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Here are the Lester’s Legends tight end rankings for the AFC and NFC Conference Championship Games of the 2014-15 NFL Playoffs.
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1. Rob Gronkowski, New England Patriots
Rob Gronkowski averaged 74.9 yards and 0.8 touchdowns per game. He had 108 yards and a touchdown in the playoff win over the Baltimore Ravens. Gronk had 71 yards and a touchdown in the first meeting with the Indianapolis Colts.
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2. Coby Fleener, Indianapolis Colts
Coby Fleener averaged 48.4 yards and 0.5 touchdowns per game, but finished the year averaging 61.4 yards and 0.8 touchdowns in the final five games of the regular season. He is averaging 33.5 yards per game in the Colts’ two playoff wins, but he ripped the New England Patriots for 144 yards during the regular season.
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3. Dwayne Allen, Indianapolis Colts
Dwayne Allen averaged 30.4 yards and 0.6 touchdowns per game. He had 30 yards in both playoff wins over the Cincinnati Bengals and the Denver Broncos. Allen scored a touchdown against Denver. He is not going to overwhelm you with receiving yards, but he’s a solid bet to get in the end zone.
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4. Luke Wilson, Seattle Seahawks
Luke Wilson averaged 24.1 yards and 0.2 touchdowns per game on the year. He exceeded expectations last week with 68 yards and a score in the playoff win over the Carolina Panthers. Wilson had one yard in the first meeting with the Green Bay Packers so don’t expect a repeat playoff performance.
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5. Andrew Quarless, Green Bay Packers
Andrew Quarless averaged 20.2 yards and 0.2 touchdowns per game during the regular season. He caught four passes for 31 yards and a touchdown in the playoff win over the Dallas Cowboys. His touchdown was his first in two months. Quarless did have 26 yards in the first meeting with the Seattle Seahawks.
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Other Options
6. Tim Wright, New England Patriots
7. Richard Rodgers, Green Bay Packers
8. Michael Hoomanawanui, New England Patriots
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Here are the Lester’s Legends tight end rankings for the Divisional Round of the NFL Playoffs.
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1. Rob Gronkowski, New England Patriots
Rob Gronkowski averaged 74.9 yards and 0.8 touchdowns per game. Gronk should be a difference maker against the Baltimore Ravens. The Ravens allowed 248.7 passing yards per game in the regular season.
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2. Julius Thomas, Denver Broncos
Julius Thomas averaged 37.6 yards and 0.9 touchdowns despite an ankle injury that derailed a monster season. Thomas has not scored a touchdown since November 9th. He had 104 yards and three touchdowns in the first meeting with the Indianapolis Colts.
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3. Greg Olsen, Carolina Panthers
Greg Olsen averaged 63 yards and 0.4 touchdowns per game during the regular season. He had 37 yards in the playoff win over the Arizona Cardinals. Olsen has a tough matchup against the Seattle Seahawks.
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4.Coby Fleener, Indianapolis Colts
Coby Fleener averaged 48.4 yards and 0.5 touchdowns per game, but finished the year averaging 61.4 yards and 0.8 touchdowns in the final five games of the regular season. He was quiet in the playoff win over the Cincinnati Bengals, but should return to form against the Denver Broncos.
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5. Jason Witten, Dallas Cowboys
Jason Witten averaged 43.9 yards and 0.3 touchdowns per game, but averaged 69.3 yards in the final three games of the year. He stayed hot with 63 yards in the playoff win against the Detroit Lions.  Witten faces the Green Bay Packers. The Pack allowed 1.6 passing yards per game.
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6. Owen Daniels, Baltimore Ravens
Owen Daniels averaged 35.1 yards and 0.3 touchdowns per game during the regular season. He had 70 yards in the win over the Pittsburgh Steelers. Daniels faces the New England Patriots. The Pats allowed 1.5 passing touchdowns per game.
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7. Dwayne Allen, Indianapolis Colts
Dwayne Allen averaged 30.4 yards and 0.6 touchdowns per game. He had 30 yards in the playoff win over the Cincinnati Bengals. You’re pretty much hoping for a touchdown if you use Allen. He scored in the first meeting with the Broncos.
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8. Luke Wilson, Seattle Seahawks
Luke Wilson averaged 24.1 yards and 0.2 touchdowns per game. He has a tough draw against the Carolina Panthers.
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9. Andrew Quarless, Green Bay Packers
Andrew Quarless averaged 20.2 yards and 0.2 touchdowns per game. He faces the Dallas Cowboys.
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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. Greg Olsen, Carolina Panthers
Greg Olsen averaged 63 yards and 0.4 touchdowns per game. His 1,008 yards were a career-high and second only to Rob Gronkowski (1,124 yards) among tight ends. Olsen faces the Arizona Cardinals. The Cards allowed 259.5 passing yards per game.
