2015 DRAFT GUIDE
By Jeff Paur
Senior Fantasy Writer
Realtime Fantasy Sports

Tight Ends:

It is becoming more and more evident that the tight end position isn't overlooked these days. Just look at the last few seasons with Rob Gronkowski and Jimmy Graham posting huge numbers, point totals as high as any position. These are players that can carry a team to the playoffs. Needless to say, a top No. 1 tight end that produces similar to an elite receiver can be a huge plus for fantasy teams.

The problem is about a handful of players fit that category while most are just capable starters for fantasy teams. So if you want one of those elite guys, act quickly. You'll likely have to use a pick in the first three rounds.

But there remains a lot of talent after those top options. Guys like Jordan Reed, Delanie Walker and Larry Donnell can be had fairly late in drafts but still produce solid starting tight end numbers for fantasy teams. This is a valid reason why some fantasy teams wait on a tight end while loading up on other positions.

Updated: 06/17/15
 #1  Rob Gronkowski$30  Yr: 2014  TDs: 12  Yds: 1124  Recpts: 82New EnglandBye: 4 
 
Player News:
It took a few weeks for Gronk to round into form in his return from injury last season, but he got back to health and was the best tight end in the game once again. He was first overall in fantasy scoring for tight ends. Gronk scored 12 touchdowns and has three 100-yard games. He finished with a 1,000-yard season and even sat out the last game of the year. Gronk has double-digit touchdowns all but one season in the NFL and two 1,000-yard seasons. He is the premier tight end in the game. He does have an injury history, which is always a concern, but is the top target in this offense as long as he is playing. Gronk has tremendous size, runs solid routes and has enough speed to make plays downfield. He is the complete package at tight end.

Fantasy Outlook: Injury Concern
Gronk is the clear No. 1 fantasy tight end, worthy of being selected in the first round of fantasy drafts. He is a difference maker at a position that doesn't have many guys producing huge numbers. Gronk produces more like a No. 1 fantasy receiver than tight end. Expect his numbers to get a little better this year, a year removed from a major injury. He can get 90 or so receptions for 1,200 yards with 14 touchdowns.

 #2  Jimmy Graham$28  Yr: 2014  TDs: 10  Yds: 889  Recpts: 85SeattleBye: 9 
 
Player News:
Graham had a down season for his standards but still finished second overall in fantasy scoring for tight ends. He didn't have a 100-yard game all year but had 85 receptions and 10 touchdowns. The good news is Graham made it through the season pretty healthy, which is a concern for Graham at this stage of his career. The bad news is his yardage total was his lowest since his rookie season. His down year led to the Saints shipping him out of town this offseason, getting rid of his high salary. Graham is just 28 years old and would seem to have plenty left in the tank despite being nicked up some in recent years. He goes to a less explosive Seahawks' offense but should be the No. 1 target in the passing game, getting plenty of targets on a weekly basis. Graham is the complete package at tight end. He is a big target with top speed and the ability to make the tough catch. He is an improving blocker but isn't used much in that role. Graham is a top athlete that plays more like a No. 1 receiver than tight end.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Graham's move to Seattle could hurt his overall numbers a little but don't expect a big downturn in production. He remains an elite No. 1 fantasy tight end. He is No. 2 in our tight end rankings. Expect around 90 receptions for 1,000 yards and 10 touchdowns.

 #3  Travis Kelce$22  Yr: 2014  TDs: 5  Yds: 862  Recpts: 67Kansas CityBye: 9 
 
Player News:
Kelce quickly emerged his second season as a top threat in the Chiefs' offense. He probably was the most dependable target in the passing game. He had a breakout year, finishing sixth overall in fantasy scoring at tight end. Kelce had at least two receptions every game last season and finished with more than 800-receiving yards. He also was very efficient with his chances, catching 67 of 87 targets. He has room to grow with more chances in the passing game, which seems likely this year. Kelce is a big target with speed, athleticism and plus hands. He also is a good blocker. He really is a complete package at tight end. Kelce can work on his route running some but should improve in that area over time.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Kelce is a legit No. 1 fantasy tight end. He could a top-five player at the position this year. The only downside to Kelce is playing in a run-first offense. Besides that, his upside is huge for the coming year. Expect his numbers to improve, catching around 80 passes for 1,000 yards and seven touchdowns.

 #4  Greg Olsen$20  Yr: 2014  TDs: 6  Yds: 1008  Recpts: 84CarolinaBye: 5 
 
Player News:
Olsen had his best season to date last year, hitting the 1,000-yard mark for the first time in his career. He was the top target in the Panthers' offense and took advantage, finishing with 10 games of 60-plus yards. He also had three 100-yard games and two 10-reception games. Olsen has three straight seasons with 800-plus yards for the Panthers. He will continue to start for the Panthers. Olsen is a good athlete at the tight end spot. He has top speed and very good hands, making him a surprising big-play option at tight end. He is just a so-so blocker, though, but has improved in that area as his career progresses.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Olsen was fifth in tight end scoring last year and a repeat wouldn't be a surprise. We aren't sure he hits the 1,000-yard mark but his touchdown totals could improve, which would even the other numbers out. Consider Olsen a top-five option for the coming year. He can get around 80 receptions for 950 yards and seven touchdowns.

 #5  Zach Ertz$17  Yr: 2014  TDs: 3  Yds: 702  Recpts: 58PhiladelphiaBye: 8 
 
Player News:
Ertz has a big second season, emerging as the top pass-catching tight end for the Eagles. He finished with just over 700 yards and 13th overall in fantasy scoring at tight end. His fantasy numbers would have been better if not for a lack of scores. Ertz scored just two touchdowns all season. The good news is Ertz caught 58 passes and was targeted 89 times. He is the No. 1 tight end for the Eagles and could get even more work this season with the Eagles having some openings in the passing game. Ertz isn't really a speed demon at tight end but runs very good routes for a young player and has solid hands. He also blocks pretty well but could improve some in that area. He does lack a little speed to create big plays down the field but makes up for that with his hands and route running.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Ertz is a fantasy tight end on the upswing. He can take another leap forward this season and serve as a No. 1 for fantasy teams. Consider him a top-10 fantasy tight end. Ertz can finish with 60 receptions for around 750 yards and seven touchdowns.

