Taylor Thompson

Discussion in 'Tennessee Titans and NFL Talk' started by rodgev, Jan 30, 2013.

  1. rodgev

    rodgev Starter

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    Didn't get the Sunday ticket this year so I watched most of the games on the computer so I missed all the little things. How does his route running look? Does he block more like Stevens or Cook? Basically if Cook left would you be confident with him starting next season or should he be the number 2 tight end?
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  2. Scarecrow

    Scarecrow CEO of PPO

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    His route running looks pretty bad. I mean, only so much you can tell not being a coach and all. He blocks like a ****ing mad man. No, I would not be comfortable with him being a starter next year. He needs atleast another half to full season of work.
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  3. Tennessy XO

    Tennessy XO @TennessyXO

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    Kid is awful.

    We should have used the pick on a back up kicker.

    His route tree has no branches. He coats his hands in butter every time he steps on the field.
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  4. Alzarius

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    He can block

    He is not a receiving threat, yet
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  5. JCBRAVE

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    The plan for him seems to be a 2-3 year thing. Hes obviously raw with a lot of upside tho
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  6. Ensconatus

    Ensconatus Losing faith...

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    Great blocker. Still gonna take a moment on receiving. If anything a solid special teams contributor
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  7. pepsidriver24

    pepsidriver24 @snydzie

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    He was on the field often, but was never targeted much. Not enough of a sample size in my mind.
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  8. SlickFraud

    SlickFraud Camp Fodder

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    He is the best blocker out of all our tight ends. He was not targeted much either, so I can't say much about that. I know he dropped some catches but a lot of them were over thrown or a miscommunication.
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  9. xpmar9x

    xpmar9x Vote for Pedro

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    Amazing blocker, thanks to size strength.
    Terrible route runner, below average hands.

    Remember, the kid didn't play TE since high-school. If he can get it down, he could be a solid asset. Don't count on it though, sign Hoomanwanui.
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  10. MrBean

    MrBean Master of Not Much

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    I kinda wonder if he could be turned into a fullback. The dude lays some serious blocks.
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