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Fantasy Football 2012: Zach Miller May See More Targets With Departure Of Kellen Winslow

The Seattle Seahawks have cut ties with tight end Kellen Winslow, solidifying Zach Miller as the primary option for Seattle at the Y tight end position. For those of you who play Fantasy Football, this is worth noting for multiple reasons.

Rob Gronkowski, Jimmy Graham and Vernon Davis highlighted what was a breakout season for tight ends in 2011. Given that there are so few elite options out there for your fantasy lineup, there's probably a good chance you got stuck with a lower-tier guy.

Depending on how deep your league is, Miller could be worth picking up. He is not expected to have a huge role in the Seahawks' offense, but rookie quarterback Russell Wilson will likely turn to Miller in the red zone as a safer pass route option. And while no one is suggesting he will put of Gronkowski-like numbers this season, he could be a solid option if Seattle incorporates him into the offensive passing playbook.

If your team does not immediately have a spot open, it's also probably worth highlighting Miller's name in the free agent pool for future weeks. He is currently owned in less than 5% of Yahoo! Sports leagues, meaning he should be available. Keep an eye on him this weekend.

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