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Best available tight ends on the Week 5 waiver wire

Looking for help at tight end? We take a look at four players widely available in Yahoo! leagues.

Indianapolis Colts Wide Receiver T.Y. Hilton celebrates a touchdown scored by Indianapolis Colts Tight End Mo Alie-Cox in game action during a NFL game between the Chicago Bears and the Indianapolis Colts on October 4th, 2020, at Soldier Field in Chicago, IL. Photo by Robin Alam/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

There are some tight ends widely available that either have good matchups heading into Week 5 or will see more work due to injury, or just had successful Week 4 performances. With that in mind, here are four TEs with under 50% ownership at traditional fantasy football leagues that managers can consider picking up in their leagues.

Mo Alie-Cox, Colts (33 percent)

I’m willing to concede that Alie-Cox is unstoppable at this point. The former backup has caught nine passes for 174 yards and two scores since Jack Doyle got hurt in Week 1 and has become a favorite target of Philip Rivers. He’s a top 15 tight end regardless of format and should continue to be an escape outlet for a Colts team that’s been underwhelming throwing the football in 2020. Up next — @CLE, CIN, BYE, @DET, BAL

Dalton Schultz, Cowboys (52 percent)

Rules were meant to be broken, and is this is about as close to 50 percent ownership as you can get. Shultz has been tearing it up since Blake Jarwin tore his ACL in Week 1 and has benefitted from playing with Dak Prescott, who leads the NFL with 1,690 passing yards. Prescott is gonna share the sugar, so there’s no reason to believe Shultz won’t produce at this point. He’s averaging eight targets per game as a starter. Up next — NYG, ARI, @WAS, @PHI, PIT

Rob Gronkowski, Buccaneers (57 percent) -close enough

Gronkowski’s ownership isn’t as close to 50 percent as Schultz’s, but it’s bound to skyrocket now that O.J. Howard is out for the season with an Achilles injury. Gronk will have to compete with Cameron Brate, and should win out. Brate Only has a three-yard reception in 2020. While he did score with his lone catch of the season, Gronk has seven times as many targets. Up next — @CHI, GB, @LV, @NYG, BAL

Robert Tonyan, Buccaneers (27 percent)

Tonyan has played in three games this season and has caught 27 passes for 173 yards and five touchdowns. Jimmy Graham caught five touchdowns passes in two years with the Packers. That shows how important the 26-year-old has been. Green Bay is banged up at wide receiver with Allen Lazard and Equanimeous St. Brown on the IR, and Aaron Rodgers has to throw to someone. Rodgers is confident looking for Tonyan in the red zone, which gives him plenty of value even without a ton of catches. Up next — BYE, @TB, @HOU, MIN, @SF