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Mark Bavaro

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New York Giants tight end Mark Bavaro (89) runs upfield during an 1990 NFC Championship NFL game against the San Francisco 49ers on January 20, 1991. The Giants defeated the 49ers 15-13. (Peter Read Miller via AP)

Bavaro is one of the finest all-around tight ends in Giants history. An outstanding blocker, he is also 10th on the franchise's career list with 266 receptions and 15th with 3,722 yards. Bavaro was a starter on the Giants' 1986 and 1990 Super Bowl championship teams and a Pro Bowler in 1986 and '87. In the Giants' first Su-per Bowl season, Bavaro led the team with 66 catches – twice as many as any teammate – for 1,001 yards to become the only tight end in Giants history with 1,000 receiving yards in a season.

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