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A pair of prominent fantasy tight ends were injured last week, but Jermichael Finley of the Green Bay Packers stated his intentions to play through his shoulder injury against the Houston Texans, telling Bob McGinn and Tom Silverstein of The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, "I'll be playing next week, for sure."
Likewise, Martellus Bennett of the New York Giants hyper-extended his knee in last week's win over the Cleveland Browns, but he returned to the game. Barring a setback, he should be on the field for New York's big showdown with the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday.
For the first time in four games this season, Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Heath Miller was held out of the end zone last week. The eighth-year veteran should rebound Thursday against a Tennessee Titans squad that's gotten shredded by tight ends all season long.
Detroit Lions tight end Brandon Pettigrew has been hot as of late, with 15 catches over his past two games. The fourth-year pro may be hard-pressed to keep that streak going against a Philadelphia Eagles club giving up the fifth-fewest fantasy points to tight ends in 2012.
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