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2012 Fantasy Football Tight End Rankings: Week 6

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.

Carolina, Chicago, Jacksonville and New Orleans all are on bye.

2012 NFL Week 6 Fantasy Football Rankings — Tight Ends

Rk Player Team OPPONENT Notes
1 Tony Gonzalez ATL vs. OAK Has 14 more receptions than any other TE.
2 Vernon Davis SF vs. NYG Posted 8th career 100-yard game (5-106) last week.
3 Rob Gronkowski NE at SEA Has better stats compared to first 5 G of '11, except for TDs (3 vs. 5).
4 Kyle Rudolph MIN at WAS Tied for first among TEs with 4 TDs.
5 Owen Daniels HOU vs. GB Leading Texans in rec., yards and TD catches.
6 Brent Celek PHI vs. DET Leads TEs with 15.4 ypc.
7 Heath Miller PIT at TEN (Thurs.) Titans have allowed 7 TDs to opposing TEs.
8 Jason Witten DAL at BAL Is he back? 13-112-1 vs. Bears in Week 4.
9 Fred Davis WAS vs. MIN Vikings allowing sixth-most fantasy points to TEs.
10 Brandon Pettigrew DET at PHI Tied with Gronk for third-most catches by TE.
11 Antonio Gates SD vs. DEN (Mon.) Looking to shake slow start (13-143-0) vs. familiar foe.
12 Jared Cook TEN vs. PIT (Thurs.) Team says they want to involve Cook more in the offense.
13 Dennis Pitta BAL vs. DAL Had 18 catches in first three games, only three total since.
14 Aaron Hernandez NE at SEA Returned to practice, could play on Sunday.
15 Martellus Bennett NYG at SF Injured left knee last week, but stayed in game.
16 Jermichael Finley GB at HOU Injured shoulder last week, monitor status.
17 Scott Chandler BUF at ARI  
18 Jacob Tamme DEN at SD (Mon.) Had 10 catches in first three games, 11 in last two.
19 Jermaine Gresham CIN at CLE  
20 Coby Fleener IND at NYJ  
21 Brandon Myers OAK at ATL  
22 Dustin Keller NYJ vs. IND Expected to be on field for first time since Week 1.
23 Joel Dreessen DEN at SD (Mon.)  
24 Lance Kendricks STL at MIA Caught first career TD pass last week.
25 Anthony Fasano MIA vs. STL  
26 Zach Miller SEA vs. NE

Rankings are based upon Athlon Sports' standard scoring system:

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 6 Positional Rankings

Running Backs
Wide Receivers
Defense/Special Teams

Week 6 Waiver Wire

Week 6 Start or Sit

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