Don’t Overlook a Proven Star To Draft Jermichael Finley in Fantasy

August 5, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Jermichael Finley has become the vogue pick among tight ends in fantasy drafts this season.  With an ADP of right around 60, according to Mock Draft Central, he is the fourth tight end coming off the board.  That’s before Jason Witten, Tony Gonzalez, and Brent Celek.
His quarterback certainly plays a role in that.  With Aaron Rodgers (who is the top QB on our rankings, which you can view by clicking here ),  throwing him the ball, he has an advantage that other tight ends don’t have.  Then again, Rodgers does move the ball around, with eight receivers with at least 20 receptions.
His stats last season also help, catching 55 balls for 676 yards and 5 TD in his sophomore season.  The thing is, those are nice numbers, but far from elite.
Take Celek, who enjoyed a breakout campaign.  He had 76 receptions for 971 yards and 8 TD, trumping Finley across the board.
Finley did miss time, playing in 13 games, so that does h...

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