Week 6 Fantasy Rankings: TE | Fantasy


1 Travis Kelce, Chiefs @ Patriots. After placing up a dud within the season opener, Kelce has no less than 100 yards or a TD in every of his final 4 video games. The Patriots are the second-best crew within the league towards TEs, however in addition they simply allowed Eric Ebron to attain 22.5 fantasy factors towards them. They could have comparable issue in containing Kelce. 2 Rob Gronkowski, Patriots vs. Chiefs. Gronk has had a tough begin to the 12 months — catching only one TD — however he obtained again on monitor final week by placing up 75 receiving yards towards the Colts. The Chiefs been the fourth-worst protection towards TEs this 12 months, so maybe Gronk can have a breakout recreation in what may very well be a shootout between two stable offenses. three Zach Ertz, Eagles @ Giants. Ertz lastly caught a TD final week, his first of the 12 months. He is seen no less than 10 targets in each recreation this 12 months and has posted back-to-back 100-plus yard video games. The Giants have been stable towards TEs, however Ertz is a quantity man that’s trending in direction of being a matchup-proof participant…so long as Carson Wentz is on the sphere. Four Jimmy Graham, Packers vs. 49ers. Graham noticed a season-high 11 targets final week and turned them into 76 yards. The 49ers have given up the fifth-most fantasy factors to TEs this 12 months, so Graham’s outlook is optimistic, and it may very well be even higher if both Randall Cobb or Geronimo Allison is out one other week. 5 George Kittle, 49ers @ Packers. Kittle is coping with a minor knee harm, however he performed by way of it final week and needs to be okay. He is posted no less than 79 yards in all however one recreation and will proceed to be a prime goal for his faculty teammate, C.J. Beathard.   WEEK 6 DFS GPP LINEUPS: Yahoo | FanDuel | DraftKings 6 Trey Burton, Bears @ Dolphins. Burton is coming off a bye and has scored no less than 5.5 fantasy factors in every of the previous three weeks. At a place like TE, we’ll take that form of manufacturing each time. 7 Jordan Reed, Redskins vs. Panthers eight Kyle Rudolph, Vikings vs. Cardinals. Arizona hasn’t been notably robust towards top-shelf TEs this 12 months, surrendering no less than 5.5 factors in Four-of-5 video games. Rudolph is a giant TD menace, and he has constantly seen five-plus targets from Kirk Cousins in every of the final 4 weeks. 9 Eric Ebron, Colts @ Jets. Ebron is rising as one of the crucial constant TEs in fantasy up to now, as he has seen no less than 10 targets in every of the previous three video games and has scored 5 TDs up to now in simply 5 video games. The Jets have given up the third-fewest FPPG to TEs, however they have not confronted any participant that is as proficient as Ebron up to now. This may very well be one other stable outing for him consequently. 10 Jared Prepare dinner, Raiders vs. Seahawks. Prepare dinner has had an up-and-down 12 months up to now, however he nonetheless has quantity is a yardage menace each week. The Seahawks have been the ninth-best crew towards TEs this season, however do not let that discourage you from beginning Prepare dinner as a low-end TE1.   ​WEEK 6 DFS CASH LINEUPS: Yahoo | FanDuel | DraftKings 11 Austin Hooper, Falcons vs. Buccaneers. This season, the Bucs have given up probably the most FPPG to TEs, permitting a median of 13.38. Hooper is coming off a season-high 12 targets, 9 catches, and 77 yards, so he may very well be poised for a giant recreation if Matt Ryan continues to look his manner in what needs to be an offensive showdown. 12 Cameron Brate, Buccaneers @ Falcons. Brate has three catches and a TD in every of the previous two weeks. He additionally goes to be the No. 1 TE with O.J. Howard prone to miss this contest. Brate may even get a lift from the return of Jameis Winston, with whom he has a powerful rapport. That makes him a high quality streaming choice this week. 13 Greg Olsen, Panthers @ Redskins. Olsen could be again this week, however there are nonetheless main questions on his well being. He is been coping with a foot harm since he suffered it early in 2017, and he re-aggravated it after coming again too early in that marketing campaign. It will likely be necessary to see how shut he’s to 100 p.c in Week 6 and for that cause, he is proper on the perimeter of TE1 territory. That stated, if he is your best choice on the place, play him and hope that he has made near a full restoration. 14 Vance McDonald, Steelers @ Bengals. The Bengals are giving up 10.53 FPPG to TEs this 12 months. McDonald is coming off a disappointing one-catch outing, however he’ll have an opportunity to bounce again in a stable matchup — particularly if the Steelers find yourself exploding on offense once more. 15 Tyler Kroft, Bengals vs. Steelers. Kroft has an important matchup towards the Steelers (second-worst towards TEs this season), however he’s a little bit banged-up. That, plus the potential to separate snaps with C.J. Uzomah limits his upside, however he nonetheless has the scale wanted to catch a TD — if he can get on the sphere.   MORE WEEK DFS: Values | Stacks | Lineup Builder 16 Ryan Griffin, Texans vs. Payments. Griffin put up season-highs in targets (9), catches (6), and yards (65) on Sunday night time. The Payments surrendered TDs to Kyle Rudolph and Jimmy Graham in consecutive weeks earlier than shutting down Jonnu Smith final week. Griffin is a tremendous streamer particularly if he continues to a quantity of alternatives. 17 David Njoku, Browns vs. Chargers. Njoku’s manufacturing has been enhancing since Baker Mayfield entered the beginning lineup, and he had a season-high 11 targets final week. The Chargers have largely shut down TEs not named George Kittle, so Njoku may very well be in for a stable recreation and maybe that is the week that he catches his first rating of the season. 18 Charles Clay, Payments @ Texans 19 Antonio Gates, Chargers @ Browns 20 Ricky Seals-Jones, Cardinals @ Vikings. Seals-Jones cannot be trusted till his QBs show that they’ll get him the ball. He noticed six targets final week and caught none of them. The Vikings have not been nice towards TEs, however they’ve additionally performed a number of the higher skills on the place (Kittle, Graham, Ertz). So, this matchup could find yourself being more durable than it appears to be like. 21 Niles Paul, Jaguars @ Cowboys. Paul is taking on for Austin Seferian-Jenkins after the latter went on IR. Paul had seven catches for 65 yards towards the Chiefs final week, so maybe that is an indication of issues to return. He was as soon as a stable receiving TE in Washington and if he stays wholesome, he may change into a streaming choice. For now, simply regulate him. 22 Rhett Ellison, Giants vs. Eagles 23 Dallas Goedert, Eagles @ Giants 24 Jeff Heuerman, Broncos vs. Rams 25 Hayden Hurst, Ravens @ Titans. Hurst had one catch for seven yards in his NFL debut. Do not belief him but, because the Ravens prefer to depend on a number of TEs to catch passes of their offense. 26 Geoff Swaim, Cowboys vs. Jaguars 27 Jesse James, Steelers @ Bengals 28 Mike Gesicki, Dolphins vs. Bears 29 Nick Vannett, Seahawks @ Raiders 30 Gerald Everett, Rams @ Broncos 31 Ian Thomas, Panthers @ Redskins 32 Vernon Davis, Redskins vs. Panthers


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