The 2011 NFL Draft offers an above average tight end class.
This year, there are tight ends who can catch and block, and there is even some tweeners that are big enough to play tight end or play an H-Back type role.
Some receivers in college who aren't particularly fast enough to play receiver in the NFL are also making the move to tight end. Some basketball players have made the transition to tight end as well, most notably Falcons TE Tony Gonzalez and Chargers TE Antonio Gates.
Tight end is one of the most underrated positions in football, and it shouldn't be. Not only do they have to catch passes, but they also run and pass block, making them a big key to an offenses success.
Here are my top 10 tight ends in the 2011 NFL Draft.