Broncos players with plenty to prove in training camp
Jeff Heuerman, TE (Cameron Parker)
Often times fans love watching the vets or the young pups looking to make a name on the roster. Jeff Heuerman is a name to watch. Heuerman sat out last year because of a knee injury in rookie camp. Julius Thomas spent more years out of football due to injuries; however, the same goes for Heuerman who has lesser years.
The Denver Broncos will look to up the offensive production from a year ago, especially from the tight ends. Virgil Green will more than likely given more reps as a starter. Yet, what makes Heuerman intriguing is his talent to be an effective run blocker and pass blocker in certain situations. Heuerman will see his impact early in passing downs as a receiver.
Heuerman has enough talent to run after the catch and make people miss on multiple occasions. The best past part about choosing a single player to look at in camp makes this objective. We have no idea who will perform except for the wily vets who have been in the league for years. There are certainly other places to look for one player at Training Camp, but there is something appealing about Heuerman who can make an impact early and often in the season.
During his time at Ohio State, Heuerman never wowed with stats in a full season, but provided enough for scouts to be wowed. Heuerman has vertical quickness and leaping ability to target throws at its highest point. The Heuerman family is athletica and this tight end with the Denver Broncos is no exception. He continued to wow in the weight room and be a team leader during his time in college. His work load will be an intriguing factor to watch during Training Camp.
Jeff Heuerman has the makings to be a multi-talented tight end at six foot five and 254 pounds with big hands at 10 and an eighth inches.
Added to an Owen Daniels-less group of tight ends, Heuerman will make a case to be the Broncos offensive wild card weapon who can make an impact.
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