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    TE-2014

    I have been harping for 2 years now upgrading the TE position. I have always
    felt if the seasoned Eli had a Shockey in his prime minus the diva he would
    cut down on a lot of INT's, increase his completion percentage and add
    another dimension to this offense. Let's face it the tight ends we have had
    have ben mediocre to above average, Bennett was a pleasant surprise but he
    still made a lot of focus mistakes in the passing game.

    Jace Amaro - Texas Tech - 6-5/260
    http://draftbreakdown.com/players/jace-amaro/
    I really like this kid I think he is the best upside TE prospect out of the
    top 3 names at TE. He is either breaking or Tied with wide receiver records
    (crabtree) 92 recs in 11 games with six 100 yard games. He has 106
    receptions for 1,352 yards with seven touchdowns this year, faster than line
    backers to big and physical for safeties, he is a miss match nightmare. *He
    blocks well in screen plays I have not seen any inline blocking skills as
    Tech uses his out the Y often. Smooth and fluid athlete, who uses his body
    to gain proper positioning in coverage and attacks the ball in the air,
    balanced route-runner with a wide catch radius. Blietnikoff award semi
    finalist, some maturity issues ejected for punching a player and a arrest
    for credit card fraud. *3 yr Career 138 recs - 1818 yards - 13 TD's (Head
    Injury in 2013)

    Eric Ebron - UNC - 6-4/245
    http://draftbreakdown.com/players/eric-ebron/
    He can block, he has the foundations of a good blocker just misses
    assignments sometimes, it's almost frustrating because he will have one good
    block on one play and complete WTF on the next play, He is not an impact
    blocker for the running game, needs to develop his blocking. He is a
    freakish athlete, highlighted by also doubling as a DE on defense. He is
    good for 1-2 spectacular catches a game, huge catch radius; I would say he
    is a natural pass catcher if it wasn't for some focus drops from time to
    time, nothing that can't be coached at the next level. Great top end speed
    to out run DB/S after the catch, my thing with Ebron's route running is that
    he like(M.Bennett) tends to round his routes, he doesn't sell the cuts he
    would separate better if he did, but he makes up for that by playing
    confident and physical with the ability to catch well in traffic. *Good body
    control when tracking the ball in stride with the speed to finish. 3 yr
    career 112 rec - 1805 - 8 TD's *(Right shoulder injury in 2013)

    Austin Seferian Jenkins - Washington state - 6-6/276
    http://draftbreakdown.com/players/au...erian-jenkins/
    RED ZONE THREAT! Stand out polished blocking TE, on the line opening holes
    for Bishop Shankey (another 3-4th round prospect I like) played Div 1
    basketball which is interesting and shows his diverse athleticism , won the
    John Mackey award 2013 (Ebron/O'leary) for outstanding TE in college
    football. Reliable route runner finds holes in defenses, wish there was more
    tape of his 2012 season. *Definitely a red zone threat with his size but he
    is not going to threaten the seam with his speed, he is better serviced
    boxing out defenders for contested balls or savvy routes to gain separation.
    From what I seen he plays more finesse than physical and overpowering which
    is what I first expected when I saw his size/height combo. Great
    flexibility, concentration and body control, fair acceleration to top end
    speed, good catch radius with ability to leap high or adjust for low balls.
    Plead guilty to DUI. 3 yr career 146 rec - 1840 - 21 TD

    Now who I like the most is Amaro, teams are looking for jimmy graham like
    seam threat TE's to be an extension of the passing attack and Amaro reminds
    me more of Shockey in the passing attack, he has minimal inline blocking
    experience but I would hope that with his size and strength this stuff can
    be coached. I have him as the #1 TE coming out this draft over Ebron, I know
    that's not the popular opinion but I am going off of what I see on tape and
    upside potential.

    ASJ would be the safe pick, I am not saying he is inferior in anyway just
    saying he is not going to take over a game like Amaro/Ebron can. I love his
    blocking he is physical at the point of attack, I personally would like to
    go away from the we only use TE's to block philosophy, I would like a
    legitimate threat at the TE position. *ASJ is the type of player the Giants
    look for at TE.

