Gary Barnidge got good news with the return of Josh McCown as the starting quarterback in Cleveland, as Barnidge averaged 85.3 yards and a touchdown per game while playing with McCown, and this week has a good match-up gainst a Baltimore Ravens pass defense that is 24th in the NFL with 257 passing yards allowed and that is tied for 23rd with 19 passing touchdowns allowed this season.
Jordan Reed failed to find the end zone for the firs time in four weeks, but gets to take on a shaky New York Giants' pass defense provided Reed's minor knee injury doesn't keep him sidelined.
Delanie Walker leads the Tennessee Titans in all the major receiving categories entering their Week 12 battle against the Oakland Raiders, who rank 30th in passing defense (290.5 ypg).
Tyler Eifert caught two more touchdown passes in Week 11 against the Arizona Cardinals to build his NFL-leading receiving touchdown total up to 12, but this week faces a stiff challenge in a St. Louis Rams pass defense that has only allowed a league-best eight passing touchdowns all season.
Rob Gronkowski is coming off his worst outing of the season and faces a Denver Broncos defense that is ranked No. 1 against the pass.
Jacob Tamme had his worse game since September against the Colts, but will have a chance to bounce-back against the Vikings’ middling defense against tight ends.
Brent Celek racked up a season-high 79 yards on a team-leading 10 targets and could see similar volume against Detroit if Zach Ertz remains sidelined.
Greg Olsen had another strong game last week (3-54-1), but goes up against a Cowboys defense that’s allowed just two tight ends to break the 50-yard mark.
Graham's YPC (12.0) remains in line with his career average but a lack of volume and red zone looks continue to haunt him in Seattle but he should have a chance to reverse the downward slide against the Steelers in Week 12.
Coby Fleener is the Indianapolis Colts' third-leading target (55 in 10 games), but has scored just twice entering Week 12 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who rank 30th with 21 passing touchdowns allowed.
Larry Donnell missed his second straight game against New England but is expected back for the game against Washington and should resume his role as TE1.
Julius Thomas' production has been disappoint in his first season with the Jacksonville Jaguars, but he's coming off a week when he scored the game-winning touchdown as the Jaguars prepare for a Week 12 game against the San Diego Chargers, who rank 11th in passing touchdowns allowed (16).
Kyle Rudolph's 106 yard performance last week may look like a blip on the radar for a player who had 182 yards in the nine previous games, but he faces a Falcons defense that has allowed seven touchdowns to opposing tight ends in 10 games.
Jason Witten had a disappointing two-catch, 27 yard effort in Tony Romo's return but should enjoy more success over the final few weeks with Romo under center.
Zach Miller has been more efficient than Martellus Bennett over the last three weeks, and could see additional chances Thursday against the Packers with Bennett dealing with a ribs injury, a defense Bennett scored against in Week 1.
Travis Kelce continues to see consistent targets from Alex Smith, but hasn't topped 50 receiving yards in three games and faces a Bills defense Sunday that's allowed fewer than 40 yards a game to tight ends.
Zach Ertz was forced out of Sunday's game with a concussion and remains an unknown for the game against Detroit with the quick turnaround.
Martellus Bennett has only five catches in his last two games and is now dealing with a ribs injury, making his status on a short week for Thursday's game against the Packers, a team he scored against in Week 1, uncertain.
Cameron Brate had one of his best games of the season against the Eagles (3-47-1) but will likely be a non-factor against the Colts.
McDonald had his best day as a pro, catching four balls for 65 yards and a touchdown in Week 11, and should benefit from more consistent play from quarterback Blaine Gabbert but still splits reps with tight end Garret Celek in the San Francisco passing game.
Vernon Davis showed good chemistry with Brock Osweiler last week, catching all six of his targets for 68 yards, but Sunday's matchup against a Patriots defense that's been tough on tight ends isn't a good one.
Heath Miller caught four passes for 40 yards in his last outing, but with Ben Roethlisberger under center he is a bigger part of the Pittsburgh Steelers offense than when Big Ben was injured, and this week he faces a tough challenge against a Seattle SeaHawks defense that has only allowed 10 passing touchdowns all season.
Benjamin Watson is coming off a clunker of a game—as are the rest of his Saints teammates—but will face a tough matchup against the stingy Texans defense.
Fells found the end zone on his only catch of the game in his second game back from a shoulder injury and will continue to have to make the most of his limited targets in the Arizona passing game against the 49ers in Week 12.
C.J. Fiedorowicz has fallen behind Ryan Griffin as a tight end target entering the Houston Texans' Week 12 game against the New Orleans Saints, who rank 30th in pass defense (290.5 ypg).
Marcedes Lewis gets a good amount of playing time but he's mostly a blocking tight end for the Jacksonville Jaguars, who will line up against the San Diego Chargers in Week 12.
Anthony Fasano will get the whatever tight end targets are left over after Delanie Walker gets his when the Tennessee Titans face off against the Oakland Raiders in Week 12.
Jordan Cameron caught his second touchdown pass of the season this past Sunday, but he has not gained more than 34 yards receiving in eight-straight games.
Charles Clay has just seven catches for 72 yards over the last three games, but faces a Kansas City Chiefs defense allowing a mediocre 234 passing yards per game, which is 14th in the league.
Owen Daniels saw fewer targets than Vernon Davis last week, and could continue to lose looks to the former 49er on Sunday against a Patriots defense that's been stingy against tight ends this season.
Eric Ebron failed to record a catch last Sunday for the first time when dressed this season and now faces an Eagles defense that has allowed only one opposing tight end to score or top 60 yards this year.
Cook received a team-high six targets in Week 11 but watched fellow tight end Lance Kendricks catch the lone TD pass from Case Keenum as the two continue to share looks in whatever you want to call the St. Louis offense.
Crockett Gillmore has 151 yards receiving and two touchdowns over the last three games, but has to establish chemistry with new quarterback Matt Schaub starting this Monday against a Cleveland Browns pass defense that is 26th in the NFL with 268.5 yards allowed per game and tied for 30th with 21 passing touchdowns allowed.
Celek continues to share tight end targets with Vance McDonald in the struggling San Francisco passing game and could have a long afternoon against the Cardinals in Week 12.
Richard Rodgers has not topped 34 yards in five straight games and faces a Bears defense which has allowed opposing tight ends to top that number three times all year, while also holding all but two tight ends out of the end zone.
Dwayne Allen's been targeted just 12 times in the past seven games as the Indianapolis Colts enter a Week 12 matchup against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Ryan Griffin is the Houston Texans' leading target at tight end, a position that hasn't been utilized much in 2015, as the team prepares for a favorable Week 12 matchup against the league's lowest-ranked defense, the New Orleans Saints, who have allowed 31.5 points per game.
Kendricks caught the only TD pass from quarterback Case Keenum but continues to share targets with tight end Jared Cook in a stagnant and ineffective Rams offense as they travel to Cincinnati in Week 12.