2010 Fantasy Football TE Rankings – Week 12

Nov 23, 2010

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Here’s my Week 12 tight end rankings.

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1. Brandon Pettigrew vs. New England (Thursday)
2. Jacob Tamme vs. San Diego
3. Todd Heap vs. Tampa Bay
4. Chris Cooley vs. Minnesota
5. Kellen Winslow @ Baltimore
6. Tony Gonzalez vs. Green Bay
7. Vernon Davis @ Arizona (Monday)
8. Zach Miller (OAK) vs. Miami
9. Marcedes Lewis @ New York Giants
10. Jason Witten vs. New Orleans (Thursday)
11. Visanthe Shiancoe @ Washington
12. Jermaine Gresham @ New York Jets (Thursday)
13. Kevin Boss vs. Jacksonville
14. Jimmy Graham @ Dallas (Thursday)
15. Aaron Hernandez @ Detroit (Thursday)
16. Joel Dreessen vs. Tennessee
17. Rob Gronkowski @ Detroit (Thursday)
18. Greg Olsen vs. Philadelphia
19. Randy McMichael @ Indianapolis
20. Brent Celek @ Chicago
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Inside the numbers:

  • The Lions will be forced to throw a lot against New England, which works in their favor as the Patriots struggle to defend the pass. I’m expecting big things from Brandon Pettigrew this week.
  • Jacob Tamme shrugged off the back injury and caught seven catches for 70 yards. He’s a strong play yet again this week.
  • Todd Heap is averaging 51.4 yards with four touchdowns in his past five games.
  • I can’t trust Antonio Gates until he shows signs that he’ll be ready to go.
  • Jason Witten was more involved this week, but isn’t the focus of the offense the way he was in Weeks 7 & 8.
  • The Jets aggressive style lends itself to strong TE play. Look for Gresham to have a decent game.
  • With their WRs banged up, Kevin Boss figures to step up for the Giants.
  • I’m expecting Owen Daniels to be out again, meaning Joel Dreessen has fantasy relevance again.
  • ***UPDATE*** – Tony Moeaki (concussion) is out again this week. I added Jimmy Graham, and bumped him up a spell as Jeremy Shockey could miss this week as well.

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5 Responses so far | Have Your Say!

  1. Brandon
    November 23rd, 2010 at 4:11 pm #

    Tamme or Z Miller week 12? None PPR league
    Also definatly starting Jennings and Llyod, to fill 2 RBs and a flex I
    have H Ward, McFadden, B Jackson, Goodson, R Brown (I hate having him
    This season) S Rice and Tolbert. Definatly lived off the
    WW this year, everyone injured.

  2. LestersLegends
    November 23rd, 2010 at 4:23 pm #

    Tamme is my #2 and Miller is my #8. I just don’t trust Miller’s health.

    I like McFadden and Ronnie for your RBs and Goodson as the flex.

  3. Rudy
    November 24th, 2010 at 10:49 am #

    who do you think will have a more productive game Kellen Winslow or Joel Dreessen?

  4. LestersLegends
    November 24th, 2010 at 10:55 am #

    I like Winslow better this week. Baltimore’s aggressive defense should lend itself to TE production.

  5. robvwray
    December 1st, 2010 at 3:25 pm #

    So this week, week 13 who should i start. these are the teams my players are going against. Dallas vs Indy, Minn vs buffalo, miami vs cleveland, philly vs houston, Ny jets vs Ne. Here are my players t.braby, a,peterson a, foster, m. wallace, b.edwards, d.bryant, m. austin, m. wallace and tamp bay defense or ny jets defense. Kicker n. folk ,shane graham. Give reason why you would start the people you cjose. Rob Ps Thanks your picks made me win again

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