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Kevin M. Gilbride: Tight Ends Will Play Important, “Jack of All Trades” Role in Giants Offense
July 28th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
In recent days, there's been significant speculation about the New York Giants going into 2014 without a traditional fullback and instead using the tight end in that role. It's something Larry Donnell hinted at after Organized Team Activities (OTAs) and something tight ends coach Kevin M. Gilbride confirmed on Monday....

New York Giants Considering 53-Man Roster Without a Fullback: Report
July 27th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
As we've mentioned in recent days, the New York Giants have taken an interesting approach to their fullback position since the start of training camp this past Monday. And by interesting, we mean they've been nearly non-existent, with both Henry Hynoski and John Conner seeing very few reps. However, that's...

2014 New York Giants Training Camp Preview: Tight Ends
July 15th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
With the offseason workout program now a thing of the past and the official start to training camp coming up on July 21st (report date and physicals), it's time to look ahead to each positional battle and how they will ultimately shape the New York Giants' final 53-man roster. Today...

New York Giants Sunday Morning Storylines: Big Blue Special Teams Rising from the Ashes
July 6th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Happy Sunday, New York Giants fans! We're a little more than two weeks away from the start of training camp, and although it feels as if it's taking forever, we are slowly getting there. As we look to pass another day, we share the following headlines for you to enjoy...

New York Giants’ Larry Donnell: Tight End Will Play Significant Role in Ben McAdoo’s Offense
July 4th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
What Ben McAdoo has in store for the new-look New York Giants offense is still a bit of a mystery as, to this point, we've only heard little bits and pieces, with only but a small glimpse of things during the offseason workout program. And while much of the attention...

New York Giants’ Jerry Reese Believes Tight Ends Could Be Dynamic, but Will Still Seek Upgrades
June 24th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
After the entirety of Organized Team Activities (OTAs) and mandatory mini-camp, the New York Giants still have no clear-cut starting tight end. Not only did no one separate themselves from the pack, but the entirety of the unit has been relatively under-whelming. Still, General Manager Jerry Reese thinks the group...

New York Giants’ Larry Donnell Treated for Dehydration, Released from Hospital
June 19th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
It's summer time in the Northeast, and as the New York Giants took the field for their first two mini-camp practices this week, temperatures soared beyond 90 degrees with high humidity. As expected, that took a bit of a toll on players and landed tight end Larry Donnell in the...

Giants Sunday Morning Storylines: Eli Manning Has Balance Between Fatherhood and Football
June 15th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Happy Sunday, New York Giants fans! And Happy Father's Day to all the Dads out there! Big Blue will begin their mandatory mini-camp next week and each practice will be open to the media. So before we're overwhelmed with news and updates, we offer you the following morning headlines to...

New York Giants Tuesday Morning Storylines: Breaking Down Adrien Robinson’s Chances at Tight End
June 10th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
Happy Tuesday, New York Giants fans! Big Blue continues Organized Team Activities (OTAs) today with practice No. 8 and will have an off day on Wednesday. However, the bigger news may come from some of the visits the team has lined up today, so continue to check back in the...

New York Giants “No Longer in Play” for Tight End Jermichael Finley: Report
June 5th, 2014 at 10:00 AM
The New York Giants made an immediate call to free agent tight end Jermichael Finley following his medical clearance from a fusion of the C3-C4 vertebrates, and that interest remained until late last week. However, Paul Dottino of WFAN now reports the plug has been pulled and, like the Seattle...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin: Adrien Robinson, Larry Donnell Have Inside Track at Tight End
May 16th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Although the New York Giants recently signed USC tight end Xavier Grimble as an undrafted rookie free agent -- a player some fans have already put into the Hall of Fame -- head coach Tom Coughlin said earlier this week that Adrien Robinson and Larry Donnell will have the inside...

New York Giants’ Jerry Reese Noncommittal on Current Tight Ends, Potential Plans to Draft One
May 4th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
A common mock for the New York Giants in the 2014 NFL Draft has been North Carolina tight end Eric Ebron, who is known for his explosive play-making ability in the passing game. Whether or not the Giants ultimately select him with the No. 12 pick remains to be seen,...

2014 NFL Draft Scouting Reports and Rankings: Analyzing the Tight Ends
April 24th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Over the course of this offseason, the New York Giants have methodically addressed a number of weaknesses across the roster, with more than 20 total transactions. However, the tight end position still appears unsettled, even despite the early-April signing of former Seattle Seahawk Kellen Davis. ***VIDEO1*** As it stands currently, the Giants...

Giants Tuesday Morning Storylines: What are Big Blue’s Biggest Needs Following Free Agency?
April 8th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Happy Tuesday morning, New York Giants fans! The start of the week brought about another slow day, but that could change at any moment. So while you're waiting for the Giants' next series of transactions, kick back, relax and enjoy the following stories over your morning coffee. NFL Draft 2014: Giants'...

New York Giants Sign Tight End Kellen Davis to One-Year Deal
April 4th, 2014 at 12:55 PM
The New York Giants have addressed nearly every single team need through free agency with the exception of tight end. On Friday, at least to some small degree, they took a step in correcting that, signing tight end Kellen Davis to a one-year deal. ***PHOTO1*** Davis, a former fifth-round pick of the...

Tom Coughlin Confirms New York Giants May Still Look to Free Agent Market for Tight End
March 29th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Earlier this week, New York Giants general manager Jerry Reese noted that the team could still be searching for a tight end in free agency. And when head coach Tom Coughlin was later asked about the same situation, he was not shy in sharing his opinion. At a position where the...

North Carolina TE Eric Ebron Says “It Would Be an Honor” to Play for the New York Giants
March 1st, 2014 at 9:00 AM
New York Giants offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo said earlier this week that he wants a tight end who can play at a "high level." Unfortunately, with only Adrien Robinson and Larry Donnell left on the roster, the team doesn't really know what they have at the position. One potential solution...

New York Giants’ Ben McAdoo Looking for a Tight End to Play at a “High Level”
February 28th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Having been a tight end’s coach in Green Bay for six seasons, new New York Giants offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo has a unique appreciation for the position. Now calling the plays for a Giants offense where everyone has been provided a “clean slate,” McAdoo has big plans for the tight...

New York Giants TE Adrien Robinson Projects a ‘Breakout Season” in 2014
February 12th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
New York Giants third-year tight end Adrien Robinson was once called the “JPP of tight ends” by general manager Jerry Reese due to his freakish athleticism and speed for a player with his size. At 6’4 and 264 pounds, Robinson sure looks the part, but has not been unable to...

New York Giants TE Adrien Robinson Facing Make or Break Season in 2014
February 2nd, 2014 at 3:30 PM
Before it’s mentioned that the major concern for the New York Giants this offseason is the offensive line, realize that the higher-ups are fully aware of this. It’s been put on record. General Manager Jerry Reese is just as aware that he, too, is on notice. “My biggest concern coming into...