2012 Fantasy Football TE Rankings – Week 10

Nov 5, 2012

With an exciting ninth week under our belts, here are the LestersLegends 2012 Week 10 fantasy football tight end rankings.
1. Rob Gronkowski, New England Patriots
Gronk comes out of the bye with seven touchdowns. He had 104 yards and a score in the first meeting with Buffalo.
2. Jimmy Graham, New Orleans Saints
Graham scored in both meetings with Atlanta last year.
3. Antonio Gates, San Diego Chargers
Gates has three touchdowns in the past three games. Tampa Bay is giving up 321.1 passing yards per game.
4. Jason Witten, Dallas Cowboys
Witten has 50 receptions in the past five games. He should remain very active against Philly.
5. Tony Gonzalez, Atlanta Falcons
Gonzo has taken a back seat the past three games, but could return to form against the Saints.
6. Heath Miller, Pittsburgh Steelers
Miller has six touchdowns and at least four catches in the past six games. He takes on Kansas City this week.
7. Owen Daniels, Houston Texans
Daniels has five touchdowns in the last six games, but has a tough matchup with Chicago.
8. Aaron Hernandez, New England Patriots
Hernandez sat out the London game prior to the bye so he should be ready to rock against the Bills.
9. Jermaine Gresham, Cincinnati Bengals
Gresham had six catches for 108 yards against Denver. He takes on the Giants this week.
10. Brandon Pettigrew, Detroit Lions
Pettigrew caught seven passes for 67 yards in his first meeting with the Vikings.
11. Brandon Myers, Oakland Raiders
Myers scored his first two touchdowns last week. He has been a steady option and should see plenty of action against Baltimore.
12. Vernon Davis, San Francisco 49ers
Davis has been quiet the past two games, but has the ability to break out against the Rams.
13. Dwayne Allen, Indianapolis Colts
Allen is averaging 65.5 yards the past two games. He should continue to see extra looks with Fleener out. Allen faces Jacksonville this week.
14. Dustin Keller, New York Jets
Keller is averaging 80.0 yards the past two games. He should be solid coming out of the bye to face Seattle.
15. Joel Dreessen, Denver Broncos
Dreessen has four touchdowns in the past six games making him a decent bet to score against Carolina this week.

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14 Responses so far | Have Your Say!

  1. Dave
    November 6th, 2012 at 10:02 am #

    Would you think playing chandler over Vernon Davis is a good idea this week?

  2. LestersLegends
    November 6th, 2012 at 10:21 am #

    I wouldn’t do it, but VD hasn’t exactly been great. Not too big of a risky move.

  3. Swade
    November 6th, 2012 at 3:26 pm #

    How do you feel about starting Kyle Rudolph with Harvin out? Other options are M Bennett or Pettigrew

  4. LestersLegends
    November 6th, 2012 at 3:29 pm #

    i don’t trust rudolph. pettigrew has good against MN historically.

  5. Swade
    November 6th, 2012 at 3:49 pm #

    Thanks. An off topic RB question if you dont mind. I have T Rich and Morris out on byes and Sproles out with injury. Someone dropped S Jackson, who I promptly picked up. I know his matchup is the worst it could be, but I dont have many other options, Joqiue Bell, Hillis, Marcel Reese, DLo Williams, Daryl Richardson and R. Brown would be the best available otherwise. I know its the bottom of the barrel, but what do you think?

  6. LestersLegends
    November 6th, 2012 at 3:55 pm #

    I’d say s-jax or reece. hope for a miracle.

  7. Swade
    November 6th, 2012 at 3:57 pm #

    Thanks. Just read your article on Amendola. I’m in a PPR league and was thinking about giving him a week to see how he looks before starting him. I would be starting Cruz, Dez, and B Lloyd in the FLEX this week. I loved Amendola before he was hurt, you think I should play him in the FLEX?

  8. LestersLegends
    November 6th, 2012 at 4:18 pm #

    i’d play it cautious with him too.

  9. Grant
    November 8th, 2012 at 8:50 am #

    I’ve got Nicks in my starting lineup this week, but that’s looking like a bad move considering he says his knee is still hurting. If I decide to bench him, this leaves me with either Myers or McGahee for the flex spot. I feel like Myers is the way to go (more PPR upside), but wanted to get your take. Thoughts?

  10. LestersLegends
    November 8th, 2012 at 8:57 am #

    PPR I think you’re probably making the right call, though mcgahee is a solid play as well. He’s been getting fewer receptions the past few games though. I think he has a good chance of scoring against Carolina though. With Oakland’s running situation Myers should see a ton of looks. It’s really close, but I can see where you would want Myers in PPR format.

  11. Grant
    November 9th, 2012 at 9:19 am #

    Ah! Great point about Myers and the running game. He and Reece essentially served as the RBs against Tampa once McFadden went down (note that this is how Detroit used to use Pettigrew when they had no running game).

    Thinking Myers might be the best play, whether Nicks goes or not.

  12. LestersLegends
    November 9th, 2012 at 9:23 am #

    Probably some truth to that. Hard to rely on a guy that’s banged up.

  13. Grant
    November 9th, 2012 at 9:43 am #

    I have been much less ‘anal’ about my team this year, but this is a critical matchup for me. I and my opponent are kind of in an early battle for 4th place, and I have made a couple of dumb choices in the last week or two that luckily did not bite me but easily could have. Want to make sure I get it right.

    Here’s my tentative lineup, byes not listed:

    QB – P. Manning @ CAR
    WR – Green vs NYG
    WR – Amendola @ SF
    RB – Spiller @ NE
    TE – Gronk vs BUF
    W/T – Myers @ BAL
    W/R – Hartline vs TEN
    K – Zuerlein @ SF
    DEF – Miami vs TEN

    BN – Nicks @ CIN
    BN – McGahee @ CAR
    BN – Romo @ PHI
    BN – McCluster @ PIT

    As you can see, I’m setting myself up very “PPR-heavy” this week, as any of my position players are capable of 8+ receptions in any given week.

    I appreciate any thoughts you’ve got bro.

  14. LestersLegends
    November 9th, 2012 at 10:28 am #

    I think you’re positioned correctly. THe only one I have reservations with is McGahee, but I’m not sure who I’d take out in a PPR format. Possibly Hartline.

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