 #6  Coby Fleener$17  Yr: 2014  TDs: 8  Yds: 774  Recpts: 51IndianapolisBye: 10 
 
Player News:
Fleener had his best season to date last year, setting a career high in yards and touchdowns. He made a lot more big plays in the passing game, averaging 15.2 yards per reception. He had one fewer reception last year than the previous year but finished with 166 more yards, making a lot more big plays. Fleener had two 100-yard games on the season. He has 50-plus receptions two straight seasons and more than 600 yard each of those seasons. He is the No. 1 tight end for the Colts and gets his weekly chances from Andrew Luck, who played with him in college. Fleener is a big kid that runs good routes and has the athletic ability to make plenty of plays in the passing game. He lacks a little strength, though, and isn't a great blocker for a tight end.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Fleener made big strides last season, showing he can be a legit No. 1 for fantasy teams. He has more to compete with for targets in this offense but plenty of big-game ability. He might be a little erratic for fantasy teams but is a solid No. 1. He can finish with around 60 receptions for 800 yards and seven touchdowns.

 #7  Martellus Bennett$17  Yr: 2014  TDs: 6  Yds: 916  Recpts: 90ChicagoBye: 7 
 
Player News:
Bennett had a career season last year, setting career highs in receptions, yards and touchdowns. A move to Chicago has been a great thing for Bennett. He had two 100-yard games last season and three or more receptions all but two games. Bennett has 750-plus yards two straight seasons with the Bears. He is a huge part of the passing game and should get his chances in their new offense this season. Bennett might be the second most dependable receiver on the team right now. Bennett can make big plays because of his size and speed. Bennett isn't much of a blocker, though, and his work ethic has been questioned in the past.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Bennett took his game to a new level last season, finishing fourth overall in tight end scoring. He might have a hard time repeating last year but can come close in this offense. He'll get his targets and definitely has value as a No. 1 fantasy tight end. Expect around 80 receptions for 800 yards and six or so scores.

 #8  Delanie Walker$13  Yr: 2014  TDs: 4  Yds: 890  Recpts: 63TennesseeBye: 4 
 
Player News:
Walker had just three more receptions than the previous season but his yardage totals went way up, finishing with more than 300 yards of his career season in 2013. Walker was eighth overall in fantasy scoring for tight ends. Walker had two 100-yard games and at least three receptions all but two games. He was a consistent factor all season for the Titans passing game. Walker has two straight seasons with 60 or more receptions as the Titans No. 1 tight end. He'll continue to serve that role this season with the Titans. Walker is a well built tight end with decent speed. Once he gets the ball, he is tough to bring down at around 240 pounds. Walker will struggle at times with dropped passes but improved on that area a lot in recent seasons.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Walker is going to have a hard time making so many big plays this season, so expect his numbers to dip some. But he still is a solid starter for fantasy teams. He'll get his weekly work and finish with around 60 receptions for 700 yards and five or so touchdowns.

 #9  Jordan Cameron$12  Yr: 2014  TDs: 2  Yds: 424  Recpts: 24MiamiBye: 5 
 
Player News:
Cameron didn't follow up his breakout season as expected, failing to get to 500 yards for the year. He did miss six games because of injury but did top 50 yards just twice all year. The erratic Browns' offense wasn't a good thing for Cameron, though. He heads to Miami this year to take over as their No. 1 tight end. He should get his targets in a pass-friendly offense. Cameron has good speed, can jump and the size to be an elite tight end. He still remains a bit raw at times but is improving in all facets of the game. He still needs to refine his route running and improve as a blocker but certainly is getting better in those areas.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Cameron isn't a surefire No. 1 fantasy tight end. He'll be worth some spot starts, moving to a much better passing game this year, but expect up and down production throughout the season. He can get around 50 receptions for 700 yards with six touchdowns.

 #10  Jordan Reed$11  Yr: 2014  TDs: 0  Yds: 465  Recpts: 50WashingtonBye: 8 
 
Player News:
Reed missed four games early in the year because of injury, which hurt his overall numbers, but he was erratic for the Redskins throughout the season. Reed had three of his 11 games with 70-plus yards but also had two games with fewer than 10 yards. And his biggest disappointment last season was finishing without a touchdown. He is the No. 1 tight end for the Redskins, though, and more stability at the quarterback spot could lead to better numbers for Reed this year. He certainly has the talent to be a top starter in this league. Reed is a top athlete with speed and plus hands. He also runs good routes and does a good job of finding the soft spot in coverage. Reed also is a pretty willing blocker and should continue to improve in this area.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Reed is an emerging fantasy tight end with plenty of potential. But he shouldn't be considered a surefire No. 1 just yet. He needs to be taken as a top backup and hope for the best. A lot of his season will depend on whether or not the Redskins get better offensively, especially at quarterback. If that happens, Reed could really surprise. But for now, expect around 70 receptions for 750 yards and six touchdowns.

 #11  Vernon Davis$10  Yr: 2014  TDs: 2  Yds: 245  Recpts: 26San FranciscoBye: 10 
 
Player News:
Davis had a miserable season last year, becoming the forgotten man in the 49ers' offense. If you can believe this, Davis didn't have a single game with more than 50 yards and his two touchdowns scored for the season both came in Week 1. Davis had less than 250-yards for the season, which was a career low. Davis is 31 years old but seems to have plenty left in the tank. A new offensive coordinator and head coach should be a positive for Davis. Expect him to be a bigger part of the offense this year. Davis has more than 790 yards four of six seasons. Davis has the speed of a receiver, but the size of a tight end. He is a great athlete, making a ton of plays with the ball in his hands as well as making the tough catch in key situations. He is a big mismatch for the opposition.

