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  Panthers | Two placed on PUP list    Thu Jul 30, 12:44 PM

Carolina Panthers WR De'Andre Presley (shin) and TE Brandon D. Williams (groin) were placed on the Active/Physically Unable to Perform list Thursday, July 30.

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  Chiefs | Demetrius Harris to begin on PUP    Wed Jul 29, 07:43 PM

Kansas City Chiefs TE Demetrius Harris (foot) will begin training camp on the Physically Unable to Perform list, according to head coach Andy Reid Wednesday, July 29.

Footballguys view: Harris is an interesting player to watch in super deep dynasty leagues. The converted basketball star is going to compete for the TE2 job behind Travis Kelce when he's healthy.

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  Cardinals | Troy Niklas placed on PUP    Wed Jul 29, 06:59 PM

Arizona Cardinals TE Troy Niklas (hamstring) was placed on the Physically Unable to Perform list Wednesday, July 29.

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  Redskins | Jordan Reed cleared    Wed Jul 29, 05:38 PM

Washington Redskins TE Jordan Reed (knee) has been cleared for full participation in training camp, according to head coach Jay Gruden.

Footballguys view: Reed has talent, but he's got to stay healthy to produce on the field if he wants to play up to his potential. Washington signed Niles Paul to a three-year contract extension earlier this year, and he should be their starting tight end.

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  Cardinals | Jermaine Gresham placed on PUP list    Wed Jul 29, 05:26 PM

Arizona Cardinals TE Jermaine Gresham (back) was placed on the Physically Unable to Perform list Wednesday, July 29.

Footballguys view: Gresham was signed last week, but the back surgery he had earlier this year is going to slow him down in camp. Expect the Cardinals to be cautious with the veteran as he continues to recover.

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  Titans | Chase Coffman re-signed    Wed Jul 29, 04:45 PM

Free-agent TE Chase Coffman (Titans) re-signed with the Tennessee Titans Wednesday, July 29, according to a source.

Footballguys view: Coffman actually started three games last year for the Titans, but you wouldn't be able to tell from the box scores. In 13 games, Coffman was targeted only 14 times and managed to haul in six of those passes for 64 yards and one touchdown.

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  Browns | Randall Telfer to be evaluated during season    Wed Jul 29, 02:02 PM

Cleveland Browns TE Randall Telfer (foot) will be reevaluated at the middle of the regular season to see if he will be able to practice with the team.

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  Jets | Jace Amaro to be H-back    Wed Jul 29, 09:26 AM

New York Jets TE Jace Amaro will be used as an H-back, which might give him a bigger role in the offense than he had last season. Amaro struggled with drops last year.

Footballguys view: Amaro has interesting upside as a weapon for the Chan Gailey offense. His speed and ability to pull away from linebackers make him an interesting player to watch. We like him as a low-end TE2 with potential upside in 2015.

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  Ravens | Crockett Gillmore has bulked up    Wed Jul 29, 01:47 AM

Baltimore Ravens TE Crockett Gillmore has bulked up to 275 pounds during the offseason, but has maintained his speed. He is considered the favorite to start. While his strength is blocking, he has good hands, too.

Footballguys view: Reports have indicated that rookie Maxx Williams isn't ready to challenge for the starting job. Gillmore is a good all-around tight end, but he lacks the speed to challenge the seam of a defense. Even as the Ravens starter, we can't see him more than a low-end TE2 at best.

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  NFL | Chris Cooley might delay comeback    Mon Jul 27, 10:32 PM

Free-agent TE Chris Cooley (Redskins) is still considering a comeback, although he said Monday, July 27, in a radio interview that he does not anticipate a team signing him before the start of training camp. In addition, he is likely to join a contending team. 'It would probably have to be a team that realisitically has a chance of winning this year. Teams that don't have a chance of winning don't sign 33-year-old tight ends,' Cooley said.

Footballguys view: Jermaine Gresham was picked up by the Cardinals last week, so any team desperate for tight end help may turn to Cooley. We're not sold on him returning, and fantasy owners shouldn't be head over heels if he does get back into the league at this point in his career.

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  Steelers | Cameron Clear leaves practice    Mon Jul 27, 07:52 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers TE Cameron Clear (illness) left practice early Monday, July 27, because of a heat-related illness.

Footballguys view: It's summer time, so expect teams to be incredibly careful with players hydration. Clear should be back in action soon.

