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Could New York Giants Find a Solution at Tight End Following NFL Cuts?
September 1st, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Despite going undefeated, the New York Giants finished the preseason with mixed results. A few questions were answered, while a few others still have many scratching their head. The tight end position fits the mold of the latter. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants gave multiple tight ends on the roster every opportunity to prove...

Giants’ Daniel Fells Could See First Team Reps Against His Old Team, the New England Patriots
August 28th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Last year, the New England Patriots tight end position was an unknown heading into the summer. Rob Gronkowski was dealing with injuries, Jake Ballard was coming back from a torn ACL and trying to rejuvenate his career and Aaron Hernandez went to jail on murder charges. So for Daniel Fells,...

New York Giants Vs. New England Patriots: Preseason Week 4 Preview
August 27th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Thursday marks the official end to the 2014 preseason, and for the New York Giants, it will conclude with a matchup against the New England Patriots. And while the starters are only slated to play for one or two series, there are still plenty of fringe players that make the...

New York Giants Rolling the Dice with What Remains at Tight End
August 27th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants "waived" goodbye to not one, but two tight ends on Tuesday by cutting Jerome Cunningham and Xavier Grimble (waived/injured). Now the team has decreased their number of tight ends from six to four, and strangely enough, there has not been one clear cut starter for the...

New York Giants Disappointed in Larry Donnell, Adrien Robinson; Will Use Tight End-By-Committee
August 26th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Heading into training camp and the preseason, the New York Giants were really hoping that one of the players in camp competing for tight end was going to break away from the pack and seize the starting job. ***PHOTO1*** It was considered to be a risky move by the Giants, especially with...

Tempers Begin to Flare as New York Giants’ Struggles Continue
August 26th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Head coach Tom Coughlin said it was because everyone was a little tired and a little irritated, but the reality is that frustration is beginning to mount within the New York Giants organization. And those tempers obviously boiled over during practice on Monday, which not only saw Damontre Moore kicked...

New York Giants’ Adrien Robinson Trying to Produce; Knows It’s Now or Never for Him
August 21st, 2014 at 1:00 PM
When the New York Giants drafted Adrien Robinson back in the 2012 NFL Draft, general manager Jerry Reese referred to him as the "JPP of tight ends," and thus far, he's looked nothing like that. ***PHOTO1*** Now entering his third season, Robinson knows that he has to show the Giants that he...

New York Giants Vs. Indianapolis Colts: Preseason Week 2 Preview
August 16th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The New York Giants will return to the site of one of their greatest triumphs on Saturday night when they head to Lucas Oil Stadium in Indiana to take on the Indianapolis Colts in their third preseason game of the season. It will be their very first trip back to...

Are New York Giants Improvising Solution at Tight End as Fullback Henry Hynoski Sees TE Reps?
August 15th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
With three preseason games remaining, the New York Giants coaching staff find themselves at a critical midpoint prior to the start of the regular season. At such a juncture it's natural for some muddled positional battles to clear up while other unexpected ones emerge. The position of tight end was...

Larry Donnell, Daniel Fells Emerging as Top Tight Ends for New York Giants
August 13th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The tight end position for the New York Giants has been a bit of a game of musical chairs over the last couple of years. ***VIDEO1*** It's gone from Kevin Boss to Jake Ballard to Martellus Bennett to Brandon Myers and now, the position completely wide open with six players looking to...

New York Giants’ Adrien Robinson ‘Not Upset’ Over Lack of Play Time with Starters
August 12th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The battle at the tight end position for the New Giants has been a well-documented one as there are no big names, but rather a bunch of guys with various skill sets vying for the number one spot in an offense that will rely heavily on their play.  The fourth-round...

New York Giants Vs. Pittsburgh Steelers: Preseason Week 1 Preview
August 8th, 2014 at 4:15 PM
After what felt like an eternity, the New York Giants are already preparing for their second preseason game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Time sure does fly, doesn't it? Nevertheless, Big Blue will return to MetLife Stadium for the first time in 2014 to host the aforementioned Steelers and Eli Manning's...

New York Giants Vs. Buffalo Bills: Hall of Fame Game Preview
August 3rd, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The day has finally come. Football has officially returned. And at 8:00 PM EST tonight, the New York Giants and Buffalo Bills will kickoff the 2014 NFL season in Canton, Ohio as part of the annual Hall of Fame Game. ***VIDEO1*** Each team enters 2014 with a wide variety of questions, but...

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...