Former Seattle Seahawks cornerback Walter Thurmond returned to MetLife Stadium for good after recently signing with the New York Giants. The last time Thurmond was at the facility his team had just won the Super Bowl.
Thurmond, who has been an exclusive West Coaster, recently told Giants.com that he just couldn’t leave after meeting with the team.
“I wanted to meet other teams and see what was out there,” Thurmond said. “Once I came here and met the coaching staff and heard the opportunities they presented to me, I couldn’t resist. It was a testament to the coaching staff. I got along with everybody, coach (Tom) Coughlin, the general manager (Jerry Reese), the DBs coaches – just great people out here.”
The Giants were in serious need of some help at the cornerback position when free agency began. Thurmond will now get a chance to start for the Giants after coming off the bench most of the time with the Seahawks. Thurmond only had eight starts in 34 games with Seattle.