NFL Free Agency 2012: Martellus Bennett Signs With New York Giants

The New York Giants did not take long to address the team's glaring hole at tight end, signing former Dallas Cowboy Martellus Bennett on Wednesday according to a report from ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Schefter reports that Bennett inked a one-year deal with New York valued at $2.25 million.

Playing behind Cowboys star Jason Witten, Bennett caught 17 passes for 140 yards in 2011. He snagged a career-high 33 passes in 2010 and a career-high four touchdowns in 2008, his rookie season. Bennett has not caught a touchdown pass since 2008.

Tight end has been a major offseason target for the Giants since the Super Bowl, when both Travis Beckum and Jake Ballard were lost to ACL tears that could force both out of the 2012 season.

See Big Blue View for more discussion and analysis of the New York Giants, or return to this StoryStream for updates on 2012 New York Giants Free Agency Rumors.

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