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2012 Fantasy Football Tight End Rankings: Week 13

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Each week during the NFL season, we will rank enough players at each position to appease everyone from those in 8-team leagues to 16-team leagues, those that can start two QBs, two TEs, three RBs and four WRs. We cut out the rest, because if you're looking at who the 50th-best running back or the 17th-best kicker is for that week, you need more help than any Web site can give you.

2012 NFL Week 13 Fantasy Football Rankings — Tight Ends

Rk

Player

Team

OPPONENT

Notes

1

Jimmy Graham

NO

at ATL (Thurs.)

Put up 7-146-2 against Falcons in Week 10.

2

Tony Gonzalez

ATL

vs. NO (Thurs.)

Went for 11-122-2 against Saints in Week 10.

3

Jason Witten

DAL

vs. PHI

Second in NFL in receptions (82), only 1 TD.

4

Owen Daniels

HOU

at TEN

Titans have given up 8 TD catches to TEs.

5

Aaron Hernandez

NE

at MIA

Only 2 catches for 36 yds. in first game back.

6

Jermaine Gresham

CIN

at OAK

Has 10 rec., 110 yds. and a TD in last two games.

7

Vernon Davis

SF

at STL

Posted second game w/ no targets, receptions.

8

Antonio Gates

SD

vs. CIN

Just two catches in each of last two games.

9

Brandon Pettigrew

DET

vs. IND

Tied season high w/ 74 yards vs. Texans.

10

Greg Olsen

CAR

at KC

Has at least 42 yards receiving in each of last 4.

11

Heath Miller

PIT

at BAL

No touchdowns in four straight games.

12

Martellus Bennett

NYG

at WAS (Mon.)

Redskins allowing fourth-most fantasy points to TEs.

13

Brandon Myers

OAK

vs. CLE

Tied for 15th in league with 55 catches.

14

Jermichael Finley

GB

vs. MIN

Has posted back-to-back solid efforts.

15

Dustin Keller

NYJ

vs. ARI

Has 5+ receptions in three of last five games.

16

Jared Cook

TEN

vs. HOU

Had season-high six catches vs. Jaguars last week.

17

Dallas Clark

TB

at DEN

Broncos allowing second-most fantasy points to TEs.

18

Kyle Rudolph

MIN

at GB

Got concussion last week, but should play Sunday.

19

Marcedes Lewis

JAC

at BUF

Followed up 2-TD game with 4-56 last week.

20

Dennis Pitta

BAL

vs. PIT

Has a TD reception in 2 of last 3 games.

21

Scott Chandler

BUF

vs. JAC

Just four catches in last two games combined.

22

Brent Celek

PHI

at DAL

Not been the same since Vick got hurt.

23

Jacob Tamme

DEN

vs. TB

Touchdown last week was first since Week 1.

24

Dwayne Allen

IND

at DET

Viable option as long as Fleener (shoulder) is out.

25

Rob Housler

ARI

at NYJ

Season-high 8 catches, 82 yds. last week.

26

Logan Paulsen

WAS

vs. NYG (Mon.)

Total of three catches in last two games combined.

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Rankings are based upon Athlon Sports' standard scoring system:

OFFENSIVE SCORING
All touchdowns are 6 points
1 point for 25 yards passing
1 point for 10 yards rushing/receiving
Receptions are .5 points
Interceptions/fumbles are minus-2 points

Additional Week 13 Positional Rankings

Quarterbacks
Running Backs
Wide Receivers
Kickers
Defense/Special Teams

Week 13 Waiver Wire