The NFL’s best tight ends, No. 4: Delanie Walker, Titans
Walker is no longer the league’s most underrated tight end. He comes off a monstrous 2015, in which he secured the most catches of any tight end (94), eclipsed 1,000 yards and added a dose of splash in Week 9 when an errant Marcus Mariota pass deflected off two Saints defenders and ended up in Walker’s hands for a 61-yard touchdown. Entering his 11th season, Walker continues to be a diverse talent. He can block, which he may be called upon to do even more this season as the Titans added DeMarco Murray, and he’s a beast as a receiver. Walker’s combination of size and sharp route-running creates a lot of mismatches. Simply put, he’s one of those rare players that confound opposing defensive coordinators.