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2. Coby Fleener, Indianapolis Colts
Coby Fleener averaged 48.4 yards and 0.5 touchdowns per game. He finished the year averaging 61.4 yards and 0.8 touchdowns in the final five games. Fleener had 64 yards in the first meeting with the Cincinnati Bengals.
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3. Jason Witten, Dallas Cowboys
Jason Witten averaged 43.9 yards and 0.3 touchdowns per game, but averaged 69.3 yards in the final three games of the year. Despite having a down year Witten is capable of turning in a decent performance against the Detroit Lions.
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4. Heath Miller, Pittsburgh Steelers
Heath Miller averaged 47.6 yard per game on the year. He averaged 59 yards per game in the final three weeks of the season. He faces the Baltimore Ravens. The Ravens ranked 24th with 248.7 passing yards allowed per game.
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5. Owen Daniels, Baltimore Ravens
Owen Daniels averaged 35.1 yards and 0.3 touchdowns per game. He averaged 40.5 yards and a touchdown in two meetings with the Pittsburgh Steelers.
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6. Dwayne Allen, Indianapolis Colts
Dwayne Allen averaged 30.4 yards and 0.6 touchdowns per game. He’s dealing with a knee injury, but should be able to go against the Bengals. When healthy he’s one of the premier red zone targets at his position.
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7. Jermaine Gresham, Cincinnati Bengals
Jermaine Gresham averaged 30.7 yards and 0.3 touchdowns per game. He caught 10 passes for 48 yards in the first meeting with the Indianapolis Colts.
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8. Eric Ebron, Detroit Lions
Eric Ebron averaged 19.1 yards per game. He’s not a reliable fantasy option.
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With another exciting week of football under our belts, here are the Lester’s Legends 2014 Week 17 fantasy football tight end rankings.
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1. Rob Gronkowski, New England Patriots
Rob Gronkowski is averaging 74.9 yards and 0.8 touchdowns per game. Gronk has scored in three straight games. He had 94 yards in the first meeting with the Buffalo Bills
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2. Jimmy Graham, New Orleans Saints
Jimmy Graham is averaging 55.7 yards and 0.7 touchdowns per game. He faces the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the season finale. The Bucs have allowed 254.4 yards and 1.8 touchdowns per game.
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3. Antonio Gates, San Diego Chargers
Antonio Gates is averaging 50.3 yards and 0.8 touchdowns per game. He has three scores in the past two games. Gates had 61 yards and a touchdown in the first meeting with the Kansas City Chiefs.
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4. Julius Thomas, Denver Broncos
Julius Thomas 40.8 yards and a touchdown per game. He had 63 yards and a pair of touchdowns in the first meeting with the Oakland Raiders.
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5. Greg Olsen, Carolina Panthers
Greg Olsen is averaging 65.4 yards and 0.4 touchdowns per game. He had 61 yards in the first meeting with the Atlanta Falcons. Atlanta has allowed 291.1 passing yards per game.
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6. Delanie Walker, Tennessee Titans
Delanie Walker is averaging 60.5 yards and 0.3 touchdowns per game. He had 84 yards and a touchdown in the first meeting with the Indianapolis Colts.
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7. Jason Witten, Dallas Cowboys
Jason Witten is averaging 43.6 yards and 0.3 touchdowns per game. He had 70 yards and a touchdown in the first meeting with the Washington Redskins.
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8. Martellus Bennett, Chicago Bears 
Martellus Bennett is averaging 57.1 yards and 0.4 touchdowns per game. He wraps the season up against the Minnesota Vikings. The Vikes have allowed 1.7 passing touchdowns per game.
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9. Coby Fleener, Indianapolis Colts
Coby Fleener is averaging 47.9 yards and 0.4 touchdowns per game. He scored in the first meeting with the Titans.
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10. Travis Kelce, Kansas City Chiefs
Travis Kelce is averaging 51.9 yards and 0.3 touchdowns. He finishes a strong rookie season against San Diego.
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The Next Batch
11. Jordan Reed, Washington Redskins vs. Dallas Cowboys
12. Zach Ertz, Philadelphia Eagles at New York Giants
13. Owen Daniels, Baltimore Ravens vs. Cleveland Browns
14. Charles Clay, Miami Dolphins vs. New York Jets
15. Jordan Cameron, Cleveland Browns at Baltimore Ravens
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With another exciting week of football under our belts, here are the Lester’s Legends 2014 Week 16 fantasy football tight end rankings.