Fantasy Outlook:  
The 49ers misused Davis last year. We don't see that happening again. He isn't an elite fantasy tight end, so don't overvalue him. But at least expect his numbers to take a decent rise this year. He is a good spot starter for fantasy teams. He can get around 50 receptions for 700 yards and six touchdowns.

 #12  Antonio Gates$10  Yr: 2014  TDs: 12  Yds: 821  Recpts: 69San DiegoBye: 10 
 
Player News:
Just when you thought Gates was done, he has another big season. Gates was third overall in fantasy scoring for tight ends. He had one of the better seasons of his career, finishing with 12 touchdowns and just over 800-receiving yards. Gates had nine games with 50-plus yards and scored touchdowns seven of 16 games. He also played a full season and has missed just a game the last three seasons, shedding his injury-prone label some. Gates is 35 years old, though, and you really have to wonder how much he has left in the tank. He has two straight seasons with 800-plus yards. Gates seems to have lost some of his speed but still does a great job of running routes and catching passes. He isn't the big-play threat of past years but can move the chains and do well in the red zone.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Gates is a bit of a risk at this stage of his career. He looked great last year, but he has a lot of wear and tear on his body and is getting up there in years. Consider him a low-end No. 1 tight end and expect a few more erratic games from Gates. He can get around 55 receptions for 700 yards and six or so touchdowns.

 #13  Julius Thomas$8  Yr: 2014  TDs: 12  Yds: 489  Recpts: 43JacksonvilleBye: 8 
 
Player News:
Thomas didn't have near the yards and reception as the previous year but remained a huge red-zone target for the Broncos. He had fewer than 500-receiving yards and 43 receptions but scored 12 touchdowns. Thomas was still 10th in fantasy scoring for tight ends despite having less than 500 yards. Thomas has 12 touchdowns two straight seasons. He signed a big deal in the offseason to become the starting tight end for the Jaguars. He moves to an offense that isn't nearly as explosive but at least has less to compete with for targets. Thomas is a good athlete that can get down the field in a hurry. Thomas has strong hands but will drop some passes. He still isn't much of a blocker but is a much better route runner. He is a big-play threat at tight end.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Thomas sees a big dip in value with his move to Jacksonville. He might get more catches and yards this season but expect his touchdown numbers to go down. Thomas might get around 60 catches for 700 yards and six or seven touchdowns. He is a low-end No. 1 or No. 2 fantasy tight end.

 #14  Mychal Rivera$6  Yr: 2014  TDs: 4  Yds: 534  Recpts: 58OaklandBye: 6 
 
Player News:
Rivera had a productive second season as the Raiders starting tight end. He got consistent looks in the offense, finishing with 12 multiple reception games. He caught 58 passes for the season. Rivera did have more than 50 yards just three times, though. He was more of a move the chains option for the Raiders than a big-play threat. Rivera should continue to start for the Raiders this season and could produce better with the offense expected to make more strides this year. Rivera really isn't a big-play threat but runs good routes and has plus hands. He does lack a little speed for the position, though, and isn't a great blocker despite his size.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Rivera isn't an elite fantasy option but can help as a spot starter. He could improve on last season, especially his touchdown total. He has some potential to help, especially in PPR formats. Look for around 65 receptions for 650 yards and six touchdowns.

 #15  Larry Donnell$6  Yr: 2014  TDs: 6  Yds: 623  Recpts: 63New York GiantsBye: 11 
 
Player News:
Donnell had a breakout season for the Giants, emerging as the starting tight end for the team. He had more than 60 receptions for 623 yards and six touchdowns. He had at least three receptions all but five games. He also had six games with 50-plus yards. He should be the starter for the Giants once again this year. Donnell doesn't have top speed for the position but runs good routes and has pretty good hands. He has a knack for getting open and moving the chains.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Donnell has potential as a starter in this solid passing game. He might be able to improve some on last season, making him worth a look as a low-end No. 1 fantasy tight end. He can get around 65 receptions for 650 yards and six or seven touchdowns.

 #16  Jason Witten$4  Yr: 2014  TDs: 5  Yds: 703  Recpts: 64DallasBye: 6 
 
Player News:
Witten was once again a top-10 fantasy tight end last season, finishing ninth overall in tight end scoring. He had just over 700 yards and five touchdowns. Witten didn't post huge numbers but was consistent for the Cowboys. Witten had multiple receptions all but a game and six games with 50-plus yards. Witten did see his numbers decrease for the second straight season, though. And at age 33, you have to wonder how much he has left in the tank. He'll remain the No. 1 tight end for the Cowboys but could see his playing time cut into a little more. Witten is an athletic tight end with above-average speed. He does well in traffic and has very good hands. He also is a favorite target of Tony Romo, which bodes well for his targets.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Witten remains a good fantasy tight end but could slip a little more this season. His numbers have been decreasing some in recent seasons, which is a concern. He should get about 55 receptions for around 650 yards and five touchdowns. He is a low-end No. 1 fantasy tight end but make sure you have a good backup behind him, worthy of getting some starts.

