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  Bengals | Cincinnati works out TEs    Mon Oct 16, 05:02 PM

Free-agent TEs Jace Amaro (Titans), Gavin Escobar (Chiefs), John Phillips (Saints) and TE Larry Donnell (Ravens) worked out for the Cincinnati Bengals Monday, Oct. 16.

Footballguys view: With Tyler Eifert on Injured Reserve, the Bengals are keeping their emergency list updated.

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  Texans | Six try out for Houston Friday    Sat Sep 16, 09:59 AM

The Houston Texans tried out free-agent QB Garrett Grayson (Saints), WR Jordan Leslie (Browns), TEs Larry Donnell (Ravens), Gavin Escobar (Chiefs) and David B. Johnson (Steelers) and OT Jah Reid (Chiefs) Friday, Sept. 15, according to sources not authorized to speak publicly.

Footballguys view: The Texans are just updating their emergency list here. They need to keep an eye on free agent TEs after working out Gary Barnidge and not signing him last week.

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  Ravens | Baltimore trims three from roster    Fri Sep 1, 01:37 PM

Baltimore Ravens QB Thaddeus Lewis, TE Larry Donnell and C Jeremy Zuttah were released Friday, Sept. 1.

Footballguys view: Donnell was brought in after the Ravens suffered an injury and suspension at tight end, but apparently they are satisfied with Nick Boyle, Maxx Williams, and Ben Watson. Zuttah was re-signed after being cut in the offseason, with the hopes of providing depth, but they didn't see enough value in him to keep him.

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  Ravens | Several Ravens do not practice    Fri Aug 4, 06:25 PM

Baltimore Ravens TE Maxx Williams (undisclosed), TE Larry Donnell (hand), WR Chris Matthews (undisclosed), WR Kenny Bell (hamstring), LB C.J. Mosley (undisclosed), CB Jimmy Smith (undisclosed) and CB Marlon Humphrey (undisclosed) did not participate in practice Friday, Aug. 4.

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  Ravens | Larry Donnell injures hand    Thu Aug 3, 11:44 PM

Baltimore Ravens TE Larry Donnell (hand) exited practice Thursday, Aug. 3, after injuring his hand and fingers.

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  Ravens | Larry Donnell finds new home in Baltimore    Sun Jul 30, 11:59 AM

Free-agent TE Larry Donnell (Giants) signed an undisclosed contract with the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday, July 30. To make room for him on the roster, the Ravens waived WR Tim Patrick.

Footballguys view: Donnell is a functional receiver, but had fumble problems and isn't a plus athlete at the position. Still, with Ben Watson coming back from achilles surgery and Maxx Williams from knee surgery, the team needs bodies for camp and preseason, and maybe the regular season.

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  Colts | Larry Donnell trying out for Colts    Tue Jun 13, 01:42 PM

Free-agent TE Larry Donnell (Giants) is trying out for the Indianapolis Colts Tuesday, June 13.

Footballguys view: Donnell hasn't received much interest on the open market. Injuries and inconsistencies have plagued Donnell's career, and he lost the starting job with the Giants to Will Tye last year. The Colts don't have much behind Jack Doyle and Erik Swoope, so we'll see if Donnell can make an impression during this tryout and earn a spot in training camp.

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  Giants | Larry Donnell won't be re-signed    Mon Feb 13, 04:22 PM

New York Giants impending free-agent TE Larry Donnell will not be re-signed and will enter the free-agent market.

Footballguys view: Zero surprise here. The team had already moved on from Donnell, and he lost his starting job to Will Tye in 2016. He'll find a lukewarm market for his services.

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  Giants | Larry Donnell hoping to re-sign with NYG    Sun Jan 15, 09:31 PM

New York Giants impending free-agent TE Larry Donnell said it would be an 'honor' to continue to play for the organization.

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  Giants | Larry Donnell returns to practice    Fri Dec 9, 03:02 PM

New York Giants TE Larry Donnell (illness) returned to practice Friday, Dec. 9, and got in a full session.

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  Giants | Larry Donnell sits out practice    Thu Dec 8, 04:50 PM

New York Giants TE Larry Donnell (illness) did not participate in practice Thursday, Dec. 8.

Footballguys view: The Giants tight ends don't have much value. Even Will Tye, who was briefly hot, has cooled off. Avoid the position with the G-Men.

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  Giants | Week 11 Inactives    Sun Nov 20, 11:54 AM

The New York Giants have declared C Brett Jones, QB Josh Johnson, OT Justin Pugh, TE Larry Donnell, CB Leon Hall, DL Robert Thomas, WR Tavarres King inactive for Week 11.

