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Tony Gonzalez Week 12 Fantasy Football Projections

Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez has scored a touchdown in three straight games and has seven on the year, and could extend his touchdown streak against the Minnesota Vikings. The Vikings have 

CBS Sports fantasy department has nice stat about the Vikings when they face top-end tight end talent:

The Vikings rank 28th against the pass, allowing 259.4 yards per game, and they've given up an average of 5.6 catches for 67.8 yards to the big-name tight ends they've faced this season, which include Antonio Gates, Brandon Pettigrew, Greg Olsen and Jermichael Finley.

This assumes that Julio Jones does not take away too many targets form Gonzalez or if the Falcons go into a primarily running game attack if they can get out to a lead over the Vikings.

According to numberFire, they predict Gonzalez to score the fourth most fantasy football points for a tight end in Week 12.

For more on the Atlanta Falcons go check out The Falcoholic, and for more fantasy football news head over to Fake Teams and SB Nation's fantasy football hub.

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