Jimmy Graham and Rob Gronkowski proved the fantasy football value of a strong tight end in 2011, with both putting up numbers that would make some wide receivers jealous.
What's more, for a position seemingly shallow in terms of talent (with "only" 32 starters really), there are a lot of quality tight ends playing this year, all benefiting from the game turning into aerial assaults.
There are five TEs going in later rounds that could factor into you winning your league, while also allowing you to double-down on the other positions in early draft rounds.
These aren't exactly "sleepers," a word that's lost all of its aura as fantasy football has become more popular with mainstream audiences. They are just players who could have a big year and give you enough points from the TE position to win it all.