2012 NFL Draft - Pick 64: Dwayne Allen, TE, Indianapolis Colts

by Cory J. Bonini on April 27, 2012 @ 18:42:58 PDT


Dwayne Allen, TE, Indianapolis Colts

The Indianapolis Colts selected Clemson tight end Dwayne Allen with the 64th pick in the 2012 NFL Draft.

Fantasy analysis: This pick is somewhat curious after selecting Coby Fleener earlier, but the Colts will have a pair of athletic tight end. Offensive coordinator Bruce Arians generally likes one blocking tight end and one of the receiver mold.

Allen is athletic and can do damage down the field, so he could see significant action in 2012. That doesn't mean he will have much fantasy value, though, as he won't be a focal point of the passing game. Leave him to the waiver wire in all formats.

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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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