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  Saints | Add Kevin Brock    Mon Jul 27, 04:59 PM

Free-agent TE Kevin Brock (Bengals) signed with the New Orleans Saints Monday, July 27.

Footballguys view: The Saints were interested in another former Bengals tight end, Jermain Gresham, so the addition of Brock is not a surprise. Brock is mostly a blocking tight end, but he can also contribute on special teams. He's not much of a threat to the fantasy value of guys like Ben Watson or Josh Hill.

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  Patriots | Scott Chandler impressed    Mon Jul 27, 10:20 AM

New England Patriots TE Scott Chandler was one of the stars of the offseason workout program by dominating in the red zone alongside TE Rob Gronkowski.

Footballguys view: We'll see if Chandler can come in and do the same thing in training camp and the preseason. Keep Chandler on your waiver-wire speed dial if the Patriots look like they'll use him more than most expect. Over the last four years in Buffalo, Chandler has caught 17 touchdown passes. He might be a sneaky red-zone target here and there for Tom Brady this year.

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  Dolphins | Miami may use more two-TE sets    Sat Jul 25, 01:14 PM

Miami Dolphins TE Dion Sims' improvement could make it possible for the Dolphins to use more two-tight end sets with fewer wide receivers on the field, according to head coach Joe Philbin. '

Footballguys view: We like both Jordan Cameron and Dion Sims. While Cameron is the more athletic of the two, Sims is a big target who could work great in the red zone. Cameron is going off the board at TE8 (8.08) in 12-team PPR leagues. Sims is going undrafted in most leagues, but with Cameron's injury history fantasy owners should keep Sims on their waiver wire speed dial.

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  Colts | Dwayne Allen the preferred TE?    Fri Jul 24, 09:28 PM

Indianapolis Colts TE Dwayne Allen has started every game he has been healthy enough to play in, and Zak Keefer of the Indianapolis Star believes Allen's more complete skill set and the team's expanded receiving corps could lead to more snaps for Allen as the lone tight end in 2015.

Footballguys view: Allen is fantastic, but he's also been banged up quite a bit. Over the last two years, Allen has only played in 14 games. If healthy, Allen should be a high-upside TE2 for fantasy owners. His current ADP is TE13 (12.08) in 12-team PPR leagues.

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  Cardinals | AZ adds Jermaine Gresham    Fri Jul 24, 07:21 PM

Free-agent TE Jermaine Gresham (Bengals) agreed to a one-year deal with the Arizona Cardinals Friday, July 24, according to a source. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Footballguys view: Gresham was getting interest from a few teams, and he even had a standing offer from the Saints, but he decided to sign with the Cardinals. Fantasy owners should realize there's not much fantasy potential with this team. Bruce Arians doesn't utilize the tight end as a target in his offense.

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  Falcons | Atlanta has high hopes for Jacob Tamme    Fri Jul 24, 06:39 PM

Atlanta Falcons TE Jacob Tamme could be the best tight end the Falcons have had since TE Tony Gonzalez retired, according to Vaugh McClure of ESPN.com.

Footballguys view: Tamme is not washed up, but in Denver he didn't get much of an opportunity behind Julius Thomas and Virgil Green. With the Falcons, we should see Tamme emerge as the top tight end. For fantasy purposes, we only consider Tamme a high-end TE3 with upside.

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  Saints | Benjamin Watson to start?    Fri Jul 24, 06:15 PM

New Orleans Saints TE Benjamin Watson is slated to start at tight end over TE Josh Hill, according to Mike Triplett of ESPN.com.

Footballguys view: Watson is a good all-around tight end, but he's not much of an option for fantasy owners. Hill can make some plays here and there in a part-time role.

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  Ravens | Dennis Pitta officially goes on PUP list    Fri Jul 24, 05:05 PM

Baltimore Ravens TE Dennis Pitta (hip) was officially placed on the Physically Unable to Perform list Friday, July 24.

Footballguys view: No surprise here. Pitta missed all of the offseason workouts so far, and there's a good chance he could begin the regular season on the PUP list.

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  Raiders | Clive Walford projected as starter    Fri Jul 24, 04:44 PM

Oakland Raiders TE Clive Walford is slated in as the starting tight end, according to ESPN.com's Bill Williamson.

