Few would argue that 2011 was the year of the tight end. From guys like Rob Gronkowski putting up wide receiver numbers to virtually every team in the NFL implementing some sort of double tight end package, it is safe to say that the tight end position has changed dramatically for the time being.
The 2012 draft class was not full of household names at the position, but there were a few guys taken in April who could see significant time and emerge as game-changers this season. Landing one of them on your roster during your draft could be the difference between playing for the title and giving up after Week 4.
Here are three tight ends who fit that bill.