 #17  Austin Seferian-Jenkins$3  Yr: 2014  TDs: 2  Yds: 221  Recpts: 21Tampa BayBye: 6 
 
Player News:
Seferian-Jenkins wasn't a huge factor his rookie season, topping 50 yards just once. He also missed the last five games of the year with a back injury. He did show some flashes, though, scoring two touchdowns on limited chances while averaging more than 10 yards per reception. He should be a bigger factor in this offense from day one this year, serving as the No. 1 tight end for the Bucs. Seferian-Jenkins is a huge tight end that can be a top red-zone target for the Bucs. He lacks a little speed but has good hands and runs pretty good routes for a young player. He isn't much of a blocker, though, and will need to get better in that area to be on the field as much as possible.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Seferian-Jenkins has some touchdown potential but his yards won't be anything too special in this offense. He can get around 600 yards and five scores, making him a reserve for fantasy teams.

 #18  Rob Housler$2  Yr: 2014  TDs: 0  Yds: 129  Recpts: 9ClevelandBye: 11 
 
Player News:
Housler took a step backwards last season, seeing the field very little. He caught just nine passes all season. The good news is he showed some big-play ability, averaging 14.3 yards per reception. He has a knack for making a big play. Housler gets a chance for a bigger role this season, challenging for the starting job in Cleveland. A change of scenery could be a good thing for him. Housler has plus speed for the tight end spot and his size makes him a big target over the middle in the passing game. He is a top athlete for the position. He has made few strides as a blocker, though, which is a concern.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Housler is worth a late-round look as a No. 2 tight end. He has a lot of talent and could flourish in a much more tight-end friendly offense. He might get around 50 receptions for 600 yards with five or six touchdowns.

 #19  Tyler Eifert$2  Yr: 2014  TDs: 0  Yds: 37  Recpts: 3CincinnatiBye: 7 
 
Player News:
Eifert played the first game of the season and caught three passes for 37 yards. He didn't get in another game because of a shoulder injury suffered during training camp. He eventually had surgery on the shoulder, needing to be placed on Injured Reserve. Eifert will be the starting tight end for the Bengals this season. The team still has high hopes for Eifert, who played well his rookie season. Eifert is a tall tight end that is very athletic. He can stretch the field with his speed and has good hands to make the tough catch. He lacks a little bulk, though, and isn't much of a blocker for the tight end spot just yet.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Eifert is a good under the radar player to target for the coming year. He should get his targets in this offense and can finish with around 55 receptions for 600 yards and five touchdowns. He'll be worth some spot starts for fantasy teams along the way.

 #20  Josh Hill$2  Yr: 2014  TDs: 5  Yds: 176  Recpts: 14New OrleansBye: 11 
 
 #21  Kyle Rudolph$2  Yr: 2014  TDs: 2  Yds: 231  Recpts: 24MinnesotaBye: 5 
 
Player News:
Injuries once again plagued Rudolph last year, missing a lot of time because of knee and ankle problems. Last year was supposed to be his breakout season, but Rudolph wasn't on the field enough for that to happen. Rudolph had 24 receptions in 9 games and had 50 or more yards three of those games. He did produce some when healthy and playing. If he plays a full year, Rudolph finishes with 43 receptions for 411 yards and four touchdowns, which aren't great numbers. Rudolph has failed to top 500 yards in any season in the NFL. He is the No. 1 tight end for the Vikings but could be in a make or break season. Rudolph isn't much of a blocker but a top pass catcher. He has plus speed, very good hands and the ability to make the tough catch.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Rudolph has plenty of talent and the potential for good things but it is hard to trust him based on his track record. Take a solid tight end as your No. 1 and hope Rudolph has a breakthrough season as your No. 2 fantasy tight end. He can get 50 receptions for 600 yards with five or so touchdowns.

 #22  Charles Clay$2  Yr: 2014  TDs: 3  Yds: 605  Recpts: 58BuffaloBye: 8 
 
Player News:
Clay had another productive season as the No. 1 tight end for the Dolphins. He had more than 600 yards and 58 receptions despite missing two games because of injury. Clay had multiple receptions all but a game. He did top 50 yards just four times, though, serving as more of a chain mover than big-play threat. He takes his talent to Buffalo this season to serve as their No. 1 tight end. The Bills don't have quite the passing attack of Miami, so a drop in targets wouldn't be a surprise for Clay. Clay is a good blocker with big-play ability at tight end. He has good speed to stretch the field and can make plays after the catch.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Clay sees a bit of a dip in fantasy value with a move to Buffalo. His production could be a little more erratic in this offense. He could get around 50 catches for 600 yards with five touchdowns. Don't overvalue him come draft day. Remember, his career high in scores is six and he has just 14 touchdowns in four seasons. He is a backup for fantasy teams.

 #23  Eric Ebron$1  Yr: 2014  TDs: 1  Yds: 248  Recpts: 25DetroitBye: 9 
 
Player News:
Ebron didn't have quite the season as expected his rookie year. He got some chances but not a ton. He had just 25 receptions for 248 yards. He didn't have more than 40 yards in a single game. The Lions remain high on Ebron, though, and expect him to take a big step forward this season. He'll get every opportunity to start and play a big role offensively. Ebron is a great athlete with top speed and hands. Ebron isn't much of a blocker, though, which keeps him off the field more than your usual starting tight end.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Ebron has plenty of upside in this high-flying passing attack. He'll get more targets this year but don't expect monster numbers by any means. He is a bit of a risk for fantasy teams with solid options to compete with for targets. He is worth a look as a No. 2 fantasy tight end, though. He could get 45 or so receptions for 550 yards and four of five touchdowns.

 #24  Owen Daniels$1  Yr: 2014  TDs: 4  Yds: 527  Recpts: 48DenverBye: 7 
 
Player News:
Daniels started much of his first season with the Ravens because of injury at the tight end position. He was a little erratic in a starting role, having some up and down games, but his overall production wasn't too bad. He had nearly 50 receptions and more than 500 yards. Daniels showed a little age, though, lacking some big-play ability while dropping a few more passes. He follows Gary Kubiak to Denver and could get first crack at the starting job for his new team. He knows the offense and Kubiak has trust in him, which are two positives for Daniels to start. Daniels runs good routes and has solid hands, making him a nice possession receiver. He lacks some big-play potential at this stage of his career.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Daniels isn't going to return to past form, even in a starting role for a great passing team. Consider him a No. 2, worthy of some spot starts along the way. He'll have some big games but disappear in others. Look for around 50 receptions for 600 yards and five touchdowns.

