Originally posted on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 8/11/12
During the New York Giants’ 32-31 preseason loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars on Friday night, tight end Martellus Bennett was one of the many payers who flashed. The fifth-year veteran hauled in three passes (on three targets) for 27 yards and a touchdown, proving that he’s got more to offer the team than just his superb blocking ability. However, after the game Bennett was humble and uncharacteristically subdued, acknowledging that he’s far from comfortable in the offense and still has a long way to go. “I have a long, long way to go. I’m getting a little more comfortable doing things. The coaches and all the players here have been great. I’m not scratching the surface on how I could be playing yet. I’m just trying to get better. It’s my first time really having a chance to try to make the players,” he said. Bennett’s touchdown catch was the first he’s made since the 2008 season, and although it doesn’t go into the stat sheet, it was a confidence booster and a step in the right direct
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