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 6.
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1. Mark Andrews - TE (BAL)
Mark Andrews played against the Cincinnati Bengals last week. He caught 8 catches, 89 yards and 1 touchdown. We're projecting 6.0 catches, 74.2 yards and 0.7 touchdowns for Mark Andrews this week as he faces the Giants.
2. Travis Kelce - TE (KC)
3. Tyler Higbee - TE (LAR)
Tyler Higbee is against the Panthers this week and is projected for 5.8 catches, 46.9 yards and 0.3 touchdowns. Higbee caught 7 catches, 46 yards and zero touchdowns versus the Dallas Cowboys last week.
4. Dallas Goedert - TE (PHI)
Dallas Goedert is against the Cowboys this week and is projected for 4.3 catches, 50.7 yards and 0.3 touchdowns. Goedert caught 8 catches, 95 yards and zero touchdowns versus the Arizona Cardinals last week.
5. Zach Ertz - TE (ARI)
6. George Kittle - TE (SF)
George Kittle is against the Falcons this week and is projected for 3.8 catches, 48.6 yards and 0.3 touchdowns. Kittle played against the Carolina Panthers last week. He caught 5 catches, 47 yards and zero touchdowns.
7. David Njoku - TE (CLE)
8. Gerald Everett - TE (LAC)
9. Hayden Hurst - TE (CIN)
Hayden Hurst is up against the 49ers this week. Our system projects him for 3.8 catches, 39.5 yards and 0.3 touchdowns. Last week, Hurst faced the Buccaneers. He caught 6 catches, 53 yards and 1 touchdown.
10. Irv Smith Jr. - TE (MIN)
Irv Smith Jr. caught 4 catches, 42 yards and zero touchdowns versus the Chicago Bears last week. He faces the Miami Dolphins this week. Our system projects him for 3.6 catches, 36.3 yards and 0.3 touchdowns.
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