Fantasy: Top 30 Tight Ends For Week 16

Tight ends Zach Ertz (Eagles, left) and Timothy Wright (Bucs) collected nine targets and one touchdown apiece in Week 15 action.

Here are my top 30 tight ends for Week 16 (standard-scoring leagues).

This countdown doesn’t lean on a particular stat. It’s merely an educated best guess of which pass-catchers will tally the best combination of total yards and touchdowns for the NFL’s 16th weekend.

Top 30 Tight Ends

1. Jimmy Graham @ Carolina
2. Vernon Davis vs. Atlanta
3. Jordan Cameron @ N.Y. Jets
4. Jason Witten @ Washington
5. Julius Thomas @ Houston
6. Andrew Quarless vs. Pittsburgh
7. Tony Gonzalez @ San Francisco
8. Delanie Walker @ Jacksonville
9. Garrett Graham vs. Denver
10. Charles Clay @ Buffalo
11. Dennis Pitta vs. New England
12. Coby Fleener vs. Kansas City
13. Zach Ertz vs. Chicago
14. Timothy Wright @ St. Louis
15. Antonio Gates vs. Oakland
16. Martellus Bennett @ Philadelphia
17. Jared Cook vs. Tampa Bay
18. Tyler Eifert vs. Minnesota
19. Greg Olsen vs. New Orleans
20. Heath Miller @ Green Bay
21. Brandon Myers @ Detroit
22. Jermaine Gresham vs. Minnesota
23. Zach Miller vs. Arizona
24. Scott Chandler vs. Miami
25. Marcedes Lewis vs. Tennessee
26. Sean McGrath @ Indianapolis
27. Brandon Pettigrew vs. N.Y. Giants
28. Rob Housler @ Seattle
29. Mychal Rivera @ San Diego
30. John Carlson @ Cincinnati
30b. Logan Paulsen vs. Dallas
30c. Kellen Winslow vs. Cleveland
30d. Joseph Fauria vs. N.Y. Giants
30e. Jeff Cumberland vs. Cleveland

 

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