Footballguys view: Williamson is one of the best beat writers in the NFL, and he's been reporting positive things about Walford all offseason long. The rookie from Miami can make crazy catches seem routine. He goes all out to make a grab, and he's dangerous after the catch because of his open-field agility. Dynasty league owners should be all over Walford. Re-draft owners should see him only as a TE3 with upside.

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  Bears | Chicago could sign Jermaine Gresham    Fri Jul 24, 03:12 PM

Free-agent TE Jermaine Gresham (Bengals) has drawn interest from the Chicago Bears, who have supposedly talked about signing the tight end.

Footballguys view: Gresham is a talented tight end with an all-purpose skill set. He's currently recovering from offseason back surgery, but Gresham is getting interest from more than a few teams out there. We should see him find a new home near the start of training camp. If added by the Bears, Gresham would compete with Martellus Bennett for targets in the passing game.

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  Packers | Jermaine Gresham visits Green Bay    Fri Jul 24, 08:23 AM

Free-agent TE Jermaine Gresham (Bengals) visited the Green Bay Packers Thursday, July 23, according to a source.

Footballguys view: Gresham is getting some interest around the league, and he's going to take his time when finding a new home. Teams like the Saints or Cardinals could end up landing the veteran tight end. Richard Rodgers is set to be the starting tight end in Green Bay, but Gresham might change that plan if the Packers add him. Stay tuned.

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  Vikings | Kyle Rudolph working out     Thu Jul 23, 04:07 PM

Minnesota Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph has implemented more stretching, flexibility and yoga into his routine this offseason after taking six weeks off when the season ended.

Footballguys view: Rudolph just needs to stay healthy in order to star at the pro level. Over the past two years, he's only played in 17 games combined. You can snare him as a TE2 in your fantasy draft, but Rudolph has TE1 upside if he's healthy.

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  Browns | Randall Telfer placed on NFI list    Wed Jul 22, 04:42 PM

Cleveland Browns TE Randall Telfer (foot) was placed on the Non-Football Injury list Wednesday, July 22.

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  Bengals | Tyler Eifert ready for breakout?     Wed Jul 22, 03:18 PM

Cincinnati Bengals TE Tyler Eifert could be primed for a breakout season, in the opinion of Paul Dehner Jr. of The Cincinnati Enquirer.

Footballguys view: The Bengals have been waiting for Eifert to break out, and he's certainly a player fantasy owners should be watching. After missing most of last season, Eifert is looking to build off the numbers he had as a rookie in 2013. Right now, fantasy owners are picking up Eifert as a TE2 with TE1 upside. His current ADP is TE17 (13.06) in 12-team PPR leagues.

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  Broncos | Virgil Green expected to see more targets    Wed Jul 22, 02:47 PM

Denver Broncos TE Virgil Green is expected to receive more playing time this season and receive more targets than he has had in the past.

Footballguys view: Green should post career-best numbers this year, but that's an easy prediction since Green only has 23 catches in his four-year career. He's an underrated receiver, but Green is a fantastic blocker. With so many question marks on the offensive line, Green may stay in to block more than those calling him a "sleeper fantasy tight end" would think.

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  Jets | Jace Amaro not used in red zone in 2014    Wed Jul 22, 01:44 PM

New York Jets TE Jace Amaro was targeted only nine times in the red zone last season. Amaro could be used more often in the red zone under offensive coordinator Chan Gailey.

Footballguys view: It would be a smart move for the Jets to use Amaro more when they're near pay dirt. Amaro has good size and the wingspan to pluck jump passes out of the air. He's a TE2 with upside for fantasy owners this year.

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  Cardinals | Jermaine Gresham meets with Arizona    Wed Jul 22, 12:22 PM

Free-agent TE Jermaine Gresham (back) met with the Arizona Cardinals Tuesday, July 21, but the two sides have not agreed to a deal at this point. Gresham underwent back surgery earlier this offseason, and it is not known if the Cardinals' doctors were comfortable with his health. Gresham may decide to meet with other teams before making a decision.

Footballguys view: Earlier reports indicated the Saints had an offer on the table for the veteran tight end. Gresham had back surgery back in March, and he may not be as healthy as some teams want in order to bring him on board. We'll see some team add him...perhaps before the start of training camp.

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  Ravens | Maxx Williams faces steep learning curve    Tue Jul 21, 10:02 PM

Baltimore Ravens TE Maxx Williams' play was inconsistent during offseason workouts and expectations for the rookie should be kept in check, in the opinion of The Baltimore Sun's Jeff Zrebiec.

