Mason's Mailbag: Defining Noah Fant's expected production

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Mason's Mailbag: Defining Noah Fant's expected production
Mason's Mailbag: Defining Noah Fant's expected production

So what's the expectation for rookie TE Noah Fant? 60 catches, 700 yards and 8 TDs sounds good to me. Also, will we see him heavily involved in blocking or will that be a duty assigned to the other tight ends? -- Ben M. No tight end on the roster will play without having some blocking responsibilities, and while Fant should be used as the "move" tight end who operates in open space more often than others in the position group, you will see Fant block. As for the statistical expectations, I think you should temper them a bit. Since 2000, first-round tight ends have averaged 38.1 receptions, 429.2 yards and 3.0 touchdowns per 16 games. Just three of them -- Tampa Bay's O.J. Howard (2017), Evan

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