Week 1 TE Fantasy Football Rankings

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Tight ends are a tricky position to manage in fantasy football.

If you're lucky enough to have a top-tier TE, then it's incredibly easy to set your lineup each week. However, most of us are not that lucky and need to search the waiver wire and soft matchups in search of a serviceable tight end that might have a chance of getting into the end zone.

To help you out, I put together this summary of our top 10 ranked tight ends for week 1.

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No teams have a bye week this week, so you have a full slate of players to choose from.


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Full Rankings

If you want to dive head-first into the full set of projections for this week, here are our rankings for each format:

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Rankings Summary

1. Travis Kelce - TE (KC)

Travis Kelce faces the Cardinals this week. Our system projects him for 5.8 catches, 71.2 yards and 0.6 touchdowns. Kelce was on bye last week.

2. Mark Andrews - TE (BAL)

We're projecting 5.1 catches, 64.9 yards and 0.5 touchdowns for Mark Andrews this week as he faces the Jets. Andrews had a bye last week.

3. Kyle Pitts - TE (ATL)

Kyle Pitts is up against the Saints this week. We're projecting him for 4.7 catches, 60.0 yards and 0.3 touchdowns. Pitts was on bye last week.

4. Darren Waller - TE (LV)

Darren Waller was on bye last week. Our system projects Darren Waller for 4.7 catches, 55.4 yards and 0.4 touchdowns versus the Chargers this week.

5. George Kittle - TE (SF)

George Kittle was on bye last week. We're projecting 4.1 catches, 53.9 yards and 0.4 touchdowns for George Kittle this week as he faces the Bears.

6. Dalton Schultz - TE (DAL)

Dalton Schultz had a bye last week. Dalton Schultz is against the Buccaneers this week and is projected for 4.4 catches, 46.1 yards and 0.4 touchdowns.

7. Zach Ertz - TE (ARI)

Zach Ertz was off last week with a bye. He faces the Detroit Lions this week. Our system projects him for 4.6 catches, 47.6 yards and 0.4 touchdowns.

8. Dallas Goedert - TE (PHI)

Dallas Goedert had a bye last week. He is playing against the Detroit Lions this week. We're projecting him for 4.2 catches, 49.2 yards and 0.4 touchdowns.

9. T.J. Hockenson - TE (DET)

T.J. Hockenson was off last week with a bye. Our system projects T.J. Hockenson for 4.2 catches, 44.8 yards and 0.3 touchdowns versus the Eagles this week.

10. Mike Gesicki - TE (MIA)

Mike Gesicki is against the Patriots this week and is projected for 3.8 catches, 44.5 yards and 0.3 touchdowns. Gesicki had a bye last week.

For more, check out our full rankings here.

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