2015 Fantasy Football: Top 10 Tight Ends

1. Rob Gronkowski, NE Gronk is clearly the top tight end, and this one doesn’t require a ton of explanation. He’s bigger, stronger, faster and better. Gronk was on a snap count for the majority of last season and was used somewhat sparingly. He caught 82 passes for 1,124 yards and 12 touchdowns. Gronk is on a path to where the conversation isn’t going to be about him being...
Via The Fantasy Fix
1 day ago  |  Discuss

2015 Tight End Tiers and Position Preview

We’re just like everyone else, but we can’t help it… Rob Gronkowski is in a class of his own this year (Photo: Joe Robbins/Getty Images North America). At their best, TEs are double-digit scoring machines who can make a regular difference to your fantasy fortunes. The problem is that the number of true difference makers is not large. Last year, there were five of those 10...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Weekend web roundup: Dallas Cowboys

Vaughan: The biggest story of the Dallas Cowboys' preseason It certainly has been an eventful training camp for the Dallas Cowboys. Injuries, fights, scares, controversy. America's Team rarely disappoints when in search of ... Weeden works with Dallas Cowboys starters Thursday Dallas Cowboys quarterback Weeden passes during a joint NFL football training camp with the ... ...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Romo, Witten growing 'old' while seeking title for Cowboys

OXNARD, Calif. (AP) -- Tony Romo crouches to give his little son Hawkins instructions on running a pass route while Jason Witten carries one of his kids nearby, surrounded by autograph seekers. This is the training camp tradition after practice these days for one of the best quarterback-tight end combinations in NFL history, and the steady force in the Dallas offense for nearly a...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Some top QB-tight end combinations in NFL history

Tony Romo and Jason Witten of the Cowboys have more completions than any quarterback-tight end combination in the NFL since 1991, as far back as STATS can go. Here's a look at some of the top QB-TE combos in league history: - Romo and Witten: Beyond the 632 completions, they are second with 7,139 yards. They aren't quite as prolific when it comes to touchdowns, going back to 1940...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Romo, Witten growing 'old' while seeking title for Cowboys

OXNARD, Calif. (AP) Tony Romo crouches to give his little son Hawkins instructions on running a pass route while Jason Witten carries one of his kids nearby, surrounded by autograph seekers. This is the training camp tradition after practice these days for one of the best quarterback-tight end combinations in NFL history, and the steady force in the Dallas offense for nearly a decade...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony Romo on Jason Witten: ‘He literally is like a brother to me’

Tony Romo made it abundantly clear with comments this week that he and Dallas Cowboys teammate Jason Witten share a remarkable bond of bromantic proportions. When asked about everything he and Jason Witten have been through during their careers as teammates, Romo didn’t hold anything back when explaining just how much the tight end’s friendship has meant to him over the years...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Witten shares special moment with Rams WR, former army vet

When Jason Witten stepped on the field for the Dallas Cowboys' joint practice with the St. Louis Rams on Monday, he had no idea about the special moment in his life that he was walking head first into. A Rams wide receiver brought Witten an old picture that reminded the two of them of a special moment they share together.Rams receiver Danny Rodriguez served a 12-month tour in Afghanistan...
Via Fox Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Do the Cowboys Have the League’s Best Offense?

View image | gettyimages.com Click to See Full Power Rankings Article The Cowboys really only lost one piece from their offense, but it was a huge loss. DeMarco Murray was the leading rusher in the NFL last season, and he now plays for division rival Philadelphia. The Cowboys undoubtedly have the best offensive line in the league, and free agent acquisition Darren McFadden...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Five unsexy players who'll win your fantasy league for you

Zach Martin Everyone's in love with Odell Beckham, Jr., Le'Veon Bell and the rest of the top picks everyone plans on making in this year's fantasy drafts. I get that. They put up big numbers, make flashy plays and are the guys you watch when you're out at the local watering hole. My personal man-crush on Beckham, Jr. aside (did you know he has his own blog?), chances are unless...
Via The Sports Quotient
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys Receivers Practice With Bags On Their Heads, Because Why Not? (Photos)

If recent practices are any indication, the Dallas Cowboys have another NFC East title in the bag. Fresh off a 12-4 season, the Cowboys have their sights set on a deep playoff run. Apparently the team is doing everything it can to get better, as evidenced by a rather interesting training mechanism it employed on the wide receivers and tight ends during Tuesday’s training camp...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Gavin Escobar Starting To Look Like The Next Great Tight End For The Dallas Cowboys?

