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Can't remember when the team carried 4 TEs ....

Manny in CA : 9/5/2019 8:28 pm

Engram, Ellison, Dickinson & Tomlinson

Seems look they could use more help in the O & D lines, so what is the logic ?

Does this mean that we may see a lot more "22" personnel, given that our receiving corps is thin (loss of OBJ & Tate [for four games] ?
One word Saquan  
NephilimGiants : 9/5/2019 8:35 pm : link
They can run down field with him plus the amount of trick plays by playing around with coverage. I love TEs, a nice big target
2017 had 4 TEs  
NYGCO : 9/5/2019 8:42 pm : link
Ellison, Engram, Adams and LaCosse.
Laccose was Inactive but they carried those 4 a good part of the year

Other than that, yeh most years they have carried 3.
Engram  
beatrixkiddo : 9/5/2019 9:29 pm : link
Needs to change his last name to Engramson to make this unit complete. .
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Bergen346 : 9/5/2019 9:43 pm : link
Seems like TEs will play a major role in this offense this year, hence the depth
NYG TE position could play monumental role in 2019 - ( New Window )
BBB recently started a good thread about this  
flycatcher : 9/5/2019 10:48 pm : link
Hopefully Im linking it correctly.
Link - ( New Window )
Not sure what the surprise is here?  
ZogZerg : 9/6/2019 6:49 am : link
The Giants run a ton of 2 TE sets. They want both receiving and blocking TEs based on the package. TEs are easily one of the most injured positions in football. You need to carry 4 when they are a big part of your O.

1 RB - Barkley
2 TEs
2 WRs

Can pass or run out of that formation.
this  
Eric from BBI : Admin : 9/6/2019 9:13 am : link
is not an oddity. In fact, a couple of years ago the Giants depth chart started showing TWO starting TEs (just like they show two starting WRs).

Throughout the NFL, as FBs have waned, TEs have become more important. Most teams have a "receiving" TE and a "blocking" TE on the field.
Run Blocking  
Percy : 9/6/2019 10:09 am : link
I think we're in for a lesson in what this is as opposed to pass protection blocking -- two different things. I don't think we had much of either last year.
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