Inside The Bills

Telesco says WR group at Combine is strong

Posted by johnmurphyshow on February 22, 2014 – 11:30 am

Now in his second year as General Manager of the San Diego Chargers, and in his 20th year in the NFL, Western New York native Tom Telesco should feel comfortable around the NFL Scouting Combine.

And as he looks at the group of players assembled in Indianapolis, Telesco says one position group stands out.

“I’d say the receiver group is really strong, that’s probably one of the better groups,” Telesco said Friday night in an appearance on The John Murphy Show from the combine.

Overall, Telesco says the inclusion of more than 100-underclassmen in this year’s draft class means the pool of talent is as strong as it’s been in years.

“Even before any of the juniors declared, we thought the senior class was very strong,” he said. “We look at it more in terms of not just the first round, but the whole draft from top to bottom. You take a strong senior class and then an unusual amount of juniors declared this year. A lot of them are good players. It is a really strong draft”

For Telesco, a product of St. Francis High School in Athol Springs (N.Y.), having that much talent means there’s pressure to produce in the draft.

“You’ve got to find a player in every round, not just the first round, so we have some work to do,” he said.

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