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    2012 Fantasy Football Final – Tight end scoring and ranks

    With the 2012 fantasy football/NFL season behind us it is time to reflect on who the top producers were in fantasy football this season.  These rankings reflect standard yahoo fantasy league scoring.

    2012 Fantasy Football Final – Tight end scoring and ranks

    RankTight EndTeam2012 PTS
    1Jimmy GrahamNO152.2
    2Rob GronkowskiNE143
    3Tony GonzalezATL141
    4Heath MillerPIT131.6
    5Jason WittenDAL121.9
    6Greg OlsenCAR114.3
    7Dennis PittaBAL108.9
    8Owen DanielsHOU107.6
    9Kyle RudolphMIN105.3
    10Brandon MyersOAK104.6
    11Jermaine GreshamCIN101.7
    12Antonio GatesSD95.8
    13Martellus BennettNYG92.6
    14Scott ChandlerBUF91.1
    15Vernon DavisSF84.8
    16Aaron HernandezNE78.8
    17Marcedes LewisJAC78
    18Lance KendricksSTL77.9
    19Jermichael FinleyGB76.7
    20Jared CookTEN74.3
    21Brent CelekPHI72.4
    22Brandon PettigrewDET70.7
    23Dwayne AllenIND70.6
    24Benjamin WatsonCLE68.1
    25Dallas ClarkTB67.5
    26Jacob TammeDEN67.5
    27Joel DreessenDEN65.6
    28Anthony FasanoMIA65.2
    29Tony SchefflerDET56.4
    30Zach MillerSEA55.6

    News and notes 2012 Fantasy football final tight end scoring and ranks

    Down year for tight ends – It is worth noting that not one TE was able to break the 160 point barrier this season (10 fantasy points per game).  While guys like Gronk did put up more than 10 PPG in the games played category, that doesn’t console fantasy owners who were without their services during those injury weeks.

    Jimmy Graham – Graham dealt with an injury for most of the season, but was still able to finish atop the TE rankings in 2012.  If he is healthy heading into 2013, Graham should be targeted alongside Gronkowski to once again be one of the true elite TE’s.

    Tony Gonzalez – There is a strong chance that Tony Gonzalez will be retiring after 2012, which would be a shame considering the fact that he is still producing at an elite level.  Keep an eye out for who replaces him in that Falcons offense in 2013, he could be a nice sleeper pick in next year’s fantasy drafts

    Jacob Tamme/ Joel Dreesen – For some reason, fantasy owners continued to hang on to this duo in fantasy football leagues.  Neither player was able to establish himself as the dominant TE of the Broncos, and with a large number of looks going to Demaryius Thomas and Eric Decker it doesn’t look like there will be enough targets to go around to make either player draftable in 2013.

    Heath Miller – Miller was the breakout TE surprise of the 2012 season.  It is rare for a veteran to suddenly become a major part of the offense, but Miller was able to set a career high in TD’s this past season, and is likely to be targeted top 6 TE’s next year.

    Brandon Myers – This was a horn I was tooting since week 2 when Myers burst onto the scene, and he finished as a top 10 TE this season.  With him and Carson Palmer both expected back next season, they will have a full year of chemistry under their belts, and Myers should be a low TE1 next season.

    Jimmy Graham | New Orleans Saints

    Jimmy Graham | New Orleans Saints (Photo credit: Football Schedule)

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