2010 NFL Free Agency Top Fives: Tight End

February 26, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

While not vital to offensive success, a quality tight end is a luxury many good NFL teams have.

It's not always an easy position to find, however, as the ideal player at the position possesses a blend of size, strength, and athleticism, and is called up to do everything from blocking oncoming pass rushers to beating linebackers and safeties in the passing game.

Unfortunately for those teams without a true playmaker at tight end, the free agent market offers little in that regard.

There are some solid players out there though, and these are my top five free-agent tight ends:

Note: This series of lists only includes unrestricted free agents, as those are the only type that can be signed without giving up compensation. Restricted free agents—especially the best ones—will cost valuable draft picks.)

Benjamin Watson, New England Patriots

Watson has fallen by the wayside at times in a high...

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