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Giants to use first-round pick on tight end to replace Brandon Myers

A little more than a week after they drafted TE Jace Amaro, the Giants are planning on using their first-rounder on a tight end, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

They’ve been shopping tight end Jared Cook for a while, but the Giants feel like they need another option at the position.

They’re reportedly interested in former Alabama tight end/running back Blake Bell, who is out for the season after tearing his ACL last season.

Bell is expected to be the Giants’ first- or second-round choice.

The Giants have been looking for a pass-catching tight end for a couple years, but they’re now looking at a TE to replace Evan Engram, who was waived by the Browns.

The 49ers reportedly want to keep Engram on the roster, and that would leave the Giants in need of a pass catcher.

The Jets have been a hotbed for TE activity this offseason, but it looks like the Giants would like to add one or two.

It would be a major boost to a defense that’s struggling on the interior of the offensive line.

With Greg Olsen out with a broken foot, the Jets could use some help on the offensive side of the ball.

They could also use another pass-catcher to take the pressure off of rookie receiver Mike Evans, who has struggled in camp this offseason.

Evans has been limited to just seven catches in five games.