There's something to be said about role players; guys who set aside their own egos and do whatever it is they're asked to do for the better of the team. New York Giants safety Tyler Sash is one of those guys.
After a solid rookie season, Sash is already looking ahead to his sophomore year with tremendous optimism. And as he did in 2011, he's ready and willing to fill whatever role the team asks of him in 2012.
"I’m going to do whatever is asked of me. That’s the type of person I am, that’s the type of player I am. Whatever is asked of me, I’m going to do that to the best of my abilities. If that translates into getting more snaps or starting on defense, that’s what I want to do," Sash said.
More snaps on defense, a larger role on special teams…the safety from Iowa doesn't care. After winning the Super Bowl the overall goal is a simple one: repeat at any cost.
“I think everybody’s goal going into the season is to be the starter at whatever position they play or get in packages. Whatever it is, whatever I can do to help my team win games and get back to where we were just at is obviously the goal," he added.
In 16 regular season games, Sash had 17 tackles and two forced fumbles. He added another seven tackles in the postseason, including five in the Giants' 24-2 wildcard victory over the Atlanta Falcons.
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