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2012 NFL free agency primer: the tight ends

2012 NFL free agency primer: the tight ends

It’s a good thing the Ravens aren’t looking for a pass-catching tight end in free agency because pickings are slim.

Jermichael Finley, the top free agent tight end in this year’s class, won’t hit the market as the Green Bay Packers re-signed him to a two-year deal last month. That leaves the Washington Redskins’ Fred Davis as the top free agent at the position, but there is a chance the Redskins could use their franchise tag to keep Davis.

Finley and Davis are the only two consistent receiving threats in this class, but there are a few intriguing players who have had varying degrees of success as receiving tight ends. That includes John Carlson of the Seattle Seahawks,...