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The tight end position remains top heavy with the most talented option a risk of his own due to injury history. Whether you are checking out new betting sites or trying to figure out which keepers you should hold on to, a little research is needed. Here’s a look at the tight end landscape
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The Elite
Rob Gronkowski, New England Patriots – When healthy and not making White House press briefing appearances, he is in a league of his own. Gronk was limited to eight games last year, finishing with 540 yards and three touchdowns. Every season that he plays in at least ten games he has had double-digit touchdowns. He has to be the first tight end to come off the board, but he is accompanied by a massive risk.
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The Next Tier
Jimmy Graham, Seattle Seahawks – Returned to form with 65 catches for 923 yards and six scores. Graham is capable of even more.
Travis Kelce, Kansas City Chiefs – Led all tight ends with 1,125 yards and finished second with 85 receptions. A little light on the touchdowns (4) to share a spot with Gronk in the elite status.
Greg Olsen, Carolina Panthers – Like Kelce he was light on the TD front (3), but caught 80 passes for 1,073 yards. This while Cam Newton was not at his best.
Jordan Reed, Washington Redskins – 66 catches for 686 yards and 6 touchdowns. Limited to 12 games. Has never played a full season. Huge talent with health risks.
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Strong Options
Martellus Bennett, Green Bay Packers – 55 catches for 701 yards and seven TDs. Going from Brady to Rodgers won’t hurt his value.
Tyler Eifert, Cincinnati  Bengals – Limited to 8 games. Finished with 394 yards and five TDs. Strong bet for double-digit scores if he stays healthy.
Zach Ertz, Philadelphia Eagles – 78 catches for 816 yards and four touchdowns. Should continue to be on the rise.
Kyle Rudolph, Minnesota Vikings – Jived with Sam Bradford to the tune of 83 catches for 840 yards and seven scores.
Delanie Walker, Tennessee Titans – 65 catches for 800 yards and seven scores.
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Up and Coming
Dwayne Allen, New England Patriots – Just 35 catches for 406 yards and 6 TDs. Brady will likely make him a star.
Cameron Brate, Tampa Bay Buccaneers – 57 catches for 660 yards and eight TDs.
Eric Ebron, Detroit Lions – 61 catches for 711 yards and a touchdown.
Ladarius Green, Pittsburgh Steelers – 18 catches for 304 yards and a touchdown in six games.
Hunter Henry, Los Angeles Chargers – 36 catches for 478 yards and eight scores. Ready to surpass Antonio Gates.
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Veterans
Coby Fleener, New Orleans Saints – 50 catches for 631 yards and 3 touchdowns.
Antonio Gates, Los Angeles Chargers – 53 catches for 548 yards and seven TDs.
Dennis Pitta, Baltimore Ravens – Quietly led all TEs with 86 receptions to go along with 729 yards and a pair of TDs.
Jason Witten, Dallas Cowboys – 69 catches for 673 yards and three TDs.
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Martellus Bennett
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Perhaps the biggest advantage in the Super Bowl is the tight end comparison.
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1. Martellus Bennett, New England Patriots
2. Austin Hooper, Atlanta Falcons
3. Levine Toilolo, Atlanta Falcons
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Martellus Bennett
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Here are the Lester’s Legends fantasy football tight end rankings for the Conference Championship Round.
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1. Martellus Bennett, New England Patriots
2. Jared Cook, Green Bay Packers
3. Jesse James, Pittsburgh Steelers
4. Richard Rodgers, Green Bay Packers
5. Austin Hooper, Atlanta Falcons
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Travis Kelce
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Here are the Lester’s Legends fantasy football tight end rankings for the Divisional Round.
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1. Travis Kelce, Kansas City Chiefs
2. Martellus Bennett, New England Patriots
3. Jimmy Graham, Seattle Seahawks
4. Jared Cook, Green Bay Packers
5. Jason Witten, Dallas Cowboys
6. Austin Hooper, Atlanta Falcons
7. Richard Rodgers, Green Bay Packers
8. Jesse James, Pittsburgh Steelers
9. Luke Willson, Seattle Seahawks
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Jimmy Graham Seahawks
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Here are the Lester’s Legends fantasy football tight end rankings for the NFL Playoffs.
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1. Jimmy Graham, Seattle Seahawks
2. Martellus Bennett, New England Patriots
3. Ladarius Green, Pittsburgh Steelers
4. Jared Cook, Green Bay Packers
5. Travis Kelce, Kansas City Chiefs
6. Eric Ebron, Detroit Lions
7. Jason Witten, Dallas Cowboys
8. Richard Rodgers, Green Bay Packers
9. Clive Walford, Oakland Raiders
10. Austin Hooper, Atlanta Falcons
11. Jesse James, Pittsburgh Steelers
12. Luke Willson, Seattle Seahawks
13. C.J. Fiedorowicz, Houston Texans
14. Will Tye, New York Giants
15. Ryan Griffin, Houston Texans
16. Dion Sims, Miami Dolphins
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Jimmy Graham Seahawks
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Here are the Lester’s Legends fantasy football tight end rankings for the Wild Card Round.
