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Fantasy Fox: Top 30 tight ends for Week 8 (standard scoring)
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Fantasy Fox: Top 30 tight ends for Week 8 (standard scoring)

Published Oct. 22, 2014 4:45 a.m. ET

Here are my top 30 tight ends for Week 8, citing standard-scoring leagues only.

This countdown doesn't lean on a particular stat. It's merely an educated best guess of which tight ends will tally the best combination of total yards and touchdowns for the NFL's eighth weekend.

Regardless of how these rankings shake out every week, it shouldn't supersede two important factors that go into regular lineup consideration:

1. Always play your healthy superstars.
2. Always ride your gut instinct over a certain guru's analysis (read: plausible deniability).

BYES: N.Y. Giants, San Francisco



1. Julius Thomas vs. San Diego
2. Rob Gronkowski vs. Chicago
3. Greg Olsen vs. Seattle
4. Zach Ertz @ Arizona
5. Martellus Bennett @ New England
6. Owen Daniels @ Cincinnati
7. Antonio Gates @ Denver
8. Jordan Cameron vs. Oakland
9. Jimmy Graham vs. Green Bay
10. Delanie Walker vs. Houston
11. Jason Witten vs. Washington
12. Travis Kelce vs. St. Louis
13. Charles Clay @ Jacksonville
13. Jared Cook @ Kansas City
14. Jace Amaro vs. Buffalo
15. Jordan Reed @ Dallas
16. Dwayne Allen @ Pittsburgh
17. Scott Chandler @ N.Y. Jets
18. Heath Miller vs. Indianapolis
19. Clay Harbor vs. Miami
20. Coby Fleener @ Pittsburgh
21. John Carlson vs. Philadelphia
22. Tim Wright vs. Chicago
23. Niles Paul @ Dallas
24. Andrew Quarless @ New Orleans
25. Mychal Rivera @ Cleveland
26. Garrett Graham @ Tennessee
27. Austin Seferian-Jenkins vs. Minnesota
28. Ladarius Green @ Denver
29. Brandon Pettigrew/Eric Ebron vs. Atlanta (London)
30. Jermaine Gresham vs. Baltimore
30b. Levine Toilolo vs. Detroit (London)
30c. Anthony Fasano vs. St. Louis
30d. Rhett Ellison @ Tampa Bay

Jay Clemons, the 2008 Fantasy Football Writer of the Year (Fantasy Sports Writers Association), can be reached via Twitter, day or night, at @FOX_JayClemons.


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