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Tight end PPR rankings for Week 14 fantasy football

We take you through some of the best PPR tight ends going in Week 14 for fantasy football, including a viable streamer.

George Kittle #85 of the San Francisco 49ers reacts after scoring a touchdown during the second quarter against the Seattle Seahawks at Lumen Field on December 05, 2021 in Seattle, Washington. Photo by Steph Chambers/Getty Images

The weekly guessing game of who will finish as a top-12 tight end has been a fun one this year — and by fun, I mean totally unpredictable, random and maddening for any fantasy managers who don’t roster Travis Kelce or George Kittle. Even Kelce managers weren’t immune to the unpredictability of the position this week, as he posted just 27 yards on his 8 targets Sunday night against the Broncos. Some names that topped the list this week were Tyler Conklin, Brock Wright (any guesses as to which team he is on?), and Ryan Griffin.

We’re here to help you sort through the hodgepodge and win at the tight end position in Week 14 as you head toward your fantasy football playoffs.

Week 14 byes

The Colts, Patriots, Eagles and Dolphins are on a Week 14 bye. Fantasy managers will be without this year’s TE5, Mike Gesicki, and the TE9 on the season, Dallas Goedert. They’ll also be missing Hunter Henry, Jonnu Smith, Jack Doyle and Mo Alie-Cox.

Injury news

Darren Waller’s status for Week 14 remains up in the air as he is considered day-to-day with a knee injury which forced him to miss Week 13.

Washington Football Team TE Logan Thomas was feared to have torn his ACL on Sunday, but the team got better news than expected. The MRI on Monday revealed that he didn’t tear an ACL, though he’s probably still going to miss time with the knee injury. His backup, Ricky Seals-Jones, is also banged up managing a hip injury but could be in for a big role when healthy.

Browns tight end David Njoku was placed on the COVID-19/reserve list. If he is vaccinated, he would be able to play in Week 14 with two negative tests at least 24 hours apart. If he has not received the COVID vaccine, he’ll be required to quarantine for at least 10 days.

Week 14 TE Streamers

Nick Vannett, New Orleans Saints vs. New York Jets

This tight end streamer isn’t for the faint of heart. However, if you find yourself in dire straights in the absence of Darren Waller or Dallas Goedert, Nick Vannett could be in a position to help you out this week against the Jets. Vannett was solid in his Thursday Night Football outing with the Saints, posting a modest three catches for 48 yards in prime time. Though the Saints offense hasn’t exactly been a powerhouse, WR Deonte Harris has led the team in targets and receiving yards since Week 8 and is now out for a three-game suspension. Pair opportunity with a nice matchup against the Jets, who are averaging 56.7 receiving yards and have allowed four total touchdowns to the tight end position in that same span.

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