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Top TE a cut above the rest

Tight ends must do more than just catch the ball

Updated: April 26, 2011, 2:32 PM ET
By Todd McShay | Scouts Inc.

When evaluating tight ends, it is important to consider all aspects of their games -- separation skills, ball skills, big-play ability, competitiveness/toughness and blocking. With our 2011 draft board finalized, here's how we rank the top tight ends in each of those skill sets, as well as our rankings of all prospects with draftable grades.


Which tight ends are tops in each skill area? How many prospects have draftable grades? Which tight ends came off the board in the first two rounds in 2010, and how have the past three classes broken down? ESPN Insiders get all the answers. Insider