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2023 Fantasy Football TE Rankings, Sleepers, Tight End Projections

Pat Mayo breaks down and lists his 2023 fantasy football TE rankings.

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Pat Mayo, and Jake Ciely debate Mayo’s 2023 Week 1 Fantasy Football rankings, starts, sits, sleepers and busts at each position.


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2023 Fantasy Football TE Rankings (1/2 PPR Scoring)

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Last Updated: September 2

  1. Travis Kelce
  2. Mark Andrews
  3. Darren Waller
  4. TJ Hockenson
  5. George Kittle
  6. Kyle Pitts
  7. Dallas Goedert
  8. Pat Freiermuth
  9. Tyler Higbee
  10. Even Engram
  11. Hayden Hurst
  12. Chioziem Okomkwo
  13. Sam LaPorta
  14. Dalton Schultz
  15. Cole Kmet
  16. Hunter Henry
  17. Trey McBride
  18. Juwan Johnson
  19. Irv Smith
  20. Greg Dulcich
  21. Taysom Hill
  22. David Njoku
  23. Gerald Everett
  24. Dalton Kincaid
  25. Michael Mayer
  26. Noah Fant
  27. Logan Thomas
  28. Dawson Knox
  29. Mike Gesicki

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Pat Mayo is an award-winning video host and producer of long and short-form content, and the host of The Pat Mayo Experience daily talk show. (Subscribe for video or audio). Mayo (@ThePME) won the 2023 Fantasy Sports Writing Association Podcast of the Year and was a finalist for three FSWA Awards in 2023 (Best Podcast, Daily Fantasy Writer of the Year, Golf Writer of the Year). His 27 FSWA nominations lead all writers this decade and are second-most all-time.

Mayo has been recognized across multiple sports (Football, Baseball & Golf), mediums (Video, Writing & Podcasting), genre (Humor), and game formats (Sports Betting, Daily Fantasy, and Traditional Season Long Fantasy).


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