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Draft Prospect Notes: Tight End

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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TE1Rob GronkowskiArizona6-62654.76
Notes: [Andy Hart] Do-ti-all, including blocking. Soft hands. Decent enough athlete after the catch. Smooth. Should have best NFL career if back is a non-issue. [Erik Scalavino] Excellent receiver, probably the best of this bunch; first tackler usually doesn't get him; athletic; quick moves in open field.
TE2Jermaine GreshamOklahoma6-52614.66
Notes: [Andy Hart] Total pass-catching package if healthy. Not a freakish athletic package, but certainly good enough. [Erik Scalavino] Nice hands; tough to take down; routes, blocking are question marks.
TE3Jimmy GrahamMiami6-62604.53
Notes: [Andy Hart] Only one year of FB after basketball career. Good frame and measurables for the position. Project with huge upside. [Erik Scalavino] Great size; inexperienced, but definitely has raw talent.
TE4Anthony McCoySouthern Cal6-52594.71
Notes: [Andy Hart] Pretty good blocker. OK hands and decent athlete. Slow feet. Rumbles like Daniel Graham. [Erik Scalavino] Solid receiver, but not a "wow" kind of player.
TE5Aaron HernandezFlorida6-32454.64
Notes: [Andy Hart] Smaller. Confident hands. Not elite athlete, but OK RAC. Good enough speed. H-back? [Erik Scalavino] Solid overall, but nothing special.
TEEd DicksonOregon6-42494.59
Notes: [Andy Hart] Not a blocker, a WR-type. Powerful hands. Only OK FB speed for his makeup. [Erik Scalavino] Very similar in style to Hernandez.
TEDennis PittaBYU6-52454.68
Notes: [Andy Hart] Soft-handed pass catcher. Willing blocker. Not quick and average speed. Not explosive but very solid. [Erik Scalavino] Can absorb big hits over the middle and downfield; protects the ball well.
TETony MoeakiIowa6-32454.69
Notes: [Andy Hart] Injury issues. AVG. TE hands, speed and quickness. Leader and captain. [Erik Scalavino] . Limited footage; average at best.
TEMichael PalmerClemson6-52504.79
Notes: [Andy Hart] Solid, Avg. old-school type. Not overly athletic. Route running?. [Erik Scalavino] Good hands, good size, decent speed; sleeper in later rounds.
TENathan OverbayEastern Washington6-52594.78
Notes: [Andy Hart] Great frame. Good, confident hands. Adjusts to ball. Smooth. Not flashy, but big upside. [Erik Scalavino] . Intriguing small-program prospect; deceptive "football speed", smooth pass catcher; solid build.
TEMichael HoomanawanuiIllinois6-42674.77
Notes: [Andy Hart] Nickname "Uh Oh". All-around type. Good size. Average athlete. [Erik Scalavino] Insufficient footage.
TEColin PeekAlabama6-52524.92
Notes: [Andy Hart] Slow and laboring. Solid, confident hands. Decent build. Slow feet. Decent blocker. [Erik Scalavino] Natural receiver with good size; not that fast; Saban connection a plus.
TEAndrew QuarlessPenn State6-42484.74
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments.
TEJeron MastrudKansas State6-62564.82
Notes: [Andy Hart] Solid hands with OK speed and effort as blocker. Only average quickness. But pretty solid all around. . [Erik Scalavino] . Lumbering runner; decent receiver.
TENate ByhamPittsburgh6-42684.76
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments.
TEJim DrayStanford6-52464.82
Notes: [Andy Hart] Average all-around talent. Willing blocker. H-back? [Erik Scalavino] . Gets the job done quietly, nothing stands out.
TEDedrick EppsMiami6-42534.76
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments.
TEJeff CumberlandIllinois6-42554.57
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments.
TEMike CaussinJames Madison6-52454.79
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments.
TERiar GeerColorado6-32524.98
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments.
TEScott SickoNew Hampshire6-42424.75
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments.
TESteve ManeriTemple6-62755.06
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments.
TEGreg BooneVirginia Tech6-32834.79
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments.
TECody SlateMarshall6-3229
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] . Probably too small to be a blocking threat; great RAC skills and solid hands.
TET.C. DrakeKentucky6-52444.72*
Notes: [Andy Hart] J-A-G. [Erik Scalavino] . Average all-around.

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