How many rookies will make the team?

darthseinfeld

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That's kind of my point - Special Teams is a factor for who makes that last spot, and Fehoko will certainly have the edge on Cropper there. Brown would have been cut multiple times if it was based on who had better performances as WRs in camp and pre-season.

Fehoko has a chance to fill that role now that it is available.
Fehoko has barely played ST. ST is against him more than it is in his favor
 

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Fehoko has barely played ST. ST is against him more than it is in his favor
Because Brown - and even probably Goodwin - was on the roster.

Fehoko has barely even been active, when he has, he's played 31% of ST snaps. Brown only played 34% as a rookie.

They're on the exact same trajectory. I don't know if Fehoko will beat out those guys or not, but right now he has the edge in ST and that's what that roster spot is going to have to be.
 

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I'll put out a hot take and say Luepke will make the 53 over Vaughn.

Vaughn's not a special teamer. He can't block on ST, can't play gunner, is too slow for KR, and never fielded a college punt. He does have a lot of potential as a punt returner, but I have never heard of a developmental ST prospect.

His way onto the field is as a pure running back. Pollard's locked in, Davis is locked in because the team will want one bigger backup RB, and then it's down to Vaughn and Jones for the final RB spot. And I know I've said it before, but Vaughn is a sub-threshold athlete as a pure RB.

Luepke though, brings an FB skillset that's rarely utilized but is unique. And he's an easy projection to ST, because he's athletic and physical enough to run down returns and has lots of prior blocking experience. For a UDFA, he's got a pretty direct route to making the final roster.
 
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I'll put out a hot take and say Luepke will make the 53 over Vaughn.

Vaughn's not a special teamer. He can't block on ST, can't play gunner, is too slow for KR, and never fielded a college punt. He does have a lot of potential as a punt returner, but I have never heard of a developmental ST prospect.

His way onto the field is as a pure running back. Pollard's locked in, Davis is locked in because the team will want one bigger backup RB, and then it's down to Vaughn and Jones for the final RB spot. And I know I've said it before, but Vaughn is a sub-threshold athlete as a pure RB.

Luepke though, brings an FB skillset that's rarely utilized but is unique. And he's an easy projection to ST, because he's athletic and physical enough to run down returns and has lots of prior blocking experience. For a UDFA, he's got a pretty direct route to making the final roster.
I think that Vaughn is a lock and Luepke has a good chance of making it because of his position flex and good short yardage runner. It depends on the health of Luepke, hopefully he recovers well and is 100% for training camp.
 

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The low end for me is 6/8 with 7 most likely and all 8 possible. At most 1 additional UDFA but most likely none.
 

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dt mazi smith
de viliami fehoko
lb demarvion overshown
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rb deuce vaughn
fb hunter luepke
te luke schoonmaker
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But Fehoko has proven he isnt an NFL caliber player already. The others havent. He also only has two years of contract control left. If its neck and neck in camp, he is probably the one out
Reports were Fehoko was having a really good training camp and then he got hurt and he really never was given much chance after that.
 

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Has anybody figured it out yet? I'm not sure, but I would think that at least 8 or 9 will make it. I think that Hunter Luepke will make it.
Our draft picks, maybe minus one like last year, and I'm guessing an UDFA WR and another UDFA player.
 

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I'll put out a hot take and say Luepke will make the 53 over Vaughn.

Vaughn's not a special teamer. He can't block on ST, can't play gunner, is too slow for KR, and never fielded a college punt. He does have a lot of potential as a punt returner, but I have never heard of a developmental ST prospect.

His way onto the field is as a pure running back. Pollard's locked in, Davis is locked in because the team will want one bigger backup RB, and then it's down to Vaughn and Jones for the final RB spot. And I know I've said it before, but Vaughn is a sub-threshold athlete as a pure RB.

Luepke though, brings an FB skillset that's rarely utilized but is unique. And he's an easy projection to ST, because he's athletic and physical enough to run down returns and has lots of prior blocking experience. For a UDFA, he's got a pretty direct route to making the final roster.
Wanna bet? Vaughn is making the team. They know it. If anything, he'll be the change up back.
 

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On the 53? Probably 5. Most likely there will be 3 active on game day.

Mazi, Schoon, Overshown, Vaughn are safe bets. Fehoko, Richards, Bass, Scott and the WRs will all compete for depth spots.

There are very few spots open, especially if they keep Goodwin and Turpin.
My boy Cropper can return kicks...and play WR.
 

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Wanna bet? Vaughn is making the team. They know it. If anything, he'll be the change up back.
I could see him making the team... his competition is two other fringe NFLers in Davis and Rojo. I'd give him a 1% chance of handling 50 touches on offense.
 

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I'll take that bet. 3 touches a game? Yea give me the over big time.
I'm willing to bet that the team resigns Zeke and gives him those touches before they give Vaughn those touches.

The web back talk happens every offseason, but we haven't thrown to RBs for decades. And Vaughn is a sub-NFL ball carrier. Most of the DEs in the NFC East run faster 40s than him.
 
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