If 2012 was the "Year of the Quarterback," then the tight end position was its main beneficiary. Rob Gronkowski of the New England Patriots shattered the single-season record for touchdown catches by a tight end, and Jimmy Graham of the New Orleans Saints topped 1,300 receiving yards and caught 99 passes. However, many teams aren't blessed with such dominant players at the position, and NFL squads looking to improve at tight end will likely look to this group of college football standouts first.
New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is on track to be ready for the start of the 2014 NFL regular season. Jimmy Graham, who lost his grievance to contractually regarded as a wide receiver, is also on track to be ready for ... Read Post
Entering the 2012 season, only two tight ends in NFL history have had three seasons with 10 or more receiving touchdowns. On Sunday, Rob Gronkowski of the New England Patriots caught his ninth and tenth touchdowns of the season, joi... Read Post
CHANDLER, Ariz. – First, a numbers comparison. Tight end A: 76 catches, 1,078 yards, 13 TDs, 14.2 yards per catch Tight end B: 78 catches, 896 yards, 7 TDs, 11.4 yards per catch The first set of numbers are Rob Gronkowski’s season a... Read Post