First look at 2012 NFL draft tight ends
The challenge when evaluating a tight end's separation skills is to sift through variables, which include supporting cast, offensive system and the types of defensive coverage and level of competition he faces. While there's no exact formula, some of the key ingredients include recognition skills, initial burst, change-of-direction skills and competitiveness.
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