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Tight End Rankings Week 3

Tight End Rankings Week 3

A look at the Week 3 TEs with DK pricing (updated Saturday)
By: Pete Davidson : September 21, 2017 7:38pm

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Welcome to the Week 3 Tight End Rankings.

Well that didn’t take long. Just a week ago it seemed like we had enough tight ends for everybody. Now we’ve lost Greg Olsen and for this week we’re likely to be without Tyler Eifert and maybe Jimmy Graham, who missed another practice on Thursday. There’s plenty of depth, so you should be able to find some form of help in almost any league, but the high quality plays are thinning as is the distance between Gronk and Kelce and the rest of the world.

The final rankings update will most likely be on Saturday.

These rankings are based on .5 PPR scoring.

 
Rank PLAYER TEAM Cost Matchup PPG THE SKINNY
1 Rob Gronkowski NE 6800 HOU@NE 01:00PM ET 15.95 He’s baaaaack. Check his injury status before locking him in.
2 Travis Kelce KC 6000 KC@LAC 04:25PM ET 18.35 Love him here.
3 Zach Ertz PHI 5000 NYG@PHI 01:00PM ET 16 He’s really playing well, but he did have a lucky big play on a deflection last week. There’s some legit good fortune in his Week 2 stats.
4 Jordan Reed WAS 5400 OAK@WAS 08:30PM ET 9.7 The matchup is sweet, but check the injury report just to be sure.
5 Delanie Walker TEN 4400 SEA@TEN 04:05PM ET 15.4 Tough matchup.
6 Coby Fleener NO 4100 NO@CAR 01:00PM ET 14.35 It’s been ugly at times, but he’s producing. Not an easy matchup here.
7 Martellus Bennett GB 4000 CIN@GB 04:25PM ET 8.5 Had some drops last week but he’ll be fine. You know he wants to put up some numbers on the Bears.
8 Jack Doyle IND 3600 CLE@IND 01:00PM ET 11 Has been very involved and Brissett will target him.
9 Eric Ebron DET 3300 ATL@DET 01:00PM ET 9.05 Should be active.
10 Hunter Henry LAC 3900 KC@LAC 04:25PM ET 7.5 Looked very good last week.
11 Austin Hooper ATL 3800 ATL@DET 01:00PM ET 13.25 Huge potential in this game for Hooper but showed some downside last week. Remember, the Falcons barely threw at all in the second half. Julio was ripping it up and his big game stalled too.
12 Jimmy Graham SEA 4600 SEA@TEN 04:05PM ET 2.45 Very questionable. No practice. Has a sore ankle. **UPDATE** Now expected to play
13 Jason Witten DAL 4500 DAL@ARI 08:30PM ET 22.3 He’s hot. I think he’s a guy to trade right now.
14 Kyle Rudolph MIN 4200 TB@MIN 01:00PM ET 10.05 Keenum’s starting so he’s a riskier option.
15 Evan Engram NYG 3200 NYG@PHI 01:00PM ET 11.65 Love him in this one, but he has a concussion so he could be out.
16 Benjamin Watson BAL 3700 BAL@JAX 09:30AM ET 8.55 Very active last week and he’s healthy, so roll with him for now.
17 Zach Miller CHI 3000 PIT@CHI 01:00PM ET 9.05 Six receptions last week and he’s healthy. Playing starter’s snaps. Week 3 targets are assured.
