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Offline Gaycandybacon  
#1 Posted : Saturday, April 27, 2013 10:25:35 PM(UTC)
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UDFA TE Jake Stoneburner HT: 6-3 WT: 252


Looks like a big WR more than a TE to me, but this kid is a great player. Wonder how we'll use him.

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#2 Posted : Saturday, April 27, 2013 10:39:06 PM(UTC)
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Jake Stoneburner

Says he's more of a blocker than a receiver. Might be competition for Taylor for TE/ST player.
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#3 Posted : Saturday, April 27, 2013 11:11:28 PM(UTC)
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I love his last name. It sounds like he should be a character in Game of Thrones.

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Stoneburner is a fluid route runner and displays soft hands. He worked out well at the combine, displaying excellent quickness and straight-line speed. He’ll make a better pro than he did a college player.

Those are some of my notes on him. I thought somebody would draft him.
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#4 Posted : Sunday, April 28, 2013 8:03:38 AM(UTC)
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I'm glad we got this guy. Taylor seems to be more secure than D.J. Williams if he steals somebody's spot. Better pro than college player huh? Good route runner + Aaron Rodgers = Better pro player for sure.
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#5 Posted : Monday, April 29, 2013 8:20:46 AM(UTC)
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This is my pick to make this team.

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#6 Posted : Monday, April 29, 2013 1:55:46 PM(UTC)
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This kid is really fast for a TE.


He's like our very own Aaron Hernandez.
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#7 Posted : Monday, April 29, 2013 2:32:28 PM(UTC)
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He does have that one huge flaw!!!!! :)


Taylor and Williams may not have seemed to have developed as much as most wanted, but if you think about it, they both have done exactly what has been asked of them.

Be core Sp. Teams players and fill in if needed.

Stoneburner will probably be asked to do the same this year, but could be the guy who could jump over both Taylor and Williams next year if the Jermicheal Finley project goes sour.

Just a thought.

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buckeyepackfan said: Go to Quoted Post
He does have that one huge flaw!!!!! :)


Taylor and Williams may not have seemed to have developed as much as most wanted, but if you think about it, they both have done exactly what has been asked of them.

Be core Sp. Teams players and fill in if needed.

Stoneburner will probably be asked to do the same this year, but could be the guy who could jump over both Taylor and Williams next year if the Jermicheal Finley project goes sour.

Just a thought.



What the flaw is he's fast? :-s
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buckeyepackfan said: Go to Quoted Post
He does have that one huge flaw!!!!! :)


Taylor and Williams may not have seemed to have developed as much as most wanted, but if you think about it, they both have done exactly what has been asked of them.

Be core Sp. Teams players and fill in if needed.

Stoneburner will probably be asked to do the same this year, but could be the guy who could jump over both Taylor and Williams next year if the Jermicheal Finley project goes sour.

Just a thought.



Too many drops.

I had high hopes for Williams. Only rap on him is height. (Or lack thereof.)

Time for both these dudes to shit or get off the pot.
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Too many drops.

I had high hopes for Williams. Only rap on him is height. (Or lack thereof.)

Time for both these dudes to shit or get off the pot.


I don't understand that statement, they were both late round draft picks in 2011.

If you remember they were #4 and #5 on the depth chart, everyone couldn't figure out why Ted and Mike wanted 5 TE's.

They have done exactly what has been asked of them, remember there are 3 units to a team, offense , defense, special teams.

Having guys like Taylor and Williams perform well on special teams is just as important as any other position.

Neither get many reps with the 1st unit, unless pressed into service because of injury.

Neither is in danger of losing their jobs, if Stoneburner works out, he will be the 5th TE on the roster.

Just as Mike likes it.
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