Found June 29, 2012 on
Pro Football Zone:
New York Giants tight end Martellus Bennett has been very impressed with quarterback Eli Manning so far during his time with Big Blue.
Bennett has been very encouraged by Manning’s unselfishness.
“Oh man, I don’t think there’s a better quarterback than him in the NFL right now,” Bennett told Mike Garafolo of The Star-Ledger during minicamp. “Watching his approach to the game and the way he coaches everybody up and gets everybody involved, I think he’s an unselfish quarterback, which is what you want. He throws a very catchable ball, which is always awesome. He’s a great guy, a great quarterback.”
Bennett says it doesn’t matter whose open, Manning will throw the ball to that player.
“I mean, he’s just looking for the open guy,” said Bennett. “It doesn’t matter who it is or what number you are. If you’re open, he’s going to hit you. You have to be ready. That’s what makes it so fun playing in this offense because anytime you beat your guy, you know you could get the ball.”
I wonder if Bennett is slightly hinting that Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo had his favorites and would only throw to those guys. Especially Jason Witten.
BEST OF MAXIM
For the better part of the last decade, the New York Giants have had one of the most formidable defensive lines in the NFL. This season, with players like Jason Pierre-Paul, Justin Tuck, Osi Umenyiora, Chris Canty and Linval Joseph, Big Blue has the potential to have one of the best defensive lines maybe even of all time.
With such a deep talent pool at the position, the...
New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz has had a tumultuous career up to this point. After not receiving a Division 1 scholarship offer out of high school, the Patterson, N.J. native went on to play at UMass. Cruz did not see significant playing time until his Junior year, when he garnered Colonial Athletic Association All-Conference honors. After college, Cruz was signed as...
Twitter and other social media outlets have some incredibly positive functionality, but they also come with an extreme downside: spreading rumors like wildfire. And this past Tuesday, it was New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning who was caught up in the whirlwind of internet death rumors, as Media Fetcher (a joke site that has a disclaimer saying all reports are not factual)...
Rodney Dangerfield was a well known and beloved comedian in the 1980's who is best known for his famous saying, "I don't get any respect."
Eli Manning will never be accused of being a comedian, but Dangerfield's catch phrase probably applies to Eli even more so than it did Rodney.
Eli was recently voted the 31st 'best' NFL player by his peers...
Wide receiver Victor Cruz says, "I'm always going to have that chip on my shoulder." Must we say more?
Wide receiver Hakeem Nicks told WFNZ Radio that he will be back by training camp.
“Definitely making training camp. I started running about two weeks [ago] but the coaches don’t really want me to force the issue right now so I haven’t [resumed] running yet...
Eli Manning and Tony Romo will square off in a star-studded opening night matchup. The Question is who will win?
The start of the NFL season is still months away, but there is something to be said for betting on the NFL before the season starts. In betting circles the word “value” gets thrown around much too often, but this is a perfect example of when it comes into...
Last year, the New York Giants won the Super Bowl. However, can you argue that they were the worst regular season team to ever win the Super Bowl. They were the first team to win the Super Bowl despite single digit wins (9) and they even had a negative points differential (-6), one of only 2 playoff teams last season to have one (Denver). They barely made the playoffs and...
New York Giants defensive tackle Chris Canty told ESPN’s SportsNation, (via the Dallas Morning News) that the Dallas Cowboys haven’t been able to have as much success as the Giants because quarterback Tony Romo simply hasn’t performed well during crunch time.
“Romo’s a tremendous quarterback, statistically he’s a top five quarterback, that’s undeniable...
Trust and resiliency; the two traits that set average QB’s apart from elite NFL QB’s. This article will go into detail and explain why it’s so important for a QB to display these traits.
Trust: As an NFL QB, you have to trust your receivers to make plays. You can never be successful if you second-guess every throw that isn’t wide open. The great QB’s will throw it up...
In full disclosure, this Jersey Girl is a diehard New York Giants fan and loves to shop. That being said, there’s no shopping on football Sundays or football Mondays or the odd Thursday or Saturday, either.
Unfortunately, not everyone thinks this way and so traffic on Route 3 West, from MetLife Stadium to the Route 46 merge, is a nightmare on the nicest of days. Now, throw...
Duke Calhoun #14
Weight: 195 lbs
Arm Length: N/A
Hand Size: N/A
40 Yard Dash: 4.49
3 Cone Drill: 6.75
20 Yard Shuttle: 4.46
Bench Press: 12 reps
Vertical Jump: 35″
Broad Jump: 124″
Duke Calhoun was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Giants in 2010 after catching 19 touchdowns during his time at Memphis. Calhoun made the Giants final...