Giants to sign Ex-Ravens safety Jeromy Miles today

The New York Giants aren't finished upgrading their roster's weakest position. On Wednesday, they will reportedly put the finishing touches on a one-year contract with free agent safety Jeromy Miles

The 27-year old former Baltimore Ravens safety has served primarily as a special teams ace since signing with the team two seasons ago. Last season he had five special teams tackles and a blocked field goal. However, he did log 335 defensive snaps in 2014. Although he only started two games at safety, he finished with an interception, a fumble recovery and 23 tackles.

According to Pro Football Focus, he graded out very strong in pass coverage during his limited time at safety. Despite playing just 335 snaps, Miles finished as Pro Football Focus' 14th-best safety in pass coverage out of 87 qualifying players.

Miles played college ball at the University of Massachusetts with his new teammate, Victor Cruz. Miles joins a safety group littered with inexperience and only one major draft or free agent investment–Landon Collins.

Most expect Collins to open the season as the Giants' starting safety, but the other spot is up for grabs. Miles will do battle with Mykkele Thompson, Cooper Taylor, Bennett Jackson and Nat Behre. This group is young, inexperienced, and several players carry a checkered injury history with them. Add Miles to a crowded safety group ready to embark in one of the Giants' most heated training camp position battles.

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