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  Giants | Larry Donnell has six grabs in return    Sun Oct 16, 07:07 PM

New York Giants TE Larry Donnell (concussion) returned to the lineup in Week 6 against the Baltimore Ravens. He was targeted seven times, finishing with six grabs for 34 yards.

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  Giants | Giants' injury report for Friday    Fri Oct 14, 02:56 PM

New York Giants Ss Nat Berhe (concussion) and Darian Thompson (foot), CB Eli Apple (groin) and OL Marshall Newhouse (calf) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 14. WR Dwayne Harris (toe), DEs Jason Pierre-Paul (groin) and Olivier Vernon (wrist), LB Devon Kennard (concussion) and CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie (groin) were limited participants, while TEs Jerell Adams (ear) and Larry Donnell (concussion) each got in a full practice.

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  Giants | Larry Donnell takes part in practice    Thu Oct 13, 03:49 PM

New York Giants TE Larry Donnell (concussion) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 13.

Footballguys view: Nobody does much out of the tight end position for the Giants, and Donnell is no exception. He's no more than a TE3 this week against Baltimore.

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  Giants | Larry Donnell listed as limited    Wed Oct 12, 03:17 PM

New York Giants TE Larry Donnell (concussion) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

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  Giants | Larry Donnell likely to practice Wednesday    Tue Oct 11, 05:02 PM

New York Giants TE Larry Donnell (concussion) is expected to be cleared from the concussion protocol and practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

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  Giants | N.Y. Giants inactives for Week 5    Sun Oct 9, 07:38 PM

New York Giants SS Nat Berhe (concussion), TE Larry Donnell (concussion), RB Rashad Jennings (thumb), QB Josh Johnson, OT Marshall Newhouse (calf), DT Robert Thomas (illness) and FS Darian Thompson (foot) are inactive for the Week 5 game against the Green Bay Packers.

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  Giants | Will Tye to see bulk of snaps for NYG    Sat Oct 8, 12:35 PM

New York Giants TE Will Tye is expected to see the majority of playing time at tight end while Larry Donnell (concussion) is out, according to the ESPN's Jordan Raanan.

Footballguys view: Tye is a talented TE who could thrive without splitting the snaps with Donnell. Consider him a TE2 with upside against the Packers in Week 5.

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  Giants | Giants' injury report for Friday    Fri Oct 7, 03:40 PM

New York Giants TE Larry Donnell (concussion), S Nat Berhe (concussion), T Marshall Newhouse (calf) and S Darian Thompson (foot) did not practice Friday, Oct. 7. CBs Eli Apple (hamstring) and Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie (groin) and C Weston Richburg (head) were limited participants, while DT Robert Thomas (illness) was able to get in a full practice.

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  Giants | Larry Donnell ruled out for Sunday night    Fri Oct 7, 03:36 PM

New York Giants TE Larry Donnell (concussion) has been ruled out for the team's Week 5 game Sunday, Oct. 9, versus the Green Bay Packers.

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  Giants | No practice for Larry Donnell    Thu Oct 6, 04:16 PM

New York Giants TE Larry Donnell (concussion) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 6.

Footballguys view: If Donnell can't get on the field tomorrow, Will Tye will be the primary tight end here, though no more than a mediocre TE2 play in fantasy.

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  Giants | Larry Donnell misses practice    Wed Oct 5, 05:41 PM

New York Giants TE Larry Donnell (concussion) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 5.

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  Giants | Larry Donnell done for the game    Mon Oct 3, 09:26 PM

New York Giants TE Larry Donnell (concussion) suffered a concussion in the first quarter of the Week 4 game against the Minnesota Vikings and he will not return.

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  Giants | Larry Donnell on top of depth chart    Mon Aug 8, 06:30 PM

New York Giants TE Larry Donnell is listed as the starting tight end on the team's first depth chart.

Footballguys view: Donnell versus Will Tye is going to be a battle worth monitoring in the preseason. We're excited by the Giants passing game, and the TE could have some fantasy value...unless both split time. If one emerges, there could be TE2 value here for fantasy owners.

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  Giants | Matt LaCosse in mix to start    Wed Aug 3, 01:10 AM

New York Giants TE Matt LaCosse was impressive in the spring, earning first-team snaps in practice, and he continues to get them in training camp. He has worked his way into a three-man race for the starting tight end job with TEs Larry Donnell and Will Tye.

Footballguys view: Chances are at least two players will play a role at tight end for the Giants, and there won't be a reliable fantasy play unless at least one of them gets hurt. Stay away in drafts.

