Breaking down NFL combine TEs

Blocking, catching and toughness all important for tight ends

Updated: February 22, 2012, 12:46 PM ET
Scouts Inc.
When evaluating tight ends, it is important to consider all aspects of their games -- separation skills, ball skills, big-play ability, competitiveness and blocking.

Here's how we rank the top 2012 tight ends by skill set (non-seniors noted with an asterisk), as well as a look at all draftable prospects, recent timing and measurement averages for combine tight ends, market trends at the position and Round 1 and 2 picks from 2011.

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