2012 Fantasy Football Week 7: Tight End Rankings & Projections

October 17, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Working his way back from an ankle injury, Aaron Hernandez's availability was a question mark heading into the weekend. Hernandez played and while he only had 30 yards, he did pick up six receptions and a touchdown.
With Hernandez in the lineup, the Patriots have the flexibility to do more as an offense. They can set up the two tight end looks they would prefer to run instead of using a three-receiver set as their standard offense. Expect Hernandez to have another productive game against the Jets, but it may be awhile before we see him effectively stretch the field vertically and make big plays.
What Did We Learn From Week Six?
- Kyle Rudolph continues to have a breakout season, and his 11 targets against the Redskins tells us Christian Ponder continues to view him as one of his top options in the passing game. Already with five touchdowns on the season, I like Rudolph’s odds of going over 10 for the year—especially if Adrian Peterson continues to...

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