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Nice to see some love for Tavon, hasn’t had many positive mentions over the first few weeks.
S Tavon Wilson: Fighting for a roster spot, he had a really nice interception of QB Josh Freeman on the goal line, batting a slant pass up in the air, then corraling the ball and heading upfield.
Tavon Wilson Patriots Highlights 2013 (by MorinIsland34)
Thanks to @OliverBThomas for sending this video my way. Great flashback when even Mike Mayock was stumped by the Patriots’ selection of Tavon Wilson. I think a lot of people underestimate Wilson, but he should have every chance to start at safety this year.
Couldn’t agree more. Haven’t rewatched the game yet but this was clear even in real time.
2012 NFL Draft. #48 Pick Overall - Tavon Wilson. New England Patriots (by xXxCrosby87Xx)
Just a reminder of the shock and awe after the Pats took Wilson in the second round.
Interesting that the guy no one had heard of when the Pats drafted him could end up playing a significant role at the “Money” position this year.
Good to see some positive talk about Tavon Wilson, the man that stumped just about every draft pundit when the Pats took him in the second round. Looking forward to seeing him in some game action next week!
The second-round draft choice from Illinois is keeping pace with the workload at this point. “Good, good,” Belichick said when asked about how Wilson is handling the workload. “I think he’s been on a steady course since he got here. Tavon works hard, he’s very attentive, he asks good questions, he really pays attention, and he’s a hard-working kid — both on and off the field. Steady improvement, a long way to go, tough position to play, and a tough position to transition into because of all the different things in the passing game and formations and matchups and all those type of things that vereran safeties would recognize; where the advantage of the matchup is to the offense, and what we can do about it schematically, or in terms of anticipation, and by formation and so forth. I think he’s coming along. As long as we can keep making progress, and keep heading in the right direction, I think it will eventually come together for a lot of these young guys.”