World’s Best Preview: Extra Point

Our lead item in this week's World's Best Packers Preview focuses on the tight ends; here's all of our research for that segment of the story. (Jeff Hanisch/USA TODAY)

The following charts show the annual tight end production since Mike McCarthy took over as Green Bay Packers coach in 2006, the 2014 tight end leaderboard (individual and team) and the impact of the 2014 rookie class and the past 10 rookie classes.

Packers Tight Ends Under McCarthy

SEASONRecYardsTDs
2014
Quarless151352
Rodgers71110
Bostick120
Total232482
(Pace)464964
 
2013
Quarless323122
Finley253003
Bostick71201
Taylor6280
Total709706
 
2012 RecYardsTDs
Finley616672
Crabtree82033
Williams7570
Taylor160
Total779335
 
2011
Finley557678
Crabtree6381
Quarless3360
Williams2130
Taylor141
Total6785810
 
2010
Finley213011
Quarless212381
Lee11733
Crabtree4610
Total576755
 
2009
Finley556765
Lee372601
Havner71124
Total991,04810
 
2008
Lee393935
Humphrey111620
Finley6741
Total566296
 
2007
Lee485756
Franks181323
Martin162424
Krause2110
Total8496013
 
2006
Franks252320
Martin211982
Lee101500
Total565802

2014 Tight End Leaderboard

TEAMREC.TOP INDIVIDUALREC.
New England68Gronkowski49
New Orleans66Graham46
Washington61Paul30
Baltimore56Daniels33
Chicago56Bennett47
Kansas City54Kelce32
Carolina52Olsen45
Indianapolis57Allen26
N.Y. Jets48Amaro 32
San Diego48Gates35
St. Louis47Cook29
Dallas42Witten34
N.Y. Giants42Donnell33
Philadelphia41Ertz25
Tennessee41Walker35
Cincinnati40Gresham33
Denver40Thomas32
Minnesota39Ford19
Pittsburgh37Miller35
Miami36Clay27
Oakland33Rivera27
Jacksonville32Harbor22
Tampa Bay32Myers16
Cleveland30Cameron13
Buffalo29Chandler23
San Francisco27Davis16
Arizona23Carolson18
Green Bay23Quarless15
Detroit22Ebron10
Seattle20Willson8
Houston17Graham12
Atlanta16Toilolo15

2014 Rookie Tight Ends

ROOKIESTEAMREC.YARDSTDS
Amaro NYJ322851
Seferian-JenkinsTB131681
EbronDET101031
RodgersGB71110
GillmoreBAL6531
HewittCIN3180
HoskinsMIA2210
FiedorowiczHOU2160
JacobsJAX121
JensenJAX180
NiklasAZ1160

Rookie Tight Ends

Last 10 years, 10-plus catches

Rookie tight ends have made a minimal impact. In the last 10 years, there have been 49 rookie tight ends to catch more than 10 passes, 28 to catch more than 20 passes and 12 to catch more than 40 passes.

2004

Four — Chris Cooley, WASH, 47; Ben Troupe, TEN, 33; Courtney Anderson, OAK, 13; Tim Euhus, BUF, 11.

2005

Four — Alex Smith, TB, 41; Heath Miller, PIT, 39; Bo Scaife, TEN, 37; Adam Bergen, AZ, 28.

2006

Eight — Owen Daniels, HOU, 34; Vernon Davis, SF, 20; Joe Klopfenstein, STL, 20; Tony Scheffler, DEN, 18; Leonard Pope, AZ, 16; Anthony Fasano, DAL, 14; Marcedes Lewis, JAX, 13; David Thomas, NE, 11.

2007

Four — Zach Miller, OAK, 44; Greg Olsen, CAR, 39; Brent Celek, PHI; 16; Daniel Coats, CIN 12.

2008

Three — John Carlson, SEA, 55; Dustin Keller, NYJ, 48; Martellus Bennett, DAL 20.

2009

Three — Brandon Pettigrew, DET, 31; Zach Miller, JAX, 21; Shawn Nelson, BUF 17.

2010

Eight — Jermaine Gresham, CIN 52; Tony Moeaki KC, 47; Aaron Hernandez, NE, 45; Rob Gronkowski, NE, 42; Jimmy Graham, NO, 31; Andrew Quarless, GB, 21; Michael Hoomanawauni, STL, 13; Ed Dickson, BAL, 11.

2011

Four — Lance Kendricks, STL, 28; Kyle Rudolph, MIN, 26; Luke Stocker, TB, 12; Rob Housler, AZ, 12.

2012

Two — Dwayne Allen, IND, 45; Coby Fleener, IND, 26.

2013

Nine — Timonthy Wright, TB, 54; Jordan Reed, WAS, 45; Tyler Eifert, 39; Mychal Rivera, OAK, 38; Zach Ertz, PHI, 36; Luke Willson, SEA, 20; Ryan Griffin, HOU, 19; Joseph Fauria, DET, 18; Levine Toilolo, ATL, 11.


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