 #25  Dwayne Allen$1  Yr: 2014  TDs: 8  Yds: 395  Recpts: 29IndianapolisBye: 10 
 
Player News:
Allen had another solid season as the No. 2 tight end for the Colts. He got his weekly chances but wasn't a huge producer overall, getting 50 targets on the season. He topped 50 yards three times and scored eight touchdowns, which is impressive considering he caught just 29 passes. Allen was a top red-zone threat for the Colts. He also missed some time because of injury, hurting his overall numbers. He should continue to play a similar role for the Colts this year. He'll be the No. 2 tight end but should get his playing time in that role. Allen is a solid pass catcher with a knack for picking up first downs. He has enough speed to stretch the field and is a tough cover because of his size. He isn't a great blocker but is making strides in that area.

Fantasy Outlook:  
It would be a surprise to see Allen finish with eight touchdowns once again but his reception and yard totals should be better if he can play a full season. He is worth a look as a No. 2 tight end for fantasy teams. He can finish with around 45 receptions for 600 yards and five or six scores.

 #26  Jace Amaro$1  Yr: 2014  TDs: 0  Yds: 345  Recpts: 38New York JetsBye: 5 
 
Player News:
Amaro didn't have a huge rookie season but was involved in the offense and got some work, catching 38 passes on 53 targets. He had four games with 50-plus yards but his season high in yards was 68. And he caught 10 passes in a game, giving him just 28 receptions his other 13 games. Amaro was hit or miss in a passing game that struggled much of the year. He is the No. 1 tight end for the Jets, though, and should be a big part of an improved offense going forward. Amaro is a very good athlete that does well after the catch. He also has solid hands and pretty good speed. He isn't much of a blocker, though, and will need to continue to improve in that area to get more playing time.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Amaro has the potential to improve on last season but don't expect a huge leap in this offense. He is worth a look as a No. 2, though. He could get around 50 receptions for 550 yards and five or so touchdowns.

 #27  Jared Cook$1  Yr: 2014  TDs: 3  Yds: 634  Recpts: 52St LouisBye: 6 
 
Player News:
Cook's second season with the Rams was very similar to his first. He had almost the same numbers, finishing with one more reception (52) but 37 fewer yards (634). Cook had multiple receptions all but two games, but had more than 50 yards just five times. He got his catches but wasn't much of a big-play threat. He will remain the No. 1 tight end for the Rams for the coming season. Cook has a ton of talent but hasn't produced quite as expected to date. He has a lot of upside because of his athleticism. Cook has plus speed and decent hands. He isn't going to help much as a blocker, but catches passes and runs routes like a receiver. He has lacked consistency throughout his career, though, and been plagued by bad drops.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Cook isn't a guy fantasy teams can trust based on his track record but he certainly has big-game potential. Don't expect his stats to suddenly take off this year, though. If he was going to have a huge season, it would have been by now. Consider him a No. 2 for fantasy teams, getting around 55 receptions for 650 yards with four or five touchdowns.

 #28  Maxx Williams BaltimoreBye: 9 
 
Player News:
With the future of Dennis Pitta up in the air, the Ravens used a second-round pick on Williams. He is the future starter for the team and should see plenty of playing time as a rookie. Williams is a top pass catcher at the position. He is a big-time athlete that can stretch the field and run over would-be tacklers. He won't help as a blocker, which will keep him off the field some, but should improve in that area over time.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Williams has some potential his rookie season. He should get some targets and will be capable of the big game. His production will be sporadic, though. For now, count on about 45 receptions for 550 yards and a few scores. His value will be better in a few seasons.

 #29  Scott Chandler Yr: 2014  TDs: 3  Yds: 497  Recpts: 47New EnglandBye: 4 
 
Player News:
Chandler had another productive season as the starter for the Bills last year. He caught 47 passes, giving him three straight seasons with 40-plus receptions. Chandler had a 100-yard game but only topped 50 yards three times all last season. He heads to a much different situation this season, signing with the Patriots this offseason. He will try to win the No. 2 job at tight end behind Rob Gronkowski. The Patriots use a lot of multiple tight-end sets , so Chandler could get a decent amount of playing time even if he isn't starting. Chandler is a huge target at tight end and uses his big frame well, especially in the red zone. He also doesn't have bad speed for his size and runs pretty good routes.

Fantasy Outlook:  
A move to New England probably will mean a reduce in targets and playing time but his overall numbers might not be that drastically different than before. He'll get his targets in this offense, making him worth a look as a low-end No. 2 tight end. He should get around 40 receptions for 550 yards and a few scores.

 #30  Heath Miller Yr: 2014  TDs: 3  Yds: 761  Recpts: 66PittsburghBye: 11 
 
Player News:
Miller just keeps chugging along for the Steelers. He had one of the better seasons of his career last year, finishing 11th overall in fantasy scoring for tight ends. Miller finished with more than 750 yards for just the third time in his career. He had two 100-yard games, showing more big-game ability than recent seasons. Miller has 50-plus receptions four straight seasons and is getting more work later in his career than earlier. Miller will continue to start at tight end for the Steelers. Despite his size (6-5), Miller is quick and runs good routes, making him a tough cover. Plus, he is tough to bring down once he gets the ball. He is dependable option in the passing game and has the trust of Ben Roethlisberger.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Miller isn't a top No. 1 for fantasy teams but a good spot starter. He can produce decent numbers and is capable of the big game. We would expect him to slow down a little this year but not a big drop off. Expect around 55 receptions for 640 yards and three or so touchdowns. His touchdown totals have never been very good, which hurts his overall fantasy value.

