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2012 Fantasy Football Tight End Rankings: Week 14

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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 14 Fantasy Football Rankings — Tight Ends

Rk

Player

Team

OPPONENT

Notes

1

Jimmy Graham

NO

at NYG

Has 121 yards, only 1 TD in last three games.

2

Tony Gonzalez

ATL

at CAR

Caught first TD pass in three games last week.

3

Jason Witten

DAL

at CIN

Has at least six rec. in each of last 9 games.

4

Owen Daniels

HOU

at NE (Mon.)

Pats have allowed third-most fantasy pts. to TEs.

5

Aaron Hernandez

NE

vs. HOU (Mon.)

Season-best 8 catches, 97 yards last week.

6

Brandon Myers

OAK

vs. DEN (Thurs.)

Led all TEs in fantasy scoring last week.

7

Heath Miller

PIT

vs. SD

No. 4 fantasy TE has 7 TD catches.

8

Jermaine Gresham

CIN

vs. DAL

Has a TD catch in three of last four games.

9

Kyle Rudolph

MIN

vs. CHI

Has a TD in three straight games.

10

Greg Olsen

CAR

vs. ATL

Put up 6-89-1 in Week 4 vs. Falcons

11

Brandon Pettigrew

DET

at GB

Went 3-43-1 last week vs. Colts.

12

Martellus Bennett

NYG

vs. NO

Scored first TD since Week 3 last week.

13

Vernon Davis

SF

vs. MIA

Dolphins have surrendered 2 TD rec. to TEs.

14

Antonio Gates

SD

at PIT

Has posted 10-79 in last 3 games combined.

15

Jacob Tamme

DEN

at OAK (Thurs.)

Put up season-best 9 rec., 89 yds. last week.

16

Jermichael Finley

GB

vs. DET

Lions have surrendered 8 TDs to TEs.

17

Jared Cook

TEN

at IND

Saw season-high 12 targets (4 rec.) last week.

18

Dallas Clark

TB

vs. PHI

Has a TD reception in three of last four games.

19

Dennis Pitta

BAL

at WAS

Redskins have given up most fantasy pts. to TEs.

20

Marcedes Lewis

JAC

vs. NYJ

Henne has been looking his way often.

21

Brent Celek

PHI

at TB

Has posted 50 catches, only 1 TD on season.

22

Scott Chandler

BUF

vs. STL

Hauled in his sixth TD last week.

23

Dwayne Allen

IND

vs. TEN

Titans have allowed 7 TD rec. by TEs.

24

Coby Fleener

IND

vs. TEN

Caught 1st NFL TD in first game back (shoulder).

25

Benjamin Watson

CLE

vs. KC

Posted season-best 6 rec., 80 yds. last week.

26

Rob Housler

ARI

at SEA

Will change back to Skelton matter?

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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 14 Positional Rankings

Quarterbacks
Running Backs
Wide Receivers
Kickers
Defense/Special Teams

Week 14 Waiver Wire