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Tight end non-PPR rankings for Week 15 fantasy football

We take you through some of the best non-PPR tight ends going into Week 15 for fantasy football, including a few viable streamers.

George Kittle #85 of the San Francisco 49ers and teammates celebrate winning 26-23 in overtime against the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium on December 12, 2021 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images

Are we witnessing the decline of Travis Kelce or is his “down” season just a product of teams learning how to defend Patrick Mahomes better? It’s hard to know for sure, but he hasn’t been the automatic No. 1 tight end each week this season. George Kittle and Mark Andrews and Rob Gronkowski have been better and we’re going to have to start realizing that.

Injury news

Darren Waller, Las Vegas Raiders

Waller doesn’t look all that close to returning this week from his knee injury, but hopefully he can start getting some limited practices in sooner than later.

Tyler Higbee, Los Angeles Rams

Higbee missed last week due to COVID-19, but actually had a false positive and has been cleared for this week, while a huge chunk of his teammates actually have COVID-19 right now.

Austin Hooper, Cleveland Browns

David Njoku was out last week due to COVID-19 and now Hooper has been placed on the list. If Hooper can’t go and Njoku returns, Njoku would have some fantasy appeal.

T.J. Hockenson, Detroit Lions

Hockenson is dealing with a hand injury that kept him out last week. He should have a chance to return this week, but he’ll need to get in some practices.

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