PFN Consensus Fantasy Football Week 16 TE Rankings: Do You Need To Start Jake Ferguson, George Kittle, and Isaiah Likely?

Fantasy managers have some critical start/sit decisions to make here going into the rest of Week 16 -- who sits atop the TE rankings?

As fantasy football managers look ahead to the rest of Week 16, there are still some critical start/sit decisions that need to be made! Who can you trust this week at the TE position? Here are the latest PFN consensus TE rankings to help guide you.

Which TE Should You Start in Fantasy Football?

1) Travis Kelce | KC (vs. LV)
2) Trey McBride | ARI (at CHI)
3) Sam LaPorta | DET (at MIN)
4) T.J. Hockenson | MIN (vs. DET)
5) David Njoku | CLE (at HOU)
6) George Kittle | SF (vs. BAL)
7) Evan Engram | JAX (at TB)
8) Jake Ferguson | DAL (at MIA)
9) Isaiah Likely | BAL (at SF)
10) Cole Kmet | CHI (vs. ARI)
11) Dallas Goedert | PHI (vs. NYG)
12) Dalton Kincaid | BUF (at LAC)
13) Darren Waller | NYG (at PHI)
14) Kyle Pitts | ATL (vs. IND)
15) Taysom Hill | NO (at LAR)
16) Pat Freiermuth | PIT (vs. CIN)
17) Dalton Schultz | HOU (vs. CLE)
18) Tucker Kraft | GB (at CAR)
19) Gerald Everett | LAC (vs. BUF)
20) Cade Otton | TB (vs. JAX)
21) Chigoziem Okonkwo | TEN (vs. SEA)
22) Tyler Conklin | NYJ (vs. WAS)
23) Tanner Hudson | CIN (at PIT)
24) Logan Thomas | WAS (at NYJ)
25) Jonnu Smith | ATL (vs. IND)

26) Tyler Higbee | LAR (vs. NO)
27) Noah Fant | SEA (at TEN)
28) Juwan Johnson | NO (at LAR)
29) Dawson Knox | BUF (at LAC)
30) Kylen Granson | IND (at ATL)
31) Mike Gesicki | NE (at DEN)
32) Noah Gray | KC (vs. LV)
33) Adam Trautman | DEN (vs. NE)
34) Brevin Jordan | HOU (vs. CLE)
35) Durham Smythe | MIA (vs. DAL)
36) Tommy Tremble | CAR (vs. GB)
37) Donald Parham Jr. | LAC (vs. BUF)
38) Foster Moreau | NO (at LAR)
39) Drew Sample | CIN (at PIT)
40) Will Mallory | IND (at ATL)
41) Austin Hooper | LV (at KC)
42) Pharaoh Brown | NE (at DEN)
43) Jeremy Ruckert | NYJ (vs. WAS)
44) Elijah Higgins | ARI (at CHI)
45) Lucas Krull | DEN (vs. NE)
46) Stephen Sullivan | CAR (vs. GB)
47) Mo Alie-Cox | IND (at ATL)
48) Colby Parkinson | SEA (at TEN)
49) Josh Oliver | MIN (vs. DET)
50) Harrison Bryant | CLE (at HOU)

The Top TEs To Start in Week 16

Isaiah Likely, Baltimore Ravens (at SF)

Analysis by Kyle Soppe | Can we stop it now? Isaiah Likely was left on far too many waiver wires coming out of the Week 13 bye. In the two games since, all he has done is reward those who made the addition with 10 catches on 13 targets for 153 yards and a pair of touchdowns.

Whether it’s bailing Lamar Jackson out in times of stress or creative usage to leverage his size-speed combination, Likely is a certified top-10 tight end that you can feel good about playing.

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Of course, this matchup isn’t great, and the San Francisco 49ers’ low blitz rate could allow them to bracket Likely in a way that more aggressive defenses like the Los Angeles Rams and Jacksonville Jaguars haven’t done over the past two weeks.

There’s a floor concern with every TE in the sport, but Likely’s unique skill set and glove-like fit into this offensive scheme puts him in a good spot to be trusted at this critical juncture of your fantasy season.

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