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25 Greatest Tight Ends in NFL History

The constant evolution of the game is changing the way we look at those who play the tight end position.
25 Greatest Tight Ends in NFL History

There was a time when the tight end position in the NFL served as a sixth lineman who could also run a route to catch the occasional pass. My how the times have changed.

 

25 Greatest Tight Ends in NFL History

The Falcons' Tony Gonzalez has established himself as the best tight end of all-time.
<p> The 25 Greatest Tight Ends in NFL History, including Tony Gonzalez, Kellen Winslow, Mike Ditka, John Mackey, Shannon Sharpe, Antonio Gates, Ozzie Newsome, Dave Casper, Jason Witten, Rob Gronkowski, Jackie Smith, Charlie Sanders, Jerry Smith, Ben Coates, Todd Christiensen, Keith Jackson, Jay Novacek, Brent Jones, Mark Bavaro, Riley Odoms, Raymond Chester, Dallas Clark, Steve Jordan, Billy Joe Dupree and Heath Miller.</p>

Few positions in football have evolved as much as the tight end — which has morphed from that of old school glorified sixth offensive lineman to modern giant slot receiver. Keeping that role reversal in mind, we rank the 25 greatest tight ends in NFL history.

Fantasy Football: 10 Biggest Injury Concerns at Tight End

These big targers also come with a sizeable injury risk
<p> Fantasy Football: 10 Biggest Injury Concerns at Tight End</p>

Injuries are certainly a part of football, and fantasy football, for that matter, but when it comes to the latter that doesn't mean you can't or shouldn't be prepared.

Indianapolis Colts' First Win Will Be vs. Jaguars

The winless Colts will pull off their first win of the season against the Jaguars this week.
<p> The winless Indianapolis Colts will pull off their first win of the season against the Jacksonville Jaguars this week.</p>

The Indianapolis Colts’ Super Bowl is this weekend against the Jacksonville Jaguars — roughly three months before Super Bowl XLVI kicks off at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indy.

Rashard Mendenhall, Chris Johnson and Three Other Fantasy Players To Give Up On

When is it time to cut bait and look elsewhere on some of your fantasy football starters
<p> When is it time to cut bait and look elsewhere on some of your fantasy football starters</p>

Rashard Mendenhall is having a bad season. Even when he's not injured, he's not getting the production you probably paid for with a late first or early second round pick. 

So when is it time to cut the cord on some of your starters and look elsewhere? That's a hard decision to make because usually you're so invested in high draft picks, and it also tells the other owners in your league "Look at me, I'm an idiot who was stupid enough to draft this guy." 

Fantasy Football: Tight Ends Deeper Than Ever

No reason to reach on tight end this season

This year’s crop of tight ends is, without a doubt, the deepest in fantasy football history.

The undisputed heavyweight champion continues to be Antonio Gates, who has scored eight or more TDs in each of the last seven seasons and topped 900 yards five times — which doesn’t include the 782 yards he amassed in 10 games last season (his first year with fewer than 15 games played). On draft day, value Gates as a top-10 WR option who happens to qualify at TE.

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Indianapolis Colts 2011 NFL Team Preview

An in-depth look at the Colts' offense, defense and special teams this year.
<p> An in-depth look at the Indianapolis Colts' offense, defense and special teams in 2011.</p>

The sun rises and sets in Indianapolis on the shoulders of four-time NFL MVP Peyton Manning, so this season’s Colts outlook includes an obvious proviso: If Manning recovers from a second neck surgery in as many offseasons, the perennial AFC South champions should be legitimate contenders to reach Super Bowl XLVI and play at home at Lucas Oil Stadium.