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Re: Saints tight end outlook: A long way from Jimmy Graham's heyday, what's next at TE spot?

Draft one.
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Think we draft a good blocking TE. Emergency check down that can grade the path for Kamara.
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Make sure he's a Kid from GA Tech so we can be "ALL ABUZZ" about him!
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a lot of guys in that middle 2nd- to 3rd range.
Probably not worth it 27, but top 3-4 will be gone by 81. Really comes down to want SP thinks is a priority. Pairing the xtra 5th or 6th with a third to move up is a possibilty

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I really like Dalton Schultz of Stanford he is an EXceptional blocker with good hands. I would pair him with a another deep threat TE. I think with our great THe we could really be effective run a task TE set.Trey Burton is FA TE that would make an excellent duo for us
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Need a TE who can open the seam in Sean’s offense. Fleener failed. Time to move on.
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Lack of production from the TE was a big factor in our 3rd down conversions or lack thereof .
I think we need a total retool at TE!
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We have blocking tight ends already with Hill and Houman. We need a true receiving tight end who can block and catch the ball. The seam used to be our go to route but we don't have a tight end who can get to the seam and settle in. Draft one if possible......please!
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We have blocking tight ends already with Hill and Houman. We need a true receiving tight end who can block and catch the ball. The seam used to be our go to route but we don't have a tight end who can get to the seam and settle in. Draft one if possible......please!
Agreed. A total retool is not needed. Just an upgrade over Fleener.

And for Pete’s sake will we ever draft our LB of the future??
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