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Finding a tight end stopper

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In today's NFL, the new era of athletic tight end has created a matchup nightmare for defenses. Is there a player on Chicago's roster than can man up with this new breed of tight ends?

Last season, tight ends in the NFL took on a much more significant role in offenses around the league. In the past, there were always a handful of elite tight ends, with a huge drop off into the second tier. Outside of guys like Tony Gonzalez, Jason Witten and Antonio Gates – the yearly producers – the tight end position has annually been a wasteland for consistent pass-catching production. But... Recommended Stories

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