November 25, 2012; Tampa, FL, USA; Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez (88) on the sidelines against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the second half at Raymond James Stadium. Atlanta Falcons defeated the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 24-23. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-US PRESSWIRE

Tight End Rankings-Who to Start in Fantasy Football Week 13

Tight ends continue to be extremely valuable in fantasy football as more and more teams utilize their big targets in the red zone and create mismatches while using their speed to stretch defenses down the middle or through the seams. There’s new tight ends seemingly emerging each week as options if you need a pick-up at the position.

With Rob Gronkowski still sidelined it would seem that the top two tight ends for fantasy purposes will get their game over with early this week as Thursday Night Football features Jimmy Graham and the Saints against Tony Gonzalez and the Falcons. Here’s the rest of our top 15 for week 13:

ZT SC JL
1 Jimmy Graham NO at Atl 1.0 1 1 1
2 Tony Gonzalez Atl NO 2.3 3 2 2
3 Jason Witten Dal Phi 3.3 2 3 5
4 Aaron Hernandez NE at Mia 4.3 5 4 4
5 Owen Daniels Hou at Ten 6.3 6 10 3
6 Antonio Gates SD Cin 6.7 7 7 6
7 Jermaine Gresham Cin at SD 8.7 8 8 10
8 Heath Miller  Pit at Bal 9.7 12 6 11
9 Brandon Pettigrew Det Ind 12.0 11 5 20
10 Dennis Pitta Bal Pit 12.3 9 14 14
11 Vernon Davis SF at Stl 13.0 4 NR 15
Martellus Bennett NYG at Was 13.0 15 15 9
13 Brandon Myers Oak Cle 13.3 NR 12 8
14 Dustin Keller NYJ Ari 14.0 13 9 NR
15 Marcedes Lewis Jac at Buf 16.7 10 NR NR

Our ranking team consists of the Fantasy CPR staff: Jeffrey Littrell (JL), Steve C0pps, and myself (ZT). NR stands for not rated and counts for 20 in the composite ranking average.

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