Found February 27, 2013 on Pro Football Zone:
Paul Dottino of WFAN in New York, asked tight end Martellus Bennett when he’s going to sign an extension with the Giants. Bennett replied and made it clear that he has no idea. “@giantswfan: @joegryffindor will you kindly NYG deal done so i can stop fielding Qs about you???? LOL” I dunno bro. Not feeling the love. — Martellus Bennett (@JoeGryffindor) February 27, 2013 @giantswfan they have other priorities that come before little ole me. I’m just a small piece of what they’re trying to do there. — Martellus Bennett (@JoeGryffindor) February 27, 2013 “@giantswfan: @joegryffindor ok..understood…never can tell sometimes” naw you can’t. It’s all business at the end of the day. — Martellus Bennett (@JoeGryffindor) February 27, 2013 @giantswfan I’ve come to the conclusion that we are just temporary investments to the owners. Value money and growth over players. — Martellus Bennett (@JoeGryffindor) February 27, 2013 @giantswfan just like any business. Employees aren’t as valuable as we use to be. Everyone needs a job. Lol — Martellus Bennett (@JoeGryffindor) February 27, 2013 Mike Garafolo of USA Today believes Bennett will end up walking in free agency. The Giants don’t value the tight end position like a lot of teams in the NFL.  I could see Bennett leaving in free agency if the they feel like they can’t afford to re-sign him.     Need NFL Tickets? var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var script = document.createElement('script'); ref = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; _CI.counter = (_CI.counter) ? _CI.counter + 1 : 1; document.write(''); script.type = 'text/javascript'; var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var script = document.createElement('script'); ref = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; _CI.counter = (_CI.counter) ? _CI.counter + 1 : 1; document.write(''); script.type = 'text/javascript'; script.src = 'http://widget.crowdignite.com/widgets/27484?_ci_wid=_CI_widget_'+_CI.counter; script.async = true; ref.parentNode.insertBefore(script, ref); })();
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Martellus Bennett Says He’s Not Feeling The Love From The Giants

New York Giants tight end Martellus Bennett finally made the strides this season that made him a second round pick of the Cowboys in 2008. The Giants have been making roster moves to try to get under the cap and create some roster flexibility.  Bennett might have been under the impression that some of that flexibility was meant to resign him. Bennett was fielding questions from...

Martellus Bennett 'not feeling the love' from Giants

Martellus Bennett wants to remain a New York Giant, after a productive first season in the Meadowlands, but all indications point to the tight end becoming a free agent this spring — joining a growing list of players including Osi Umenyiora and Ahmad Bradshaw who are on the verge of becoming  former Giants. Bennett — a habitual tweeter — vented his disappointment over a...

Giants meet with free agent defensive lineman Cullen Jenkins

The New York Giants have been sorting out their plan for free agency; however, they got a jump with free agent, former Philadelphia Eagles defensive lineman Cullen Jenkins. According to Derrick Gunn of CSNPhiladelphia, the Giants are meeting with Jenkins today. The Philadelphia Eagles signed Jenkins to a five-year, $25 million contract in 2011. He agreed to a restructured contract...

NFL Draft: Why the Giants May Draft a DE First Again

Photo courtesy of AP. GM Jerry Reese speaks to media in January 2011 Frank Gray BGB Editor The New York Giants love raw talent coming out of the draft. They use it to reload their potent offense and explosive defense. All one needs to do is look at their recent draft history under GM Jerry Reese to realize that he uses the draft differently than other teams. He has...

David Diehl underwent knee surgery, unsure of his future with the Giants

New York Giants offensive lineman David Diehl told Newsday that he underwent offseason knee surgery. “Getting my knee right was the number one thing I wanted to do in the offseason, getting it fixed and healed up,” Diehl said. “Now, like I said, it’s getting myself back to 100 percent. I know that I’m capable of a lot, I know that I’m still able to play this game to a...

New York Giants re-sign OT William Beatty

William Beatty had a very good season last year and left tackles don’t grow on trees, I know that. ProFootballFocus’ 12th ranked offensive tackle this season, Beatty committed 11 penalties, but allowed just 3 sacks and 22 combined hits and hurries, while making 15 of 16 starts on the incredibly valuable blindside. However, this is a classic case of paying for one year. It’s...

Giants, Beatty agree to 5-year deal

The New York Giants have agreed to a five-year deal with left tackle Will Beatty, who could have become a free agent. The deal gives the Giants some continuity on the offensive line. Beatty is entering his fifth season with the Giants. He played in all 16 games last season after missing much of training camp with a sore back. Beatty was a second-round pick in 2009 from Connecticut...

Giants, tackle Will Beatty agree to 5-year deal

The New York Giants have agreed to a five-year deal with left tackle Will Beatty, who could have become a free agent. The deal gives the Giants some continuity on the offensive line. Beatty is entering his fifth season with the Giants. He played in all 16 games last season after missing much of training camp with a sore back. Beatty was a second-round pick in 2009 from Connecticut...

Former Husky Will Beatty Gets Paid

Former UConn Huskies offensive lineman Will Beatty was set to become a free agent on March 12. But the New York Giants ensured Beatty will be around for the next five years. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN.com, Beatty and the Giants have agreed on a five-year deal worth $38.5 million. $19 million of that is guaranteed for Beatty. Beatty was a second round pick of the Giants...

New York Giants Ultimate Franchise Player Selection

This is the latest post in Kurt’s continuing series to identify the NFL’s Ultimate Franchise Player of All-Time. For an explanation of his methodology for choosing each franchise’s ultimate franchise player, and then how you and he will choose the NFL’s Ultimate Franchise Player from that list, click here. Previous selections: ARI | ATL | BAL | BUF | CAR | CHI | CIN | CLE...

Giants Need to Get Younger on the O-Line

The New York Giants have been somewhat of an enigma over the last 5 or 6 seasons. During that span the G-Men have won 2 Super Bowls while also failing to make the playoffs during the 09 and 10 seasons. One of the best indicators of this inconsistency has to be the offensive line, which was never a primary focus of the team over that period. The Giants seemed to be able to get by...
Giants News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.