"He is a good, young football player," Coughlin said of Beatty, a second-round draft pick. "We have asked him to play a number of spots. He has played left tackle, he has played tight end, right tackle and has done a good job. He is going to have to do another good job."
Ross had been a starting cornerback for his first two seasons. Terrell Thomas replaced Ross this season with the injury.
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