Week 5 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 5.

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Lastly, the Patriots, Broncos, Lions and Packers have a bye this week so keep that in mind when setting your lineup.


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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 is playing against the Las Vegas Raiders this week. Our system projects him for 6.2 catches, 77.5 yards and 0.6 touchdowns. Kelce caught 3 catches, 70 yards and zero touchdowns versus the New England Patriots last week.

2. George Kittle - TE (SF)

George Kittle faces the Miami Dolphins this week. He is projected for 6.1 catches, 78.0 yards and 0.5 touchdowns. Last week, Kittle faced the Eagles. He caught 15 catches, 183 yards and 1 touchdown.

3. Darren Waller - TE (LV)

Last week, Darren Waller faced the Bills. He caught 9 catches, 88 yards and zero touchdowns. He faces the Chiefs this week. Waller is projected for 6.0 catches, 68.7 yards and 0.3 touchdowns.

4. Mark Andrews - TE (BAL)

Last week, Mark Andrews faced the Redskins. He caught 3 catches, 57 yards and 2 touchdowns. We're projecting 4.4 catches, 58.6 yards and 0.6 touchdowns for Mark Andrews this week as he faces the Bengals.

5. Hunter Henry - TE (LAC)

Hunter Henry caught 2 catches, 39 yards and zero touchdowns versus the Tampa Bay Buccaneers last week. Our system projects Hunter Henry for 4.7 catches, 56.9 yards and 0.4 touchdowns versus the Saints this week.

6. Zach Ertz - TE (PHI)

Zach Ertz played against the San Francisco 49ers last week. He caught 4 catches, 9 yards and zero touchdowns. He faces the Pittsburgh Steelers this week. Ertz is projected for 4.8 catches, 51.0 yards and 0.4 touchdowns.

7. Evan Engram - TE (NYG)

Evan Engram faces the Dallas Cowboys this week. Our system projects him for 5.0 catches, 51.3 yards and 0.3 touchdowns. Engram caught 6 catches, 35 yards and zero touchdowns versus the Los Angeles Rams last week.

8. Jonnu Smith - TE (TEN)

Jonnu Smith didn't play last week. He is playing against the Buffalo Bills this week. Our system projects him for 4.3 catches, 51.5 yards and 0.4 touchdowns.

9. Hayden Hurst - TE (ATL)

Hayden Hurst is playing against the Carolina Panthers this week. Our system projects him for 4.0 catches, 44.4 yards and 0.4 touchdowns. Last week, Hurst faced the Packers. He caught 4 catches, 51 yards and zero touchdowns.

10. Dalton Schultz - TE (DAL)

Last week, Dalton Schultz faced the Browns. He caught 4 catches, 72 yards and 1 touchdown. He is up against the Giants this week. Our system projects him for 3.9 catches, 43.3 yards and 0.4 touchdowns.

For more, check out our full rankings here.

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