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Nelson Rosario cut, former UNC TE signed.

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Zack Pianalto was a great TE at UNC... The problem is he had a hard time staying healthy

Rivera said Rosario couldn't hold up at the point of attack. So it all came down to blocking

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Damn. I had high hopes for Rosario. But TE's need to block. Looks like I'm all in on the B Williams bandwagon now!

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Stoked.  Pianalto was GREAT at UNC.  Had some unfortunate injuries, but nothing recurring.  Hopefully just bad luck.  We're obviously looking for a better receiving option at TE because that's what Pianalto was at UNC - a receiving TE.

 

Edit:  Weird that they're talking about blocking and went out and signed Pianalto.  He's not a terrible blocker by any means, but he's definitely a receiving TE.

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he's a threat.  great hands and prefect instincts for getting open.  he can hold his won on the line but he definitely not a road grader.  That makes his deadliest asset the chip and release on dump routes.  This guy will 4 yard you to death.

 

Some injuries.  The most significant was a lower leg issue that occurred during a celebration in the endzone.  I don't think there were any recurring or nagging issues.

 

I can't wait to see what he can get done in camp.

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Stoked.  Pianalto was GREAT at UNC.  Had some unfortunate injuries, but nothing recurring.  Hopefully just bad luck.  We're obviously looking for a better receiving option at TE because that's what Pianalto was at UNC - a receiving TE.

 

Edit:  Weird that they're talking about blocking and went out and signed Pianalto.  He's not a terrible blocker by any means, but he's definitely a receiving TE.

Looks like they want two way tight ends. If so, Hartsock's writing might be on the wall.

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As I suspected, B. Williams is a strong contender for the second TE spot.

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Sweet that guy was a Stud at UNC. I really liked watching him play.

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Super Bowl.

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So what are you guys thinking about the TE depth chart after Olsen? Would it be Olsen, Williams, Hartsock, Pianalto or Olsen, Williams, Pianalto, and Hartsock?

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Pinalto was always a good player, but talk about injury bug. The guy literally injured himself on the play of every touchdown he scored, or the play after. 

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If Brandon Williams stays healthy, he makes the team.

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