Footballguys view: Williams has good upside as a pro, and his game always reminded us of a young Jason Witten. The rookie will have to get on track with the pro game, and he'll have to prove that he's a better starting option than second-year pro Crockett Gillmore. In addition to having arguably the coolest name in all of football, Gillmore has strong hands and is a savvy player who can move the chains.

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  Ravens | Dennis Pitta to open on PUP    Tue Jul 21, 08:41 AM

Baltimore Ravens TE Dennis Pitta (hip) is expected to open the season on the Physically Unable to Perform list, according to sources. This would mean he'll miss at least the first six games. He has rehabilitated the hip to the point where he's able to do some route running and individual drills, but wasn't allowed to fully participate during the Ravens' offseason practices.

Footballguys view: Pitta's career may be done, and starting the season--not training camp, the season--on PUP shows just how serious this injury is. We're not surprised by this move as it was always expected, and that's why the Ravens moved to add tight end talent this year. In the second round of the 2015 NFL draft, they added Maxx Williams from Minnesota. He reminds us of a young Jason Witten (Cowboys), and the rookie will compete with second-year pro Crockett Gillmore for the starting tight end position in 2015.

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  Ravens | Crockett Gillmore has improved hands    Mon Jul 20, 04:14 PM

Baltimore Ravens TE Crockett Gillmore has improved catching the football this offseason. He has shown strong hands and supposedly has hardly let the ball hit the ground.

Footballguys view: The Ravens are trying to fill the void left by Owen Daniels, and Crockett could be part of the answer at tight end. The team also added rookie Maxx Williams in the second round of the draft. Williams is more athletic than Crockett and might take over as the primary tight end if he doesn't win the starting job outright in training camp.

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  Cardinals | AZ hosting Jermaine Gresham    Mon Jul 20, 03:38 PM

Updating a previous report, free-agent TE Jermaine Gresham (Cardinals) will visit the Arizona Cardinals Tuesday, July 21.

Footballguys view: The Cardinals (and the Saints) seem to be the most interested in Gresham right now. The veteran tight end is currently recovering from back surgery he underwent earlier this offseason. We'll see him find a spot on a roster before the start of the regular season...maybe before the start of training camp. If he lands in Arizona, Gresham won't be much of a fantasy factor as Bruce Arians doesn't use his tight ends that often.

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  Saints | New Orleans TE committee likely    Mon Jul 20, 08:47 AM

New Orleans Saints TE Josh Hill and TE Benjamin Watson will likely be used in a committee to supplement the team's offense after TE Jimmy Graham was traded.

Footballguys view: No matter who is the starter, they won't see as many targets as Jimmy Graham did during his time in New Orleans. We have an appreciation for the Idaho State product, and Hill has proven in limited time that he can make some big plays (and catch touchdowns) here and there. Hill should get every opportunity to prove himself in a larger role this year, but TEBC isn't something fantasy owners should be getting themselves involved in. Let's see how things shake out in training camp and the preseason.

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  Saints | Jermaine Gresham has offer from NO    Sun Jul 19, 06:15 PM

Free-agent TE Jermaine Gresham (Bengals) was offered a contract by the New Orleans Saints after visiting in June. He has other visits planned over the next two weeks and is expected to decide on a team before training camp begins.

Footballguys view: We'll see if the veteran tight end accepts. The Saints have always seemed like the frontrunner for Gresham's services. If signed, this would lower the value (and the sleeper status) of Josh Hill. Stay tuned.

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  Cardinals | Jermaine Gresham to visit Arizona    Sun Jul 19, 11:38 AM

Free-agent TE Jermaine Gresham will visit the Arizona Cardinals at some point during the week of Monday, July 20, according to a source apprised of his plans.

Footballguys view: Gresham is recovering from back surgery he had earlier this year, but he should get a few teams interested when he's healthy enough to pass a physical. The veteran tight end plans to meet with additional teams and to find a new home by training camp.

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  Bengals | Jermaine Gresham not an option for Cincy    Sat Jul 18, 12:19 PM

Free-agent TE Jermaine Gresham (Bengals) likely will not re-sign with the Cincinnati Bengals this offseason.

Footballguys view: Gresham is currently on the open market, but there should be a few teams interested in the veteran tight end. He's currently recovering from back surgery he had earlier this year. Once cleared, we expect some team to give him a shot. The Saints have reportedly been looking into adding Gresham for months. Stay tuned.

