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Jake Butt, 25, is a former Michigan tight end that played two seasons with the Denver Broncos in the NFL.

Butt was drafted in the fifth round of the 2017 NFL draft by the Denver Broncos. He played two seasons there in 2018 and the past season.

Last season, Butt played five games, most likely due to the injuries Noah Fant ran into during the season. He caught two balls for just five yards, and nothing more.

Butt is a pretty physically gifted athlete standing at 6-foot-6 and weighing 250 pounds. He is now the third tallest tight end on the roster.

Butt is coming into a pretty steady class of tight ends. The team is locked with Jimmy Graham and Cole Kmet as starters.

Graham had a surprisingly solid season last year with the Bears. He caught 50 balls for 456 yards and recorded a team-leading eight receiving touchdowns.

Kmet had an underwhelming rookie season for a second-round draft pick that was dignified as the best tight end in the 2020 NFL draft. He recorded 28 receptions for 243 yards and two touchdowns last season.

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J.P Holtz (occasionally lines up at fullback), Scooter Harrington, and Jesper Horsted make up the rest of the tight end roster for the Bears.

Grade B- pick up for Butt because he lacks proof of ability to support the team on the field and tight end class is already set.