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Loggains hypes tight ends

Discussion in 'Tennessee Titans and NFL Talk' started by Titans Insider, Jun 18, 2013.

  1. Titans Insider

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    Jared Cook may be gone, but don’t try to tell Titans offensive coordinator Dowell Loggains his tight end group has slipped.

    He believes the opposite is the case, now that Delanie Walker, Craig Stevens and Taylor Thompon are the top three players at the position.

    “This is probably the best group since Alge (Crumpler) and Bo Scaife,” said Loggains, who’s been with the Titans for eight years. “I feel really good about having three guys that can do a lot of different things. Also all three of them can be in-line blockers, point-of-attack blockers, and all of them have good speed.”

    Crumpler and Scaife played together in 2008 and 2009 for the Titans.

    None of the current three has ever caught as many as 30 passes in a single season. However, Walker and Stevens have established themselves as two of the better blocking tight ends in the NFL, and Thompson developed quickly as a blocker last year.

    The blocking aspect should be very important for a team trying to reestablish a powerful and consistent running attack.

    “It’s critical,” Loggains said. “That’s what makes this offense go. Once you lose a point of attack blocker — and Craig struggled last year and got banged up — you lose a huge part of your offense.”

    Asked what kind of progress Cook made as a blocker during his four seasons with the Titans, Loggains chose not to get into specifics.

    “I’m not going to comment on Jared,” Loggains said. “Jared’s a really good player. I’m really excited about the deal he got in St. Louis and I wish him the best of luck.”

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  2. nbtoppers2

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    about Cook. translation: he's a ****-talking waste of talent.
  3. Brew City

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    Best TE since Crumpler and Scaife? That's not saying much.
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  4. Riverman

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    I REALLY like the way Loggains handled that. That instills some faith in me that he is more than the :

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  5. Big Time Titan

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    I mean realistically what do you expect him to say? They suck?
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    Man I love that place lol
  7. Riverman

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    Remember this?

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