NFC duel highlights league's best TEs

Updated: October 24, 2009, 2:48 PM ET
By Calvin Watkins | ESPNDallas.com

IRVING, Texas -- In playing such a specialized position, tight end, Tony Gonzalez and Jason Witten are considered among the best in the game.

Combined they have 1,396 receptions and 16,401 yards. Since 2006, Gonzalez has caught the most passes by any tight end with 291; Witten is second at 269.

On Sunday, at the new Cowboys Stadium, Gonzalez's Atlanta Falcons meet Witten's Dallas Cowboys in an important NFC contest that could affect playoff pairings down the line.

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