 #31  Garrett Graham Yr: 2014  TDs: 1  Yds: 197  Recpts: 18HoustonBye: 9 
 
Player News:
Graham missed the last five games of last season because of an ankle injury but wasn't doing a whole lot before the injury. He was getting playing time but failed to top 50 yards in a game and caught just 18 passes. Graham will compete for the starting job with the Texans this year but will have to show more in the offseason and training camp to win the job. Graham is an athletic tight end and solid pass catcher. He can make plays behind the defense and does well in finding space in the secondary. He doesn't have great size, though, making him just a so-so blocker. He also isn't too explosive of a player.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Graham has a little past success but isn't going to be a big-time fantasy producer at tight end even if he is starting. He might get around 40 receptions for 500 yards and a few scores this year, making him bench material for fantasy teams.

 #32  Dennis Pitta Yr: 2014  TDs: 0  Yds: 125  Recpts: 16BaltimoreBye: 9 
 
Player News:
Pitta dislocated his hip for the second straight season. He had 16 receptions in three games before the injury. At this point, it isn't certain if Pitta will ever be able to play again. But if he is able to return, he should start for the Ravens and play a big role in the offense. Pitta isn't much of a blocker but does very well as a pass-first tight end. He is athletic enough to line up as a receiver, making him a tough cover for opposing defenses. He has speed to stretch the field and size to make him a tough cover in the red zone.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Pitta is a huge injury risk, so you can't take him as your starter. But he is worth a draft pick if he gets a clean bill of health to play again. He has the potential to be a solid fantasy starter.

 #33  Richard Rodgers Yr: 2014  TDs: 0  Yds: 225  Recpts: 20Green BayBye: 7 
 
Player News:
Rodgers was the top backup for the Packers last season, getting sporadic playing time his rookie season. He did have 20 receptions, though, and scored twice. He had two games with 50-plus yards, accounting for nearly half his yardage total for the season. Rodgers will challenge for the starting role this season and could be given first shot to win the job. Rodgers does well on shorter routes and has pretty good hands. He lacks a little top speed but has enough to make some plays downfield. Rodgers also is a willing blocker, which is a plus for the running game.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Rodgers could play a little bigger role this season but probably isn't a huge fantasy threat. He might be worth a spot start in the right matchup. Expect around 40 receptions for 450 yards and a few scores.

 #34  Troy Niklas Yr: 2014  TDs: 0  Yds: 38  Recpts: 3ArizonaBye: 9 
 
Player News:
Niklas had three receptions his rookie season. His season was cut short because of an ankle injury, which slowed him much of the year. Niklas remains in the plans for the Cardinals, though, and will get a chance to win the starting job this year. Niklas is a huge tight end that will help as a blocker and receiver. He is a really good blocker, which will get him on the field often. He isn't going to make a ton of big plays in the passing game but does well on shorter routes and moving the chains.

Fantasy Outlook:  
The Cardinals don't have a history of producing good fantasy tight ends, so Niklas has limited upside even if he starts. He might get around 400 yards and a few scores. He'll be too inconsistent to help many fantasy teams.

 #35  Marcedes Lewis Yr: 2014  TDs: 2  Yds: 206  Recpts: 18JacksonvilleBye: 8 
 
Player News:
Lewis missed much of last season because of a high-ankle sprain. He was limited to eight games and caught 18 passes in those games. He did have two games with 50-plus yards but also disappeared in others. Lewis has played 19 games the last two years. The Jaguars signed Julius Thomas to take over as their No. 1 tight end, making Lewis the backup this season. The team wants to use a lot of two tight-end sets but nothing is certain with Lewis' playing time right now. He could get a lot less action this year. Lewis is a big target with speed and athleticism. He is an ideal fit for the red zone because of his size and leaping ability. He has been injury prone in recent seasons, leading to a lot less playing time.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Lewis is a reach for fantasy teams. He still might get playing time this year but expect a lot less targets with Thomas around and serving as the No. 2 tight end for the Jaguars this season. He might get around 30 receptions for 400 yards with three or so touchdowns.

 #36  Virgil Green Yr: 2014  TDs: 1  Yds: 74  Recpts: 6DenverBye: 7 
 
Player News:
Green caught just three passes last season, serving a deep reserve role for the Broncos. He has just 20 receptions in four NFL seasons. This could be a make or break year for Green, who has a shot to be the top backup this season. Green has good size for the position but runs well and is capable of the big play. He hasn't made many plays since entering the league, though, and needs to start showing more consistency on the field to play a bigger role this season.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Green could set career highs across the board but that doesn't mean he'll be a fantasy force. He is a deep reserve for fantasy teams because of his upside if he gets playing time. But for now, expect around 30 receptions for 400 yards with a few scores.

 #37  Clive Walford OaklandBye: 6 
 
Player News:
Walford gives the Raiders another pass-catching threat at tight end. He should serve as the top backup for the team his rookie season. Walford is a good pass catcher with enough speed to get past defenders and make some plays downfield. He had some drop issues in college and will need to shore up his concentration at the pro level.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Walford will get some targets as a rookie but don't expect huge numbers. He might have a big game or two but should be counted on as a No. 3 fantasy tight end. He can get around 30 receptions for 350 yards with a couple scores.

