i don't remember which NFL coach it was but,
a number of years ago a coach was answering some ?'s re the play/performance/production of his team's TE.
i don't remember his exact words/statement but, he basically said :
TE is probably one of the most difficult positions to fill.
it's very difficult to find a good/productive/effective NFL TE because
they're all playing POWER FORWARD in the NBA ~ ~ ~