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2013 Draft Prospect Notes: Tight Ends

The writers of Patriots Football Weekly have done their homework on all the prospects in this year's NFL Draft. Now, you can download the actual notes they took on all the top players, broken down by position for your convenience. Here are their notes on the tight ends.

PROSPECT NOTES BY POSITION:QB | OL | RB | TE | WR

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The writers of Patriots Football Weekly have done their homework on all the prospects in this year's NFL Draft. Now, you can download the actual notes they took on all the top players, broken down by position for your convenience.

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RankPlayerSchoolHt.Wt.40Com
1Tyler EifertNotre Dame6-52504.804.68
Notes: [Andy Hart] Fights for ball. Good speed. Doesn't always separate. Catches everything. [Erik Scalavino] Excellent hands; tough to beat in traffic; needs to work on blocking. [Paul Perillo*] Great hands; Good speed; Good body control; Physical; Works well down the seams.

2Zach ErtzStanford6-52494.794.76Notes: [Andy Hart] Decent speed. Tracks ball well. Good body control. Willing blocker. [Erik Scalavino] Smooth in his routes, yet physical when needed; decent hands; blocking also needs work. [Paul Perillo*] Good hands/athleticism; Great feet; Strong; Tough; Fast; Good pushon blocks; Good YAC.

3Travis KelceCincinnati6-52604.68Notes: [Andy Hart] True TE. Solid route runner. RAC. Suspended all 2010. [Erik Scalavino] Good speed for his size; uses hands to catch; aggressive blocker; balanced player overall [Paul Perillo] Tough; Possesses big-play ability; Good YAC/ Good speed; Athletic.

4Gavin EscobarSan Diego State6-62544.784.84Notes: [Andy Hart] Tall. Lanky. Tracks ball well. Not quick. Willing blocker. [Erik Scalavino] Taller than Aaron Hernandez, but similar skills. [Paul Perillo*] Good athlete; Good hands.

5Dion SimsMichigan State6-52854.76Notes: [Andy Hart] Injury history. Decent hands. Good blocker. Moves people. Relentless. [Erik Scalavino] Big body, but not sufficiently durable; not great in any one area. [Paul Perillo*] Lumbering but bigger than most; Solid; Less dynamic.

THE REST:PlayerSchoolHt.Wt.40ComVance McDonaldRice6-42624.834.69Notes: [Andy Hart] Lined up wide a lot. Lots screens and quick plays. Good speed. Solid RAC. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] James Casey-type; Deceptive athlete; Moves well; Strong.

Jordan ReedFlorida6-22364.624.72Notes: [Andy Hart] Shifty athlete. Comparisons to Hernandez. Not elite quickness or speed. Hands?. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo*] Great athlete; Tough; Gets in space; Versatile; Willing blocker.

Ryan OttenSan Jose State6-52304.78Notes: [Andy Hart] Skinny. Lined up mostly wide. Decent hands. Mnot fast or quick, but solid. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] Good size; Good hands; Small frame; Deceptive strength.

Michael WilliamsAlabama6-62785.02Notes: [Andy Hart] Big blocker. 40 career starts. Lumbering receiver. Decent hands. Solid body control. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] Manhandles defenders as blocker; Like a 3rd OT; Physical; Not fast but capable receiver.

Chris GraggArkansas6-32444.584.5Notes: [Andy Hart] Former WR. Lot injuries. Good RAC. Avg. hands. Hernandez comps.. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] Small; Good feet; Very athletic; Deep in seams/YAC.

Nick KasaColorado6-62694.764.71Notes: [Andy Hart] Former DE/DT. 1 yr TE. Big. Not quick. Raw. Body catcher.. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] Good hands/strength as blocker; Big play ability; Quick.

Joseph FauriaUCLA6-72594.82Notes: [Andy Hart] tracks ball well. Soft hands. Red zone weapon/specialist. Route Runner? [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] Good feet; Good hands; Red zone target; Athletic; Uses hands well to fight for ball.

Mychal RiveraTennessee6-32424.794.81Notes: [Andy Hart] All around talent. Nothing special or terrible in his game. OK hands. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] Great athlete; YAC; Bit of a body catcher; Interesting late-round guy.

Jack DoyleWestern Kentucky6-52544.86Notes: [Andy Hart] Lanky. Stiff. Speed questions. AVG hands. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] Smooth; Slender; Good hands; Productive; Good feet.

Jake StoneburnerOhio State6-32524.784.65Notes: [Andy Hart] AVG hands. Not quick. Block? WR type. Meyer compares to Hernandez. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] Lumbering; Finds opening; Not a bad athlete.

Zach SudfeldNevada6-62534.76Notes: [Andy Hart] Lot injuries. Not fast or quick. Takes big hits. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] Good blocker; Good hands; Seals edge well; Good feet.

Levine ToiloloStanford6-72654.86Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo*] No Comments.

Philip LutzenkirchenAuburn6-32554.82Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.

Lucas ReedNew Mexico6-62494.78Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.

Ryan GriffinConnecticut6-62544.89Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.

Justice CunninghamSouth Carolina6-42644.86Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.

Chris PantaleBoston College6-52564.86Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.

Mike RagoneKansas6-42554.83Notes: [Andy Hart] Insert Comments. [Erik Scalavino] Insert Comments. [Paul Perillo] Insert Comments.

D.C. JeffersonRutgers6-62554.82Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.

PROSPECT NOTES BY POSITION:QB | OL | RB | TE | WR

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