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Adrien Robinson, Xavier Grimble Look to Turn New York Giants’ Tight End Fortunes Around
May 21st, 2014 at 10:00 AM
With the exception of a solid all-around season by Martellus Bennett 2012, there's not been much to write home about when it comes to the New York Giants and their tight ends in recent years. It's for that reason the level of concern at the position is at an all-time...

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...

Jermichael Finley Could Still Be an Option for New York Giants Once Medically Cleared
March 22nd, 2014 at 7:00 AM
The New York Giants have yet to address the tight end position and have watched some of the potential options come off the board in Andrew Quarless and Brandon Pettigrew, both of which re-signed with their respective teams. And while many have been linking North Carolina's Eric Ebron to the Giants...

Green Bay Packers TE Andrew Quarless Near the Top of New York Giants Wish List?
March 5th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
Over the last month, the possibility of adding former Green Bay Packers tight end Jermichael Finley has been discussed in great detail for the New York Giants, especially since his former position coach Ben McAdoo is now the team's offensive coordinator, plus starting safety Antrel Rolle attempting to recruit Finley...

New York Giants May Receive at Least a 5th Round Compensatory Pick: Projections
February 9th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Although no exact public formula exists for how the NFL determines compensatory picks, there is enough information available for the well-informed to make relatively accurate projections. And with a very sound resume, Craig Turner is essentially the expert compensatory pick projector. A year ago, he correctly projected picks for 24...

New York Giants Friday Morning Storylines: Ex-Giant Martellus Bennett Named Bears Player of the Year
February 7th, 2014 at 6:55 AM
As the New York Giants ready themselves to enter free agency, they will likely do so in need of a tight end. Fittingly, their former tight end, Martellus Bennett, leads the way with our Friday morning storylines. Grab your coffee or tea and enjoy. ***PHOTO1*** Ex-Giant Bennett Named Bears Player of the...

Dallas Cowboys Looking at Mike Pope as Their Next Tight End Coach
January 21st, 2014 at 6:55 AM
One of the biggest surprises of the offseason thus far was the New York Giants' decision to part ways with long-time tight end coach Mike Pope -- a man who is widely respect around the league and considered to be the very best in the game. What shouldn't come as...

Current and Former New York Giants Players React to Departure of Mike Pope
January 15th, 2014 at 2:56 PM
Fans of the New York Giants weren't the only ones surprised when they learned the news of tight ends coach Mike Pope being let ago by the team, as many current and formers players found themselves in disbelief as well. In a display that really epitomizes the respect Pope commands...

New York Giants Will not Retain Tight End Coach Mike Pope
January 15th, 2014 at 8:30 AM
Following the hiring of Ben McAdoo as offensive coordinator, the New York Giants are expected to make several other changes to their offensive coaching staff. Among the changes is the departure of tight ends coach Mike Pope. “Mike and I coached together on the Giants staff back in the 1980s,” Coughlin said....

Chicago Bears’ Martellus Bennetts Acts as Voice of Reason Following Brandon Myers’ Tweets
December 16th, 2013 at 10:00 AM
To say it's been a frustrating year for the New York Giants would be a bit of an understatement. And following a 23-0 loss to the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday, that frustration came to a head as things took an ugly turn in the locker-room following the game. ***PHOTO1*** Safety Antrel Rolle...

New York Giants TE Coach Mike Pope Preaching Patience on Struggling Brandon Myers
October 31st, 2013 at 9:30 AM
It hasn't been the dream start for Brandon Myers with the New York Giants ever since coming over from the Oakland Raiders in free agency this past March. Ever since signing the four-year, $14.25 million deal with the Giants in the offseason, Myers had yet to live up to the expectations...

New York Giants Need More Production from the Tight End Position
October 17th, 2013 at 7:26 AM
Whether you feel the game-deciding interception last week in Chicago was a result of a poor Eli Manning moment or just a blown catch on the part of Brandon Myers, it’s clear that Eli and Myers have been unable to find any real chemistry this season. This could be due...

New York Giants’ Eli Manning Has Been Far from Perfect, but Supporting Cast Has Let Him Down
October 5th, 2013 at 1:35 PM
There’s no doubt that New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning isn’t perfect, but he’s no slouch either. Instead of watching game tape and honestly breaking down the proof, folks take the easy route and blame the signal-caller. Life’s become taking the simple path for most, but not Manning. He’s still...

New York Giants TE Brandon Myers: “I Want to Be an Every Down Tight End”
August 2nd, 2013 at 5:49 PM
When Brandon Myers decided to bolt the Oakland Raiders and choose the New York Giants over 10 teams in free agency, it was due to the possibility of playing with an elite and established quarterback like Eli Manning, plus the fact that the Giants offense is known for utilizing the...

2013 New York Giants Training Camp Preview: Tight End
July 22nd, 2013 at 2:30 PM
Over the last couple of seasons, the New York Giants have had a bit of a revolving door at the tight end position. Kevin Boss held the spot from the end of the 2007 season, taking over for Jeremy Shockey when he broke his leg in late December of that year,...

2013 New York Giants Training Camp Preview: Quarterback
July 22nd, 2013 at 10:30 AM
Perhaps more than any other position on the team, the quarterback situation is essentially locked into place for the New York Giants. The only real question that lingers is whether or not the team will carry two or three quarterbacks in an effort to make room for rookie Ryan Nassib,...

New York Giants TE Brandon Myers: I’m with a Great Organization and Proven Quarterback
July 9th, 2013 at 3:37 PM
Back in March, the New York Giants made perhaps one of their best signings in free agency when they landed former Oakland Raiders tight end Brandon Myers to a four-year, $14.25 million deal to replace the departed Martellus Bennett. Myers got his first chance to start in the NFL back in...

New York Giants TE Coach Mike Pope Speaks on Brandon Myers, Adrien Robinson
June 27th, 2013 at 1:40 PM
When the New York Giants lost tight end Martellus Bennett in free agency, Jerry Reese didn't panic that he lost a key part of the offense to the Chicago Bears. Instead, he looked to the free agent and plucked away one of the best targets from the Oakland Raiders. In what...

New York Giants’ Justin Tuck on Having a Gay Teammate: “If He Helps Us Win, I Don’t Give a Damn”
April 25th, 2013 at 11:30 AM
***PHOTO1*** Add New York Giants defensive end Justin Tuck to the growing list of NFL players who would have absolutely no problem with a gay teammate. "If he's helping me win football games, I don't give a damn," Tuck said on Thursday. The veteran noted that the reaction to a homosexual player...

New York Giants Tight End Brandon Myers Makes NFL.com’s All-Underrated Team
April 1st, 2013 at 6:30 AM
The New York Giants brought in former Oakland Raider tight end Brandon Myers on a four-year deal to replace Martellus Bennett who signed with the Chicago Bears. Myers will likely act as a stop gap while youngster Adrien Robinson, who has some high expectations from General Manager Jerry Reese, adapts...