Weight, Hammy Slow Bennett's Start In NY

IRVING, Texas --By signing a one-year deal with the Giants in March, tight end Martellus Bennett gave himself two chances a year to show the Cowboys he should've been a bigger part of their offense from 2008-11.

Bennett apparently has a long way to go before he gets that opportunity in New York.

In addition to a hamstring injury, Bennett checked in at 291 pounds when OTA's began, Giants tight ends coach Mike Pope told reporters.

"That's probably a little too big for his legs to carry," Pope said.

You think? By comparison, Giants guards David Diehl and Chris Snee each weigh 305.

Bennett, who was listed at 265 with Dallas, is competing with Adrien Robinson for the starting job in New York. He's got the talent to be an impact player for the Giants. But here in June, he's reportedly not off to an ideal start.

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