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Nelson Rosario cut, former UNC TE signed.


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#1 YoungPanthers89

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Posted 30 July 2013 - 03:18 PM

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#2 rscott94

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Posted 30 July 2013 - 03:20 PM

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

#3 jayflip

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Posted 30 July 2013 - 03:22 PM

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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Posted 30 July 2013 - 03:22 PM

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.



#5 carolinarolls

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Posted 30 July 2013 - 07:37 PM

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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Posted 30 July 2013 - 07:39 PM

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.



#7 Promethean Forerunner

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Posted 30 July 2013 - 07:46 PM

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

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Posted 30 July 2013 - 08:09 PM

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

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Posted 30 July 2013 - 08:56 PM

Super Bowl.



#10 ZackAttack23

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Posted 30 July 2013 - 09:19 PM

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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Posted 30 July 2013 - 09:21 PM

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. 



#12 The Golden Child

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Posted 30 July 2013 - 09:33 PM

If Brandon Williams stays healthy, he makes the team.



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Posted 30 July 2013 - 09:36 PM

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?

 

Hopefully Olsen, Williams, and Pianalto at TE. Cut Hartsock and have Brockel as a backup TE/FB.



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Posted 31 July 2013 - 05:33 AM

I am a fan of the Tarheels but this guy probably has .0001 of beating Hartsock and Williams out. 

 

Maybe he could make it on the Practice Squad if he can show some blocking skills.



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Posted 31 July 2013 - 07:13 AM

Hopefully Olsen, Williams, and Pianalto at TE. Cut Hartsock and have Brockel as a backup TE/FB.



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