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Name  Antrel Rolle
Born  12/16/1982
Height  6-0
Weight  206
College  Miami-Florida
8/28/2011 4:10:00 PM
Description: Giants FS Antrel Rolle said he will be moving to nickel back when the team uses sub packages this season. SOURCE: ESPN NEW YORK
Insight: With Terrell Thomas gone for the year, the Giants will have to change things up a bit in order to make sure they have the right personnel in the right positions.
3/7/2010 10:11:00 PM
Description: The NY Post reports Rolle said he hopes to play some Wildcat for the Giants.
Insight: Rolle play QB and RB in high school, so he theoretically has the athleticism to do it. But the Giants may not want to risk their significant investment in him by allowing him to play offense, especially since they have not yet used the Wildcat anyway. (SportsBuff.com)
3/6/2010 1:57:00 AM
Description: ESPN's Adam Schefter reports, via Twitter, that the Giants have signed Rolle to a five-year, $37 million deal, with $15 million guaranteed.
Insight: Rolle fills a major need for the Giants at safety, especially since SS Kenny Phillip's (knee) future may be in doubt. (SportsBuff.com)
3/5/2010 5:12:00 PM
Description: Ralph Vacchiano of the NY Daily News reports, via Twitter, Rolle is taking a physical with the Giants on Friday afternoon.
Insight: Usually a physical means a deal is all but done, but stay tuned until a contract is signed. The Dolphins, Bears and Cardinals could also be in he mix to sign him. (SportsBuff.com)
3/5/2010 3:49:00 PM
Description: NFL Fanhouse.com reports Rolle is "on the verge" of completing a deal with the Giants.
Insight: The Dolphins are still apparently in the mix for Rolle, so until something concrete happens everything is speculation. (SportsBuff.com)
3/4/2010 5:09:00 PM
Description: Updating a previous item, the Cardinals have officially released Rolle. (AZ Cardinals.com)
Insight: This had been expected, as the Cardinals made their plans clear given Rolle's hefty price tag for the coming season. They would probably like to bring him back, but now they'll have competition. (SportsBuff.com)
3/4/2010 4:52:00 PM
Description: Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald does not expect the Dolphins to pursue Rolle if he is released by the Cardinals.
Insight: Arizona may look to release and then re-sign Rolle at a lower salary, but he should have at least a few suitors if he hits the open market. (SportsBuff.com)
3/4/2010 12:23:00 PM
Description: Brad Biggs of National Football Post names the Redskins as a potential suitor for Rolle if the Cardinals do end up releasing him.
Insight: The Cardinals would probably like to bring Rolle back, but at less than his $12.1 million total compensation (salary and bonuses) for this season. He is likely to draw some interest on the open market if he is released. (SportsBuff.com)
3/1/2010 6:07:00 PM
Description: Michael Lombardi of National Football Post names the Cardinals as the favorite to re-sign Rolle even after releasing him.
Insight: Arizona wants Rolle back, just not at his current scheduled price tag. He is due a $4 million roster bonus on Thursday, so any move would likely come before then. Miami and Chicago could be among the other teams looking to sign him. (SportsBuff.com)
2/26/2010 3:42:00 PM
Description: The Chicago Tribune reports the Bears are likely to target Rolle if and when he's released by the Cardinals next week.
Insight: The Bears have a need at safety, but they may have some competition for Rolle's services if he hits the open market. (SportsBuff.com)
2/22/2010 12:02:00 AM
Description: AZ Cardinals reports the Cardinals are expected to release Rolle.
Insight: The team has been trying to negotiate a contract extension with Rolle, their starting free safety, but releasing him would take them off the hook for the $4 million roster bonus he is due soon. If he is indeed released, he should get draw decent interest on the open market. (SportsBuff.com)
2/17/2010 8:20:00 PM
Description: AZ Cardinals.com reports the team is working on a contract extension for Rolle.
Insight: Rolle is due to make $8.11 million next season and is scheduled to collect a $4 million roster bonus in March, so any extension could possibly be classified as a re-structuring as well. (SportsBuff.com)
1/19/2010 1:22:00 PM
Description: The Arizona Republic reports the Cardinals will have to restructure the final year of Rolle's contract during the offseason.
Insight: Rolle has hit escalators in his rookie contract, which has pushed his 2010 salary to $8.11 million. He is not in any danger of being cut, but some creativity will likely be required to reduce his pay. (SportsBuff.com)
1/16/2010 10:14:00 PM
Description: Rolle left Saturday's loss to New Orleans with a head injury.
Insight: Losing Rolle and Dominique Rodger-Cromartie early in the game made it an uphill battle for the Cardinals' secondary. A battle they could not win, obviously. (SportsBuf.com)
Questionable10/30/2009 4:58:00 PM
Description: According to the Arizona Republic, Cardinals' head coach Ken Whisenhunt revealed that Rolle (left foot) has a ruptured tendon is his left foot.
Insight: Rolle is likely to be a game-time decision for Sunday's game against Carolina. Matt Ware would start in his place if he can't go. (SportsBuff.com)
12/14/2008 10:34:00 AM
Description: S Antrel Rolle has seen an increase in his responsibilities recently as he has gotten more comfortable in the safety role. He is blitzing some and lining up in the box on running downs, trading off in such duties with fellow safety Adrian Wilson. That enhances his IDP potential, particularly against a Minnesota offense that will provide plenty of tackle chances by way of its running game and be piloted by the often-erratic Tarvaris Jackson. (SportsBuff.com)
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