Landon Collins has stated numerous times in numerous interviews how ready he is to face his former team this season and beyond.
But on Saturday, at his celebrity softball game in New York, Collins identified one Giant he's especially anxious to see.
"I've been ready to tackle Saquon," the safety told a group of reporters. "That's my guy. All love to him, he's been doing his thing as we all know, but when I get to meet him in the hole this time, it's going to be full go."
Last season, when Barkley was a rookie and Collins' teammate, the safety never really got the chance to deliver a real blow to the running back. They should have plenty of interactions in the years to come, however, starting when Washington heads to New York on Sept. 29.
Considering how wild Barkley went in the last meeting between the two teams — he racked up 170 yards on just 14 carries — the Burgundy and Gold would love for Collins to tackle Barkley very, very often.
That wasn't the only notable thing the Redskins' new defensive back said at the event, however. He also explained how he feels more valued by the 'Skins, and that the Giants didn't exactly use him correctly at all times in their defense.
Then, as will happen often for at least the next half-decade, the Redskins' and Giants' new quarterbacks were brought up. Collins was happy to give his review.
"I appreciate Daniel Jones coming out here, but I still think we got the best quarterback in the draft," he said, of course referring to Dwayne Haskins.
And lastly, just in case it wasn't clear that he's completely moved on from the franchise that drafted him, he dropped one last line to really make it obvious.
"I don't feel like I bleed blue anymore," he said.
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