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Here’s my Week 7 tight end rankings.  Keep in mind that the Colts, Jets, Lions, and Texans are on bye.

.Vernon Davis @ Carolina
1. Vernon Davis @ Carolina
2. Zach Miller @ Denver
3. Tony Gonzalez vs. Cincinnati
4. Chris Cooley @ Chicago
5. Jason Witten vs. New York Giants
6. Antonio Gates vs. New England
7. Brent Celek @ Tennessee
8. Aaron Hernandez @ San Diego
9. Marcedes Lewis  @ Kansas City
10. Kellen Winslow vs. St. Louis
11. John Carlson vs. Arizona
12. Jermaine Gresham @ Atlanta
13. Todd Heap vs. Buffalo
14. Heath Miller @ Miami
15. Visanthe Shiancoe @ Green Bay

Inside the numbers:

  • Chris Cooley suffered a concussion, but will likely be able to play this week.
  • The Giants are going to put a lot of pressure on Tony Romo, which should mean a lot of dump offs to Witten. He had 19 catches for 189 yards and a score against the G-Men last year.
  • Antonio Gates is tough, and will likely suit up against New England, but his effectiveness will be a question mark.
  • Visanthe Shiancoe didn’t even get a target against Dallas last week. Green Bay will go after Favre, especially if Clay Matthews is healthy.


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