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1. Rob Gronkowski, New England Patriots
Rob Gronkowski is averaging 78.1 yards and 0.8 touchdowns per game. He is averaging 97.7 yards and a touchdown in his past seven games. Gronk faces the New York Jets. The Jets have allowed 29 touchdown passes on the year.
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2. Jimmy Graham, New Orleans Saints
Jimmy Graham is averaging 55.9 yards and 0.6 touchdowns per game. He faces the Atlanta Falcons. The Falcons have allowed a league-worst 292.5 passing yards per game.
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3. Greg Olsen, Carolina Panthers
Greg Olsen is averaging 68.6 yards and 0.4 touchdowns per game. He’s averaging 84.2 yards in his past two games. Olsen is averaging 96.5 yards and 0.5 touchdowns in two starts with Derek Anderson at quarterback. He should be good regardless of the starter when the Panthers face the Cleveland Browns.
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4. Martellus Bennett, Chicago Bears 
Martellus Bennett is averaging 61.2 yards and 0.4 touchdowns per game. He had 109 yards in the first meeting with the Detroit Lions.
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5. Coby Fleener, Indianapolis Colts
Coby Fleener is averaging 48.7 yards and 0.4 touchdowns per game. He’s averaging 77.3 yards and 0.5 touchdowns in the past six games. Fleener should see plenty of looks against the Dallas Cowboys. The Boys have allowed 249.6 passing yards per game.
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6. Antonio Gates, San Diego Chargers
Antonio Gates is averaging 47.3 yards and 0.7 touchdowns per game. He faces the San Francisco 49ers. The Niners have allowed 1.6 passing touchdowns per game.
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7. Delanie Walker, Tennessee Titans
Delanie Walker is averaging 61 yards and 0.3 touchdowns per game. He’s averaging 70.3 yards in his past four games. Walker faces the Jacksonville Jaguars. The Jags have allowed 243 yards per game.
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8. Travis Kelce, Kansas City Chiefs
Travis Kelce is averaging 53.4 yards and 0.4 touchdowns per game. He’s averaging 68 yards in his past four games. Kelce goes up against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Pittsburgh has allowed 252.9 yards and a pair of touchdowns per game.
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9. Julius Thomas, Denver Broncos
Julius Thomas returned to action for the first time in a month. He was still limited by an ankle injury. If he does not get in the end zone against the Cincinnati Bengals you are likely to be disappointed with his production. Thomas is a somewhat risky play in this stage of the fantasy season.
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10. Jason Witten, Dallas Cowboys
Jason Witten is averaging 40.3 yards and 0.3 touchdowns per game. He faces the Indianapolis Colts. Indy has allowed 240.6 passing yards per game.
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The Next Batch
11. Jordan Reed, Washington Redskins vs. Philadelphia Eagles
12. Larry Donnell, New York Giants at St. Louis Rams
13. Owen Daniels, Baltimore Ravens at Houston Texans
14. Charles Clay, Miami Dolphins vs. Minnesota Vikings
15. Kyle Rudolph, Minnesota Vikings at Miami Dolphins
16. Jordan Cameron, Cleveland Browns at Carolina Panthers
17. Heath Miller, Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Kansas City Chiefs
18. Mychal Rivera, Oakland Raiders vs. Buffalo Bills
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With another exciting week of football under our belts, here are the Lester’s Legends 2014 Week 15 fantasy football tight end rankings.
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1. Rob Gronkowski, New England Patriots
Rob Gronkowski is averaging 94.4 yards and 0.8 touchdowns in his last nine games. Gronk scored a touchdown in the first meeting with the Miami Dolphins.
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2. Jimmy Graham, New Orleans Saints
Jimmy Graham is averaging 53.5 yards and 0.7 touchdowns per game. He should bounce back from a quiet game when he faces the Chicago Bears this week. The Bears have allowed 265.5 yards and 2.3 touchdowns per game.
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3. Julius Thomas, Denver Broncos
Julius Thomas has not played since November 16th. Monitor his ankle, but look for him to return against the San Diego Chargers. The Bolts have allowed 1.8 passing touchdowns per game.
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4. Greg Olsen, Carolina Panthers
Greg Olsen is averaging 65.4 yards and 0.5 touchdowns per game. He faces the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Olsen had 83 yards and a touchdown in the first meeting with the Bucs with Derek Anderson at QB.
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5. Martellus Bennett, Chicago Bears 
Martellus Bennett is averaging 63.2 yards and 0.5 touchdowns per game. He is averaging 10 receptions for 96.5 yards in his past two games. With Brandon Marshall out look for a heavier dose of Bennett.
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6. Antonio Gates, San Diego Chargers
Antonio Gates is averaging 46.8 yards and 0.7 touchdowns per game. Gates had 54 yards and two touchdowns in the first meeting with Denver.
