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2016 NFL free agency: CB Jerraud Powers visiting New York Giants, per report

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Veteran would give the Giants an experienced option in the slot.

Jerraud Powers
Jerraud Powers
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The New York Giants may have found an answer to the question "who will be the slot cornerback in 2016?" ESPN is reporting Jerraud Powers, a seven-year veteran, will visit the Giants on Thursday.

A 2009 third-round pick by the Indianapolis Colts, Powers spent four years in Indianapolis and the last three with the Arizona Cardinals. He has started 82 of the 87 regular-season games he has played. Powers, 29, had an interception, nine passes defensed, two fumble recoveries and a sack for the Cardinals in 2015.

The Giants replaced Prince Amukamara with Janoris Jenkins. In the slot, however, the Giants have only Trevin Wade.

All of the Giants' free-agent signings thus far -- Jenkins, Damon Harrison, Keenan Robinson, Olivier Vernon, Jason Pierre-Paul, and Jasper Brinkley -- have been on the defensive side of the ball. Statistically, the Giants were the NFL's worst defense a season ago.

Would you like to see Powers join the Giants?