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    They won't be as successful as the Ravens. Brady threw 19 passes to Gronkowski and Hernandez on Sunday and completed 12 for 153 yards and no touchdowns. Against the Broncos, the tight ends combined for 14 catches, 200 yards and four touchdowns. Hernandez and Gronkowski caught 12 passes for 136 yards and two touchdowns in the Giants' win over the Patriots earlier this season. fficeffice" />>>




    In some ways, the Giants won't have what the Ravens had in matching up against the two tight ends. What the Ravens did was try to match a cornerback, sometimes 6-foot-2 Jimmy Smith, against either Hernandez or Gronkowski. The Giants' corners are 5-foot-11 or 6-0, so they don't have the one big corner to take away the tall Pats tight ends. Instead of matching up in man, they may try to bracket the tight ends with a linebacker or corner underneath and a safety on top. >>





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    Re: How will the Giants try to contain Patriots TEs Gronkowski and Hernandez?

    I think they may try to copy and paste them to death.[]

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      Re: How will the Giants try to contain Patriots TEs Gronkowski and Hernandez?

      [quote user="NYgirl10"]


      *They won't be as successful as the Ravens. Brady threw 19 passes to Gronkowski and Hernandez on Sunday and completed 12 for 153 yards and no touchdowns. Against the Broncos, the tight ends combined for 14 catches, 200 yards and four touchdowns. Hernandez and Gronkowski caught 12 passes for 136 yards and two touchdowns in the Giants' win over the Patriots earlier this season. fficeffice" />>>




      In some ways, the Giants won't have what the Ravens had in matching up against the two tight ends. What the Ravens did was try to match a cornerback, sometimes 6-foot-2 Jimmy Smith, against either Hernandez or Gronkowski. The Giants' corners are 5-foot-11 or 6-0, so they don't have the one big corner to take away the tall Pats tight ends. Instead of matching up in man, they may try to bracket the tight ends with a linebacker or corner underneath and a safety on top. >>




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      Kick him in the ankle?
      I don't always root for the Cowboys but when I do I wear my pink Jessica Simpson edition Romo jersey. (yes I lost a bet)

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        Re: How will the Giants try to contain Patriots TEs Gronkowski and Hernandez?

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        *They won't be as successful as the Ravens. Brady threw 19 passes to Gronkowski and Hernandez on Sunday and completed 12 for 153 yards and no touchdowns. Against the Broncos, the tight ends combined for 14 catches, 200 yards and four touchdowns. Hernandez and Gronkowski caught 12 passes for 136 yards and two touchdowns in the Giants' win over the Patriots earlier this season. fficeffice" />>>




        In some ways, the Giants won't have what the Ravens had in matching up against the two tight ends. What the Ravens did was try to match a cornerback, sometimes 6-foot-2 Jimmy Smith, against either Hernandez or Gronkowski. The Giants' corners are 5-foot-11 or 6-0, so they don't have the one big corner to take away the tall Pats tight ends. Instead of matching up in man, they may try to bracket the tight ends with a linebacker or corner underneath and a safety on top. >>




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        Kick him in the ankle?
        I don't always root for the Cowboys but when I do I wear my pink Jessica Simpson edition Romo jersey. (yes I lost a bet)

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          Re: How will the Giants try to contain Patriots TEs Gronkowski and Hernandez?

          [quote user="NYgirl10"]


          *They won't be as successful as the Ravens. Brady threw 19 passes to Gronkowski and Hernandez on Sunday and completed 12 for 153 yards and no touchdowns. Against the Broncos, the tight ends combined for 14 catches, 200 yards and four touchdowns. Hernandez and Gronkowski caught 12 passes for 136 yards and two touchdowns in the Giants' win over the Patriots earlier this season. fficeffice" />>>




          In some ways, the Giants won't have what the Ravens had in matching up against the two tight ends. What the Ravens did was try to match a cornerback, sometimes 6-foot-2 Jimmy Smith, against either Hernandez or Gronkowski. The Giants' corners are 5-foot-11 or 6-0, so they don't have the one big corner to take away the tall Pats tight ends. Instead of matching up in man, they may try to bracket the tight ends with a linebacker or corner underneath and a safety on top. >>




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          [/quote]Pics please

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            Re: How will the Giants try to contain Patriots TEs Gronkowski and Hernandez?

            [quote user="NYgirl10"]


            *They won't be as successful as the Ravens. Brady threw 19 passes to Gronkowski and Hernandez on Sunday and completed 12 for 153 yards and no touchdowns. Against the Broncos, the tight ends combined for 14 catches, 200 yards and four touchdowns. Hernandez and Gronkowski caught 12 passes for 136 yards and two touchdowns in the Giants' win over the Patriots earlier this season. fficeffice" />>>




            In some ways, the Giants won't have what the Ravens had in matching up against the two tight ends. What the Ravens did was try to match a cornerback, sometimes 6-foot-2 Jimmy Smith, against either Hernandez or Gronkowski. The Giants' corners are 5-foot-11 or 6-0, so they don't have the one big corner to take away the tall Pats tight ends. Instead of matching up in man, they may try to bracket the tight ends with a linebacker or corner underneath and a safety on top. >>




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            The Giants have 2 LB's who have the speed to stay with Grok and Hernandez in Micheal Boley and Jacquain Williams. You can bet they will be in coverage, which frees up the safeties a bit. I expect to see Deion Grant and maybe Phillips help out occasionally help out.

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