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With another exciting week of football under our belts, here are the Lester’s Legends 2014 Week 12 fantasy football tight end rankings.
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1. Rob Gronkowski, New England Patriots
Rob Gronkowski is averaging 73.4 yards and 0.9 touchdowns on the year and 97.8 yards and a touchdown in his past six games. He’ll be a tough cover even against a tough Detroit Lions defense.
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2. Jimmy Graham, New Orleans Saints
Jimmy Graham is averaging 62.3 yards and 0.7 touchdowns per game. Before last week’s stinker he scored four touchdowns in three games. He faces the Baltimore Ravens.
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3. Julius Thomas, Denver Broncos
Julius Thomas is averaging 42.6 yards and 1.2 touchdowns. Monitor his ankle injury, but he is trending in the right direction. If he can go he’s a big-time touchdown threat against the Miami Dolphins.
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4. Antonio Gates, San Diego Chargers
Antonio Gates is averaging 47.7 yards and 0.9 touchdowns per game. He faces the St. Louis Rams at home. Gates is averaging 55.8 yards and 1.2 touchdowns in five home starts.
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5. Martellus Bennett, Chicago Bears 
Martellus Bennett is averaging 59.1 yards and 0.5 touchdowns per game. He’s a strong play against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Bucs have allowed 266.1 yards and a pair of touchdowns per game.
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6. Travis Kelce, Kansas City Chiefs 
Travis Kelce is averaging 47.5 yards and 0.4 touchdowns per game. He faces the Oakland Raiders. The Raiders have allowed 1.8 touchdown passes per game.
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7. Coby Fleener, Indianapolis Colts
Coby Fleener is averaging 72.3 yards in his past four games. With Dwayne Allen (ankle) hurting, he should continue to play a prominent role for the Colts against the Jacksonville Jaguars. He had 49 yards and a touchdown against the Jags in Week 3. Jacksonville has allowed six touchdowns to tight ends.
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8. Larry Donnell, New York Giants
Larry Donnell is averaging 43.7 yards and 0.6 touchdowns. He faces the Dallas Cowboys. Donnell had 90 yards against them in Week 7. The Boys have allowed eight touchdowns to tight ends.
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9. Jason Witten, Dallas Cowboys
Jason Witten is averaging 43.2 yards and 0.6 touchdowns in his past five games. The Giants have allowed 252.7 yards and 1.5 touchdowns per game.
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10. Mychal Rivera, Oakland Raiders
Mychal Rivera is averaging 56.3 yards and 0.8 touchdowns in his past four games. He faces the Chiefs. Kansas City has allowed eight touchdowns to tight ends.
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The Next Batch
11. Charles Clay, Miami Dolphins
12. Jared Cook, St. Louis Rams
13. Zach Ertz, Philadelphia Eagles
14. Owen Daniels, Baltimore Ravens
15. Kyle Rudolph, Minnesota Vikings
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With another exciting week of football under our belts, here are the Lester’s Legends 2014 Week 11 fantasy football tight end rankings.
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1. Rob Gronkowski, New England Patriots
Rob Gronkowski is averaging 73.7 yards and 0.9 touchdowns per game. He had 254 yards and three touchdowns in his two games leading up to last week’s bye. Gronk should feast on the Indianapolis Colts. The Colts have struggled against opposing tight ends this year.
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2. Jimmy Graham, New Orleans Saints
Jimmy Graham is averaging 72.7 yards and 1.3 touchdowns in his past three games. He should continue to feast against the Cincinnati Bengals. The Bengals have allowed four tight end touchdowns.
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3. Julius Thomas, Denver Broncos
Julius Thomas is averaging 47 yards per game, but has 12 touchdowns. He has scored in seven of nine games. Thomas is as good as bet as any to score against this week. He faces the St. Louis Rams.
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4. Greg Olsen, Carolina Panthers
Greg Olsen is averaging 65.8 yards and 0.5 touchdowns per game. He faces the Atlanta Falcons. He has scored in his last five meetings with them. Atlanta has allowed 280.8 passing yards per game.
