Make Wells a TE

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  1. MightyTExan

    MightyTExan It's go time!

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    I think it's a good idea considering his increase in size (like a TE) and his blocking and catching ability.
     
  2. chuckm

    chuckm Hall of Fame

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    It'll never happen but I like your line of thought ....
     
  3. El Tejano

    El Tejano Hall of Fame

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    Well he definetly deserves to come back next year and it would be nice if he could find himself latching on as a TE. He bailed the team out on a few pass plays lastnight and throughout the year.
     
  4. tsip

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    Wells is one of those under utilized talents in Caper's system---yesterday, he gets one carry for 10 yds and doesn't touch the ball again--take away DD's 2 longest runs and he didn't even avg 3 ypc--Capers will never play the hot hand. It's been suggested before to look at Wells at TE because he can run/block/catch and has decent size plus he's got a great attitude, but this won't happen as long as Capers is around...also, where's Capers main man Hollings at?:brickwall
     
  5. horn_omatic

    horn_omatic Rookie

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    If Joppru dosen't pan out, will we get a comp pick in the draft?
     
  6. Vinny

    Vinny shiny happy fan Staff Member

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    no

    Wells isn't a very good blocker so I wouldn't want him on an DE too much. He may be used as more of an H back...but they need to be good blockers too.
     
  7. El Tejano

    El Tejano Hall of Fame

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    I'm just trying to find any reason to keep this kid here next season because he has been a bright spot this year and is a true special teams leader.
     
  8. Nawzer

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    He could be like Jermaine Wiggins of the Vikings.
     


  9. Ibar_Harry

    Ibar_Harry Hall of Fame

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    Yea, but blocking can be taught with someone who is interested in learning and has a good attitude. Oh, Gee, I forgot we don't have any coaches. You know Vinny you sound a little bit like the coaches and I know you don't mean to, but its the attitude of not trying people and letting them show what they can do. What do we have to loose, but we could gain a lot. Its like why aren't Mathis and Armstrong playing more? It makes no sense to keep that kind of talent on the bench. I would hope they have the metal capacity to learn at least one new play each week................. Again, I'm being sarcastic about the mental capacity and I hope you get the drift...........
     
  10. knowyourfootball

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    wells is maybe 6'1" at best....lets not get too crazy here
     
  11. Vinny

    Vinny shiny happy fan Staff Member

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    Tell that to Billy Miller
     
  12. Ibar_Harry

    Ibar_Harry Hall of Fame

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    I don't think Billy had the attitude or the body of Wells.
     
  13. Ibar_Harry

    Ibar_Harry Hall of Fame

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    Also, Billy had a number of years to perfect the position and never did. Wells, on the other hand, has not had the opportunity to try and that's all we are talking about.......................
     
  14. El Tejano

    El Tejano Hall of Fame

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    Well can't that guy come back too. I mean give him a shot with people that know how to coach.
     
  15. Vinny

    Vinny shiny happy fan Staff Member

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    He couldn't stick with the Browns and their TE's aren't very good behind Winslow.
     
  16. dat_boy_yec

    dat_boy_yec All Pro

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    Yeah I think he would make a great te.
     
  17. ArlingtonTexan

    ArlingtonTexan Moderator Staff Member

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    One thing to consider is the blocking from movement which at FB/HB does is a different skill set than that of an on-the-line TE. Only a handful of the FB/TE/HB typr players have shown the ability to do both.
     
  18. chuckm

    chuckm Hall of Fame

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    IMO we need someone that can get into the slot behind the linebackers and in front of the safeties ..... if lining Wells up at TE or H-back accomplishes that then try it ..... not much to lose at this point ...
     
  19. CyberTexan

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    TE ? no way , for one he's not the that great at catching in my opinion, FB would be a good spot for him though , but Norris does well there
     
  20. rmartin65

    rmartin65 I'm Score

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    Might as well give him a try, nothings happening this season.
     

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