The tight end, when used properly, is one of the most dangerous offensive weapons in football today.
Once used simply as an extra blocker, the tight end is now a key component to most potent offense and is often considered a quarterback's best friend.
There is a very good crop of tight ends in the 2011 free agency class. Teams will be bidding high to find the next player for their team that can outrun linebackers and out-muscle safeties.
Here is a list of the 10-best tight end free agents ready to be signed for next season.