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5. Antonio Gates, San Diego Chargers
Antonio Gates is averaging 49.4 yards and a touchdown per game. The Chargers laid an egg in Week 8 against the Miami Dolphins. Gates should be ready to rock against the Oakland Raiders. He scored on them in Week 6.
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6. Martellus Bennett, Chicago Bears 
Martellus Bennett is averaging 62.4 yards and 0.6 touchdowns per game. He has topped 50 yards and/or scored a touchdown in seven of nine games. He’ll
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7. Travis Kelce, Kansas City Chiefs 
Travis Kelce is averaging 48.7 yards and 0.4 touchdowns per game. He faces the Seattle Seahawks. They have allowed 10 tight end touchdowns.
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8. Dwayne Allen, Indianapolis Colts
Dwayne Allen is averaging 41.6 yards and 0.8 touchdowns per game. He has scored in three straight games and six of the past seven. That streak could continue against New England. The Patriots have allowed a touchdown to a tight end in each of the past three games.
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9. Larry Donnell, New York Giants
Larry Donnell is averaging 42.6 yards and 0.6 touchdowns per game. He faces the San Francisco 49ers. The Niners have allowed 17 passing touchdowns with five going to tight ends.
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10. Coby Fleener, Indianapolis Colts
Coby Fleener is averaging 37.3 yards and 0.6 touchdowns in his past seven games. He’s also a solid play against the Pats.
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The Next Batch
11. Jordan Reed, Washington Redskins vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers
12. Jared Cook, St. Louis Rams vs. Denver Broncos
13. Mychal Rivera, Oakland Raiders at San Diego Chargers
14. Kyle Rudolph, Minnesota Vikings at Chicago Bears
15. Charles Clay, Miami Dolphins vs. Buffalo Bills
16. Heath Miller, Pittsburgh Steelers at Tennessee Titans
17. Zach Ertz, Philadelphia Eagles at Green Bay Packers
18. Vernon Davis, San Francisco 49ers at New York Giants
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With another exciting week of football under our belts, here are the Lester’s Legends 2014 Week 10 fantasy football tight end rankings.
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1. Jimmy Graham, New Orleans Saints
Jimmy Graham is averaging 71 yards and a touchdown in his past two games. He was not fazed by the short week. Now Graham gets extra rest before facing the San Francisco 49ers. The Niners have allowed 1.8 touchdown passes per game.
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2. Julius Thomas, Denver Broncos
Julius Thomas is averaging just 45 yard per game, but he has 10 touchdowns on the year. He faces the Oakland Raiders.  He’s a good bet to score every time he suits up.
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3. Martellus Bennett, Chicago Bears 
Martellus Bennett is averaging 64.6 yards and 0.6 touchdowns per game. He’ll face the Green Bay Packers coming out of his bye. Bennett had 134 yards against them in Week 4.
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4. Greg Olsen, Carolina Panthers
Greg Olsen is averaging 59.9 yards and 0.6 touchdowns per game. Look for a strong performance against the Philadelphia Eagles. The Eagles have allowed 256.3 yards and 2.1 touchdowns per game.
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5. Travis Kelce, Kansas City Chiefs 
Travis Kelce is averaging 52.4 yards and 0.5 touchdowns per game. He has scored in four of the past six games. Kelce faces the Buffalo Bills.
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6. Jason Witten, Dallas Cowboys
Jason Witten is averaging 66 yards and 0.5 touchdowns in his past two games. He should stay hot against the Jacksonville Jaguars. The Jags have allowed 263.4 yards and 1.7 touchdown passes per game.
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7. Delanie Walker, Tennessee Titans
Delanie Walker is averaging 59.4 yards and 0.5 touchdowns per game. He takes on the Baltimore Ravens. The Ravens have allowed 263.2 passing yards per game.
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8. Heath Miller, Pittsburgh Steelers
Heath Miller is averaging 44.6 yards per game. He’s a decent option against the New York Jets. The Jets have allowed 24 touchdown passes already
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9. Owen Daniels, Baltimore Ravens
Owen Daniels returned from having his knee scoped to catch six passes for 53 yards against the Steelers. He’s a low-end TE1 against the Titans.
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10. Zach Ertz, Philadelphia Eagles
Zach Ertz is averaging 44.8 yards and 0.3 touchdowns per game. He faces the Panthers at home. Both of Ertz’s touchdowns have come at The Linc.
