BW Webb: It's a second straight appearance for cornerback BW Webb. Webb took some snaps as the first team nickel back when Williams Gay moved from the slot to safety for a few snaps. Webb found the ball for a second straight day, again on a pass over the middle from Davis Webb. It looked like Webb, who held the ball after being blitzed on the play, was trying to hit Travis Rudolph but the pass was well off the mark (there's no way to know if there was confusion on the play) and Webb came up with the ball and took it the other way. It was the second straight day of Webb on Webb crime.
"I think he's competitive, I think he gets his hands on balls," head coach at Shurmur said about BW Webb. "Typically, when you're playing on the interior, the interceptions that you see are tipped balls and overthrows and he's done a good job of finishing. I'm very fond of any player that can catch, which he has displayed the ability to do and he is really showing us that he knows how to play corner."
Ray-Ray Armstrong: Armstrong grabbed an interception of his own later on during team portion. This time Davis Webb was looking for wide receiver Hunter Sharp over the middle, but once again the pass was off the mark and went right to the waiting linebacker. Much like the interception to BW Webb, it is unclear whether there was some kind of confusion on the route between the receiver and quarterback, or if Davis Webb just didn't see the linebacker. Armstrong did a nice job finishing the play and taking it the other way.
"You got B.J. [Goodson] and Alec [Ogletree] in there," Shurmur said. "But Ray-Ray [Armstrong] is doing a good job, Tae Davis. I think they're competing. I think when you watch practice, again it's always the tale of the tape – this guy got beat, this guy won. But I think when you watch practice, I feel like they're all making progress and I think that's what's important."
Orion Stewart: This time it was Alex Tanney that fell victim to an opportunistic Giants defensive back. Tanney was trying to find wide receiver Alonzo Russell on a deep route, but Stewart did a really nice job of coming over from the safety position, getting his head around and jumping up to grab the interception in front of Russell. Stewart worked with the third team at safety today, and is one of the players involved in the competition or the starting safety spot next to Landon Collins.
"I think they've all stood out," Shurmur said about the safeties. "I think the preseason games will probably tell us much, much more."