New York Giants' Depth Chart Week 2: Mark Herzlich, as expected, at MLB

Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

A look at the Giants' updated depth chart for Wek 2.

The most significant change on the New York Giants' depth chart heading into their Week 2 matchup with the Denver Broncos is one we knew had to be made -- Mark Herzlich taking over at middle linebacker with Dan Connor having been placed on injured reserve.

Newly-signed Brandon Jacobs is listed fourth on the running back depth chart. It would not be a surprise, however, if Jacobs plays significant snaps Sunday. Would the Giants start him, partially in an effort to draw an emotional reaction from the MetLife Stadium faithful? David Wilson, fumbles, missed blocks, messed-up screen passes and all, is still listed as the starter.

A couple of other notes that are not reflected on the depth chart. Defensive coordinator Perry Fewell said Terrell Thomas is the team's slot cornerback. Finally, with his role at running back likely reduced, would it surprise anyone if Wilson returns kickoffs Sunday?

POS First Second Third Other
WR Hakeem Nicks Rueben Randle
LT Will Beatty
LG Kevin Boothe James Brewer
C David Baas Jim Cordle
RG Chris Snee Brandon Mosley
RT Justin Pugh David Diehl
TE Brandon Myers Bear Pascoe Larry Donnell Adrien Robinson
WR Victor Cruz Louis Murphy Jerrel Jernigan
QB Eli Manning Curtis Painter Ryan Nassib
FB Henry Hynoski Bear Pascoe
RB David Wilson Da'Rel Scott Michael Cox Brandon Jacobs
RB Andre Brown

POS First Second Third Other
LDE Justin Tuck Damontre Moore Justin Trattou
LDT Linval Joseph Shaun Rogers Johnathan Hankins
RDT Cullen Jenkins Mike Patterson
RDE Mathias Kiwanuka Jason Pierre-Paul
SLB Keith Rivers
MLB Mark Herzlich Allen Bradford
WLB Spencer Paysinger Jacquian Williams
LCB Corey Webster Jayron Hosley Terrell Thomas
RCB Prince Amukamara Aaron Ross Trumaine McBride
FS Ryan Mundy
SS Antrel Rolle Cooper Taylor

Special Teams
POS First Second Third Other
P Steve Weatherford
PK Josh Brown
H Steve Weatherford
LS Zak DeOssie
KR Michael Cox David Wilson Jerrel Jernigan Da'Rel Scott
PR Rueben Randle Jayron Hosley Jerrel Jernigan David Wilson
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