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Tomorrow, the Green Bay Packers will be in Chicago to take on the Bears in the NFC Championship Game. The media have highlighted the Packers’ long injury list (15 players on IR), and earlier this week Football Outsiders published a games-lost-by-starters statistic showing that the Pack lost a total of 83 starter-games in 2010. The statistic also estimates that the Colts lost 89 starter-games – a significant number to be sure, but not significantly more than the Packers. It’s fair to wonder why the Packers have been able to recover enough from injuries to make it to the NFCCG, while the Colts are watching the rest of the playoffs on TV. This post offers a perspective.
NFL Fantasy TE Rankings
Posted by Rohan Bhasin in Fantasy Football | 764 views
Welcome to the second part of a four part series that will preview fantasy rankings for the upcoming NFL season. Each part will rank the top 15 players at specific offensive positions (QB, RB, WR, and TE) needed for fantasy football.
Part Two: Tight Ends – Dallas puts the “D” in derrière (and tight ends).
The tight end position has transformed itself in the past decade to a point where tight ends may be some of the biggest offensive weapons in the league. Ten years ago tight ends focused on run blocking and pass protection. Today they are often primary receiving targets who run wild in the open field. For proof, look at the numbers: TE Rickey Dudley, who had the third highest fantasy points in 1999, would have barely cracked the top ten in 2010. Every year there seems to be a new tight end that showcases his talents, but the top spots have been filled by the Dallas Clarks and Tony Gonzalezes of the world. Will this year be more of the same, or will there be new names taking over at the top? Let’s take a look at my top fifteen tight ends heading into the 2010 season: