New York Giants Training Camp Preview: Tight Ends

What’s one of the biggest yet unsung for a top NFL offense? An athletic, playmaking tight end. And unfortunately for the New York Giants, they appear to be lacking in that department. The Giants currently have Adrien Robinson, Kellen Davis, Larry Donnell, Daniel Fells and rookie Xavier Grimble on the roster. None of those men, however, look like they have the potential to be a...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Giants: TE Position Wide Open, Who has the Edge?

With the 2014-15 mini camps under way, the New York Giants will have many players battling for a roster spot at many different positions. However; the one position that is wide open arguably more than any other position is the TE spot. The Giants haven’t had stability at the TE position since Jeremy Shockey, although they have had serviceable players over the past few years in...
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June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants’ front office becomes strangely dismissive when questioned about tight end position

In almost every respect, this off season has been atypical for the New York Football Giants. The team said goodbye to a number of veteran performers, including some, like Justin Tuck and Terrell Thomas, who would have been brought back in prior years. The team was also the most active franchise in the free agent sweepstakes; signing no less than 14 new players to the roster this...
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May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Assessing the New York Giants’ tight end situation

Lightning usually doesn’t strike in the same place twice, but don’t tell that to Giants GM Jerry Reese. In the past the team has found success at tight end, despite not having a proven starting caliber player on their roster. In 2007 the Giants utilized Kevin Boss, a former fifth rounder from Western Oregon, to replace an injured Jeremy Shockey and win Super Bowl XLII. They...
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May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

The State of Sunday: Tight End

Sorry this came out a few days late folks. It’s finals week here at Miami University (OH), and sadly football doesn’t come before studying for my Spanish Final. . So here we go: Tight End Come two years ago, tight end was one of the deepest positions on the Patriots. At the start of the 2012 season, Rob Gronkowski was in full form, coming of a year in which he broke the single...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

News & Notes: Giants sign five players and more…

Today’s reads Giants’ top free agent running back targets Cover32′s latest power rankings Giants have strong option to fill OC position   Giants add free agents The Giants signed five players Tuesday. Those five players were: tight end Daniel Fells, receiver Preston Parker, linebacker Spencer Adkins, offensive lineman Troy Kropog and kicker/punter Brandon McManus. According...
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January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots Cut Zach Sudfeld

Coming into the season there was a whirlwind of hype surrounding undrafted tight end Zach Sudfeld. The Nevada product caught 74 percent of passes thrown his way compared to the sixty one percent that first round pick Tyler Eifert caught. He also led all collegiate tight ends in blocks resulting in touchdowns with 24. But a slew of injuries caused Sudfeld to go undrafted. However...
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October 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Seahawks Sign TE Kellen Davis

Pro Football Talk is reporting that the Seattle Seahawks have signed TE Kellen Davis. Seattle also brought in tight ends Dorin Dickerson, and Daniel Fells for workouts recently, but apparently Davis was the more impressive player. Davis, 27, signed with the Browns not too long ago, but was released as they reduced their roster to 53 players. The Buccaneers also showed some interest...
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September 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Patriots Find Themselves Shockingly Shallow at Tight End Entering Thursday’s Game Against Jets (Video)

FOXBORO, Mass. — The Patriots must be asking themselves how it came to this. New England entered the spring as deep as any team in the league at tight end. Even without Rob Gronkowski, they had three former NFL starters on the roster in Jake Ballard, Daniel Fells and Michael Hoomanawanui. Undrafted rookie Zach Sudfeld offered plenty of promise, as well. Now the team may be...
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September 10, 2013  |  Discuss

New England Patriots Roster Tracker

Saturday is roster cut down day so stay with CLNS Radio for all the latest moves. Cuts to 53: QB Tim Tebow, DE Jermaine Cunningham, P Zoltan Mesko, DT Marcus Forston, WR Quentin Sims, RB George Winn, TE Jake Ballard, FB Ben Bartholomew, DL Marcus Benard, TE Daniel Fells, WR Johnathan Haggerty, OL Luke Patterson, DL Gilbert Peña, LB Mike Rivera, OL Matt Stankiewitch, DL Scott Vallone...
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August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Pats TE Gronkowski nearing a return

It sounds like good news for fans of big-time endzone spikes. When the Patriots released Jake Ballard and Daniel Fells on Friday they signaled that Rob Gronkowski is likely closer to returning than previously thought.
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August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

"Releasing tight ends Jake Ballard and Daniel Fells. Ballard, who was claimed on waivers in June,..."