 #38  Gavin Escobar Yr: 2014  TDs: 4  Yds: 105  Recpts: 9DallasBye: 6 
 
Player News:
Escobar once again played a very limited role as a reserve for the Cowboys. He caught nine passes for the second straight season. He scored four touchdowns on those nine catches, though, having a knack for finding the end zone. He has six touchdowns in two seasons and averages 13.3 yards per reception. He is the future at the position for the Cowboys but will continue to play a backup role as long as Jason Witten is around. Escobar isn't much of a blocker or very physical but excels in other areas. He has speed to stretch the field and good hands to make the tough catch. He plays more like a receiver than a tight end, making him a tough cover for the opposition.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Escobar doesn't have a ton of value with Witten still around but could get a few more chances this year with Witten another year older. Escobar is a playmaker, so the Cowboys should utilize his abilities. He can get around 25 receptions for 350 yards and a few scores.

 #39  Jeff Heuerman DenverBye: 7 
 
Player News:
The Broncos new offense uses a lot of two tight-end sets, so the team used a third-round pick on Heuerman, who has a chance to be No. 2 tight end his rookie season. He is a big, strong tight end with plus hands. He runs routes well for a young player, making him a good fit for a Peyton Manning offense. He has some durability concerns after battling injury in college.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Heuerman could work his way into a bigger role as the season progresses but don't expect huge numbers right from the start. He could finish with around 30 receptions for 300 yards with a couple scores. He is a bit of a reach for now.

 #40  Luke Willson Yr: 2014  TDs: 0  Yds: 362  Recpts: 22SeattleBye: 9 
 
Player News:
Willson showed some potential last season, especially late in the year when he had a 139-yard showing with two touchdowns in Week 16. He finished with just over 350 yards for the season, though, and didn't get much weekly work. Things are likely to be similar for Willson this year with Jimmy Graham now on the team for the Seahawks. Willson will be the No. 2 tight end for the Seahawks. Willson is a top athlete with a lot of ability. He runs well and jumps well. He has the makeup of a top pass-catching tight end. But he remains a bit raw and needs more seasoning.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Willson seemed setup for a breakout season but the arrival of Graham negates that for Willson. Unless Graham gets hurt, don't bother with Willson. He might get around 25 receptions for 300 yards with a score or two.

 #41  Timothy Wright Yr: 2014  TDs: 6  Yds: 259  Recpts: 26Tampa BayBye: 6 
 
Player News:
Wright landed with the Patriots last season and found a role as a backup tight end for the team. He didn't get consistent playing time but had some big games with his limited work. He topped 50 yards twice and scored six touchdowns on just 26 receptions. Wright has 80 receptions in two seasons and seems best used as a pass-catching backup tight end. He should serve that role this season. Wright is a solid route runner with decent hands. He has enough speed to stretch the field and does well in the red zone. He isn't a great blocker, though, and is built more like a receiver than a tight end.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Wright should be able to post similar numbers to last year but don't be surprised if his touchdown totals decrease with a move back to the Bucs. He should get around 25 receptions for 300 yards with three or so scores. He has limited fantasy value, getting sporadic work in a backup role.

 #42  Tyler Kroft CincinnatiBye: 7 
 
Player News:
The Bengals used a third-round pick on Kroft in this year's draft. He is a top pass-catching tight end that plays more like a receiver than a tight end. He is a tall target with plus speed and decent hands. He isn't much of a blocker, though, which will need to improve if he hopes to play a bigger role offensively. Kroft should be the No. 2 tight end for the Bengals his rookie season.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Kroft will get a chance to stretch the field on occasion but his production will be sporadic. He'll be a reach for fantasy teams for now. Expect around 30 catches for 400 yards with a couple scores.

 #43  Ladarius Green Yr: 2014  TDs: 0  Yds: 226  Recpts: 19San DiegoBye: 10 
 
Player News:
Green was supposed to have a breakout season last year but played behind Antonio Gates once again and barely saw the field much of the year. He was a huge bust for fantasy teams, having just 19 receptions for the season. He is likely to play a similar role this year. The Chargers don't seem to have a ton of trust in Green and will continue to use him in a backup role. Green still projects to be the starter for the team down the road, though. Green is a big-time athlete. He has size, speed and leaping ability. Green remains raw but is getting more seasoned, which helps his progression.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Green certainly has talent and produce big plays but until he starts playing consistently, he isn't worth the risk come draft day. We do see him getting a little more work this year but not much. Green could get around 30 receptions for 450 yards and two touchdowns.

 #44  Jermaine Gresham Yr: 2014  TDs: 5  Yds: 460  Recpts: 62---Bye:  
 
Player News:
Gresham had 62 receptions last season with the Bengals, which was the second highest total of his career. He had at least two receptions in all but a game. Gresham didn't produce a ton of yards, though, averaging just 7.4 yards per reception. His yards per reception total was the lowest of his career. He needed surgery during the offseason to repair a herniated disc in his back but should be near full strength for the start of the coming year. Gresham doesn't have great speed at tight end, but is a top athlete that runs good routes. Gresham is a huge target at receiver. Similar to last season, he should be more of a blocker and safety valve than big-play threat at tight end.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Gresham has more value in PPR formats than standard leagues. He'll get his catches but don't expect many yards or touchdowns. He should get around 50 receptions for 450 yards with a few scores.

 #45  Adrien Robinson Yr: 2014  TDs: 1  Yds: 50  Recpts: 5New York GiantsBye: 11 
 
Player News:
Robinson had just five receptions in a backup role for the Giants last season. He had a chance to emerge and get more playing time, but Robinson played very little. He is just looking to keep a roster spot after some unproductive seasons to start his career. Robinson is a big target with speed and athleticism. He also has pretty good hands. He isn't a polished blocker, though, and his route running could use a little work, but he has athletic ability.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Robinson could get a few more chances this year but not too many. He could get around 10 catches for 100 yards with a touchdown. Go with better options come draft day.