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  Giants | Will Tye the favorite?    Mon Jul 25, 03:16 PM

New York Giants TE Will Tye is the favorite to start at tight end over TE Larry Donnell, in the opinion of NJ.com's Dan Duggan. TE Matt LaCosse is also expected to compete for the starting job.

Footballguys view: Earlier this year, reports said Tye 'caught everything' that came in his direction and 'showed remarkable consistency for a second-year player' during organized training activities and minicamps. Tye could be a sneaky TE1 this year if he wins the starting job over Larry Donnell.

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Will Tye player page


  Giants | Two expected to fight for Giants' TE job    Fri Jul 1, 04:16 PM

New York Giants TE Larry Donnell and TE Will Tye are expected to compete for the starting tight end job during training camp.

Footballguys view: Donnell is not a slappy, but his injury history and inconsistency may cause him to lose out to Tye. In 2015 over the final eight games of his rookie season, Tye was targeted 50 times for 34 receptions , 387 yards and 3 touchdowns. He could pay off as a TE2 for fantasy owners this year. Right now, neither TE is getting drafted in most leagues. Keep Tye (if he wins the job) on your waiver-wire speed dial.

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  Giants | Will Tye could start    Sun May 22, 01:40 PM

New York Giants TE Will Tye's pass-catching potential and athleticism make him the favorite to start at tight end in 2016 for the Giants, in the opinion of Jordan Raanan of NJ.com. TEs Larry Donnell, Matt LaCosse and Jerell Adams will also be competing.

Footballguys view: Donnell may be listed as the starter on most depth charts right now, but that may not be the case when we get through training camp. Tye emerged last year, and his athleticism combined with solid route-running ability make him a TE2 with upside if he wins the starting job. In the final eight games of his rookie season, Tye was targeted 50 times for 34 receptions, 387 yards and 3 touchdowns.

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  Giants | Larry Donnell had serious injury    Tue Apr 26, 05:07 PM

New York Giants TE Larry Donnell (neck) said he had a broken bone in his neck last year to a certain extent, adding that the injury was worse than he thought.

Footballguys view: Donnell was a top-12 fantasy TE (11th) in 2014, but last year he only played in eight games and the numbers fell off. Any neck injury is a serious injury, but it sounds like Donnell is healthy and ready to compete at a high level. We'll be interested to see if he can bounce back in 2016.

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  Giants | Larry Donnell financials    Tue Apr 19, 02:10 PM

Updating a previous report, New York Giants TE Larry Donnell re-signed his one-year restricted free-agent tender worth $1.67 million Tuesday, April 19, according to a source.

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  Giants | Larry Donnell re-signs    Tue Apr 19, 01:29 PM

New York Giants TE Larry Donnell re-signed an undisclosed deal with the Giants Tuesday, April 19.

Footballguys view: Donnell was a top-12 fantasy TE (11th) in 2014, but last year he only played in eight games and the numbers fell off.

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  Giants | Larry Donnell cleared    Wed Mar 9, 01:31 PM

New York Giants TE Larry Donnell (neck) received full clearance from doctors, according to his agent Tamika Cheatham.

Footballguys view: Neck injuries are always tricky. It's good news that Donnell has been cleared because if healthy he could be a solid starter for the Giants.

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  Giants | Larry Donnell receives low tender    Thu Mar 3, 02:06 PM

New York Giants impending free-agent TE Larry Donnell received a low tender worth $1.67 million from the Giants Thursday, March 3.

Footballguys view: Donnell has had some solid outings as a Giant, but they are looking for more. Even if he signs the tender and stays, he's likely to have some company in the form of a free agent or a rookie tight end.

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  Giants | Larry Donnell expected to be cleared    Thu Feb 25, 02:48 PM

New York Giants TE Larry Donnell (neck) hasn't been cleared to play yet, but the team expects he will be.

Footballguys view: Donnell had some moments, but could be left behind if Will Tye has a good camp. We're not sure what to expect from the tight ends for New York though - consistent production hasn't been their strong suit.

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  Giants | Larry Donnell not slated for surgery    Thu Dec 10, 01:07 PM

New York Giants TE Larry Donnell (neck), who was placed on the Reserve/Injured list this week, isn't expected to need surgery, according to head coach Tom Coughlin. 'Larry is a question of continuously looking at the MRI,' Coughlin said. 'There's no timetable on the other end of when, in fact, he would be healthy, so therefore, the move was made.'

