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Tight end non-PPR rankings for Week 2 fantasy football

We take you through some of the best non-PPR tight ends going in Week 2 for fantasy football, including a few viable streamers.

 New Orleans Saints tight end Jared Cook (87) runs for a touchdown after a reception during the first half against the Tennessee Titans at Nissan Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

UPDATE 9/19: NFL teams released their final injury reports for Week 2. Here are final statuses for names of note.

George Kittle: Out
Jack Doyle: Out

UPDATE 9/18: We’ve got two significant tight end injuries this week that could impact the rankings.

George Kittle played through a broken ankle bone last season, so there’s a good chance he tries to play through his knee injury this week. But, he doesn’t look like he’ll practice and they do have Jordan Reed backing him up. Im knocking Kittle down a few spots for now and giving Reed a boost.

Jack Doyle hasn’t practiced this week with an ankle injury. There hasn’t been much news on the severity yet, but I’m giving Mo Alie-Cox a boost in this update and knocking Doyle down a few notches.

Your tight end leaders in non-PPR for Week 1 go as follows, Mark Andrews, Dallas Goedert, Noah Fant, Travis Kelce, and T.J. Hockenson. Goedert ended up as the only tight end to top 100 yards while Mark Andrews was the only one to score more than one touchdown.

Goedert topped Zach Ertz in Week 1, but Ertz still played a bigger percentage of snaps and saw seven targets to Goedert’s nine. Goedert could hurt Ertz’s fantasy upside this season, but both are viable fantasy plays each week.

Mark Andrews saw a big uptick in snaps from his average last season, which is a great sign for his continued consistency. He only had five targets, but tLamar Jackson and the Ravens offense didn’t lose any of their extreme efficiency to start this season with Andrews’ two touchdowns. If teams can play them closer, we could see some big target numbers and yardage for Andrews, but in these blowouts, we’ll likely see more touchdown efficiency.

Streaming TEs

Logan Thomas, Washington

Thomas was a huge part of The Football Team’s offense, as he saw saw the second-most targets and third most air yards out of any tight end in Week 1. He was only able to catch four for 37 yards, but he also found the end zone.

Jimmy Graham, Bears

Graham isn’t going to run by anyone at this point in his career but he did lead all tight ends with three red zone targets in Week 1. He turned one of those targets into a touchdown. He will be extremely touchdown dependent, but it looks like they want to get him his chances in the end zone.

Tight end non-PPR rankings for Week 17

Rk Name Team Opp
Rk Name Team Opp
1 Darren Waller LV @ DEN
2 Mark Andrews BAL @ CIN
3 George Kittle SF vs SEA
4 Noah Fant DEN vs LV
5 Logan Thomas WAS @ PHI
6 T.J. Hockenson DET vs MIN
7 Robert Tonyan GB @ CHI
8 Mike Gesicki MIA @ BUF
9 Rob Gronkowski TB vs ATL
10 Jared Cook NO @ CAR
11 Irv Smith Jr. MIN @ DET
12 Evan Engram NYG vs DAL
13 Jonnu Smith TEN @ HOU
14 Dallas Goedert PHI vs WAS
15 Hayden Hurst ATL @ TB
16 Austin Hooper CLE vs PIT
17 Jimmy Graham CHI vs GB
18 Eric Ebron PIT @ CLE
19 Dalton Schultz DAL @ NYG
20 Jordan Akins HOU vs TEN
21 Cole Kmet CHI vs GB
22 Tyler Higbee LAR vs ARI
23 Zach Ertz PHI vs WAS
24 Dan Arnold ARI @ LAR
25 Donald Parham Jr. LAC @ KC
26 Mo Alie-Cox IND vs JAC
27 Trey Burton IND vs JAC
28 Dawson Knox BUF vs MIA
29 Deon Yelder KC vs LAC
30 Jack Doyle IND vs JAC
31 Stephen Anderson LAC @ KC
32 Darren Fells HOU vs TEN
33 Gerald Everett LAR vs ARI
34 Drew Sample CIN vs BAL
35 Tyler Eifert JAC @ IND
36 Tyler Conklin MIN @ DET
37 Anthony Firkser TEN @ HOU
38 Jacob Hollister SEA @ SF
39 Chris Herndon IV NYJ @ NE
40 Harrison Bryant CLE vs PIT
41 Jordan Reed SF vs SEA
42 James O'Shaughnessy JAC @ IND
43 Ian Thomas CAR vs NO
44 Nick Keizer KC vs LAC
45 Will Dissly SEA @ SF
46 David Njoku CLE vs PIT
47 Adam Trautman NO @ CAR
48 Greg Olsen SEA @ SF
49 Geoff Swaim TEN @ HOU
50 Pharaoh Brown HOU vs TEN
51 Foster Moreau LV @ DEN
52 Durham Smythe MIA @ BUF
53 Nick Vannett DEN vs LV
54 Adam Shaheen MIA @ BUF
55 Cameron Brate TB vs ATL
56 Jason Witten LV @ DEN
57 Jesse James DET vs MIN
58 Devin Asiasi NE vs NYJ
59 Darrell Daniels ARI @ LAR
60 Kaden Smith NYG vs DAL
61 Ryan Griffin NYJ @ NE
62 Kahale Warring HOU vs TEN
63 Blake Bell DAL @ NYG
64 Chris Manhertz CAR vs NO
65 Lee Smith BUF vs MIA
66 Jaeden Graham ATL @ TB
67 Dalton Keene NE vs NYJ
68 Travis Kelce KC vs LAC
69 Hunter Henry LAC @ KC
70 Jeremy Sprinkle WAS @ PHI
71 Cethan Carter CIN vs BAL