The Dallas Cowboys have had some real good luck at tight end during the Jerry Jones Era. Jay Novacek was one of the best in the business back in his day. Jason Witten is clearly one of the best in the game today. They have had some that didn't pan out along the way, but it appears that the team may have found the next great one.From the way things look in camp it could very well...
Via FatManWriting
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Jason Witten still looks strong going into his 13th year with the Cowboys

If you thought that Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten would start to slow down just because he’s 33 years old and has been in the NFL since the Mesozoic era, you thought wrong. Based on what we have seen so far at Cowboys training camp, Witten looks as sharp as ever in the receiving game. Here’s a few clips from Oxnard of Witten doing his thing with both Tony Romo and that...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Witten covers himself in mesh netting for pass-catching drill

NFL receivers often have to deal with their vision getting obstructed while they try to make a catch. Cowboys tight end Jason Witten went to extreme measures to work on this facet of the game during Tuesday's practice. As you can see, despite all the technology at his disposal in 2015, Witten just put some mesh netting over his head while hauling in passes.
Via Fox Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Dallas Cowboys Tight End Jason Witten Practicing With a Mesh Bag Over His Head

Dallas Cowboys tight end coach Mike Pope has been known to try some rather unorthodox drills from time to time to make his guys better, but Tuesday's trick may be his simplest and bet one yet. A picture of Jason Witten with a mesh bag over his head has been making the rounds online.Yes, a laundry/ball bag is on his head.via TwitterRead more »
Via FatManWriting
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football Preview 2015: 10 Players To Avoid In Keeper Leagues

Every once in a while, a breakout fantasy football star falls into your lap on draft day and gives you success at that position for years to come. This list does not include that player. We’re examining 10 players who have enough red flags to give you hesitation as you painstakingly build your dynasty. In most cases, these red flags concern age and health — a player who could...
Via NESN.com
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys position preview: Wide receivers and tight ends

Training camp is in full swing at this time of year and all 32 teams are gearing up for the 2015 season. The Dallas Cowboys are coming off a great season and are looking to push for a Super Bowl title. Part of the Dallas Cowboys’ success last year was their receiving corps. and tight ends, a group that really took a giant step forward in production. Lets take a look at what the...
Via isportsweb.com
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Witten, Cowboys seek repeat playoff run after past failures

OXNARD, Calif. (AP) Jason Witten doesn't deny that the Cowboys had a more complicated locker room with Terrell Owens in it and a different message coming from the top when Wade Phillips was the coach. The star tight end also says those factors were far from the most important when Dallas missed the playoffs the last two times it reported to training camp as NFC East champion. '...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Woodson on Witten: 'You cannot tell me there's a better tight end to ever play the game'

And to think he wanted to be a defensive end. When Jason Witten attended the University of Tennessee, he was moved from defensive end to tight end. Now, he's the greatest tight end ever, at least according to Darren Woodson. The Dallas Cowboys announced Woodson would be inducted into its Ring of Honor this season, and while talking to the media about the achievement, the current...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
28 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Dallas Cowboys Tight End Drills Are the Best!

Dallas Cowboys tight end coach Mike Pope has been at it a long time. Pope has been coaching tight ends for some time, mostly with the New York Giants, and has coached some quality players during his career including  Jeremy Shockey, Kevin Boss, Jake Ballard, and Jason Witten.  His drills are known for being unique to say the least.To get the best out of people sometimes you...
Via FatManWriting
August 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Did you know: Jason Witten hasn't missed a start since 2006

Jason Witten is a model of consistency. The 12-year veteran tight end has started every game fro the Cowboys since 2006. Although he finished with lesser numbers than his career norm in receptions and yards, there was a good reason for it.Witten was asked to stay in and serve as a blocker more in the Cowboys' retooled offense under first year coordinator Scott Linehan. Witten finished...
Via Fox Sports
July 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Cowboys WR Williams teaches kids discernment at his camp

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas -- In his two seasons with the Cowboys, receiver Terrance Williams learned discernment from Jason Witten, Dez Bryant, and Tony Romo. Being a younger Cowboy around affable, jovial players may have sometimes sent mixed messages, but Williams has enough of a feel he can pass it on at the Kroger Unplug and Play Terrance Williams Football ProCamp. "I've been around...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Terrance Williams gets serious around Romo, Dez and Witten

There's a time to joke around and a time to get serious. Just ask Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Terrance Williams. The receiver has a very light-hearted personality, most of the time, but he gets real serious when he breaks the huddle around Tony Romo, Dez Bryant and Jason Witten.“It’s kind of nerve racking going to the huddle and having Tony (Romo), Dez (Bryant) and (Jason) Witten...
Via Fox Sports
July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL's top-selling jersey list for June includes Tim Tebow

Tim Tebow might not be a starting quarterback, but he’s still No. 1 in the hearts of scattered NFL fans. And that unwavering support helped the Philadelphia Eagles’ third-stringer rank 16th on the league’s best-selling jersey list for the month of June, according to NFL.com. New York Giants receiver Odell Beckham holds the top spot, and he’s followed by four quarterbacks...
Via Sportsnaut
July 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Who are the top three tight ends in Dallas Cowboys history?

The tight end position has drastically evolved throughout the history of football as they have given greater productivity to offenses than in the past. According to NFL.com, in 2011 of the fifteen players with the most receptions, five of them were tight ends. As the position continues to change, now is a good time to ask the question: who are the three best tight ends in Cowboys...
Via cover32
July 02, 2015  |  Discuss
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