Herzlich, 29, a Super Bowl XLVI champion as a Giant, was a special teams tack in 2016 but was credited with only 7 sum tackles in 14 games.