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Tight end non-PPR rankings for Week 17 fantasy football

We take you through some of the best non-PPR tight ends going into Week 17 for fantasy football, including a few viable streamers.

Robert Tonyan #85 of the Green Bay Packers lines up for a play in the first quarter against the Tennessee Titans at Lambeau Field on December 27, 2020 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images

Friday injury report

Dallas Goedert and Richard Rodgers highlight just two of the many inactives for the Eagles on Sunday. Zach Ertz may get his shot to show that he’s still got some gas in the tank Sunday, as it’s likely be leading the team in targets for Week 17.

Cole Kmet is listed as questionable with a shoulder injury heading into Sunday. If our, Jimmy Graham could be an intriguing DFS play coming off of a two touchdown performance.

Out: Dallas Goedert (calf), Richard Rodgers (ankle)
Doubtful: N/A
Questionable: Greg Olsen (foot), Maxx Williams (ankle), Cole Kmet (shoulder)

Wednesday injury report

DNP: Dallas Goedert (calf), Richard Rodgers (ankle)
Limited: Dan Arnold (back), Evan Engram (calf), Jace Sternberger (concussion)
Full: Cole Kmet (shoulder), Mike Gesicki (shoulder)

Week 17 is always a wild ride for those who play for a W, and this year is no different. Though we have a good idea of the playoff picture, there are still plenty of question marks regarding seeding that could make this a confusing week for fantasy managers still looking to clinch a title in Week 17.

Some teams with things left on the line in Week 17: Cowboys, Giants, Browns, Dolphins, Ravens, Cardinals, Rams, Colts, Titans, Bears, Buccaneers, Saints, Seahawks, Packers and Washington.

Travis Kelce could be the nail in the coffin for the fantasy managers that he carried to the championship. The Chiefs have the No. 1 seed in the AFC locked up, and there’s certainly a chance we won’t see much, if any, of Kelce to close out the season.

Injury news

George Kittle returned from a foot injury to play 50% of the team’s offensive snaps. He totaled 92 receiving yards in his debut from IR.

Kyle Rudolph has been placed on the injured reserve list with a foot injury.

Streaming options

Irv Smith Jr., Minnesota Vikings

Smith has managed two multiple-touchdown games in the last five weeks, and now, Kyle Rudolph has been placed on the injured reserve list, meaning that we’ll continue to see Smith Jr.’s involvement. He’s averaged 51 receiving yards over the past three games and has the second-most red-zone targets (one more than Adam Thielen) since Week 13.

Robert Tonyan, Green Bay Packers

Robert Tonyan has had two consecutive games with fewer than 20 receiving yards and finally snapped his five-game TD streak in Week 16. Fear not, though, fantasy managers. Don’t give up on 2020’s TE3 just yet. The Bears have held up a strong defensive front, but teams have found a weak spot against the tight ends. They’re currently allowing the second-most fantasy points and tie for the second-most TDs allowed to TEs on the season. Tonyan has a nice chance at a bounceback game.

Tight end non-PPR rankings for Week 18

Rk Name Team Opp
Rk Name Team Opp
1 Travis Kelce KC @ DEN
2 Mark Andrews BAL vs PIT
3 George Kittle SF @ LAR
4 Rob Gronkowski TB vs CAR
5 Zach Ertz ARI vs SEA
6 Darren Waller LV vs LAC
7 Dawson Knox BUF vs NYJ
8 Dalton Schultz DAL @ PHI
9 Kyle Pitts ATL vs NO
10 Mike Gesicki MIA vs NE
11 Hunter Henry NE @ MIA
12 Noah Fant DEN vs KC
13 Tyler Higbee LAR vs SF
14 Gerald Everett SEA @ ARI
15 Tyler Conklin MIN vs CHI
16 Jared Cook LAC @ LV
17 Cole Kmet CHI @ MIN
18 C.J. Uzomah CIN @ CLE
19 Evan Engram NYG vs WAS
20 Albert Okwuegbunam DEN vs KC
21 Pat Freiermuth PIT @ BAL
22 Brock Wright DET vs GB
23 David Njoku CLE vs CIN
24 Cameron Brate TB vs CAR
25 Brevin Jordan HOU vs TEN
26 Foster Moreau LV vs LAC
27 Jack Doyle IND @ JAC
28 Austin Hooper CLE vs CIN
29 Jonnu Smith NE @ MIA
30 Dallas Goedert PHI vs DAL
31 Tyler Kroft NYJ @ BUF
32 Anthony Firkser TEN @ HOU
33 Tyree Jackson PHI vs DAL
34 James O'Shaughnessy JAC vs IND
35 Josiah Deguara GB @ DET
36 Geoff Swaim TEN @ HOU
37 Ricky Seals-Jones WAS @ NYG
38 Dan Arnold JAC vs IND
39 Adam Trautman NO @ ATL
40 Jack Stoll PHI vs DAL
41 Hayden Hurst ATL vs NO
42 Mo Alie-Cox IND @ JAC
43 John Bates WAS @ NYG
44 Jimmy Graham CHI @ MIN
45 Will Dissly SEA @ ARI
46 Stephen Anderson LAC @ LV
47 Marcedes Lewis GB @ DET
48 Pharaoh Brown HOU vs TEN
49 Ian Thomas CAR @ TB
50 Darrell Daniels ARI vs SEA
51 Durham Smythe MIA vs NE
52 Adam Shaheen MIA vs NE
53 O.J. Howard TB vs CAR
54 Nick Vannett NO @ ATL
55 Jesse James CHI @ MIN
56 Jeremy Sprinkle DAL @ PHI
57 Nick Boyle BAL vs PIT
58 Blake Bell KC @ DEN
59 Kyle Rudolph NYG vs WAS