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TEs in this draft???

Discussion in 'Patriots Draft Talk' started by DaBruinz, Feb 28, 2019.

  1. manxman2601

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    There seems to be different views on that. But I remember thinking he was a good blocker coming out of college. Hopefully it means we can consider more of a receiving centred TE like Fant, Sternberger or Oliver if we so wanted.
     
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  2. DaBruinz

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    Even with the signing of ASJ, I can see the Pats double-dipping at TE. Oliver could easily be one. So could Sterberger and Knox..
     
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    BaconGrundleCandy Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

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    I definitely think we double dip at TE/WR or both.
     
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  4. State

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    Is Dax Raymond a poor man's Jace Sternberger?
     
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    Maybe we'll use one of our 7th round picks on this AJ Derby-like prospect from Maine, TE Drew Belcher.

    Former quarterback flourishes in second season as UMaine H-back

    Football | NCAA | Player Stats - Drew Belcher - Maine Black Bears - washingtonpost.com

    Combine Snubs Who Showed ‘Em, 2019 Edition



     
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    I wouldn't mind drafting him in the later rounds.
     
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    Different players imo. Raymond is that tough nosed, older, dirty work type. l
    Low ceiling player w decent athleticism.

    Strenberger puts some pressure on w/e is defending him. Might runs as good a seem route as there is in this class. Looks like a big WR.
     
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    Personally, I'd rather have a TE who could start if ASJ were injured.

    I would hope that we have enough targets with 3 WR's, 3 RB's and ASJ. The # 2 TE could be primarily a receiver with weak blocking skills, but that wouldn't be my choice.
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    As an aside, the #3 TE could be primarily a receiver, but that matters little to me, since he'd be inactive unless he were a top STer.

     
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    I’d rather have an all-rounder too but those are limited. Give me Dawson Knox or Drew Sample and I’d be perfectly happy.
     
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    Knox is hugely underrated, whoever picks him up could be getting a gem. He played in that ole miss team and lets face it - DK, AJ, Lodge.. that’s a nasty WR core.
     
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  11. DaBruinz

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    I think that they double dip at TE AND triple dip at WR. Been saying this for the past few weeks..
     
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    Not impossible. We got 12 picks.
     
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    Future Patriot?

    I am not alone in thinking this mini Gronk is under appreciated. Yeah, i can’t help myself in screaming CJ Conrad’s name from the rooftop.

    He’s a Wildcat, Baby!
    That way, if i’m right, I can buy his jersey. Conrad sounds cool.
     
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    Dax Raymond is going late third early fourth. A blocking TE with that speed is a valuable commodity. And he speaks Russian.
     
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    He was solid last year, last year was his only good tape of blocking...seems to be solid
    With ASJ in the picture, at east 1 TE is still needed (I prefer 2), while at least 2 WRs are needed (I prefer 3)
     
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    Doesn’t Conrad have a huge health problem that kept him out of the combine and his pro day?
     
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    Why isn't he getting more hype?
     
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    Because he doesn't merit much more hype than what he's already receiving. In this draft, he's a 7th round/Priority FA player with health issues who would be an OK-I-guess choice as TE #2 in a double-dip.
     
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    Notable C.J. Conrad fact: his arms are the same length as Phillip Dorsett's.
     
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