It’s Week 12 fantasy football and time for my tight end rankings!
For the first time this season, and perhaps for the last, Travis Kelce is not the No. 1 TE for the week. ALL HAIL MARK ANDREWS!
It’s Thanksgiving week, so don’t forget about the big slate of games we have on Thursday. I know it’s simple, but I am a simple man. This week I’ll spend a few words on deeper waiver adds you might be able to pick up after the Thursday matchups.
Austin Hooper vs Baltimore Ravens
Since joining the the Browns in 2020, Austin Hooper has been what Austin Hooper has been for his entire career—a solid, all-around tight end. The Browns are shuffling things around with players going on and coming off the COVID list, the release of Odell Beckham Jr., and battling injuries at quarterback and running back. Through all of this Hooper has remained a dependable if unremarkable target. This is a desperation play, but the Ravens have been the 4th-most generous to opposing tight ends. Hooper enters the conversation of tight end streamers for turkey-week.
Evan Engram vs Philadelphia Eagles
Engram has had a mediocre year on a mediocre team, but the Giants are well passed “running out” of pass-catchers. The Eagles have given up the most points to opposing tight ends in 2021. With Engram one of the last Giants standing, and his only being rostered in 39% of CBS leagues, makes Engram a hold-your-nose-and-hope option at TE for Week 12.
Week 12 Tight End Rankings
|1||Mark Andrews||BAL||vs CLE|
|2||George Kittle||SF||vs MIN|
|3||Kyle Pitts||ATL||@ JAC|
|4||Darren Waller||LV||@ DAL|
|5||T.J. Hockenson||DET||vs CHI|
|6||Mike Gesicki||MIA||vs CAR|
|7||Pat Freiermuth||PIT||@ CIN|
|8||Hunter Henry||NE||vs TEN|
|9||Dan Arnold||JAC||vs ATL|
|10||Rob Gronkowski||TB||@ IND|
|11||Dallas Goedert||PHI||@ NYG|
|12||Dalton Schultz||DAL||vs LV|
|13||Dawson Knox||BUF||@ NO|
|14||Austin Hooper||CLE||@ BAL|
|15||Tyler Conklin||MIN||@ SF|
|16||Noah Fant||DEN||vs LAC|
|17||Evan Engram||NYG||vs PHI|
|18||Tyler Higbee||LAR||@ GB|
|19||Gerald Everett||SEA||@ WAS|
|20||Jared Cook||LAC||@ DEN|
|21||C.J. Uzomah||CIN||vs PIT|
|22||Cole Kmet||CHI||@ DET|
|23||Donald Parham Jr.||LAC||@ DEN|
|24||David Njoku||CLE||@ BAL|