Chicago Bears Draft: Evaluating tight end prospects

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Chicago Bears, Foster Moreau
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Round 4 Options

Kahale Warring, San Diego State

Round 4 is where I see the best potential value, and that begins with San Diego State product Kahale Warring. He played a plethora of sports throughout his young years and features a strong, cut frame. Standing 6-foot-5, Warring is the ideal receiving threat at the position. He’s an athletic tight end who possesses necessary ball skills and is also a willing blocker. The biggest area of improvement is tightening his technique as a blocker. His effort is there in every aspect of the game, though.

Foster Moreau, LSU

Speaking of athletes, the 6-foot-5 Foster Moreau fits that category as well. Moreau enjoyed a nice Combine, featuring a 4.66 40-yard dash and leaping to a 36.5-inch vertical jump. With his athleticism comes great blocking, too, and he’s perfectly fit for the Bears’ scheme. Coaches love tight ends who take pride in the dirty work, and Moreau absolutely does so.

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Josh Oliver, San Jose State

As I said, the fourth round could end up producing some of the bigger draft steals if any of these guys get taken here. Josh Oliver is no exception and projects to be an eventual starting-caliber tight end as a pro. He’s also a great athlete, showing a natural ability to get down field and make big catches. Oliver covers tons of ground in a hurry due to his quick feet and natural route-running. He will need some work as a blocker, but that’s not what you are drafting when you draft Oliver.