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    Next TE's I am going to break down is C.J Fiedorowicz / Troy Nikolas / Arthur Lynch

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    I like Ebron the most, he'd cost you the #12 pick though.. Arthur Lynch from Georgia is a nice option in the middle rounds.. Very good in-line blocker

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    Quote Originally Posted by Carter.525 View Post
    I like Ebron the most, he'd cost you the #12 pick though.. Arthur Lynch from Georgia is a nice option in the middle rounds.. Very good in-line blocker
    I was against a TE with the 12th pick because I wanted them to go defense in the first round. But the more tape I watch on Ebron I'm starting to like the idea of getting him in the first round. The kid is a beast with some of the plays he makes and the way he fights for the ball.
    One of these teams is not like the others


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    Quote Originally Posted by kingcap88 View Post
    I was against a TE with the 12th pick because I wanted them to go defense in the first round. But the more tape I watch on Ebron I'm starting to like the idea of getting him in the first round. The kid is a beast with some of the plays he makes and the way he fights for the ball.
    I was saying the same thing a week ago. The more I watch Ebron the more I wouldn't mind taking him at 12. Now with our new offensive coordinator we should be able to utilize a TE. It'd be nice to open up the middle of the field with an Ebron type TE.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ThatNiCcA56 View Post
    I was saying the same thing a week ago. The more I watch Ebron the more I wouldn't mind taking him at 12. Now with our new offensive coordinator we should be able to utilize a TE. It'd be nice to open up the middle of the field with an Ebron type TE.
    He would definitely be a major weapon on the offense. I read somewhere that both the Giants and Jets are interested in Ebron. If the Giants pass on him and the Jets snag Ebron I'll be ticked.
    One of these teams is not like the others


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    It didn't hurt much, but I do think Amaro was hurt by having the smallest hand size of all the TEs. When you combine that with the fact that his tape doesnt show a lot of catches in traffic, it might raise just enough doubt to bump him down below the other 2 guys. TE's need to be able to catch a ball with Lbs draped all over him.

    In light of that I agree a little with Mayock's assessment and put Aramo 3rd. All 3 are strong prospects tho. It is hard to figure which is best for us because of the new scheme.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rainierjef View Post
    Eric Ebron -
    He can block, he has the foundations of a good blocker just misses
    assignments sometimes, it's almost frustrating because he will have one good
    block on one play and complete WTF on the next play, He is not an impact
    blocker for the running game, needs to develop his blocking..
    You are kinda sugar coating his inability to block.

    Ebron is a 1st round prospect as a speed/ open space player...basically a WR in sheeps clothing. He is a stud in that capacity. UNC used him as a slot guy mostly and much of the blocking you see in film is him vs a DB or small LB(not many of these in the NFL)


    Ebron is a great prospect, but he doesn't have the size/strength to take on end line blockers in the NFL and I do not think that any team that will ask him to do that would consider him a 1st round prospect. It will be a team that wants to use split out or in the slot that will draft him

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    Quote Originally Posted by BlueSanta View Post
    You are kinda sugar coating his inability to block.

    Ebron is a 1st round prospect as a speed/ open space player...basically a WR in sheeps clothing. He is a stud in that capacity. UNC used him as a slot guy mostly and much of the blocking you see in film is him vs a DB or small LB(not many of these in the NFL)


    Ebron is a great prospect, but he doesn't have the size/strength to take on end line blockers in the NFL and I do not think that any team that will ask him to do that would consider him a 1st round prospect. It will be a team that wants to use split out or in the slot that will draft him
    Watch the Miami tape on draftbreakdown.com he blocks a DE a lot of the game 1 on 1 and wins more than he loses. He is in the traditional TE spot quite a bit more in that game. That is the tape I got the best feel for his blocking in a traditional TE spot.

    Not a bad game either... 199 yards and 1td lol

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    Sugar coating... maybe a little guilty, I am dispelling what some fans think that he cannot block completely. He can just hasn't been tested as an in-line blocker as much. I think he has the foundation to become a good blocker, pending he adds weight and strength, he has physicality. He can be physical when he wants as a blocker, he is just not consistent. he is definitely not opening up holes like ASJ lol.

    As a prospect I wouldn't pick him for us, I think Amaro first ASJ second even with him on the board. I think the redskins could use him more for their scheme roll outs and seam threats.

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