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  Chiefs | Demetrius Harris' status uncertain    Fri Jul 17, 05:36 PM

Kansas City Chiefs TE Demetrius Harris' (foot) status for the start of training camp is uncertain because he underwent foot surgery earlier this offseason.

Footballguys view: Fantasy owners shouldn't be that concerned with Harris. He's not going to do much unless Travis Kelce gets banged up. Dynasty owners in deeper leagues should be monitoring his situation.

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  Giants | Larry Donnell tapered off in 2014    Fri Jul 17, 08:25 AM

New York Giants TE Larry Donnell scored three of his six touchdowns in Week 4 in 2014 and failed to find the end zone over his final six games of the season.

Footballguys view: Fantasy owners want a more consistent Donnell this season. Year two of the Ben McAdoo offense should go a lot smoother, and we're expecting better play from the Giants passing game--especially where QB Eli Manning is concerned. That should have a trickle-down effect to Donnell and others. A healthy Victor Cruz would also help coverage weaken for Donnell.

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  Jaguars | Julius Thomas should help in red zone    Thu Jul 16, 12:46 PM

Jacksonville Jaguars TE Julius Thomas is expected to help the offense in the red zone since he caught 13 passes and nine touchdowns in the red zone last season.

Footballguys view: That's a big reason why the team brought Thomas in. Last year, the Jaguars ranked last in touchdowns (13) and completion percentage (39.1%) in the red zone. Thomas is capable of creating mismatches due to his athleticism. His basketball skill set comes through in the red zone when he can box out defenders and high point passes for six points.

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  Colts | Dwayne Allen sheds weight    Wed Jul 15, 12:53 PM

Indianapolis Colts TE Dwayne Allen plans to play at 255 pounds, which is 13 pounds lighter than he was last season.

Footballguys view: A lighter Allen could be a more explosive player, and perhaps it will help him stay healthier. He's going to once again split time at tight end with Coby Fleener. Allen is coming off the board at TE14 (12.10) in 12-team PPR leagues.

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  Redskins | Jordan Reed still reliable?    Tue Jul 14, 03:22 PM

Washington Redskins TE Jordan Reed (knee) was held out of offseason activities due to knee surgery, but he is expected to participate in training camp later this month. Reed has also battled issues with his hamstring, hip, thigh, thumb and a concussion.

Footballguys view: Reed is so injury prone that even Tony Moeaki thinks he needs to change his routine. Fantasy owners know that Reed has talent, but his propensity to get injured makes him a risky addition. He's worth taking a chance on as a late-round flier in re-draft leagues. Right now, Reed is going off the board at TE20 (13.08) in 12-team PPR leagues.

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  Packers | Andrew Quarless likely not facing jail time    Tue Jul 14, 02:26 PM

Green Bay Packers TE Andrew Quarless probably won't be imprisoned since he was charged with a misdemeanor and not a felony. Quarless was arrested for discharging a firearm in public, but he said it was an act caused by drunken stupidity, not violence.

Footballguys view: Ah, the old "drunken stupidity" defense. It's not quite as effective as the Chewbacca defense, but it's close. Fantasy owners aren't dialed in on Quarless (nor should they be) even if he's starting over Richard Rodgers this season.

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  Seahawks | Jimmy Graham to be used all over    Tue Jul 14, 12:27 PM

Seattle Seahawks TE Jimmy Graham will be used all over the field with Seattle like he was in New Orleans. 'Yeah, we do that with a lot of our guys. We like to formation and move guys around for different reasons, and Jimmy will be definitely in that mix,' offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell said. 'It's just another great playmaker. He can stretch the field, catch the ball, big target in the red zone, which will be huge for us. That may be one of the biggest things, just the size we have down there when things start to get tight.'

Footballguys view: This isn't going to be the same old Seahawks passing game. The team is going to still dominate on the ground, but they'll be able to open things up with passes if need be. Graham doesn't have the same upside he did in New Orleans, but he's still likely to be a top-5 fantasy tight end.

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  Buccaneers | Austin Seferian-Jenkins' health key    Mon Jul 13, 06:11 PM

Tampa Bay Buccaneers TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins' health will be key to the success of the team's offense this season. If Seferian-Jenkins can stay healthy he'll be heavily utilized in offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter's system.

