We're back for Week 4 of the 2012 NFL season. The Ravens and Browns got things started with some up and down performances at tight end. Dennis Pitta is the earlier leader this week for most disappointing performance, ending up with no receptions on two targets. The rest of the NFL is back today and tomorrow with a whole host of big opportunities for tight ends.
We have been providing you with rankings all week long, but as Sunday dawns, it would be helpful to have some projections as well. Our Week 4 tight end rankings are based on our pool of knowledge and often a bit of gut instinct. To improve your chances this year, we are going to provide Sunday projections courtesy of the folks at numberFire. numberFire uses a series of mathematical models to break down the action and figure out who exactly is performing well.They use the power of predictive and regressive modeling to more accurately project future performance.
numberFire claims a higher predictive rate than the major companies (ESPN, CBS, Yahoo!). However, as with anything in fantasy football, we at SB Nation Fantasy view numberFire as just one more weapon in your arsenal to claim victory. The numbers can help over the long term, but there are enough variables week-to-week that multiple sources can provide great value.
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