Andrew Luck has the talent and arm strength to hit just about any of his wide receivers or tight ends with a pass down the field. In the early going of the 2011 season, Lucks seems to already have a strong connection with tight end Coby Fleener. The Washington Post has the story from the AP:
At 6-foot-6 and 244 pounds of muscle, Fleener's size and speed are making the Stanford tight end one of Heisman hopeful Andrew Luck's go-to targets. Fleener leads the sixth-ranked Cardinal (2-0) with three touchdowns, and he's looking to do more damage against an undersized Arizona (1-1) secondary Saturday night in the Pac-12 opener for both teams.
"I don't think people realize how fast he is," Luck said. "He's a big guy. But he's also fast."
"The second-fastest offensive player we have," safety Michael Thomas said,
While any playmaker can use speed to his advantage, it is Fleener's size and strength that makes him such a difficult matchup for opposing linebackers and safeties. With Arizona's linebacking core and secondary depleted by injuries, the tight end could continue his strong season and have a big game on Saturday evening. And if for some reason the unit is able to slow Fleener down, it is probably because other targets are wide open for Luck with a lot of attention placed on the dynamic senior.
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