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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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With another exciting week of football under our belts, here are the Lester’s Legends 2014 Week 13 fantasy football tight end rankings.
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1. Rob Gronkowski, New England Patriots
Rob Gronkowski is averaging 73.8 yards and 0.8 touchdowns per game. He’s averaging 95 yards per game in his past seven starts. Gronk is Green Bay’s problem this week.
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2. Jimmy Graham, New Orleans Saints
Jimmy Graham is averaging 58.8 yards and 1.2 touchdowns in his past five games and 60.9 yards and 0.8 touchdowns on the year. The Pittsburgh Steelers are his next victim. Pittsburgh has allowed 1.7 touchdown passes per game.
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3. Julius Thomas, Denver Broncos
Julius Thomas missed last week with an ankle injury, but still has 12 touchdowns on the year. Monitor his status. If healthy he’s a great start against the Kansas City Chiefs.
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4. Greg Olsen, Carolina Panthers
Greg Olsen is averaging 65.4 yards and 0.5 touchdowns. He is coming out of a bye to face the Minnesota Vikings. The Vikes have allowed 1.7 touchdown passes per game.
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5. Antonio Gates, San Diego Chargers
Antonio Gates is averaging 44.6 yards and 0.8 touchdowns. He’s been quiet the past few weeks. Look for an outburst against the Baltimore Ravens.
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6. Martellus Bennett, Chicago Bears 
Martellus Bennett is averaging 57.1 yards and 0.5 touchdowns per game. He faces the Detroit Lions in Detroit. Four of his five scores have come on the road.
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7. Travis Kelce, Kansas City Chiefs 
Travis Kelce is averaging 49.3 yards and 0.4 touchdowns per game. He should see additional targets as the Chiefs try to keep pace with the Broncos.
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8. Delanie Walker, Tennessee Titans
Delanie Walker is averaging 66.7 yards and 0.4 touchdowns per game. He returned from a concussion last week to post 155 yards on the Philadelphia Eagles. He faces the Houston Texans this week.
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9. Jason Witten, Dallas Cowboys
Jason Witten is averaging 41.9 yards and 0.4 touchdowns on the year. He has four touchdowns in the past six games. He takes on the Eagles.
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10. Larry Donnell, New York Giants
Larry Donnell is averaging 41.9 yards and 0.5 touchdowns per game. He takes on the Jacksonville Jaguars. The Jags have allowed 257.5 yards and 1.7 touchdowns per game.
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The Next Batch
11. Coby Fleener, Indianapolis Colts vs. Washington Redskins
12. Mychal Rivera, Oakland Raiders at St. Louis Rams
13. Charles Clay, Miami Dolphins at New York Jets
14. Heath Miller, Pittsburgh Steelers vs. New Orleans Saints
15. Owen Daniels, Baltimore Ravens vs. San Diego Chargers
16. Kyle Rudolph, Minnesota Vikings vs. Carolina Panthers
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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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