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7. Coby Fleener, Indianapolis Colts
Coby Fleener is averaging 86.4 yards and 0.6 touchdowns in the past five games. He scored a touchdown in the first meeting with the Houston Texans.
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8. Delanie Walker, Tennessee Titans
Delanie Walker is averaging 58.3 yards and 0.3 touchdowns per game. He faces the New York Jets. The Jets have allowed 2.2 passing touchdowns per game.
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9. Travis Kelce, Kansas City Chiefs
Travis Kelce is averaging 52.9 yards and 0.3 touchdowns per game. He had 67 yards in the first meeting with the Oakland Raiders.
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10. Jason Witten, Dallas Cowboys
Jason Witten has been quiet the past few weeks but was playing solid football before his slump.
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The Next Batch
11. Jordan Reed, Washington Redskins at New York Giants
12. Charles Clay, Miami Dolphins at New England Patriots
13. Jordan Cameron, Cleveland Browns vs. Cincinnati Bengals
14. Larry Donnell, New York Giants vs. Washington Redskins
15. Kyle Rudolph, Minnesota Vikings at Detroit Lions
16. Owen Daniels, Baltimore Ravens vs. Jacksonville Jaguars
17. Heath Miller, Pittsburgh Steelers at Atlanta Falcons
18. Mychal Rivera, Oakland Raiders at Kansas City Chiefs
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With another exciting week of football under our belts, here are the Lester’s Legends 2014 Week 14 fantasy football tight end rankings.
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1. Rob Gronkowski, New England Patriots
Rob Gronkowski is averaging 75.8 yards and 0.8 touchdowns per game. He’s averaging 95.4 yards with six touchdowns in his past eight games. This week he faces the San Diego Chargers. The Bolts have allowed 1.7 touchdown passes per game.
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2. Jimmy Graham, New Orleans Saints
Jimmy Graham failed to get a look last week but still has nine touchdowns in 12 games. He’ll look to bounce back against the Carolina Panthers. Graham had 83 yards and a touchdown in the first meeting. Carolina has allowed 1.8 touchdown passes per game.
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3. Julius Thomas, Denver Broncos
Julius Thomas has missed the past two weeks with an ankle injury. He still has 12 touchdowns in 10 games. Monitor his status, but he should be able to return against the Buffalo Bills.
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4. Greg Olsen, Carolina Panthers
Greg Olsen is averaging 64.8 yards and 0.4 touchdowns per game. He should see plenty of looks against the Saints. New Orleans has allowed 268.4 yards and 1.6 touchdowns per game.
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5. Martellus Bennett, Chicago Bears 
Martellus Bennett is averaging 61.4 yards and 0.4 touchdowns per game. He’ll be pumped up to face the Dallas Cowboys. Bennett started his career with them. The Boys have allowed nine touchdowns to tight ends this year.
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6. Antonio Gates, San Diego Chargers
Antonio Gates is averaging 47.8 yards and 0.8 touchdowns. He faces the Patriots. New England has allowed 250.9 yards and 1.7 touchdowns per game.
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7. Jason Witten, Dallas Cowboys
Jason Witten is averaging 40.6 yards and 0.6 touchdowns in his past five games. He faces the Bears in Soldier Field. Witten has scored three of his four touchdowns in five road starts. The Bears have allowed 10 touchdowns to tight ends.
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8. Coby Fleener, Indianapolis Colts
Coby Fleener is averaging 94 yards and 0.8 touchdowns per game. He faces the Cleveland Browns. Andrew Luck could look to him with Joe Haden focusing his attention on T.Y. Hilton.
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9. Jordan Reed, Washington Redskins
Jordan Reed meshed with Colt McCoy again to the tune of nine catches for 123 yards last week against the Colts. He should be a solid play against the Rams.
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10. Travis Kelce, Kansas City Chiefs 
Travis Kelce is averaging 48.2 yards and 0.3 touchdowns per game. He faces the Arizona Cardinals. The Cards have allowed 263.3 passing yards per game.
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The Next Batch
11. Delanie Walker, Tennessee Titans vs. New York Giants
12. Charles Clay, Miami Dolphins vs. Baltimore Ravens
13. Jordan Cameron, Cleveland Browns vs. Indianapolis Colts
14. Larry Donnell, New York Giants at Tennessee Titans
15. Kyle Rudolph, Minnesota Vikings vs. New York Jets
16. Owen Daniels, Baltimore Ravens at Miami Dolphins
17. Heath Miller, Pittsburgh Steelers at Cincinnati Bengals
18. Mychal Rivera, Oakland Raiders vs. San Francisco 49ers
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