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It's been all about the quarterbacks in 2011.
From Drew Brees setting the single-season record for passing yardage, to Aaron Rodgers playing almost flawlessly, to Matthew Stafford joining those two among those throwing for more than 5,000 yards, there's been no shortage of offense.
However, those catching those passes should also be given their share of credit.
More specifically, the tight ends.
New England is blessed with two young talents at this position in Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez. Jimmy Graham continued his breakout year with five grabs for 103 yards and a pair of TDs on Saturday in San Francisco. That was topped by Vernon Davis, who provided some dramatics to cap a day in which he had seven catches for 180 yards and two scores.
Even the obscure had their moment in the sun. Baltimore's Kris Wilson (the recipient of just six catches in 2011) hauled in his first touchdown when he provided the first points for the Ravens on Sunday afternoon.