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The Next Batch
11. Larry Donnell, New York Giants at Seattle Seahawks
12. Jared Cook, St. Louis Rams at Arizona Cardinals
13. Vernon Davis, San Francisco 49ers at New Orleans Saints
14. Clay Harbor, Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Dallas Cowboys
15. Charles Clay, Miami Dolphins at Detroit Lions
16. Jace Amaro, New York Jets vs. Pittsburgh Steelers
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With another exciting week of football under our belts, here are the Lester’s Legends 2014 Week 9 fantasy football tight end rankings.
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1. Rob Gronkowski, New England Patriots
Gronk is averaging 69.8 yards and 0.9 touchdowns per game. He’s averaging 102.8 yards and a score in his past four games. Gronkowski is back. Tom Brady will lean on him against the Broncos.
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2. Julius Thomas, Denver Broncos
Julius Thomas is averaging 46.7 yards and 1.3 touchdowns per game. He has not scored a touchdown in the past two games. He is due against the New England Patriots.
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3. Antonio Gates, San Diego Chargers
Antonio Gates is averaging 52.1 yards and 1.1 touchdowns per game. He has six scores in the past four games. Gates should stay hot against the Miami Dolphins.
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4. Jimmy Graham, New Orleans Saints
Jimmy Graham took a little while to warm up last week, but managed to finish with 59 yards and a score. He also appears to be back. He takes on the Carolina Panthers. Graham averaged 65.5 yards and 1.5 touchdowns against Carolina last year.
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5. Greg Olsen, Carolina Panthers
Greg Olsen is averaging 63.6 yards and 0.6 touchdowns per game. He’ll be busy against the Saints.
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6. Jordan Reed, Washington Redskins
Jordan Reed is averaging 6.7 receptions for 62 yards in the past three games. He should continue to be peppered with targets against the Minnesota Vikings.
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7. Travis Kelce, Kansas City Chiefs 
Travis Kelce is averaging 50.3 yards and 0.4 touchdowns per game. He takes on the New York Jets. The Jets have allowed 22 passing touchdowns already.
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8. Dwayne Allen, Indianapolis Colts
Dwayne Allen is averaging 40.8 yards with a touchdown in six of eight games, including five of his last six. He’s a solid play against the New York Giants.
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9. Jason Witten, Dallas Cowboys 
Jason Witten is averaging 42 yards per game on the year and has scored in two of the last three games. He faces the Arizona Cardinals this week. The Cardinals have allowed 302.9 passing yards per game.
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10. Larry Donnell, New York Giants
Larry Donnell is averaging 47.4 yards and 0.6 touchdowns per game. He faces the Colts. Indianapolis has allowed 70 or more yards to five different tight ends this year.
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The Next Batch
11. Jared Cook, St. Louis Rams at San Francisco 49ers
12. Zach Ertz, Philadelphia Eagles at Houston Texans
13. Heath Miller, Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Baltimore Ravens
14. Jordan Cameron, Cleveland Browns vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (monitor concussion status)
15. Coby Fleener, Indianapolis Colts at New York Giants
16. Clay Harbor, Jacksonville Jaguars at Cincinnati Bengals
17. Crockett Gillmore, Baltimore Ravens at Pittsburgh Steelers
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Julius Thomas
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With another exciting week of football under our belts, here are the Lester’s Legends 2014 Week 8 fantasy football tight end rankings.
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1. Julius Thomas, Denver Broncos
Julius Thomas is averaging 55.4 yards and 1.5 touchdowns per game. He was held out of the end zone for the first time last week. He’s as good as bet as anyone to score this week against the San Diego Chargers.
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2. Rob Gronkowski, New England Patriots
Gronk is averaging 58.4 yards and 0.6 touchdowns per game. He’s averaging 87.3 yards the past three games as he has become  the focal point of the offense. That trend should continue against the Chicago Bears.
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3. Greg Olsen, Carolina Panthers
Greg Olsen is averaging 70.4 yards and 0.8 touchdowns per game. He’s averaging 79.7 yards and a touchdown in his last three games. He remains a high-end play against the Seattle Seahawks.
