NFL Tight End Rankings

Jake DeWitt

Tier 1

1. Rob Gronkowski (New England Patriots)
One word: Gronk. Two words: The Gronk. Tom Brady’s favorite taggert hauled in 11 touchdowns in 15 regular season games in 2015. While injuries have plagued his early career, he still stands as the most dominant tight end since the likes of Tony Gonzalez and Sterling Sharpe.

2. Jordan Reed (Washington Redskins)
Jordan Reed led all NFL tight ends with 13 touchdowns in 2015. Pound-for-pound and inch-for-inch, Reed is absolutely one of the most athletic tight ends in the league today. His production continues to rely on the performance of shaky Captain Kirk in Washington.

3. Greg Olsen (Carolina Panthers)
Olsen won’t lead the tight end’s group in touchdowns or receptions since the Panthers’ offense is predicated on the running game. But don’t be mistaken. He’s been one of the most reliable pass catchers in the NFL since he left the University of Miami 10 years ago.

Tier 2

4. Delanie Walker (Tennessee Titans)
5. Travis Kielce (Kansas City Chiefs)
6. Tyler Eifert (Cincinnati Bengals)
7. Antonio Gates (San Diego Chargers)
8. Zach Ertz (Philadelphia Eagles)
9. Julius Thomas (Jacksonville Jaguars)

Tier 3

10. Martellus Bennett (New England Patriots)
11. Jason Witten (Dallas Cowboys)
12. Jacob Tamme (Atlanta Falcons)
13. Ben Watson (Baltimore Ravens)
14. Dwayne Allen (Indianapolis Colts)
15. Jimmy Graham (Seattle Seahawks)
16. Larry Donnell (New York Giants)
17. Ladarius Green (Pittsburgh Steelers)
18. Coby Fleener (New Orleans Saints)
19. Kyle Rudolph (Minnesota Vikings)
20. Eric Ebron (Detroit Lions)

Tier 4

21. Clive Walford (Oakland Raiders)
22. Gary Barnidge (Cleveland Browns)
23. Charles Clay (Buffalo Bills)
24. Dennis Pitta (Baltimore Ravens)
25. Jared Cook (Green Bay Packers)
26. Jordan Cameron (Miami Dolphins)

Tier 5

27. Austin Sefarian-Jenkins (New York Jets)
28. Zach Miller (Chicago Bears)
29. Richard Rodgers (Green Bay Packers)
30. Brent Celek (Philadelphia Eagles)

 

Advertisements

Author: Thrive Nation

Amateur sports journalism blog, primarily posting about the latest happenings in EPL, MLB, NFL, and Boxing.

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s