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2021 Fantasy Football Rankings:  Week 10 Tight End Rankings

Pat Freiermuth continues to push his way up the weekly rankings.  In Week 9, he had five receptions for 43 yards, scored two touchdowns, and finished as the TE1.  George Kittle also finished the week with a bang, with 101 receiving yards and a touchdown.  Both rank as top-eight options in my Week 10 tight end rankings.  Keep in mind, my rankings are based on half-PPR scoring.

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Week 10 Tight End Notes

Week 10 Byes:  CHI, CIN, HOU, NYG

There are lots of injuries to keep track of this week.  Dawson Knox, Rob Gronkowski, Logan Thomas, and Noah Fant (COVID-19 IR) could all return from injury in Week 10.  Be sure to monitor their status during the week, as all are start-worthy in standard leagues.

Mike Gesicki is second on the Dolphins in targets and gets a favorable matchup this week against the Ravens.  Baltimore has been generous to tight ends this season, giving up the third-most receiving yards, and second-most fantasy points per game to the position.  Gesicki should continue to be leaned on, especially given the Dolphins’ short week this week.

T.J. Hockenson returns from his bye in Week 10 and faces the Steelers.  He’s the top receiving option in Detroit and is a weekly TE1.

Dalton Schultz continues to get volume and has at least five targets in all but one game.  He gets a decent matchup this week against the Falcons.  However, keep in mind that Michael Gallup is expected to play in Week 10, and could cut into some of Schultz’s targets.

Hunter Henry only has a 12.7% target share, but he has five touchdowns in the past six games.  He faces the Browns this week, who are middle-of-the-road at defending the position.

Dan Arnold led the Jaguars in targets and receiving yards for the past two games.  He has a plus matchup this week against the Colts, who have allowed six receiving touchdowns to tight ends, tied for second-most.

Jared Cook continues to fall down my weekly rankings.  His snap totals have decreased each week since Week 5, and the Chargers look like they’re rolling with a tight end committee.  Cook, Donald Parham Jr, and Stephen Anderson all saw action in Week 9, with both Parham and Anderson scoring touchdowns.  The situation is worth monitoring, but all should be avoided in shallower leagues until a lead tight end emerges.

Geoff Swaim has scored in back-to-back games and is a red-zone target for Ryan Tannehill.  Also, the Saints’ Adam Trautman has 13 targets in the past two games.  I wouldn’t recommend starting either tight end outside of deeper leagues, but their usage is worth keeping an eye on moving forward.

Week 10 Tight End Rankings

More Week 10 Rankings: QB | RB | WR | TE | Kicker | D/ST | PPR | Flex

1Travis KelceKC@LV
2Darren WallerLVKC
3Mark AndrewsBAL@MIA
4George KittleSFLAR
5Mike GesickiMIABAL
6Kyle PittsATL@DAL
7T.J. HockensonDET@PIT
8Pat FreiermuthPITDET
9Dawson KnoxBUF@NYJ
10Dallas GoedertPHI@DEN
11Dalton SchultzDALATL
12Dan ArnoldJAX@IND
13Ricky Seals-JonesWASTB
14Hunter HenryNECLE
15Noah FantDENPHI
16Tyler HigbeeLAR@SF
17Tyler ConklinMIN@LAC
18Zach ErtzARICAR
19Mo Alie-CoxINDJAX
20Jared CookLACMIN
21Geoff SwaimTENNO
22Adam TrautmanNO@TEN
23Hayden HurstATL@DAL
24Donald Parham Jr.LACMIN

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