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What to do with Darren Waller in Week 12 fantasy football

We go over the fantasy football outlook of Darren Waller ahead of the Raiders Week 12 matchup against the Bucs.

Las Vegas Raiders tight end Darren Waller (83) runs the ball against the Kansas City Chiefs during the second half at Allegiant Stadium. Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Darren Waller is a favorite target of Derek Carr this year and he will likely see plenty of looks this weekend as the Raiders head to Atlanta. They’ll face a Falcons defense that has allowed the most fantasy points in the league to opposing tight ends this season. Just how high in the rankings will this plus matchup boost Darren Waller? We break down the fantasy analysis below.

Fantasy Football analysis: Raiders TE Darren Waller

Darren Waller is currently averaging 14.0 points and 6.0 targets per game. He has found the end zone five times so far this season and will look to do so again against the Falcons, who have allowed eight touchdowns to the tight end position so far this season. The tight end position is a wasteland and Darren Waller is a diamond in the rough. Start him with confidence as a TE1.

Fantasy Start/Sit Recommendation

Start Darren Waller as a TE1.