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1. Jimmy Graham, Seattle Seahawks
2. Eric Ebron, Detroit Lions
3. Ladarius Green, Pittsburgh Steelers
4. Jared Cook, Green Bay Packers
5. C.J. Fiedorowicz, Houston Texans
6. Will Tye, New York Giants
7. Clive Walford, Oakland Raiders
8. Jesse James, Pittsburgh Steelers
9. Ryan Griffin, Houston Texans
10. Dion Sims, Miami Dolphins
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Travis Kelce
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Here are the 2016 Lester’s Legends Week 17 tight end rankings.
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1. Travis Kelce, Kansas City Chiefs
2. Greg Olsen, Carolina Panthers
3. Delanie Walker, Tennessee Titans
4. Jimmy Graham, Seattle Seahawks
5. Zach Ertz, Philadelphia Eagles
6. Kyle Rudolph, Minnesota Vikings
7. Antonio Gates, San Diego Chargers
8. Eric Ebron, Detroit Lions
9. Martellus Bennett, New England Patriots
10. Jared Cook, Green Bay Packers
11. Charles Clay, Buffalo Bills
12. Jason Witten, Dallas Cowboys
13. Vernon Davis, Washington Redskins
14. Hunter Henry, San Diego Chargers
15. Coby Fleener, New Orleans Saints
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Tyler Eifert
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Here are the 2016 Lester’s Legends Week 16 tight end rankings.
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1. Tyler Eifert, Cincinnati Bengals
2. Delanie Walker, Tennessee Titans
3. Travis Kelce, Kansas City Chiefs
4. Greg Olsen, Carolina Panthers
5. Jordan Reed, Washington Redskins
6. Jimmy Graham, Seattle Seahawks
7. Zach Ertz, Philadelphia Eagles
8. Cameron Brate, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
9. Martellus Bennett, New England Patriots
10. Kyle Rudolph, Minnesota Vikings
12. Eric Ebron, Detroit Lions
11. Antonio Gates, San Diego Chargers
13. Hunter Henry, San Diego Chargers
14. Jason Witten, Dallas Cowboys
15. Ladarius Green, Pittsburgh Steelers
16. Coby Fleener, New Orleans Saints
17. C.J. Fiedorowicz, Houston Texans
18. Jared Cook, Green Bay Packers
19. Dwayne Allen, Indianapolis Colts
20. Jermaine Gresham, Arizona Cardinals
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Tyler Eifert
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Here are the 2016 Lester’s Legends Week 15 tight end rankings.
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1. Tyler Eifert, Cincinnati Bengals
2. Travis Kelce, Kansas City Chiefs
3. Jimmy Graham, Seattle Seahawks
4. Delanie Walker, Tennessee Titans
5. Greg Olsen, Carolina Panthers
6. Zach Ertz, Philadelphia Eagles
7. Martellus Bennett, New England Patriots
8. Jordan Reed, Washington Redskins
9. Ladarius Green, Pittsburgh Steelers
10. Cameron Brate, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
11. Eric Ebron, Detroit Lions
12. Kyle Rudolph, Minnesota Vikings
13. Antonio Gates, San Diego Chargers
14. C.J. Fiedorowicz, Houston Texans
15. Coby Fleener, New Orleans Saints
16. Hunter Henry, San Diego Chargers
17. Jason Witten, Dallas Cowboys
18. Charles Clay, Buffalo Bills
19.Dennis Pitta, Baltimore Ravens
20. Dwayne Allen, Indianapolis Colts
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Jimmy Graham Seahawks
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Here are the 2016 Lester’s Legends Week 14 tight end rankings.
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1. Jimmy Graham, Seattle Seahawks
2. Travis Kelce, Kansas City Chiefs
3. Delanie Walker, Tennessee Titans
4. Tyler Eifert, Cincinnati Bengals
5. Greg Olsen, Carolina Panthers
6. Ladarius Green, Pittsburgh Steelers
7. Cameron Brate, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
8. Eric Ebron, Detroit Lions
9. Zach Ertz, Philadelphia Eagles
10. Kyle Rudolph, Minnesota Vikings
11. Vernon Davis, Washington Redskins
12. Martellus Bennett, New England Patriots
13. Antonio Gates, San Diego Chargers
14. Dennis Pitta, Baltimore Ravens
15. C.J. Fiedorowicz, Houston Texans
16. Coby Fleener, New Orleans Saints
17. Dwayne Allen, Indianapolis Colts
18. Jason Witten, Dallas Cowboys
19. Vance McDonald, San Francisco 49ers
20. Lance Kendricks, Los Angeles Rams
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