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4. Martellus Bennett, Chicago Bears 
Martellus Bennett is averaging 60.3 yards and 0.6 touchdowns per game. The Patriots have struggled against opposing tight ends in recent weeks as Travis Kelce, Scott Chandler and Jeff Cumberland combined for 248 yards and a pair of touchdowns.
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5. Antonio Gates, San Diego Chargers
Antonio Gates is averaging 51.9 yard and a touchdown per game. He has four scores in the past three games. He should be peppered with targets against the Broncos.
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6. Jordan Reed, Washington Redskins
Jordan Reed is averaging 73 yards the past two weeks. Talent has never been an issue. Now that he’s healthy, he’s a solid option against the Dallas Cowboys.
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7. Jimmy Graham, New Orleans Saints
Jimmy Graham was able to play last week, but he failed to catch a pass. He is a risk given his health, but you know what he can do if he’s somewhat healthy. Monitor his status before using him against the Green Bay Packers.
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8. Jordan Cameron, Cleveland Browns
Jordan Cameron was held to five yards last as the Browns were terrible. He had 102 yards and a score the previous week. Look for Cameron to bounce back against the Oakland Raiders. Oakland has allowed 1.8 touchdown passes per game.
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9. Travis Kelce, Kansas City Chiefs 
Travis Kelce is averaging 51.2 yards and 0.5 touchdowns. He faces the St. Louis Rams. The Rams have allowed 1.8 touchdown passes per game.
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10. Dwayne Allen, Indianapolis Colts
Dwayne Allen is averaging 43.6 yards and 0.7 touchdowns. He has four scores in his past five games. He’ll look to extend his scoring spree against the Pittsburgh Steelers.
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The Next Batch
11. Jason Witten, Dallas Cowboys vs. Washington Redskins
12. Delanie Walker, Tennessee Titans vs. Houston Texans
13. Jared Cook, St. Louis Rams at Kansas City Chiefs
14. Zach Ertz, Philadelphia Eagles at Arizona Cardinals
15. Heath Miller, Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Indianapolis Colts
16. Owen Daniels, Baltimore Ravens at Cincinnati Bengals
17. Coby Fleener, Indianapolis Colts at Pittsburgh Steelers
18. Clay Harbor, Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Miami Dolphins
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Julius Thomas
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With another exciting week of football under our belts, here are the Lester’s Legends 2014 Week 7 fantasy football tight end rankings.
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1. Julius Thomas, Denver Broncos
Julius Thomas has nine touchdowns in five games. He has scored in every game this year, including multiple touchdowns in three of five games. Does it even matter that he’s facing the San Francisco 49ers?
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2. Rob Gronkowski, New England Patriots
Gronk is averaging 56.8 yards and 0.7 touchdowns. He has averaged 97 yards the past two weeks as he has become more of a focal point in the offense. He should keep rolling against the New York Jets. The Jets have allowed 15 passing touchdowns.
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3. Martellus Bennett, Chicago Bears 
Martellus Bennett is averaging 60.7 yards and 0.7 touchdowns. Other than a two-point conversion, he’s been held out of the end zone the past three games. That could change against the Miami Dolphins. The Dolphins have allowed a pair of touchdown passes per game.
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4. Greg Olsen, Carolina Panthers
Greg Olsen is averaging 64.7 yards and 0.8 touchdowns per game. He has three scores in his past two games. Olsen will look to stay hot against the Green Bay Packers.
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5. Antonio Gates, San Diego Chargers
Antonio Gates is averaging 50.3 and a touchdown per game. He also has three scores in his past two games. He faces the Kansas City Chiefs. The Chiefs have allowed 1.8 touchdown passes per game.
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6. Jordan Cameron, Cleveland Browns
Jordan Cameron broke out last week with 102 yards and a touchdown. He should keep rolling against the Jacksonville Jaguars. The Jags have allowed 294 yards and a pair of touchdowns per game.
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7. Travis Kelce, Kansas City Chiefs 
Travis Kelce is averaging 54.8 yards and 0.6 touchdowns. He scored in three straight games before last week’s bye. Kelce faces the San Diego Chargers. The Bolts have allowed 1.7 touchdowns per game.
