Found July 22, 2012 on Football Nation:
The history of the New York Giants dates back to 1925, ever since owner Tim Mara spent $500 dollars for a National Football League franchise.  The Giants played their first official NFL game against the Frankford Yellow Jackets.Since that time, some of the greatest names in the game have called the Big Apple Home, from Lawrence Taylor to Y.A Tittle. There is one position that doesn’t get the glamour and prestige in Giants history, but played an important role in many of the team’s early championships and four Super Bowl titles; and that is the tight end position. Obviously, The Giants have had many tight ends throughout their long history, some that will never be forgotten and some who we would like to forget. I have compiled my list of the Giants' top 5 tight ends of all time; which wasn’t an easy task. I based my decision on the overall body of work and not just stats, such as: longevity, durability, receiving, blocking and production.   5. Howard Cross Howard Cross w...
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