The Giants are spending the last hours before free agency opens by re-signing some of their own players.
Safety Stevie Brown tweeted that he will return to the Giants for the 2014 season. Brown didn’t share any terms of the deal.
Running back Peyton Hillis, linebacker Mark Herzlich and cornerback Trumaine McBride have also re-signed with the team. It also looks like defensive end Justin Tuck and kicker Josh Brown will be back with the team.
Brown broke out for the Giants in 2012, intercepting eight passes and solidifying himself in a key spot in the team’s secondary. He never got a chance to build on that performance after tearing his ACL last summer and missing the entire regular season.
The Giants will also have Antrel Rolle and Will Hill at safety next season, opening the possibility for the return of the “Big Nickel” featuring three safeties that the Giants have used successfully in the past.