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Fantasy Football Rankings: Tight Ends in Week 2

Heath ranks tight ends in Week 2.

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Week 2 is upon us. Pretty soon we will all be planning our playoff rosters. I’m sorry I just put that evil on you. Anyway, let’s hop into the week...

Week 2 Tight End Rankings

1 Rob Gronkowski @ JAC Start your studs.
2 Travis Kelce @ PIT This one could be a shootout.
3 Jordan Reed vs. IND He had a 4-48-1 line last week, but he was rested in a game that wasn't competitive. That's your only concern this week, as the matchup is pristine.
4 George Kittle vs DET He led his team in targets (9) and it appears his chemistry with Jimmy G is for real. I'm treating him as a TE1 for the rest of the season.
5 Jared Cook @ DEN The Broncos allowed the third-most fantasy points to TEs in 2017, and were flamed by a rookie blocking specialist in Will Dissly in Week 1. Cook had a monster game against the Rams. What more can you ask for?
6 Zach Ertz @ TB Ertz and Foles couldn't connect last week. It might be silly to have him this low, but I'll be more bullish when Wentz returns.
7 Trey Burton vs. SEA I still trust Burton more than other Bears targets, and the Seahawks allowed three aerial scores last week.
8 Jack Doyle @ WAS He had 10 targets last week, but the Bengals' starting safety was ejected and they were without linebacker Vontaze Burfict. I'm not convinced he will have that volume every week, but still think he'll be solid.
9 Jimmy Graham vs. MIN I don't even like Graham, but I can't go lower than this in this matchup. He's the obvious way to attack the Vikings, and his QB is still Aaron Rodgers.
10 David Njoku @ NO If this Saints defense repeats, Njoku might finish higher on this list in Week 2.
11 Kyle Rudolph @ GB Only once catch last week, but it was a score. This is a tough matchup for tight ends.
12 Evan Engram @ DAL It's hard to push him down farther from a talent perspective. This is a better matchup than Week 1, but I expect the OBJ show in primetime...
13 Ricky Seals-Jones @ LAR He was third in targets for Arizona last week, and should be utilized for quick passes in this one alongside David Johnson.
14 Tyler Eifert vs. BAL Only had three targets last week, but he should be a factor in the red zone while he's healthy.
15 Eric Ebron vs. WAS Similar to Eifert--the targets may not be there, but red zone work should.
16 Benjamin Watson vs. CLE He's a tertiary option given the strengths of Thomas and Kamara, but this is an efficient offense and a plus matchup.
17 O.J. Howard vs. PHI With D-Jax in the concussion protocol, there might be a couple more targets headed his way.
18 Jonnu Smith vs. HOU Many feel he is a very similar player to Delanie Walker. We are about to find out.
19 Austin Seferian-Jenkins vs. NE He caught a touchdown last week that was rescinded due to a penalty.
20 Ian Thomas @ ATL Without Deion Jones and Keanu Neal, the Falcons defense could be leaky.

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