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What to do with Travis Kelce in Week 16 of the fantasy football playoffs

We go over the fantasy football outlook of Travis Kelce ahead of the Chiefs Week 16 matchup against the Falcons.

Travis Kelce #87 of the Kansas City Chiefs rushes ahead of Alijah Holder #33 of the Denver Broncos during the second quarter of a game at Arrowhead Stadium on December 06, 2020 in Kansas City, Missouri. Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images

The New Orleans Saints snapped Travis Kelce’s streak of 100-yard games last week. In spite of the tough defensive matchup, the Kansas City Chiefs tight end still had a productive outing. He caught eight passes on 12 targets, rolling up 68 yards and a touchdown on the day. This week he gets a very favorable matchup at home against the Falcons.

Fantasy Football analysis: Chiefs TE Travis Kelce

That was Kelce’s third game in a row with a touchdown, and he now has 10 on the season. He’s had triple digit receiving yards in five of his last seven games. He’ll be eying those numbers again this week. Interestingly enough, he’s also caught eight passes in each of his last five games, underscoring just how essential he is in that offense.

The Falcons gave up 84 yards on seven catches to the Buccaneers two tight ends last week. They’ve allowed opposing tight ends to score nine times this season.

Fantasy Start/Sit Recommendation

It should go without saying, but =start Travis Kelce.