18 David Njoku CLE 2800 CLE@IND 01:00PM ET 7.85 Has looked like a big time player so far but needs more opportunity. With no Corey Coleman, look for the Browns to make Njoku part of the deep passing game. He has huge upside as long as he stays healthy. Snaps were up to 34 last week and he could break 40 this week. The matchup is very nice. He's also super cheap on DK.
19 Jared Cook OAK 3100 OAK@WAS 08:30PM ET 8.55 Has some upside in this matchup.
20 Charles Clay BUF 3400 DEN@BUF 01:00PM ET 10.3 Tough matchup.
21 Jesse James PIT 3300 PIT@CHI 01:00PM ET 14.4
22 Antonio Gates LAC 3000 KC@LAC 04:25PM ET 6.4
23 Julius Thomas MIA 3000 MIA@NYJ 01:00PM ET 5.6 Was involved and still looks healthy. Has weekly upside.
24 O.J. Howard TB 2700 TB@MIN 01:00PM ET 2.7 I think people are underselling how good he can be as a rookie. I’m rostering him where I can. He has a QB and he has receivers who will create tons of room underneath. The explosive ground game returns next week. He won’t be elite this year, but he could be playable soon.
25 Jermaine Gresham ARI 2700 DAL@ARI 08:30PM ET 4.5
26 Cameron Brate TB 3000 TB@MIN 01:00PM ET 4.4
27 Vernon Davis WAS 3000 OAK@WAS 08:30PM ET 1.15
28 Austin Seferian-Jenkins NYJ 3000 MIA@NYJ 01:00PM ET 0 Could return this week.
29 Stephen Anderson HOU 2900 HOU@NE 01:00PM ET 3.4
30 Maxx Williams BAL 2500 BAL@JAX 09:30AM ET 3.9
31 Dwayne Allen NE 2500 HOU@NE 01:00PM ET 0
32 Virgil Green DEN 2700 DEN@BUF 01:00PM ET 7.25
33 Ryan Griffin HOU 3000 HOU@NE 01:00PM ET 0
34 Ed Dickson CAR 2700 NO@CAR 01:00PM ET 2.3
35 Seth DeValve CLE 2600 CLE@IND 01:00PM ET 8.15
36 Will Tye NYJ 2600 MIA@NYJ 01:00PM ET 3.9
37 A.J. Derby DEN 2500 DEN@BUF 01:00PM ET 3.2
38 Josh Hill NO 2500 NO@CAR 01:00PM ET 2.95
39 Richard Rodgers GB 2700 CIN@GB 04:25PM ET 2.1
40 Lance Kendricks GB 2500 CIN@GB 04:25PM ET 1.9
41 Luke Willson SEA 2600 SEA@TEN 04:05PM ET 2.75
42 Tyler Kroft CIN 2500 CIN@GB 04:25PM ET 0.75
43 Marcedes Lewis JAX 2500 BAL@JAX 09:30AM ET 0
44 James O'Shaughnessy JAX 2500 BAL@JAX 09:30AM ET 1.4
45 Vance McDonald PIT 2800 PIT@CHI 01:00PM ET 0
46 Nick Boyle BAL 2500 BAL@JAX 09:30AM ET 2.15
47 Nick Vannett SEA 2500 SEA@TEN 04:05PM ET 1
48 Ifeanyi Momah ARI 2500 DAL@ARI 08:30PM ET 2.8
49 Ben Koyack JAX 2500 BAL@JAX 09:30AM ET 0
50 Logan Thomas BUF 2500 DEN@BUF 01:00PM ET 0
51 Jeff Heuerman DEN 2500 DEN@BUF 01:00PM ET 2.75
52 Jerell Adams NYG 2500 NYG@PHI 01:00PM ET 2.4
53 Nick O'Leary BUF 2500 DEN@BUF 01:00PM ET 1.6
54 Dion Sims CHI 2500 PIT@CHI 01:00PM ET 2.55
55 Adam Shaheen CHI 2500 PIT@CHI 01:00PM ET 0
56 Darren Fells DET 2500 ATL@DET 01:00PM ET 0.65
57 Levine Toilolo ATL 2500 ATL@DET 01:00PM ET 0
58 Anthony Fasano MIA 2500 MIA@NYJ 01:00PM ET 0
59 Trey Burton PHI 2500 NYG@PHI 01:00PM ET 1
60 Clive Walford OAK 2500 OAK@WAS 08:30PM ET 0.85
61 Troy Niklas ARI 2500 DAL@ARI 08:30PM ET 1.3
62 Tyler Eifert CIN 3900 CIN@GB 04:25PM ET 4.3 Likely out
63 Gerald Everett LAR 2500 ALREADY PLAYED 8.7
64 Tyler Higbee LAR 2500 ALREADY PLAYED 1.85
65 George Kittle SF 2500 ALREADY PLAYED 5.5