NFL.com "The New York Giants are adding a veteran defensive lineman to help make up for the loss of Justin Tuck. The team announced it signed defensive end Robert Ayers on Wednesday. Fox Sports reported the deal was a two-year agreement. Ayers, 28, was selected in the first round by the Denver..." April 02
On this call, Elway has several times reiterated that Robert Ayers is the starting right DE. Shaun Phillips will have role in nickel.