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What to do with Hunter Henry in Week 13 fantasy football

We go over the fantasy football outlook of Hunter Henry ahead of the Chargers Week 13 matchup against the Patriots.

Justin Herbert #10 congratulates Hunter Henry #86 of the Los Angeles Chargers on his touchdown catch during the first half against the New York Jets at SoFi Stadium on November 22, 2020 in Inglewood, California. Photo by Katelyn Mulcahy/Getty Images

As the current 6th ranked tight end on the season, Hunter Henry has strung together three solid performances in Weeks 10-12 to finally earn the title of TE1 that he has held all season. The tight end position is a tough position in which to find fantasy consistency and Henry seems to finally be able to provide fantasy owners with some confidence that he will be a solid weekly contributor on his team. Will Henry be able to be a reliable asset for fantasy owners once again in Week 13? We break down the fantasy analysis below.

Fantasy Football analysis: Chargers TE Hunter Henry

Hunter Henry won’t have an easy path to success in Week 13, as the Patriots have allowed the 6th fewest points to opposing fantasy tight ends this season. They have allowed only five tight ends to reach double digit scoring so far this season, including Mark Andrews, George Kittle, and Mark Andrews, who are undeniably three of the top tight ends in the league. The highest point total of a tight end against the Patriots all season was 13.3. You aren’t going to sit Hunter Henry, as he is about as reliable as tight ends can be, but you should temper expectations and come to realize that he is more likely to have a floor game than a ceiling game this week. Regardless, you are playing him as a TE1.

Fantasy Start/Sit Recommendation

Start Hunter Henry as a TE1