Joe Martinek

#38RB,
Height: 6' 0"
Weight: 225
Born:
College: Rutgers
Birth Place: Hopatcong, New Jersey
Draft: Undrafted
  • Study: Patriots fans rank as NFL's 2nd best
    Patriots Wire

    Study: Patriots fans rank as NFL's 2nd best

    The New England Patriots have created the second best fanbase in the NFL, according to one study by scholarblogs.com. The study used three metrics to measure the team brands to calculate the “best” NFL teams. The three factors the study used were fan equity, road equity and social media following. Here’s what they wrote on the Patriots, who finished behind the Dallas Cowboys and ahead of the Philadelphia Eagles, New York Giants and Pittsburgh Steelers. First, Patriot fans may be bandwagon fans.  But at this point it is tough to tell.  The team has been excellent and the fans have been supportive for a long time.  And even when things tend to go wrong for the Patriots they come out ahead.  I believe

  • Ex-Giant turned MMA fighter Matt Mitrione: 'I carry Big Blue with me all the time'
    Giants Wire

    Ex-Giant turned MMA fighter Matt Mitrione: 'I carry Big Blue with me all the time'

    The saying “once a Giant, always a Giant” is repeatedly echoed throughout the halls at MetLife Stadium and all over the Northeast. In every sense of the phrase, once you’re a member of the New York Giants, you’re a member for life. For former New York Giants defensive end turned MMA heavyweight, Matt Mitrione, that remains true nearly 15 years after his last game with the team. Signed as an undrafted rookie free agent out of Purdue, Mitrione spent three seasons with the Giants, but appeared in only nine games. Mitrione suffered a devastating injury in the team’s crushing playoff collapse against the San Francisco 49ers in 2003. He underwent seven surgeries on his foot, including one to extend

  • Big Blue View Mailbag: Dwayne Harris, Donte Deayon, More Roster Questions
    Big Blue View

    Big Blue View Mailbag: Dwayne Harris, Donte Deayon, More Roster Questions

    As the summer rolls merrily along and we wait for the July 28th opening of training camp, let’s open the Big Blue View mailbag and see what questions you currently have about the New York Giants. Kevin Scanlon Sr. asks: Who is going into ring of honor this year and why isn't Kyle Rote in it already? What game is the presentation? Ed says: Kevin, that’s a good question. As of now, to my knowledge, there has been no announcement about the Giants’ 2017 Ring of Honor. As for Rote, I really don’t know what to tell you. Tommy Williams asks: Do you see the Giants keeping 4 corners and 6 safeties because some can play corner and are too valuable? Ed says: Thanks for the question, Tommy. Seriously, though,