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Position Analysis: Tight ends

Tyler Eifert (USA Today)

The Vikings may not need a tight end to contribute right away, but there are a few developmental late-rounders that could intrigue them. We examine the stats, analysis and projections for the top 10 tight ends.

POSITION OVERVIEW: Over the past decade, the role of the pass-catching tight ends has become an increasingly larger one in NFL offenses. From the tandem of Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez in New England to a dozen or so premium picks over the last few years, it would appear that every team is now looking for a seam-stretching tight end to add another weapon to offenses. As a result, the draft...

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