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    Fantasy Football Rankings 2024: Top Options at TE Include Travis Kelce, Mark Andrews, and Sam LaPorta

    Is the tight end position as deep as it appears? Where do players like Mark Andrews, Kyle Pitts, and Evan Engram fall in our fantasy TE rankings?

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    Published on July 5, 2024 | 8:45 AM EDT

    It’s important to enter your fantasy football drafts with a good set of rankings. Of course, there’s more to it than that, but having a valuable baseline to help guide you throughout your draft is a necessary starting point. Here are our fantasy TE rankings, including a couple of highlighted players worth further discussion.

    Ranking the Top Fantasy Tight Ends


    1) Travis Kelce | Kansas City Chiefs
    2) Mark Andrews | Baltimore Ravens
    3) Sam LaPorta | Detroit Lions
    4) Trey McBride | Arizona Cardinals
    5) Dalton Kincaid | Buffalo Bills
    6) Kyle Pitts | Atlanta Falcons
    7) Evan Engram | Jacksonville Jaguars
    8) David Njoku | Cleveland Browns
    9) George Kittle | San Francisco 49ers
    10) Jake Ferguson | Dallas Cowboys
    11) Dallas Goedert | Philadelphia Eagles
    12) Brock Bowers | Las Vegas Raiders
    13) Pat Freiermuth | Pittsburgh Steelers
    14) Cole Kmet | Chicago Bears
    15) Dalton Schultz | Houston Texans
    16) T.J. Hockenson | Minnesota Vikings
    17) Jonnu Smith | Miami Dolphins
    18) Luke Musgrave | Green Bay Packers

    19) Hunter Henry | New England Patriots
    20) Taysom Hill | New Orleans Saints
    21) Chigoziem Okonkwo | Tennessee Titans
    22) Tucker Kraft | Green Bay Packers
    23) Juwan Johnson | New Orleans Saints
    24) Cade Otton | Tampa Bay Buccaneers
    25) Gerald Everett | Chicago Bears
    26) Tyler Conklin | New York Jets
    27) Zach Ertz | Washington Commanders
    28) Ja’Tavion Sanders | Carolina Panthers
    29) Isaiah Likely | Baltimore Ravens
    30) Hayden Hurst | Los Angeles Chargers
    31) Noah Fant | Seattle Seahawks
    32) Tyler Higbee | Los Angeles Rams
    33) Ben Sinnott | Washington Commanders
    34) Theo Johnson | New York Giants
    35) Dawson Knox | Buffalo Bills

    Who Are the Best Tight Ends To Draft In Fantasy?

    Travis Kelce

    The Chiefs are undoubtedly telling the truth in wanting to limit Travis Kelce’s wear and tear during the season. He’s not going to be a 90 or even an 80% snap share TE anymore. But even at 35 years old, he’s still the best receiving tight end in football, playing with the best quarterback in the history of the sport.

    Kelce saw significant dips in his volume last season, yet he still finished as the overall TE1, averaging 14.6 fantasy points per game. While that’s low by his standards, if nothing changes other than he scores more than five touchdowns (perhaps getting to around eight), he’ll be around 16 points per game.

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    Kelce isn’t worth the first- or second-round pick he’s been most of his career, but he should still be the first tight end off the board. If you can get him in the fourth round, that’s well worth it.

    Kyle Pitts

    There’s certainly a chance Kyle Pitts just isn’t as good as we thought. But it’s very easy to explain away his struggles over the past two seasons.

    Pitts burst onto the scene with one of the best rookie TE seasons in NFL history, recording over 1,000 receiving yards. It just wasn’t impactful for fantasy because he only scored one touchdown.

    Since then, Pitts has been a major bust each of the past two seasons. In 2022, injuries limited him to 10 games. In 2023, by his own admission, he hadn’t fully recovered from his 2022 knee injury. Plus, he had Desmond Ridder as his quarterback.

    And we haven’t even mentioned the Falcons employing one of the worst head coaches in NFL history for three seasons.

    Pitts enters the 2024 season as healthy as he’s been since his rookie year. Kirk Cousins provides a massive QB upgrade, Zac Robinson provides a massive play-calling upgrade, and Pitts is poised to be the clear second option in the passing game behind Drake London.

    Perhaps Pitts is not, in fact, that good. But we don’t win fantasy championships by playing it safe. He has TE1 overall upside. Everyone in Atlanta saw a spike in ADP with the offensive changes…except Pitts. He’s the value. Draft him.

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