Originally written on The Other Paper  |  Last updated 11/20/14
Martellus Bennett had a lot of hateful things to say on the first day of training camp and most of his venom was directed at his old team, the Dallas Cowboys, with dash of it saved for the rest of the NFL as well.

"I just want to kick those guys' asses.  That's what it's all about.  We're cool but we ain't cool," said the New York Giants new tight end about his former team.  "I've kind of got some ill feelings towards them overall.  But it's a game.  Every game is the same where I kind of hate everybody, honestly, in the NFL."

The outspoken Bennett claims his hate extends past the Cowboys.

"I have ill feelings towards everybody.  It's just not Dallas," he made clear.  "I have ill feelings towards everybody. It's just not Dallas [shoot], I pretty much hate anybody who doesn't play with us, I pretty much, I don't like 'em, a lot of people.  I'm kind of [a jerk], but it's cool."



The huge player— who recently did an interview shirtless to prove he's "not fat"— is looking at being a second or third option at the Giants tight end position.

Travis Beckum— coming back from a torn ACL— and Bear Pascoe are ahead of Bennett on the depth chart. Quarterback Eli Manning has become pretty adept at turning his tight ends into stars with his dump-off passes, so Bennett could be an important cog in the Giants system this season.

Because of a bad hamstring, Bennett didn't get to work out with any of the Giants during the offseason but claims he is "100%" right now.

"Super excited to play football.  Couldn't sleep last night because I got so excited," he said. "I almost drove down here in the middle of the night but the wife told me I couldn't."

It sounds like we've only heard the first of Martellus Bennett this season.  The Giants and Cowboys open the NFL season Wed. Sept. 5.


GET THE YARDBARKER APP:
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Celtics looking to make LeBron's life difficult in playoff series

WATCH: Luke Rockhold chokes out Lyoto Machida

WATCH: Masai Ujiri fires up Raptors fans with expletive

Andre Johnson: Signing with Colts not about revenge

Pete Rose joining FOX as baseball analyst

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Josh Hamilton filed for divorce around time of relapse

Isaiah Thomas once peed himself to avoid subbing out

Report: ESPN employees want Britt McHenry fired

WATCH: Raptors fans shower Paul Pierce with vulgar taunts

Report: Vikings want first-rounder, starting CB for Peterson

Jarret Stoll arrested for possession of drugs

Report: Todd Gurley's knee checks out well in evaluation

WATCH: All 286 3-pointers Steph Curry made this season

WATCH: Devan Dubnyk makes great save while leaving net

Sabres GM not happy about losing draft lottery

Yordano Ventura ejected for plunking Brett Lawrie

Five early takeaways from the 2015 MLB season

WATCH: Cubs fan catches foul ball in beer cup, chugs it

WATCH: Cardale Jones throws ball 74 yards during contest

Shaka Smart was quite popular at the Texas spring game

Ohio State sets spring game attendance record

WATCH: Bubba Watson raps on Christian rap track

WATCH: Jags mascot wins closest to pin at Sawgrass

NFL 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!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Josh Hamilton filed for divorce from wife

Report: McHenry's coworkers want her fired

WATCH: Raptors fans taunt Paul Pierce

Five things to watch in NBA Playoffs

Jarret Stoll busted for drugs

CJ Wilson: Hamilton is 'ready to go'

Leaked Clippers jersey redesigns

Tequila Patron Sports Car Showcase preview

Home runs ruined our ability to appreciate production

Why we love the NFL draft

The "worst" player on each NBA playoff team

Jim Harbaugh showed up at Ultimate Frisbee practice

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.