2009 NFL Draft : Tight End

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Published: March 19, 2009


... TE's in the NFL. Excellent run blocker and a reliable receiver. Not very fast nor athletic, but gives a big target. Could be a blocking type used in short passing attempts. Will get looked at on the drafts second day because he is very strong.

Travis Beckum, TE, 6'3" 243, Wisconsin

An H-Back type with good speed. Showed improvement yearly, but has battled injuries to his leg and shoulders. Decent blocker, but not the type on TE who will be able to line up next to the OT. Has the ability to make a difficult catch, but tends to take too many passes in his body. Will help the right team with the right system. Should go on the second day.

Richard Quinn, TE, 6'4" 264, North Carolina

Hardly used as a receiver in college, but is an excellent blocker on running plays. Not very quick, but has good hands. He may not be used much in the passing game in the pros either, but can stick on a team needin...

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