Posts Tagged ‘tight end’

2013 NFL Draft: Late Round Sleepers TEs

Wednesday, February 20th, 2013
Vance McDonald, Rice

Vance McDonald headlines a group of underrated tight end prospects. (Photo: US Presswire)

By Kyle Casey, Staff Writer 

The 2013 group of tight end prospects is as deep and talented as the league has seen in a long time. With the tight end position growing in the NFL, many teams have started using two tight ends in full-time roles as pass catchers.

That’ll open up opportunities for several talented tight ends to get selected in April’s draft. At such a deep and talented position, several day two talents will fall to the third day of the draft. Around 15 tight ends could get drafted and there will surely be a few late round steals.

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New York Jets Training Camp Preview: Tight Ends

Sunday, July 22nd, 2012
Dustin Keller

(Photo: US Presswire)

By Ryan Alfieri, Editor

As the Jets try to get Mark Sanchez back on track and revert back to their ground-and-pound offense that brought them to two straight AFC Championship games, the development of the tight end position is going to be pivotal in 2012.

Here is a breakdown of the tight ends currently on the Jets’ roster headed into training camp.

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