Stevie Brown concluded a breakout 2012 season by being named NFC Defensive Player of the Week for getting an interception (which he returned 48 yards) and tying chase Blackburn for the team-high with six tackles in Sunday's 42-7 rout of the Philadelphia Eagles.
Brown won the honor twice this season. He was also honored after his Week 8 performance at Dallas, where he intercepted two passes, recovered a fumble and had six solo tackles in a victory over the Cowboys.
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Brown, a third-year player who spent one season with the Oakland Raiders and one with the Indianapolis Colts before coming to the Giants as a free agent in 2012, started 11 games and was second in the league with eight interceptionsHe also had 66 tackles (56 solo), 11 passes defensed, two forced fumbles and a fumble recovery.
Brown is a restricted free agent. In a league where creating turnovers has become paramount to success on defense, it's hard to imagine the Giants letting Brown get away.