If you’re not only ranking players, but also grouping them in tiers, tight ends are an interesting test case. Jimmy Graham is a one-man tier, with Gronkowski and Julius Thomas, both potential second-round picks, in the next group.
It really comes down to just one thing: The health of Rob Gronkowski.
Studs like Graham and Gronkowski are in a league of their own, but the position offers solid players.
Levan Reid takes a look at all the tight ends involved with the Patriots in some way, shape or form this season.
The Patriots have placed tight end Visanthe Shiancoe on the short-term IR, making him eligible to return later this season, according to a report.
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