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  1. ayjackson

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    When deciding who the Pats should pick in round three onwards, it would be sweet if one had a handle on said player's special teams experience and reputation.

    So can we collect a list of players on this thread who are known to be good special teamers, on top of being position prospects that the Pats my be interested in?
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    Guys I have noticed are listed below, they could start on the practice squad and be emergency depth.

    Name: Craig Dahl
    College: North Dakota State Number: 20
    Height: 6-2 Weight: 216
    Position: SS Pos2: OLB
    "Dahl is considered by some to be among the top special teams prospects in this draft, which will likely be his ticket to an NFL roster."

    Name: Jason Snelling
    College: Virginia Number: 38
    Height: 5-11 Weight: 230
    Position: RB Pos2: FB

    He could also be a potential short yardage runner.

    "Explosive contact seeker who plays with good aggression...Quick to get down, break up the wedge, wrap and secure as a tackler on the kickoff coverage unit. He also has the vision and feel to get down the field to down punts near the goal line."
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    Some guy on the NFLN thought WR Yamon Figurs's name was "Yamon Figurs, the best gunner in college football". I must have heard that phrase 6-8 times, although don't ask me how they quantify that.
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