The Giants found out on Thursday that safety Nat Berhe would be out for a significant amount of time, the fourth defensive back to go down for the year in less than two weeks. 

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Berhe tweeted out that a lingering blood clot in his calf has finally forced him to have surgery, which he will undergo on Friday. It's the same calf that kept him out of mini-camp and the majority of training camp.

As the fifth-round draft pick in 2014, the Giants had hopes for Berhe to develop into a solid piece to the puzzle this year. With the amount of recent injuries, Berhe was projected to have a significant role, if not battle for a starting spot.

But with the bad news, Berhe is the fourth safety since August 14th to have a season-ending injury. The other Giants out for the year include Mykkele Thompson, Bennett Jackson and Justin Currie.

Just days ago, recently signed veteran Brandon Meriweather was viewed as nothing more than a camp body. Now, Meriweather has a chance to start at one of the safety positions, along with Jeromy Miles and Cooper Taylor. Rookie Landon Collins, who has also been injured during training camp, is slotted to start at this point.