The Giants claimed Aaron Rouse off waivers from Green Bay in Week 3, when Kenny Phillips went on injured reserve with patellofemoral arthritis in his left knee. After C.C. Brown struggled, especially defending the deep ball, the Giants replaced him in the starting lineup with Rouse in Week 9. Since then, Rouse has proved to be a vital plug at the position.
December 12, 2009
A couple of weeks ago, safeties coach Darren Perry wondered if 6-foot-4 Aaron Rouse was nimble enough to be an NFL safety. With starter Atari Bigby out for at least the next four weeks, the Packers will find out. The early trends are promising, with Rouse coming up huge late against Chicago.
September 16, 2009
Scout.com's Ed Thompson highlights seven injured players whose absence from the field will be highly noticeable -- either due to their opponent this week or the player who will be trying to fill their shoes.
September 21, 2008
Rouse on pace to start when regular season opens, says Packer Report's Todd Korth
August 12, 2008
Bigby coming off solid season; Rouse will push Collins for starting spot
Nick Collins and Aaron Rouse will be competing for one of handful of open starting spots in Green Bay's training camp, which begins July 28. Packer Report's Tyler Dunne breaks down the battle between Collins and Rouse.
Training camp battle for starting safety spot is one to watch, says Packer Report's Matt Tevsh