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Draft Prospect Report: 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.

* **CB** | DL | **ILB** | OL | **OLB** | QB | RB | **S** |TE| **WR**

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Pos. Rank Player School Ht. Wt. 40
TE 1 Brandon Pettigrew Oklahoma State 6-5 263 4.85
Notes:*Andy Hart*] Decent hands, but not quick or fast. All around tight end in college.[Erik Scalavino]Style of play reminiscent of Ben Coates.[Paul Perillo]Great size but not overly fast or quick; Decent hands; Not a lot to watch on tape.
TE 2 [Chase Coffman Missouri 6-6 244 4.83
Notes:*Andy Hart*] Ultra productive. Very good hands. Decent athlete but speed/quickness questions.[*Erik Scalavino*]A bit of a plodder, but has great hands. Questions about his blocking ability.[*Paul Perillo*] Great hands; Pretty athletic despite average speed; Great weapon as pass catcher.
TE 3 Jared Cook* South Carolina 6-5 246 4.45
**Notes:** [*Andy Hart*] Freak athletically. Adjusts to ball and uses hands well. Not as productive as expected. Pure mismatch.[*Erik Scalavino*] Very fast for a big guy. Questionable blocking ability, however. [*Paul Perillo*]Stretches field with athleticism; Smooth runner with soft hands; Makes plays.
TE 4 [Cornelius Ingram Florida 6-4 245 4.63
Notes:*Andy Hart*] Decent hands. Lean build. Good athlete. Playmaker coming off ACL injury.[Erik Scalavino]Thin-looking frame, but very strong and athletic.[Paul Perillo]Great athlete with good body control; Plays well in space; Coming off serious knee injury.
TE 5 [Shawn Nelson Southern Miss 6-5 240 4.56
Notes:* [Andy Hart] WR-like pass catcher. Goes and gets the ball. Athletic. Toughness?[Erik Scalavino] On the lighter side for a tight end. Adequate game film, but nothing impressive stands out.[Paul Perillo] Deep threat with big-play ability; Very athletic for position; Small frame could make blocking a problem.


Pos. Rank Player School Ht. Wt. 40
TE James Casey* Rice 6-3 246 4.71
Notes: [Andy Hart] Does it all. Good possession guy, fights in traffic. Mature. Good athlete.[Erik Scalavino]Amazing, versatile athlete. The best at this position. Similar to Tim Tebow when running the Wildcat.[Paul Perillo]Versatile with good hands; Not much of a runner, more of a bull; Overachiever.
TE Travis Beckum Wisonsin 6-3 243 4.63
Notes: [Andy Hart] Body catches at times. Decent athlete. Very productive. Small build.[Erik Scalavino] Looks more like a wide receiver. May need to switch to that position at the next level. [Paul Perillo]Small but great hands; Makes tough catches in traffic; Productive but lacks size for TE.
TE Bear Pascoe Fresno State 6-5 251 4.97
Notes: [Andy Hart] Traditional TE. Blocker. Plays tough. Not a playmaker but goes after ball well. Powerful runner.[Erik Scalavino] Excellent combination of size and athleticism. Very hard to bring down after the catch. [Paul Perillo]Great size; Lacks speed but finds openings; Solid late prospect.
TE Ryan Purvis Boston College 6-4 255 4.83
[Andy Hart] Slow. Old school. Lot of production with Matt Ryan. Not great athlete. Solid hands. Good in traffic. [Erik Scalavino]No Comments. [Paul Perillo]Good hands but lacks speed and athleticism; Made the routine look difficult.
TE Brian Mandeville Northeastern 6-6 255 4.78
Heart condition detected at Scouting Combine, effectively ending his pursuit of NFL.
TE John Phillips Virginia 6-5 251 4.77
Notes: [Andy Hart] All-around TE from pro system. Big target. Decent athlete.[Erik Scalavino] Perfect size for the position. Has the ability to get open downfield in the passing game.[Paul Perillo]Great size; Good hands and body control; Runs good routes; Not fast but showed athleticism.
TE Jared Bronson Central Washington 6-4 254 4.67
No footage available.
TE Cameron Morrah California 6-4 252 4.74
Notes: [Andy Hart] Insert Comments.[Erik Scalavino]Solid player. Doesn't wow, but gets the job done.[Paul Perillo] Pretty athletic with good hands; Moves well; Was consistently open on tape.
TE Anthony Hill North Carolina State 6-5 262 4.81
Notes: [Andy Hart] True TE. Blocker. Not overly fast or quick. Catches well with hands and fights for ball in traffic.[Erik Scalavino] Lumbering big body. Unimpressive game film.[Paul Perillo] Good, strong hands to make catches in traffic; Lacks speed; Not a big-play threat.
TE Davon Drew East Carolina 6-4 256 4.78
Notes: [Andy Hart] Solid. Goes and gets the ball. Good athlete. Decent game speed. Good RZ target. Former QB.[Erik Scalavino]Speedy for his size. Very athletic former QB at ECU.[Paul Perillo*]Good athlete with soft hands; Catches ball away from his body; Solid late prospect with potential.
TE Nick Walker Alabama 6-5 245 4.92
No footage available.
TE Steve Brouse Connecticut 6-4 252 4.89
No footage available.

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