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Compare and contrast: The tight ends

NFL Scouting's Michael DiJulio assesses the top tight ends in the draft, listing their strengths and weaknesses. Who has the size, who has the speed and who has the intangibles?

You would have to look way back to April of 1999 to find the last time a tight end was missing from the first round of the draft. Over the past 11 years, a total of 16 players at the position have warranted a team's top selection. However, the 2011 class is poised to buck that trend. The only tight end with first-round talent available in this year's crop is Notre Dame's Kyle Rudolph and a... Recommended Stories

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