Morning Donut With The Giants: Evan Mathis And Other Things


Good morning New York Giants fans. Today there is a lot of buzz by the most recent mind boggling move of Philadelphia Eagles head coach, Chip Kelly. The Philadelphia Eagles released the talented Evan Mathis, a 2-time Pro Bowl guard. With the Giants needs along the offensive line this is the main topic of the Friday edition of the Morning Donut.

Four potential landing spots for Evan Mathis by Around The NFL Staff (

"The Giants, who have lost left tackle Will Beatty for the foreseeable future, are now depending on rookie Ereck Flowers to hold down the position. Signing Mathis would at least give them an immediate-assistance option to Flowers’ inside, or he could give them the flexibility of moving guard/tackle Geoff Schwartz to tackle. Mathis, a zone blocking specialist, would feel relatively at home in a scheme not unlike the one he used to run with Andy Reid. Offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo brought many zone principles with him from Green Bay. –Conor Orr"

Why Jon Beason is more important to the New York Giants than you think by Dan Graziano (ESPN)

"But Beason’s a part of this as well. He was the one whose arrival jump-started a lackluster Giants defense in 2013. He was the one who took over the on-field general role and calmed everyone down. He was the one who encouraged teammates to go to then-coordinator Perry Fewell with their ideas about how to simplify things, and who helped convince Fewell to listen."

New York Giants: Examining the tight ends  by Ryan Disdier ( FanSided)

"The latter is Daniel Fells, and his soft hands and reliability made him an important fixture on the Giants offense. He didn’t have any highlight plays, but he contributed more than most people probably expected him to"

Evan Mathis Released by Eagles: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction by Tyler Conway (Bleacher Report)

"As a full-time starter for the first time in his career, Mathis emerged as one of the NFL’s elite. He made the Pro Bowl each of the last two seasons, even in a 2014 campaign that saw him play only nine games."

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