Footballguys view: The Giants are desperate for weapons so you know this is serious because if they could keep Donnell active, they would. While this doesn't change things for Odell Beckham Jr, it does make things more bleak for Eli Manning. We've seen the struggle with only Beckham Jr to lean on and the struggle is real. Manning should be fine as a QB2 against Miami but that's his ceiling with so little help from his offense.

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  Giants | Larry Donnell goes to IR    Tue Dec 8, 05:18 PM

New York Giants TE Larry Donnell (neck) was placed on the Reserve/Injured list Tuesday, Dec. 8.

Footballguys view: Will Tye is a player fantasy owners need to add and watch. He's not the athlete that Donnell is, but Tye can provide a much-needed security blanket for Eli Manning.

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  Giants | Week 13 inactives for Giants    Sun Dec 6, 11:47 AM

The New York Giants have declared FS Brandon Meriweather, DL Devon Kennard, OT Emmett Cleary, DL George Selvie, WR Geremy Davis, TE Larry Donnell, OT Marshall Newhouse inactive for Week 13.

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  Giants | Larry Donnell to miss another game    Fri Dec 4, 01:56 PM

New York Giants TE Larry Donnell (neck) did not practice Friday, Dec. 4, and has been ruled out against the New York Jets in Week 13.

Footballguys view: UDFA Will Tye will get the start once again. He has 11 catches for 130 yards over the last two games, so you could do worse at tight end this week.

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  Giants | Larry Donnell sits again    Thu Dec 3, 03:01 PM

New York Giants TE Larry Donnell (neck) sat out of practice for the second straight day Thursday, Dec. 3.

Footballguys view: Tight ends can feast against the Jets middle of the field, but there's nobody on the Giants we'd roll with if Donnell is out, which it appears he will be.

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  Giants | Larry Donnell won't practice    Wed Dec 2, 12:46 PM

New York Giants TE Larry Donnell (neck) will not practice Wednesday, Dec. 2.

Footballguys view: Donnell may not be able to play again this week. That makes Will Tye a TE2 in deeper leagues. Tye can be a security blanket for QB Eli Manning.

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  Giants | Week 12 inactives for Giants    Sun Nov 29, 11:59 AM

The New York Giants have declared SS Cooper Taylor, DL George Selvie, WR Geremy Davis, OT Justin Pugh, TE Larry Donnell, CB Leon McFadden, OG Weston Richburg inactive for Week 12.

Footballguys view: Will Tye gets the start with Donnell out. You could do worse for a desperation TE play.

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  Giants | Larry Donnell doesn't travel    Sat Nov 28, 02:45 PM

New York Giants TE Larry Donnell (neck) did not travel with the team Saturday, Nov. 28.

Footballguys view: Without Donnell in the lineup, we'll continue to see more from Will Tye. He had a season-high five catches for 56 yards against the Patriots in Week 10.

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  Giants | Larry Donnell may be out for a while    Sat Nov 28, 11:19 AM

New York Giants TE Larry Donnell (neck) said his neck is in rough shape and that he likely will not be able to play for a while.

Footballguys view: Without Donnell in the lineup, we'll continue to see more from Will Tye. He had a season-high five catches for 56 yards against the Patriots in Week 10.

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  Giants | Larry Donnell out    Fri Nov 27, 02:40 PM

New York Giants TE Larry Donnell (neck) is out for Week 12.

Footballguys view: Will Tye will get another start. He's not bad as desperation TE plays go this week. Washington's defense has been very vulnerable against the pass this year.

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  Giants | Larry Donnell sits Thursday    Thu Nov 26, 02:35 PM

New York Giants TE Larry Donnell (neck) was out of practice Thursday, Nov. 26.

Footballguys view: The Giants' tight end spot has no fantasy relevance without Donnell in there, so look for other options.

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  Giants | Larry Donnell won't practice    Wed Nov 25, 01:07 PM

New York Giants TE Larry Donnell (neck) will not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 25, according to head coach Tom Coughlin.

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  Giants | Larry Donnell cleared    Mon Nov 23, 01:39 PM

New York Giants TE Larry Donnell (neck) said he has been cleared to play and that he feels completely healthy.

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  Giants | Week 10 inactives for Giants    Sun Nov 15, 03:21 PM

The New York Giants have declared LB J.T. Thomas, OT Justin Pugh, TE Larry Donnell, CB Leon McFadden, CB Prince Amukamara, LB Uani' Unga, WR Victor Cruz inactive for Week 10.

Footballguys view: UDFA Will Tye will get another start for the Giants at tight end today.

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  Giants | Larry Donnell will not play    Fri Nov 13, 03:50 PM

New York Giants TE Larry Donnell (neck) has been ruled out of the Week 10 game against the New England Patriots.

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