“Releasing tight ends Jake Ballard and Daniel Fells. Ballard, who was claimed on waivers in...
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August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 PPR Fantasy Football Tight End Rankings: Top 25 (Preseason Update)

  When will Gronk return for the New England Patriots? Finally, preseason football is over. Don’t get me wrong the preseason is fun and after months of no football, who doesn’t enjoy the return to football, even if it’s meaningless summer games that are little more than glorified scrimmages. Yet, even though the games don’t mean anything as far as the standings are concerned...
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August 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Pats cut TEs Jake Ballard, Daniel Fells, 8 others

The New England Patriots have released veteran tight ends Jake Ballard and Daniel Fells. The moves indicate Rob Gronkowski might be ready sooner than expected after missing all four exhibition games following back surgery. He is one of three tight ends on the roster. New England released 10 players on Friday and must reduce its roster by 12 more to reach the regular-season limit...
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August 30, 2013  |  Discuss

The Final 53: All the big name cuts

It is finally here.  Preseason  is over.  Just over a week before the business end of the season starts. But before that comes final cuts.  Teams have until 4pm on Saturday 31st August to cut their rosters from 75 players to 42.  Many hopes and dreams will be crushed over the next 24 hours.  Some players may get picked up by other teams, some may never play football again....
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August 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Rob Gronkowski Looks Primed to Avoid Starting Season on PUP List After Patriots Cut Daniel Fells, Jake Ballard

The Patriots entered the spring with what seemed to be an unfair surplus at the tight end position. At the top of the depth chart sat Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez, two of the best tight ends the NFL had to offer. Jake Ballard, Daniel Fells and Michael Hoomanawanui, all former NFL starters, were set to compete for the reserve spots. A lot can change in four short months...
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August 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Patriots cut ten players

The New England Patriots announced Friday that they have released 10 players, cutting the roster to 65.  They will have to be at 53-players by 6:00 p.m. ET on Saturday. Five veteran players Released TE Jake Ballard 
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August 30, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL Cuts Live Blog: Patriots Reportedly Release Marcus Benard, Jake Ballard, Daniel Fells

2 p.m. ET: The next two days will be tough ones for NFL players. On Saturday at 4 p.m., NFL teams will have to cut their rosters from 75 players down to 53. Some teams, like the hometown New England Patriots, have got a head start on the cuts, though. The Patriots have already released tight ends Jake Ballard and Daniel Fells, according to multiple reports, and defensive lineman...
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August 30, 2013  |  Discuss

New England Patriots release TEs Jake Ballard and Daniel Fells

(John Wilcox/Boston Herald) The New England Patriots have released two more players. Jake Ballard and Daniel Fells were released by the team today according to multiple reports. The move most likely indicates that the Patriots plan to keep rookie tight end Zach Sudfeld and Michael Hoomanawanui and activate Rob Gronkowski from the PUP list. Ballard did not see the field for the Patriots...
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August 30, 2013  |  Discuss

New England Patriots releaseTEs Jake Ballard and Daniel Fells

  (John Wilcox/Boston Herald) The New England Patriots have released two more players. Jake Ballard and Daniel Fells were released by the team today according to multiple reports. The move most likely indicates that the Patriots plan to keep rookie tight end Zach Sudfeld and Michael Hoomanawanui and activate Rob Gronkowski from the PUP list. Ballard did not see the field for the...
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August 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Patriots release Jake Ballard and Daniel Fells

The Patriots have made two more notable cuts today, releasing tight ends Jake Ballard and Daniel Fells, neither of whom made much of an impact during their time with the Patriots. Ballard never seemed to fully recover from his knee injury during his time in New England Originally thought to contribute in the absence of Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez, neither produced very...
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August 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Patriots cut pair of tight ends in Jake Ballard and Daniel Fells

The New England Patriots cut a pair of tight ends on Friday. With the releasing of Jake Ballard and Daniel Fells the Patriots sent a message that they expect Rob Gronkowski to avoid the PUP list to start the season. Ballard, 25, never made it above third on the depth chart and his bad knees have taken away any assets he could have brought a team. The #Patriots have cut TE Daniel...
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August 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Patriots Cut Tight End Daniel Fells One Year After Signing Him to Three-Year Contract

The Patriots have to cut their roster down to 53 players by Saturday afternoon, and they got a headstart on the process on Friday. Tight end Daniel Fells was cut by the team early Friday afternoon, according to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network. Fells spent the 2012 season with the Patriots, catching just four passes for 85 yards but making his biggest impact as a blocker and on special...
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August 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Patriots cut Daniel Fells

According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network,  the Patriots have released tight end Daniel Fells. The #Patriots have cut TE Daniel Fells, source tells me. Signed a three-year, $5.25M contract last year. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) August 30, 2013 This isn’t a surprise.  Fells didn’t do much to help himself this preseason.   Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet...
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August 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Jermaine Cunningham, Tim Tebow, Daniel Fells Among Final Cuts in Patriots 53-Man Roster Projection

The Patriots are now in the home stretch of the preseason with less than 48 hours standing between them and their final exhibition before the regular season. This final week of the preseason has implications for lots of players around the league, as nearly 30 percent of the players on rosters at the start of training camp will lose their jobs on or before Sept. 1. Those dominoes...
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August 27, 2013  |  Discuss
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