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Tight end PPR rankings for Week 17 fantasy football

We take you through some of the best PPR tight ends going in Week 17 for fantasy football, including a few viable streamers.

Khari Willis #37 of the Indianapolis Colts breaks up a pass to Noah Fant #87 of the Denver Broncos in the end zone during the second quarter of the game at Lucas Oil Stadium on October 27, 2019 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Photo by Bobby Ellis/Getty Images

Friday injury report

Dallas Goedert is out, which should help elevate Zzach Ertz on Sunday night.

Out: Dallas Goedert (calf)
Doubtful: N/A
Questionable: Greg Olsen (foot), Maxx Williams (ankle), Cole Kmet (shoulder)


Wednesday injury report

Evan Engram was limited with a calf injury. He should be able to go against Dallas.

Dallas Goedert was forced from last week’s game with a calf injury and then wasn’t able to practice. If he can’t go, Zach Ertz would get a boost.

Harrison Bryant is out due to a positive COVID test.

DNP: Darrell Daniels (hamstring), Maxx Williams (ankle), Trey Burton (not injury related),
Limited: Dan Arnold (back), Evan Engram (calf), Marcedes Lewis (knee), Jace Sternberger (concussion), Donald Parham (illness), Josh Hill (hand), Greg Olsen (foot), Dallas Goedert (calf), Richard Rodgers (ankle),
Full: Cole Kmet (shoulder), Jimmy Graham (not injury related), Demetrius Harris (foot), Mike Gesicki (shoulder),

Week 17 is usually a good time to limit your fantasy football and DFS games, as so many teams are usually resting players. But this year, we have more teams set to play their starters.

There are three teams that look like they will rest players though, as the Kansas City Chiefs, Pittsburgh Steelers and Buffalo Bills don’t have much to play for. The Chiefs have absolutely nothing to play for and the Steelers and Bills can only move between the No. 2 and 3 seeds. Mike Tomlin has already said that Ben Roethlisberger isn’t playing, which could make it less likely the Bills starters play a full game. And Andy Reid said we would see a lot of backup Chad Henne.

Travis Kelce, Eric Ebron and Dawson Knox are too risky to play, even if we hear they might get work.

Here are the teams who need wins and should play their starters: Titans, Bears, Cowboys, Giants, Browns, Dolphins, Ravens, Buccaneers, Saints, Seahawks, Packers, Cardinals, Rams, Colts, and Washington.

Injury news

Kyle Rudolph is out and Irv Smith Jr. should lead the way against the Lions.

Notable backups

Tyler Kroft, Ricky Seals-Jones and Vance McDonald could see more work with starters likely resting.

Streaming options

Hayden Hurst, Falcons

Hurst has caught a touchdown in his last two games and gets a good matchup this week against the Buccaneers. Tampa Bay has given up the fifth-most fantasy points to tight ends over the last eight weeks. As long as Julio Jones remains out, Hurst has good upside this week.

Noah Fant, Broncos

Fant has 20 targets over the last two games and has 13 receptions for 133 yards and a touchdown. This week the Broncos take on the Raiders, who have given up the sixth-most fantasy points over the last eight games.

Tight end PPR rankings for Week 4

Rk Name Team Opp
Rk Name Team Opp
1 Travis Kelce KC vs LAC
2 Darren Waller LV vs MIA
3 T.J. Hockenson DET vs BAL
4 George Kittle SF vs GB
5 Mark Andrews BAL @ DET
6 Kyle Pitts ATL @ NYG
7 Rob Gronkowski TB @ LAR
8 Noah Fant DEN vs NYJ
9 Robert Tonyan GB @ SF
10 Logan Thomas WAS @ BUF
11 Dallas Goedert PHI @ DAL
12 Tyler Higbee LAR vs TB
13 Jared Cook LAC @ KC
14 Jonnu Smith NE vs NO
15 Juwan Johnson NO @ NE
16 Austin Hooper CLE vs CHI
17 Hunter Henry NE vs NO
18 Cole Kmet CHI @ CLE
19 Blake Jarwin DAL vs PHI
20 Mike Gesicki MIA @ LV
21 Gerald Everett SEA @ MIN
22 Dalton Schultz DAL vs PHI
23 Tyler Conklin MIN vs SEA
24 Dawson Knox BUF vs WAS
25 Dan Arnold CAR @ HOU
26 Jack Doyle IND @ TEN
27 David Njoku CLE vs CHI
28 Pat Freiermuth PIT vs CIN
29 Eric Ebron PIT vs CIN
30 Kyle Rudolph NYG vs ATL
31 Hayden Hurst ATL @ NYG
32 Tyler Kroft NYJ @ DEN
33 Adam Trautman NO @ NE
34 Albert Okwuegbunam DEN vs NYJ
35 Anthony Firkser TEN vs IND
36 Zach Ertz PHI @ DAL
37 C.J. Uzomah CIN @ PIT
38 Maxx Williams ARI @ JAC
39 Harrison Bryant CLE vs CHI
40 Jordan Akins HOU vs CAR
41 Chris Manhertz JAC vs ARI
42 O.J. Howard TB @ LAR
43 Foster Moreau LV vs MIA
44 Jimmy Graham CHI @ CLE
45 Pharaoh Brown HOU vs CAR
46 Ian Thomas CAR @ HOU
47 Geoff Swaim TEN vs IND
48 Mo Alie-Cox IND @ TEN
49 Kaden Smith NYG vs ATL
50 Will Dissly SEA @ MIN
51 Ryan Griffin NYJ @ DEN
52 Donald Parham Jr. LAC @ KC
53 Chris Herndon IV MIN vs SEA
54 Derek Carrier LV vs MIA
55 Cameron Brate TB @ LAR
56 Ricky Seals-Jones WAS @ BUF
57 Josh Oliver BAL @ DET
58 Marcedes Lewis GB @ SF
59 MyCole Pruitt TEN vs IND
60 Tommy Hudson TEN vs IND
61 Blake Bell KC vs LAC
62 Durham Smythe MIA @ LV
63 Ross Dwelley SF vs GB
64 Darrell Daniels ARI @ JAC
65 Kylen Granson IND @ TEN
66 Lee Smith ATL @ NYG
67 Luke Farrell JAC vs ARI
68 Eric Saubert DEN vs NYJ
69 Cethan Carter MIA @ LV
70 Darren Fells DET vs BAL
71 Jack Stoll PHI @ DAL
72 Drew Sample CIN @ PIT
73 Evan Engram NYG vs ATL
74 James O'Shaughnessy JAC vs ARI
75 Hunter Long MIA @ LV