Fantasy football: Four must-start NFL tight ends for Week 5


Philadelphia Eagles tight end Dallas Goedert is a must-start fantasy football option in Week 5. File Photo by Hugo Philpott/UPI | <a href="/News_Photos/lp/6ad45bf693b6ca4841e027786a5ffd57/" target="_blank">License Photo</a>

Philadelphia Eagles tight finish Dallas Goedert is a must-start fantasy soccer choice in Week 5. File Picture by Hugo Philpott/UPI | License Picture

MIAMI, Oct. 6 (UPI) — Tyler Conklin is amongst my 4 must-start fantasy soccer tight ends for Week 5. Philadelphia Eagles tight finish Dallas Goedert tops my weekly High 20 rankings for the place.

Tyler Hockenson, Travis Kelce, Mark Andrews and Kyle Pitts be part of Goedert within the High 5 of my weekly High 20 rankings, that are listed beneath.

All of my must-start choices are throughout the High 14 of my rankings, which implies they need to be began in leagues with no less than 14 groups that require beginning tight ends.

Goedert needs to be in lineups most weeks, no matter league format. I like him this week due to his placement within the Eagles’ prolific offense and an important Week 5 matchup.

Philadelphia Eagles tight finish Dallas Goedert (L) is my prime fantasy soccer play for Week 5. File Picture by John Angelillo/UPI

Dallas Goedert

Goedert is a High 6 tight finish this season, when it comes to fantasy factors per sport. He totaled no less than three catches in every of his 4 begins this season, together with 5 catches in Week 2 and 5 extra in Week 4. He has reached the top zone simply as soon as.

Goedert will get an important matchup towards the Arizona Cardinals this weekend. The Cardinals allowed the second-most catches, yards and fantasy factors to tight ends via 4 weeks. Additionally they allowed touchdowns to the place in two of their 4 video games.

Goedert totaled no less than 60 yards in three of his 4 begins. I count on the Eagles star to haul in no less than eight catches for 80 yards and a rating this week.

Detroit Lions tight finish T.J. Hockenson was the highest fantasy soccer performer on the place in Week 4. File Picture by Mark Black/UPI

T.J. Hockenson

Hockenson turned in the perfect fantasy soccer efficiency amongst tight ends in Week 4, with 179 yards and two scores on eight catches in a loss to the Seattle Seahawks.

He additionally scored in Week 3 and acquired no less than seven targets in three of his 4 begins this season. This week, the Lions will battle the New England Patriots.

The Patriots allowed a league-high 5 landing catches to tight ends via 4 weeks. Tight ends additionally scored towards the Patriots in every of their final three video games. I count on that streak to proceed this week with Hockenson, who’s a near-lock for no less than 10 targets, eight catches and 60 yards. He additionally ought to discover the top one for his fourth rating of the season.

Maintain Hockenson in your beginning lineup, no matter league format.

Tyler Conklin

Conklin is my No. 7 choice for Week 5. The New York Jets tight finish ranks second on the staff with 29 targets, trailing solely large receiver Garrett Wilson (39). He ought to get extra appears to be like this week when the Jets host the Miami Dolphins, who tied for permitting the fourth-most targets to the place via 4 video games.

The Dolphins additionally allowed the fifth-most yards and eighth-most fantasy factors to the place. The Dolphins allowed tight ends to attain touchdowns in two of their final three video games. I additionally count on the Dolphins to focus on the Jets’ exterior passing assault, which ought to result in elevated targets for Conklin.

He’s a touchdown-or-bust play who needs to be in beginning lineups for leagues that require beginning tight ends.

New Orleans Saints tight finish Taysom Hill (7) is primarily getting used as a runner this season, however is amongst my High 14 fantasy soccer choices this week. File Picture by AJ Sisco/UPI.]

Taysom Hill

Hill is a fringe TE1 play this week in leagues that require beginning the place. The New Orleans Saints playmaker was the No. 14 fantasy choice final week and in addition is available in at No. 14 in my Week 5 rankings.

Hill is the No. 13 choice this season on a fantasy factors per sport foundation. He scored in two of his three appearances this season and is getting used principally as a runner, however I like his odds of manufacturing once more in Week 5 when the Saints host the Seahawks.

The Seahawks allowed essentially the most fantasy factors and yards to the place via 4 weeks. Additionally they allowed Hockenson’s enormous efficiency in Week 4 and touchdowns to Kyle Pitts and Ross Dwelley in Week 3 and Week 2, respectively.

I count on the Saints to attain a number of touchdowns on this matchup, with Hill discovering the top zone. He is a superb dart-throw choice for those who need assistance on the place.

Week 5 fantasy soccer tight finish rankings

1. Dallas Goedert, Philadelphia Eagles at ARI

2. T.J. Hockenson, Detroit Lions at NE

3. Travis Kelce, Kansas Metropolis Chiefs vs. LV

4. Mark Andrews, Baltimore Ravens vs. CIN

5. Kyle Pitts, Atlanta Falcons at TB

6. Darren Waller, Las Vegas Raiders at KC

7. Tyler Conklin, New York Jets vs. MIA

8. Tyler Higbee, Los Angeles Rams vs. DAL

9. Zach Ertz, Arizona Cardinals vs. PHI

10. Gerald Everett, Los Angeles Chargers at CLE

11. David Njoku, Cleveland Browns vs. LAC

12. Robert Tonyan, Inexperienced Bay Packers vs. NYG

13. Logan Thomas, Washington Commanders vs. TEN

14. Taysom Hill, New Orleans Saints vs. SEA

15. George Kittle, San Francisco 49ers at CAR

16. Cade Otton, Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. ATL

17. Hayden Hurst, Cincinnati Bengals at BAL

18. Will Dissly, Seattle Seahawks at NO

19. Dalton Schultz, Buffalo Payments vs. PIT

20. Mike Gesicki, Miami Dolphins at NYJ

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo calls a play towards the Los Angeles Rams within the third quarter at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on Monday. The 49ers defeated the Rams 24-9. Picture by Terry Schmitt/UPI | License Picture

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