NFL: 10 receivers who took it to the house most often

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Dec 16, 2013; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Lions tight end Joseph Fauria (80) makes a touchdown catch will being pressured by Baltimore Ravens inside linebacker Daryl Smith (51) during the fourth quarter at Ford Field. Mandatory Credit: Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports

Having a wide receiver or tight end who catches touchdown passes with consistency is as valuable to your fantasy team as it is the real-life football teams. If a pass-catcher is skilled in maneuvering through tight spaces and has a knack for pulling down high targets over defenders, their value is obviously huge. I wanted to know which pass-catchers around the league managed to score most often — that is, which pass-catchers had the highest percentage of catches go for touchdowns.

Since even the most prolific targets around the league are only grabbing a bit over a dozen six-pointers each year, an individual’s touchdown total and touchdown percentage can fluctuate wildly. Factors outside of the pass-catcher’s control — like overthrown balls, defensive penalties, reviewed plays that are overturned — go a long way in determining who tops the touchdown catch charts.

With that caveat in mind, here’s a look at the ten players who had the highest percentage of their catches end up as touchdowns. I looked at pass-catchers from all positions who caught at least four touchdowns in the 2013 regular season:

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