2012 NFL Draft - Pick 34: Coby Fleener, TE, Indianapolis Colts

by Cory J. Bonini on April 27, 2012 @ 16:23:19 PDT

 


The Indianapolis Colts selected Stanford tight end Coby Fleener with the 34th pick in the 2012 NFL Draft.

Coby Fleener, TE, Indianapolis Colts

Fantasy analysis: Fleener is reunited with Andrew Luck, and fantasy owners couldn't be happier. The pairing could produce impressive results on the stats sheet for years to come.

Indy clearly needs to surround Luck with weapons, and what better place to start? At 6-foot-6, 247 pounds, Fleener's athleticism and size will create mismatches in the open field. He is a threat around the stripe, but his blocking skills need to improve.

Familiarity with Luck may be the best thing he has going for him as a rookie, and it is no secret that inexperienced passers tend to rely on the position. Fleener is an ideal No. 2 fantasy tight end if you're looking for a high-upside roll of the dice.

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About Cory J. Bonini

Cory is KFFL's General Manager. In late 2002, he joined the KFFL staff as a research analyst and has been involved in fantasy sports since 1996. A member of the Fantasy Sports Trade Association, as well as Fantasy Sports Writers Association, Bonini has been featured in print, on radio and on scores of websites. Bonini co-hosted Big Lead Sports on SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio from 2011 to 2012.

Bonini was recognized with the 2010 Best Article in Print Award from the FSWA and was a finalist for the same award in 2011. In '11, he finished first overall in the FSWA NFL experts challenge that featured 60 of the industry's best competitors.

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