click meAdvertisement

2012 Fantasy Football Tight End Rankings: Week 9

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.

New England, New York Jets, St. Louis and San Francisco all are on bye.

2012 NFL Week 9 Fantasy Football Rankings — Tight Ends

Rk Player Team OPPONENT Notes
1 Tony Gonzalez ATL vs. DAL Had season-low 3 rec., 29 yds. last week.
2 Jimmy Graham NO vs. PHI (Mon.) Put up 5-63-1 in return from ankle injury.
3 Jason Witten DAL at ATL Set NFL TE record with 18 rec. last week.
4 Heath Miller PIT at NYG Six TDs just one away from career high (2007).
5 Antonio Gates SD vs. KC (Thurs.) Only caught two passes last week.
6 Owen Daniels HOU vs. BUF  
7 Brent Celek PHI at NO (Mon.) Saints are No. 30 against pass.
8 Martellus Bennett NYG vs. PIT Hasn’t caught TD pass since Week 3.
9 Greg Olsen CAR at WAS Redskins allowing second-most pts. to TEs.
10 Brandon Pettigrew DET at JAC Posted seven catches last week.
11 Kyle Rudolph MIN at SEA Only two receptions in last 2 games combined.
12 Jared Cook TEN vs. CHI Emphasis on run game has limited his snaps.
13 Jermaine Gresham CIN vs. DEN  
14 Scott Chandler BUF at HOU Hasn't caught a TD pass in last three games.
15 Brandon Myers OAK vs. TB Has 3+ catches in three straight games.
16 Dennis Pitta BAL at CLE  
17 Jermichael Finley GB vs. ARI Just hasn’t been big part of passing attack.
18 Jacob Tamme DEN at CIN No TD catches since Week 1.
19 Logan Paulsen WAS vs. CAR Has caught six passes in each of last 2 games.
20 Joel Dreessen DEN at CIN  
21 Dallas Clark TB at OAK Has posted 8-91-1 in last two games.
22 Dwayne Allen IND vs. MIA Teammate Fleener expected to miss next 2 G.
23 Kellen Davis CHI vs. TEN Titans have allowed NFL-high 7 TDs to TEs.
24 Anthony Fasano MIA at IND  
25 Zach Miller SEA vs. MIN Caught first TD pass of season last week.
26 Marcedes Lewis JAC vs. DET

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 8 Positional Rankings

Running Backs
Wide Receivers
Defense/Special Teams

Week 9 Waiver Wire

Week 9 Start or Sit

More Stories: