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Position Analysis: Tight ends

Coby Fleener (Mark Zerof/US Presswire)

While the crop of tight ends isn't great at the top of the draft, there is a lot of variety in the middle and late rounds. We review the strengths, weakness, production and analysis of 10 of the top options, as well as looking at the Vikings' situation at the position.

POSITION OVERVIEW: With the new emphasis being placed on tight ends thanks to the production of New England's Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez, the copycat world of the NFL is looking for their own cloning of playmaking tight ends. Unfortunately, this is a weak class in that regard. There is a 50-50 chance that there won't be a tight end taken in the first round this year and there isn't a...

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