As expected Aaron Ross will be playing defensive back for someone else this season. Ross, who had a terrific Super Bowl, struggled to find a way to be that good and that consistent throughout his career. Ross, a former first round pick in the 2007 draft, signed a 3 year deal worth a maximum of 15.3 million with Jacksonville.
Ross was a speedster coming out of college and had a lot of promise and upside. Unfortunately while horsing around after practice in ’09 Ross tore a hamstring and played in only 4 games that year. He has never been the same since. When challenged by the coaching staff to step up and prove he deserved to start, he had some big games, and in the Super Bowl run of ’07 he constantly played hurt and made big plays. This year, again he had some nice games when under scrutiny and in the biggest game of the year, but overall was inconsistent, and seemed to need to be prodded to play well.
We wish Aaron luck in Jacksonville, and thank him for his contributions to two Super Bowl victories