|Mark Andrews, Hayden Hurst to break out?|
Young Baltimore TEs poised to improve in second season
By: Doug Orth | Jul 8 2019, 10:20 pm
|Mark Andrews and Hayden Hurst could be in store for “breakout” seasons that put them on the field more often. Andrews put up great stats as a rookie, catching 34 passes for 552 yards and three touchdowns. If offseason practices are any indication, he could be a featured receiving target as a big body over the middle or even split out wide. Andrews has also focused on becoming a better blocker this summer, which would get him on the field in more situations. Hurst is arguably the team’s most complete tight end and has added 20 pounds of muscle this offseason. The 2018 first-round pick has the talent and opportunity to show he deserves to be the group’s leader. (baltimoreravens.com)|
FFToday's Take: The more likely breakout candidate is Andrews, as he is more of a "move" tight end than Hurst. Considering Baltimore could decide to start two rookie receivers and have a quarterback in Lamar Jackson who will probably be asked to make safe throws more often than not, Ravens tight ends should stay involved. Consider Andrews a strong TE2 and make sure to keep Hurst on watch lists.