Landon Collins prides himself on being one of the toughest defensive players in the NFL. But after the first few Giants practices this spring with Saquon Barkley on the other side at running back, Collins is second-guessing his own ferocity.

"I'm excited because I saw one play in practice," Collins says of Barkley. "He hit a hole so explosive and so fast, I was like I wouldn't want myself, personally, if he got the ball at that time and hit the hole that hard, I'd probably get out the way a little bit, just a little bit. I'm gonna still make the tackle, but just a little bit. I'm not afraid to tackle him."

Collins is obviously biased, but this is reason for Giants fans to rejoice. After a horrendous 2017 season, new general manager Dave Gettleman recommitted Big Blue to the ground game, loading the offensive line and drafting Barkley with the No. 2 overall pick. 

Collins was interviewed at a Thuzio event in New York City by another notable Giants running back: Tiki Barber. Barber, who made three Pro Bowls in ten seasons with the Giants, is a co-founder of Thuzio.

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