FOXBORO, Mass. – It turns out that Danny Etling has actually played a broad host before throwing her red contactless team on Thursday on the first day of the New England training camp. Special teams on Thursday continue to play white jokes on Friday at Day 2 of the camp.
Patriot backup quarterback Brian Hoyer revealed on Friday that the passage of Ethling was not so sudden to his teammates.
"Danny is a great kid. He's super athletic, "said Hoyer. "He's ready to do anything to help the team. Probably not many people know this, but we return to last year and he was one of our best successors. He did a great job and I think every time you have a chance to go out on the pitch, whether it's special teams, your position, maybe they want you to play a different position, do it to the best you can and just to show people what you can do.
"I think the only thing about Danny, which I came to admire in the last year and a half, is just such a big kid and such a hard worker, and they said," Hey, move on to a successor. "He moves to the receiver and one day he goes to the room's juggery, that's exactly the kind of Danny.
Ethling took 4.76 seconds with 40 yards of the NFL scouting factory last year, but his teammates, including the athlete Philip Dorset, believe he is faster.
Ethling's ability to become a broader successor may also stem from his desire to learn.
"I think Danny is such a tough worker that he knows how we want the receivers to manage the routes from a quarterback perspective, so when he had the opportunity to do it last year, he did it," said Hoyer. "He's probably the man who's paying attention to everything at meetings. You train the gaps, train the receivers, running backs. He listened to these things and had the opportunity to do it and do it well enough. This is a person who tries to give everything to the team. "
It is still unlikely Ethling to impress enough in the training camp and pre-season that he is actually making the 53-member list of the Patriots as a great successor. But it turned out that his days were quickly numbered after the patriots selected Jarrett Steidum in the fourth round of the NFL project for 201
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