New York Giants cornerback Aaron Ross (31) at Super Bowl XLVI press conference... Credit: Kirby Lee/Image of Sport-US PRESSWIRE

Aaron Ross departs to Jacksonville

Two time Super Bowl Champion, Aaron Ross, has officially left the New York Giants for the Jacksonville Jaguars on a three-year deal worth up to $15.3 million.

Ross, an alum of the University of Texas, was an integral part of the New York Giants defensive corps for five years.

He was the New York Giants first round pick in 2007, and racked up three interceptions in his rookie campaign. If not for injuries, Ross could have been one of the premier corners in the NFL.

Ross is the second “core” New York Giant to leave this week. Mario Manningham signed a deal with the Niners to play alongside Randy Moss and Michael Crabtree.

His departure is not a surprise to most Giants fans. The plan is for Prince Amukamara to step into his place and become a shut down corner along with Corey Webster and newly re-signed Terrell Thomas.

The loss of Ross may hurt initially, but by mid-season, the Giants should be able to fill the void left by his departure.

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