Found April 06, 2012 on
Chris DiMarino and Cian Fahey have done a great job recently in justifying the notion that the Pittsburgh Steelers could possibly draft Stanford tight end Coby Fleener in the first round of the upcoming draft. While it is anything but a lock right now to take place, it certainly is a possibility when you factor in how General Manager Kevin Colbert likes to draft. Fleener is head and shoulders the best tight end in this draft class in my opinion and the Steelers could certainly use another legitimate threat in the passing game.
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Will Brinson, of CBS Sports, recently wrote a mock draft which featured the most intriguing selection I had seen so far for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Brinson mocked Stanford Tight End Coby Fleener to the Steelers with the 24th overall selection: "This is a bit of a surprise pick, and the Steelers don't necessarily "need" a tight end. However, Kevin Colbert knows...
When evaluating the final four playoff teams of the 2011 NFL season, one thing is clear, the value of tight ends in the NFL is at an all-time high. Similarly, if you look at the tight ends on display in those championship games, you will see that value has been found in a wide range of rounds in the NFL Draft.
The Patriots' Rob Gronkowski (second round) and Aaron Hernandez ...
Tight EndStanford6-6 247Draft board overall prospect rank: #28Draft board overall tight end rank: #1Overall rating: 81 (Borderline 1st/2nd round)40 time: 4.45Positives• 6-6 vertical threat• End zone weapon (10 touchdowns as a senior, 17 touchdowns from 2010-2011)• Catches the ball at its highest point• Excellent timed/straight line speed (4...