Bengals OC Jay Gruden talks up TE Jermaine Gresham -- as a blocker
What are you looking for?
Latest NFL News and Rumors...

Andrew Abramson of the Palm Beach Post wrote Friday that Dolphins wide receivers Brian Hartline and Brandon Gibson are exp... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
ESPN's Dan Graziano wrote in his Saturday mailbag column that the Giants "are hearing good things" about running... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
The Raiders have already said publicly that quarterback Terrelle Pryor ... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
Chris Johnson admitted before last season he "didn't like" that the Titans signed Shonn Greene and said, ... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
Robert Griffin III may have been "All In for Week 1" last year, but it's clear that he wasn't his usual self. Hi... [read more] [All News & Rumors]

Bengals OC Jay Gruden talks up TE Jermaine Gresham -- as a blocker

Suddenly, every NFL beat writer in America is wondering if the tight end for their team can be the next Rob Gronkowski. In Cincinnati, offensive coordianator Jay Gruden said it's possible for Jermaine Gresham @JGresham84 to become something like that because of his talent and athleticism. But Gruden wants Gresham to concentrate on more than just receptions and touchdowns.
"He doesn't understand blocking is important, too," Gruden said of Gresham. "We need to stay with what we do. Don't get caught up in statistics. If we win, who cares? ... Jermaine's a good blocker. Fantasy football people forget that."

Fantasy Analysis:

We don't forget about it; we just don't care much. Since when has a blocking tight end helped you win a fantasy league? Gronkowski is a good blocker as well, but he also has a much, much better quarterback throwing to him. Gresham has a lot of upside, considering how he is used in the Bengals' offense, he is a fringe TE1 at best.

Cincinnati Enquirer

0 Comments | Add Yours

There are no comments on this article yet.

You must login in order to comment:

If you do not have an account yet, register here -- it's free

Warning: You don't have cookies enabled in your internet broswer. Without cookies, you will not be able to login. Some web browsers allow cookies to be managed on a per-site basis.

News Archive
NFL News Feed: XML Feed
Subscribe to FFToolbox NFL News and Rumors by Email
Brian Murphy -
Follow on Twitter
Los Angeles, CA
FFToolbox Fantasy Football Writer since 2002
Follow me on Twitter: @Spokes_Murphy.

I have played fantasy sports since 2001, specializing in fantasy football and baseball. I wrote for FFToolbox from 2002-2005 and re-joined in 2009.

I am a journalism/mass communication grad student at Cal State University, Northridge. I am aiming to be a sports reporter for a website, newspaper, magazine, anything. I am a graduate from the University of Central Florida. I make my home in Long Beach, Calif.

While I grew up in California, my favorite football team has always been the New York Giants.
Partner of USA TODAY Sports Digital Properties