2012 Fantasy Football TE Rankings – Week 7

Oct 15, 2012


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With an exciting sixth week under our belts, here are the LestersLegends 2012 Week 7 fantasy football tight end rankings.
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1. Rob Gronkowski, New England Patriots
Gronk hasn’t scored since Week 4, but remains a big part of the Patriots’ attack. He destroyed the Jets in their last meeting last year.
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2. Vernon Davis, San Francisco 49ers
He had a quiet game against the Giants, but should be a bigger focus against Seattle.
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3. Aaron Hernandez, New England Patriots
Initially I had him ranked to low I believe. Despite his limited snap count he caught six passes last week. I’m assuming he’ll play more snaps this week and should be even more productive.
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4. Jason Witten, Dallas Cowboys
He has his grove pass with 19 catches for 200 yards over his past two games.
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5. Fred Davis, Washington Redskins
Averaging 65.0 yards over his past four games. RG3 will lean on him against the G-Men.
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6. Jimmy Graham, New Orleans Saints
The injury is starting to make me nervous. I’ve bumped him from one to six. Have a backup plan.
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7. Owen Daniels, Houston Texans
Baltimore had some big losses on defense. Daniels is averaging 65.7 yards over the past three games.
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8. Kyle Rudolph, Minnesota Vikings
The yardage isn’t there, but he’s the first look when the Vikings get in the red zone. Takes on Arizona.
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9. Heath Miller, Pittsburgh Steelers
Miller continues to be heavily involved in the offense and that trend should continue against Cincinnati.
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10. Jermaine Gresham, Cincinnati Bengals
He’s averaging 4.5 catches for 59.8 yards and 0.5 TDs in his past four games. He should see some looks over the middle as the Steelers are preoccupied with A.J. Green.
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11. Jared Cook, Tennessee Titans
He’s averaging 4.0 catches for 51.0 yard and 0.5 TDs over his past four games. If he only received more targets he could be a top five tight end.
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12. Brandon Pettigrew, Detroit Lions
He’s averaging 5.2 catches for 52.2 yards. If the ground game struggles he could see plenty of short targets.
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13. Greg Olsen, Carolina Panthers
He was slowed by Seattle, but should see more action against Dallas coming out of the bye.
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14.  Brandon Myers, Oakland Raiders
Myers hasn’t scored yet, but he’s averaging 58.0 yards per game. He had a dud against Denver, but he has at least four catches for 55 yards in his other four games. Not a bad option against the Jags.
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15. Dennis Pitta, Baltimore Ravens
He had a better game, but needs to do more to get back into TE1 consideration. Faces Houston.
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16. Scott Chandler, Buffalo Bills
He had a dud last week, but is a great red zone threat against Tennessee.
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17.  Martellus Bennett, New York Giants
Bennett hasn’t done anything since Week 3, but should be closer to full strength. He has a nice match-up against the Redskins.
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18.  Jermichael Finley, Green Bay Packers
If it’s not his health failing him, it’s his hands. Not a good option against the Rams.
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19.  Marcedes Lewis, Jacksonville Jaguars
He has done very little on the year, but has a chance to surprise against Oakland. They have allowed 43.8 yards per game and four touchdowns to tight ends.
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20.  Dustin Keller, New York Jets
He got back on the field last week, but has just two catches for 13 yards on the season. This could be a decent week though as he plays decent against the Patriots.
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13 Responses so far | Have Your Say!

  1. Mel
    October 15th, 2012 at 10:18 pm #

    Pitta just played Dallas, faces Houston.

  2. LestersLegends
    October 16th, 2012 at 5:40 am #

    Thanks Mel.

  3. GloriousMullet
    October 16th, 2012 at 7:08 am #

    No Bennett this week?

  4. LestersLegends
    October 16th, 2012 at 7:36 am #

    Nope. He has 41 yards combined in his last three games.

  5. GloriousMullet
    October 16th, 2012 at 9:21 am #

    Yeah, plus his knee is jacked up. Redskins are TE friendly though.

  6. LestersLegends
    October 16th, 2012 at 10:32 am #

    with so many similar options at TE I’m a what have you done for me lately guy.

  7. GloriousMullet
    October 16th, 2012 at 12:21 pm #

    Yup, and that guy for me is Rudolph. He’s a no-brainer.

  8. JC
    October 18th, 2012 at 4:05 pm #

    Don’t know wher to put this so here we go: I am desperate and with Jimmy Graham looking very iffy and bye’s I need a back up plan and with limited options: Please pick the best possible guy in your eyes for my flex: Brandon Myers, Le Garrette Blount, Andre Roberts, Golden Tate, Greg Little, Stephen Hill, David Wilson, Greg Little, Devin Hester, Jerome Simpson, Emmanuel Sanders, Doug Baldwin, Justin Blackmon, Randy Moss, blah blah. If you can help great if not I understand.

    Thanks

  9. LestersLegends
    October 18th, 2012 at 4:39 pm #

    i would say myers. he’s been solid and consistent.

  10. J
    October 18th, 2012 at 9:20 pm #

    Pettigrew or Keller

  11. LestersLegends
    October 19th, 2012 at 5:55 am #

    pettigrew is 12. keller is 20.

  12. Shane
    October 19th, 2012 at 1:09 pm #

    You really like Fred Davis that much this week? I have Gates on Bye so I have Pettigrew starting for me. He’s been struggling lately and Olsen and Davis are on waivers. I worry that both Davis and Pettigrew will be stuck blocking to help eliminate both opponents solid pass rush.
    I’m going to pick up Davis for now and hopefully based on your insight I’ll decide if I should start him.
    Thanks!

  13. LestersLegends
    October 19th, 2012 at 2:19 pm #

    I like Davis, but I see your point. Davis is getting a ton of targets and with Garcon out I think he’s their best option in the passing game.

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