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Containing TEs key for both sides

Cowboys' Jason Witten and Patriots' dynamic duo present tough matchup for defenses

Updated: October 14, 2011, 1:28 AM ET
By Todd Archer | ESPNDallas.com

IRVING, Texas -- In his 12 seasons as the New England Patriots' head coach, Bill Belichick has selected nine tight ends, leading to a joke of sorts that it's not a Patriots draft without a tight end.

Much like Bill Parcells, the coach he served under for years with the New York Giants, Belichick understands how a tight end can affect a game in a variety of ways. There is no other position that offers as much versatility to an offense.

A tight end can set up on the line, split wide, ...

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