Fantasy success for Travis Kelce had been inevitable entering Week 7. Then things got weird in Denver as the Kansas City Chiefs got a defensive touchdown, a special teams touchdown and took a three-score lead early in the second half with hardly any assistance from a receiver not named Tyreek Hill. Kelce finished with just three catches on three targets for 31 yards. It was his quietest game of the year by far. But here come the Jets to make everything better.
Fantasy Football analysis: Chiefs TE Travis Kelce
Heading into that game against the Broncos, Kelce had registered double-digit fantasy points every week and was averaging 17.4 per game. There’s bound to be a regression to the mean this week against a Jets defense that has ceded touchdowns to four tight ends this season: Jordan Reed (who scored twice), Mo Alie-Cox, Adam Shaheen and Durham Smythe. So, if they can score against the Jets...
Betting on Kelce to get back into the end zone at least once in Week 8 feels like easy money.
Fantasy Start/Sit Recommendation
Start. Bold, I know. Kelce is pretty affordable this week at $6,600 on DraftKings. You should be all over him in cash games.