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Tight end non-PPR rankings for Week 9 fantasy football

We take you through some of the best non-PPR tight ends going into Week 9 for fantasy football, including a few viable streamers.

Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Pat Freiermuth (88) celebrates his touchdown reception against the Cleveland Browns during the fourth quarter at FirstEnergy Stadium.  Scott Galvin-USA TODAY Sports

Week 8 is in the past and it is time to live in the now, man. The now is Week 9 and fantasy football continues it’s dead-eyed path toward the playoffs. Tight ends remain painfully low scoring for the most part, as we’ve even lost our stalwart Travis Kelce of late. He’ll bounce back though and hopefully we’ll be able to pick the perfect tight end each week here on out.

Bye weeks

The Detroit Lions, Seattle Seahawks, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Washington Football Team are on a Week 9 bye. T.J. Hockenson, Gerald Everett, Rob Gronkowski, and Ricky Seals-Jones will all be lazying around the house this weekend.

Streaming options

Tyler Conklin, Minnesota Vikings vs. Baltimore Ravens

Conklin has shown decent fantasy upside so far this season and this week he gets a Ravens defense that has been poor against tight ends. They’ve allowed the most non-PPR fantasy points to the position, while ranking 12th-best at stopping wide receivers this season.

Pat Freiermuth, Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Chicago Bears

Freiermuth moved ahead of Eric Ebron before their bye week and then with Ebron missing Week 8 due to injury, Freiermuth saw an even bigger bump in snaps. If Ebron is out again, Freiermuth is a must start, but even if Ebron returns, he has value.

Tight end non-PPR rankings for Week 18

Rk Name Team Opp
Rk Name Team Opp
1 Travis Kelce KC @ DEN
2 Mark Andrews BAL vs PIT
3 George Kittle SF @ LAR
4 Rob Gronkowski TB vs CAR
5 Zach Ertz ARI vs SEA
6 Darren Waller LV vs LAC
7 Dawson Knox BUF vs NYJ
8 Dalton Schultz DAL @ PHI
9 Kyle Pitts ATL vs NO
10 Mike Gesicki MIA vs NE
11 Hunter Henry NE @ MIA
12 Noah Fant DEN vs KC
13 Tyler Higbee LAR vs SF
14 Gerald Everett SEA @ ARI
15 Tyler Conklin MIN vs CHI
16 Jared Cook LAC @ LV
17 Cole Kmet CHI @ MIN
18 C.J. Uzomah CIN @ CLE
19 Evan Engram NYG vs WAS
20 Albert Okwuegbunam DEN vs KC
21 Pat Freiermuth PIT @ BAL
22 Brock Wright DET vs GB
23 David Njoku CLE vs CIN
24 Cameron Brate TB vs CAR
25 Brevin Jordan HOU vs TEN
26 Foster Moreau LV vs LAC
27 Jack Doyle IND @ JAC
28 Austin Hooper CLE vs CIN
29 Jonnu Smith NE @ MIA
30 Dallas Goedert PHI vs DAL
31 Tyler Kroft NYJ @ BUF
32 Anthony Firkser TEN @ HOU
33 Tyree Jackson PHI vs DAL
34 James O'Shaughnessy JAC vs IND
35 Josiah Deguara GB @ DET
36 Geoff Swaim TEN @ HOU
37 Ricky Seals-Jones WAS @ NYG
38 Dan Arnold JAC vs IND
39 Adam Trautman NO @ ATL
40 Jack Stoll PHI vs DAL
41 Hayden Hurst ATL vs NO
42 Mo Alie-Cox IND @ JAC
43 John Bates WAS @ NYG
44 Jimmy Graham CHI @ MIN
45 Will Dissly SEA @ ARI
46 Stephen Anderson LAC @ LV
47 Marcedes Lewis GB @ DET
48 Pharaoh Brown HOU vs TEN
49 Ian Thomas CAR @ TB
50 Darrell Daniels ARI vs SEA
51 Durham Smythe MIA vs NE
52 Adam Shaheen MIA vs NE
53 O.J. Howard TB vs CAR
54 Nick Vannett NO @ ATL
55 Jesse James CHI @ MIN
56 Jeremy Sprinkle DAL @ PHI
57 Nick Boyle BAL vs PIT
58 Blake Bell KC @ DEN
59 Kyle Rudolph NYG vs WAS