Slimmer Rogers aims for big impact

The veteran defensive tackle was told to lose weight, and he looks great in camp

Updated: August 4, 2012, 7:53 PM ET
By Ohm Youngmisuk | ESPNNewYork.com

ALBANY, N.Y. -- When Shaun Rogers joined the New York Giants in the offseason, the veteran defensive tackle was bigger than the team had hoped he would be.

So they gave him a playing weight to reach by training camp, and a slimmer Rogers showed up in Albany and made weight easily.

The 6-foot-4 Rogers, listed at 350 pounds, won't say exactly how much weight he lost. But it's noticeable.

"He is still big," Justin Tuck said of Rogers. "He did a great job of getting to ...

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