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8. Delanie Walker, Tennessee Titans
Delanie Walker is averaging 70.2 yards and 0.5 touchdowns per game. He takes on the Washington Redskins. The ‘Skins have allowed 13 passing touchdowns.
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9. Jason Witten, Dallas Cowboys
Jason Witten scored his first touchdown of the season against the Seattle Seahawks last week. He’s still being targeted 5.5 times per game. Witten should start being more productive. He faces the New York Giants this week. The G-Men have allowed 261.7 passing yards per game.
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10. Dwayne Allen, Indianapolis Colts
Dwayne Allen is averaging 42.2 yards with 0.7 touchdowns. He faces the Cincinnati Bengals.
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The Next Batch
11. Larry Donnell, New York Giants at Dallas Cowboys
12. Jared Cook, St. Louis Rams vs. Seattle Seahawks
13. Vernon Davis, San Francisco 49ers at Denver Broncos
14. Heath Miller, Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Houston Texans
15. Owen Daniels, Baltimore Ravens  vs. Atlanta Falcons
16. Jordan Reed, Washington Redskins vs. Tennessee Titans
17. Coby Fleener, Indianapolis Colts vs. Cincinnati Bengals
18. Clay Harbor, Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Cleveland Browns
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Julius Thomas
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With another exciting week of football under our belts, here are the Lester’s Legends 2014 Week 6 fantasy football tight end rankings.
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1. Julius Thomas, Denver Broncos
Thomas is averaging 56.5 yards and 1.8 touchdowns per game. He has scored in all four games this year and should keep rolling against the New York Jets.
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2. Rob Gronkowski, New England Patriots
Gronk has scored a touchdown in three straight games and four of five games on the year. His 100 yards last week against the Cincinnati Bengals topped his previous season-high by 56 yards. He may not be all the way back, but he’s getting there. Look for another strong performance against the Buffalo Bills. The Bills have allowed 251.8 yards and 1.4 touchdowns per game.
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3. Martellus Bennett, Chicago Bears 
Bennett had a reality check in Week 5 as he was held to 17 yards. He’s still averaging 73.8 yards and 0.8 touchdowns. Look for him to return to form against the Atlanta Falcons. The Falcons have allowed 259.6 yards per game.
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4. Greg Olsen, Carolina Panthers
Olsen is averaging 65.2 yards and 0.8 touchdowns per game, including a pair of scores last week against the Bears. He’ll look to stay hot against the Cincinnati Bengals. Cincinnati gave up 185 combined yards last week to Gronk and Tim Wright.
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5. Delanie Walker, Tennessee Titans 
Walker is averaging 72.8 yards and 0.6 touchdowns. He faces the Jacksonville Jaguars. The Jags have allowed 308.8 yards and 2.4 touchdowns per game through the air.
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6. Antonio Gates, San Diego Chargers
Gates is averaging 55 yards and a touchdown per game. He’s a strong play against the Oakland Raiders.
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7. Larry Donnell, New York Giants
Donnell was held without a catch last week after going for three touchdowns in Week 4. He’s still averaging 47.2 yards and 0.8 touchdowns. He should get back in the action against the Philadelphia Eagles. Philly has allowed 274.2 yards and 2.6 touchdowns per game through the air.
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8. Dwayne Allen, Indianapolis Colts
Allen is averaging 40.8 yards per game and has scored a touchdown in four of five games. He goes up against the Houston Texans. Houston has allowed 253.2 yards and 1.4 touchdowns per game.
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9. Jordan Cameron, Cleveland Browns
Cameron is off to a slow start thanks to a shoulder injury. He faces the Pittsburgh Steelers again. He had 47 yards against them in Week 1.
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10. Heath Miller, Pittsburgh Steelers
Miller is averaging 48.6 yards on the year and 60.7 yards the past three weeks.
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The Next Batch
11. Zach Ertz, Philadelphia Eagles vs. New York Giants
12. Vernon Davis, San Francisco 49ers at St. Louis Rams
13. Jason Witten, Dallas Cowboys at Seattle Seahawks
14. Owen Daniels, Baltimore Ravens at Tampa Bay Buccaneers
15. Jared Cook, St. Louis Rams vs. San Francisco 49ers
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