Footballguys view: With Vincent Jackson and Mike Evans taking away so much attention, Seferian-Jenkins could flourish in 2015. He's a TE2 right now, but there's TE1 potential in this prospect. Rookie QB Jameis Winston could lean on Seferian-Jenkins as a reliable outlet this season.

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  Cowboys | Jason Witten has stayed healthy    Mon Jul 13, 01:48 PM

Dallas Cowboys TE Jason Witten has not missed a start since the 2006 season.

Footballguys view: The old man has been "steady Eddie" for fantasy owners for quite some time. Witten has been a top-10 fantasy tight end every season since 2007. This year, Witten is still seen as a TE1 and solid starter each week.

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  Bills | MarQueis Gray excited about offense    Mon Jul 13, 10:34 AM

Buffalo Bills TE MarQueis Gray is excited about playing in offensive coordinator Greg Roman's scheme with TE Charles Clay. 'This offense right here is tight end heaven,' Gray said. 'We move around so much that we really play receiver, slot, we play everything but running back. You could line up at any of those spots - that's the best part about this offense.' Gray also said this could be his breakout year. 'Especially with this offense and the opportunities coming my way - I'm going to take full advantage of it,' Gray said. 'I want to be that guy where defensive coordinators say 'Watch out for 48.' I want to put fear in the defense.'

Footballguys view: The tight ends may be in heaven, but the quarterback situation in Buffalo is a bit hellish. Matt Cassel has the most experience and could end up as the starter, although Tyrod Taylor is a sleeper in this battle. Gray is competing for the team's TE2 job behind Charles Clay. Fantasy owners should consider Clay at low-end TE2 with TE1 upside in certain matchups.

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  Buccaneers | Austin Seferian-Jenkins uncoverable    Mon Jul 13, 08:52 AM

Tampa Bay Buccaneers TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins was virtually uncoverable in organized team activities and minicamps.

Footballguys view: Many of you many be looking to find a "sleeper" at the tight end position in your draft. Seferian-Jenkins could be that guy. He's a TE2 who could be used effectively in some sort of tight end rotation. Seferian-Jenkins is a huge target who can be a force in the red zone. Quarterback Jameis Winston is a fearless rookie who is not afraid to throw it up to let a big man like Seferian-Jenkins go get it. Right now, his ADP is TE19 (13.10) in 12-team PPR leagues.

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  Bills | Charles Clay to move around    Sun Jul 12, 01:36 PM

Buffalo Bills TE Charles Clay said he will be lining up at different positions this season under offensive coordinator Greg Roman. 'Whether it's running routes or catching as receivers out of the backfield, he does a good job of moving guys around,' Clay said. 'I can't think of any position where I'm lined up at more than another. The receivers will tell you the same thing. They're moving around as much as I am.'

Footballguys view: Clay has the ability to be a mid to low fantasy TE1 in an adequate to good pass offense, but Buffalo is far from that. Even if their QB to be named later has exceeds expectations, Clay will still have to fight with Sammy Watkins, Robert Woods, Percy Harvin, and two very good passcatching backs for targets in a run-first offense. He's probably not worth a pick in typical leagues, but he could help teams in a bind for a one-week TE play during the season.

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  Packers | Green Bay looking at tight end market?    Sun Jul 12, 08:19 AM

The Green Bay Packers could sign a free-agent tight end before training camp opens Thursday, July 30. Free-agent TE Jermaine Gresham (Bengals) is considered a candidate.

Footballguys view: Gresham has also been a player of interest for the Raiders and Saints. He might have marginal fantasy value if he lands in Green Bay or New Orleans.

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  Buccaneers | New OC to help Austin Seferian-Jenkins?    Sat Jul 11, 10:03 PM

Tampa Bay Buccaneers TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins could benefit from offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter, who has a solid history with tight ends. In 2010, Koetter coached Jacksonville Jaguars TE Marcedes Lewis in a career-best season with 700 yards and 10 touchdowns. Koetter also coached former TE Tony Gonzalez's 2012 and 2013 campaigns with the Atlanta Falcons during which he piled up over 1,700 yards and 16 touchdowns over the two seasons.

Footballguys view: Seferian-Jenkins has had trouble avoiding injury the last few years, but if he can stay healthy year, he'll benefit from the coverage drawn by Vincent Jackson and Mike Evans and aggressive nature of #1 overall pick QB Jameis Winston. He's worth an upside TE2 pick in the late rounds of PPR leagues.

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