Dwayne Allen, Coby Fleener battle for TE


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Pos: TE   Height: 6-3   Weight: 255   Hometown: Fayetteville, NC (Terry Sanford HS)  
Years Played: 2008 - 2011

From NFL.com:

Allen lined up as a starter at the team's minicamp, in large part because Fleener missed so much of the offseason while Stanford finished classes. Fleener and Allen aren't really competing with each other as much as expectations. The Colts are very thin at wide receiver. The tight end depth behind the high draft picks is weak.

There is enough playing time for both of them to have a big role right away; they just need to show they are NFL-ready on Day 1.

Projected winner: Allen. We just have a hunch Allen is a little more pro-ready. Ultimately, both players should play early and often while the rebuilding Colts take their lumps.

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