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Preview and predict who will make the list

Preview and predict who will make the list

May 11, 2024; Foxborough, Massachusetts, United States; New England Patriots tight end Jacob Warren (45) makes a catch during the New England Patriots rookie camp at Gillette Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Eric Canha-USA TODAY Sports

What he should do: Stay healthy, learn the playbook: you know the drill. But what Warren really needs to do is demonstrate his blocking ability as a tight end. Henry, Hooper and Bell aren’t the greatest blockers, and Warren has flashes of Pharaoh Brown in his game.

If he can demonstrate that early, he could have a chance as the No. 2 or No. 3 tight end behind Henry and Bell.

My case: Warren is on the list. At 6-foot-6, 251 pounds, with over 50 games of experience at just 23 years old, Warren is probably the most NFL-ready of the young guys. He also has a knack for blocking runs.

I think having Henry and Hooper could be helpful for injury preservation as they are both similar players, but this team needs different options and is watching the offense until it finds its identity . Warren is different from Henry and Bell.