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Best available TEs on Week 5 waivers

Looking for help at tight end? We take a look at some players available in season-long leagues.

Indianapolis Colts tight end Eric Ebron catches a pass for a touchdown against the Oakland Raiders during the fourth quarter at Lucas Oil Stadium. Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

The tight end position can be difficult to find fantasy production at, so some fantasy owners may need to find some streaming options for Week 5. Here are some TEs with under 50 percent ownership on mainstream traditional leagues that fantasy owners can consider picking up if they are in need of a TE.

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Eric Ebron, Indianapolis Colts (49 percent)

The Colts passing game has a plus matchup against the Chiefs, who have an explosive offense, which often forces teams into pass mode in an effort to keep pace. The Chiefs have allowed more passing yards than average and more fantasy points to tight ends than average. T.Y. Hilton’s status is also uncertain as he deals with a quad injury that forced him to miss last week’s game. Hilton leads the Colts in total targets and red zone targets, and if Hilton is forced out again, Ebron could see boosted target volume.

Jimmy Graham, Green Bay Packers (36 percent)

Graham’s playing time and volume trended up last week, playing on 70 percent of the Packers’ offensive snaps, up from 55 percent from Weeks 1 through 3, and getting a season-high nine targets. Graham has been consistently targeted near the end zone, ranking tied for third among all receivers in targets inside the 10-yard line while ranking tied for fourth in total red zone targets. Graham has an unimposing matchup against a Cowboys team that ranks around the middle of the pack in fantasy points allowed to tight ends.

Trey Burton, Chicago Bears (37 percent)

Burton’s start to the season was slowed by a groin injury that limited him, but he is showing signs of progress, practicing in full twice last week after not practicing in full at all from Weeks 1 through 3. Burton faces a Raiders team that ranks towards the bottom of the league in pass defense and has allowed the third most fantasy points to tight ends.