Ranking the 2014 TE prospects
Tight end cheat sheet: Rankings, market trends, teams in need
North Carolina's Eric Ebron figures to be an early first-round pick, but how does the rest of our tight end prospects board stack up?
I've ranked the TEs below and grouped them based on their round grade, and I have included the average number of tight ends to go off the board in each round over the past three years. You'll also see the traits we study when evaluating tight ends and the teams that most need to select one in the 2014 draft.
1. Eric Ebron, North Carolina (Grade: 93): Has the versatility to line up inline, flexed out in the slot and split wide, and is a big-play threat with his seam-stretching speed and run-after-catch ability.
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