It wasn't a great Week 9 for tight ends across the NFL, so I assume that means that Week 10 should be a gold mine for them. As usual we will find one of the Patriots' at the top of the list as Gronkowski continues to rack up the catches and the end zone. Antonio Gates is still on the field and should continue to be in your lineups as long as he is going to be playing for the Chargers. Can you explain to me what is wrong with Vernon Davis and Jermichael Finley? Finley has had a few good games, but overall both have been disappointments. Lucky for him, it appears that Dallas Clark will miss the rest of the season, so at least he doesn't have to continue to go out on the field and get his arse kicked on a weekly basis. We are approaching the fantasy playoffs so every single week becomes more important, so be sure you start all of the right players by checking out the tight end rankings.
Tight ends continue to be major contributors to your fantasy team, although many of those that we expected to be the ones putting up points continue to disappoint, including Vernon Davis, Antonio Gates, Jermichael Finley, and Zach Miller. However, saving others' fantasy seasons are the two headed monster in New England, Owen Daniels, Jake Ballard, and Fred Davis. Which of your guys will be rocking out the fantasy points this week? Is it really possible for opposing defenses to be unable to stop Hernandez and Gronkowski? How are two tight ends on the same team really fantasy relevant? Is Antonio Gates healthy? Are any other tight ends going to break out before the end of the season? If you have one of the players on bye this week and need a replacement, look no further than the Week 9 tight end rankings.
This has certainly been a golden season for tight ends, as so many guys are stepping up and providing their fantasy owners with major points on a weekly basis. Fred Davis made his presence felt with Chris Cooley officially out, Antonio Gates made his return, and Jared Cook found the end zone for the Titans. The good news for fantasy owners is that the Dynamic Duo of tight ends in New England are off of their bye and can go back into your lineups, as well as Jason Witten, and Vernon Davis. What was once a black hole of fantasy sucking, but now is an integral part of your lineups. The contenders are definitely separating themselves from the pretenders in your fantasy leagues, and only contenders will really read the Week 8 Tight End rankings. You are a contender, aren't you?
You might find the name at the top of this list to be a little strange, but I am really liking what I am seeing from Greg Olsen and I think this is going to be a huge game for him. I also like the fact that Vernon Davis has finally gotten his head out of his rear end and is starting to live up to some of his predraft hype. Jimmy Graham came through for me big time last week, which means that this week might not be so hot. But I am really liking what I see from Dustin Keller as well as Brandon Pettigrew. Who else do I like and not like? You can find it all below in this week's tight end rankings.
It is Jeff Mans' favorite position as that guy knows a thing or two about tight ends on a football field. He is known to check out some guys' butts for hours at a time. Nevertheless, we are finding some stars at the position that we didn't expect to start the season like Rob Gronkowski, Dustin Keller, and Greg Olsen. How will these guys do as we move towards the bye weeks and fantasy owners need to tweak their lineups on a weekly basis? What about Dallas Clark and Marcedes Lewis? Will they ever get it together? How long will Antonio Gates be out and what kind of fantasy value does Randy McMichael have? We have a surprise at the top of this list and you can also find out if Rob Gronkowski will score yet again in the Week 4 Tight End rankings.
Dear reader, allow me to introduce you to that gentleman in the picture. If you would have told me three weeks ago that I would have ANY article this season with a picture of Rob Gronkowski attached to it, I would have told you that you were crazy. But here we sit in the end of September, and the New England Patriots passing game seems to nearly revolve around their tight ends. And with Aaron Hernandez not being able to play this week and the Buffalo Bills on the other side of the field, Gronkowski becomes one of the hottest plays at tight end in Week 3. Other than Fred Davis looking like a more valuable play and Zach Miller looking like a disaster, tight ends are still pretty much cut and dry from what we thought before the season started. Enjoy this week's rankings.
This was possibly the best week in the history of tight ends. Not only did some of the top guys in the league have impressive performances, but guys like Jermaine Gresham, Rob Gronkowski, Fred Davis, and Dustin Keller all looked like world beaters in the first game of the season. Which of these guys can keep it going and turn into viable fantasy options through the rest of the season? Which one of the top guys at draft time are going to disappoint you throughout the season? Who is the player who will take the next step to fantasy stardom? Those answers might come over time, but if you need to know who is going to score the big fantasy points this coming week, look no further than this week's tight end rankings!