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    Re: Who was YOUR top players from 2012?



    Quote Originally Posted by GOTA View Post
    Didn't Forte also miss a good chunk of the season? It wasn't just missing some time it was a bunch of games. Anyone remember when he ended up in the IR?
    He went on IR around week 8 or 9 I think.

    That's why I didn't include him or Kenny Britt or Peyton in my top 10 at their respective positions. I tried to go for players who played the entire season and/or didn't miss much time.

    Mario Williams was another one I snubbed because of that.
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    Re: Who was YOUR top players from 2012?

    Overall id say eli manning was the best player in the game last year. How many 4th qtr comebacks did he have...i know it was a lot. He is even starting to look like his brother making no name wr's look like all pros. The second ring puts him in the discussion of best qb's of his era, imo.

    Calvin Johnson is getting ready to put his stamp on nfl history i think....2012 could be one for the ages if he, and his QB, stay healthy.




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    Quote Originally Posted by wickedsolo View Post
    Fair enough.

    I think Vernon Davis is the best TE in the NFL right now. He's a hell of a blocker and is just as good of a receiver as Jimmy Graham and Gronk. I think Vernon could go to New England or New Orleans and put up numbers like Gronkowski and Graham.

    I don't have Jermichael Finley on my list because even though he's explosive as a receiver he's really not a good blocker at all and he drops a lot of passes that he shouldn't be dropping.
    Yeah, I think this is the first year Davis played up to his potential. When he put's 100% into it he's a beast.

    I think I'm a little biased towards Gronk and Graham because I had them both on my fantasy team when you start a TE and are able to use one as a flex if you want.
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    Quote Originally Posted by wickedsolo View Post
    Fair enough.

    I think Vernon Davis is the best TE in the NFL right now. He's a hell of a blocker and is just as good of a receiver as Jimmy Graham and Gronk. I think Vernon could go to New England or New Orleans and put up numbers like Gronkowski and Graham.

    I don't have Jermichael Finley on my list because even though he's explosive as a receiver he's really not a good blocker at all and he drops a lot of passes that he shouldn't be dropping.
    If we are going off last year alone like i think we are then there should be noone at the number 1 TE position unless his name is Gronkowski. If im not mistaken he set a NFL record for most Receiving yards and touchdowns for a TE. In his second year in the league. Yea maybe Davis could do that in NE but he didnt. Gronk did. Hes the best TE in football, last year anyway. Its was proven further in both the AFC hampionship and Superbowl when Gronk was obviously hurt, and the offense struggled because of it. Just my opinion however




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    Quote Originally Posted by Jayc00 View Post
    Yeah, I think this is the first year Davis played up to his potential. When he put's 100% into it he's a beast.

    I think I'm a little biased towards Gronk and Graham because I had them both on my fantasy team when you start a TE and are able to use one as a flex if you want.
    i think davis has better years each of the last 2 seasons, more YPC,Receiving yards, and TDs. i think hes a great player but 3rd at best at his position.




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    Quote Originally Posted by Tucking View Post
    If we are going off last year alone like i think we are then there should be noone at the number 1 TE position unless his name is Gronkowski. If im not mistaken he set a NFL record for most Receiving yards and touchdowns for a TE. In his second year in the league. Yea maybe Davis could do that in NE but he didnt. Gronk did. Hes the best TE in football, last year anyway. Its was proven further in both the AFC hampionship and Superbowl when Gronk was obviously hurt, and the offense struggled because of it. Just my opinion however
    Which QB does Grontkowski have throwing him the ball again? That 6th rounder from 2000?

    If I was a tight end I'd take him over Alex Smith any day of the week.




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    Quote Originally Posted by leachisabeast View Post
    Which QB does Grontkowski have throwing him the ball again? That 6th rounder from 2000?

    If I was a tight end I'd take him over Alex Smith any day of the week.
    thats not Gronks fault. Of course his numbers are great cuz he has Brady. Dosnt mean hes not talented. Jermicahel Finley has Rodgers and he dosnt put up them stats. Dallas Clark didnt do that with Manning. No TE before Gronk had those stats with Brady. Does Brady help Gronk yes, Would Gronk be an elite TE with Other QBs like flacco or Schaub or even Smith? Yes probably would be




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    Quote Originally Posted by Tucking View Post
    thats not Gronks fault. Of course his numbers are great cuz he has Brady. Dosnt mean hes not talented. Jermicahel Finley has Rodgers and he dosnt put up them stats. Dallas Clark didnt do that with Manning. No TE before Gronk had those stats with Brady. Does Brady help Gronk yes, Would Gronk be an elite TE with Other QBs like flacco or Schaub or even Smith? Yes probably would be
    Grontkowski is one of the best TE's in the game right now don't get it twisted, I think he's awesome, and he is in a different league to Finley right now, but I just think Vernon Davis is something special as Wicked said, IMO he is currently the best TE in the game.




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    Quote Originally Posted by leachisabeast View Post
    Grontkowski is one of the best TE's in the game right now don't get it twisted, I think he's awesome, and he is in a different league to Finley right now, but I just think Vernon Davis is something special as Wicked said, IMO he is currently the best TE in the game.
    thats fair, i think Vernon is one the the best imo its 1. Gronk 2. Graham 3. Davis.. Then after that noone is close. The season we saw from Gronk last year you may not ever see again, thats why i have him at 1




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    Quote Originally Posted by Tucking View Post
    thats fair, i think Vernon is one the the best imo its 1. Gronk 2. Graham 3. Davis.. Then after that noone is close. The season we saw from Gronk last year you may not ever see again, thats why i have him at 1
    Yeah man I can only dream of Dickson or Pitta getting anywhere near that list :S.




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    Re: Who was YOUR top players from 2012?

    Quote Originally Posted by wickedsolo View Post
    How many of those sacks were because of the OL and how many were because of Blaine Gabbert?
    We'll find out this season.




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    Re: Who was YOUR top players from 2012?

    Quote Originally Posted by leachisabeast View Post
    Grontkowski is one of the best TE's in the game right now don't get it twisted, I think he's awesome, and he is in a different league to Finley right now, but I just think Vernon Davis is something special as Wicked said, IMO he is currently the best TE in the game.
    Agreed. Gronkowski and Graham are really good but they've got Tom Brady and Drew Brees, two the best QB's in the biz.




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    Quote Originally Posted by Corey View Post
    Agreed. Gronkowski and Graham are really good but they've got Tom Brady and Drew Brees, two the best QB's in the biz.
    That's absolutely part of it, but what where the TE's doing that were there before Gronk and Graham? Nowhere as good as them so while they do have great QB's throwing them the ball, they a lot of credit as well.
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    Re: Who was YOUR top players from 2012?

    Quote Originally Posted by Jayc00 View Post
    That's absolutely part of it, but what where the TE's doing that were there before Gronk and Graham? Nowhere as good as them so while they do have great QB's throwing them the ball, they a lot of credit as well.
    I am not taking anything away from either of them. I just think what Vernon Davis has been able to do in San Francisco is more impressive given the style of offense he's played in and the QB's he's played with. He's in a run focused offense with a fairly average QB. He doesn't get the chances that Gronk and Graham get playing in pass heavy offenses and Tom Brady/ Drew Brees are a huge asset to any receiver.




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    Re: Who was YOUR top players from 2012?

    Quote Originally Posted by Corey View Post
    We'll find out this season.
    Maybe, maybe not.

    I think Chad Henne beats out Gabbert.
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