John Fennelly, Lead WriterEnjoy today, because more misery is coming our way via snow, rain and ice beginning tonight. Enough is enough, already. Here’s some Giant news…
Stop me if you heard this before: TE Adrien Robinson expects 2014 to be his “breakout” season.
“I hope so,” he said. “It has to be this year.” Robinson has been dubbed the Jason Pierre-Paul of tight ends by some in the Giants’ organization due to his size-speed combination (6’5/269, 4.56). But he’s been unable to stay healthy, and this summer might be Robinson’s last to make an impression in New York. He currently sits atop the depth chart with Brandon Myers a free agent, but Robinson is going to have to go out and earn an offensive role. (Rotoworld.com)
I’ll believe it when I see it. This will be one of new OC Ben McAdoo’s top challenges this summer. Good luck to him. In the interim, the Giants will be scouring the countryside for reliable, TEs that will actually play this season.
Speaking of McAdoo, Don Banks of SI.com has listed his hiring as one of the NFL’s top moves this offseason. Banks sees McAdoo as “young Andy Reid” with a high upside that can turn the Giants’ stale offense into something formidable. (Read Here)
CB Terrell Thomas would gladly accept Michael Sam as a teammate, but has other advice for him as well. From the NY Post:
“I don’t believe in it, I don’t respect it, but if that’s what you want to do, so be it,’’ Thomas told The Post Tuesday night, a day after Giants owners John Mara and Steve Tisch said if Sam is deemed worthy of selection, he will be taken by the team. “I can’t speak for the NFL or our team or the locker room, I just know what goes on and what type of situation it’s going to put a lot of guys in.’’