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What to do with T.J. Hockenson in Week 6 fantasy football

We go over T.J. Hockenson’s fantasy football outlook ahead of the Lions Week 6 matchup against the Jaguars.

Detroit Lions tight end T.J. Hockenson celebrates after scoring a touchdown against the New Orleans Saints during the third quarter at Ford Field Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports

While he hasn’t demonstrated “league winner” caliber this season, T.J. Hockenson has shown that he can provide a decent floor for fantasy owners on a weekly basis. A Week 6 match-up with the Jaguars should provide ample scoring opportunity for the Detroit offense and Hockenson will hope to add his third touchdown of the season. Does Hockenson belong in your starting lineups this week? We break down the fantasy analysis below.

Fantasy Football analysis: Lions TE T.J. Hockenson

T.J. Hockenson has had no less than four targets in each of his first four games this season. He has reached double digit points in all but one game, in which he had 9.3 PPR points. Consistency at the tight end position is hard to come by, making Hockenson’s level of production valuable. The Jaguars defense is a favorable match-up for all offensive positions, including tight ends. Hockenson’s consistent role and positive match up make him a solid choice to start at tight end.

Fantasy Start/Sit Recommendation

Start T.J. Hockenson as a TE1.