 #46  Levine Toilolo Yr: 2014  TDs: 0  Yds: 238  Recpts: 31AtlantaBye: 10 
 
Player News:
Toilolo got his chance to start for the Falcons last season but didn't do much in that role. He didn't top 40 yards in a single game. He did catch 31 passes, though, so he got some work for the Falcons. He won't be handed the starting job this year and will need to earn the job. Nothing is giving after his ho-hum season last year. Toilolo is a great athlete that does well making plays downfield. He can be a top red-zone threat because of his great size and athleticism. Toilolo will struggle with consistency, though, and hasn't made many big plays in the NFL.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Toilolo had his chance last year and didn't do much with it. Don't expect him to take a leap forward this year. He could actually take a step back. Go with safer options. He might get around 25 receptions for 300 yards with a few scores.

 #47  Brent Celek Yr: 2014  TDs: 1  Yds: 340  Recpts: 32PhiladelphiaBye: 8 
 
Player News:
Celek got the most playing time at tight end for the Eagles last season but more so because of his ability to block than catch the ball. Celek had 32 receptions but scored just once and had more than 50 yards only two games. He was used as a safety valve and top blocker at tight end much of the year, a role he should serve again this year. Celek failed to top 500 yards for the first time in five seasons last year. Celek isn't flashy, but runs good routes and has reliable hands. Celek also is a solid blocker, making him an even bigger asset for the offense. Injuries have slowed him some in recent years but he avoided the injury bug the last few seasons, which is encouraging going forward.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Celek is getting fewer targets these days, so his value is taking a hit. He isn't the fantasy option of past years. He is more of a low-end No. 2 or 3 fantasy tight end. He isn't a guy you can start anymore. Celek should get around 25 catches for 300 yards and a few scores.

 #48  Brandon Myers Yr: 2014  TDs: 0  Yds: 190  Recpts: 22Tampa BayBye: 6 
 
Player News:
Myers caught 22 passes in 14 games as a reserve tight end for the Bucs last season. His season highs came in Week 1, catching six passes for 41 yards. It was all downhill for Myers from that point. Myers had a career season in 2012 but hasn't done much besides that season. He has two seasons with 500-plus yards but fewer than 200 yards his other four seasons. At this point, he is a backup tight end. Myers has good size and strength for the position. He lacks a little speed but makes up for that well because of good route running and solid hands.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Myers isn't likely to see a surge in production. He should finish with similar numbers to last season. His best years seem behind him. He might get around 25 receptions for 250 yards with a score or two.

 #49  John Carlson Yr: 2014  TDs: 1  Yds: 350  Recpts: 33ArizonaBye: 9 
 
Player News:
Carlson served as the top pass-catching tight end for the Cardinals last season, his first with the team. He didn't play too badly in that role, catching 33 passes for 350 yards. He had receptions in every game but failed to top 50 yards in any game. Carlson has at least 30 receptions all but a season in the league. He has more than 400-receiving yards just twice in six seasons, though. He should serve a similar role this season, getting a chance for some weekly targets in a backup role. Carlson has good hands, runs solid routes and has decent speed. He has a knack for making plays, but lacks some of the physicality you would hope from the tight end spot.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Carlson has posted very similar numbers in recent years. It wouldn't surprise to see him get a few more receptions this year but not many. He doesn't bring a whole lot of excitement to fantasy teams. He might get around 40 receptions for 400 yards with a few scores.

 #50  Jeff Cumberland Yr: 2014  TDs: 3  Yds: 247  Recpts: 23New York JetsBye: 5 
 
Player News:
Cumberland started again for the Jets last season, mainly because of his ability to block. He caught just 23 passes and went without a reception six games. He has more value as a blocker than a receiver, a role he should serve again this year. Cumberland has very similar numbers the last three seasons. He averages 26 receptions for 335 yards and three touchdowns. Cumberland has good size and strength for the position. He isn't very fast, though, and doesn't have much big-play ability. He is more of a possession receiving option at the position.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Cumberland isn't a very exciting fantasy option. He might have a few big games but don't expect consistency, which isn't good for fantasy teams. He might be worth a spot start in a pinch but that might even be a reach. We are looking from around 25 receptions for 300 yards and three touchdowns.

 #51  Andrew Quarless Yr: 2014  TDs: 3  Yds: 323  Recpts: 29Green BayBye: 7 
 
Player News:
Quarless held onto the starting job last year but didn't get a ton of work in that role. He had 50 or more yards just twice and finished with 29 receptions. Quarless has almost identical numbers the last two seasons. He might have a harder time starting this year but should find work either way. He knows the offense and the team has some trust in him when he is on the field. Quarless is a big target that does well to find the soft spot in zones and make the tough catch. He isn't much of a blocker despite his size, though, which doesn't help his case to remain a starter.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Quarless could see a dip in production this season. He has little fantasy value the last few years when starting, so he isn't much of a fantasy threat in a more limited role. He could get around 20 catches for 250 yards with a couple scores.

 #52  C.J. Fiedorowicz Yr: 2014  TDs: 1  Yds: 28  Recpts: 4HoustonBye: 9 
 
Player News:
Fiedorowicz didn't see the field much his rookie season, catching four passes in 15 games. He did score a touchdown on one of those receptions, though. Fiedorowicz will have a chance to play a bigger role this season but likely will serve as the No. 2 tight end for the Texans. Fiedorowicz is a very big tight end that excels as a blocker and does fine as a receiver. He isn't going to be a top pass-catching tight end but can do fine in that area. He has plus hands and runs decent routes. His lack of top speed prevents him from being a big-play option in the passing game.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Fiedorowicz is a better blocker than receiver. He will get playing time but don't expect a big jump in production. He isn't going to be much of a help to fantasy teams. Look for around 15 receptions for 150 yards and a touchdown.

 #53  Lance Kendricks Yr: 2014  TDs: 5  Yds: 259  Recpts: 27St LouisBye: 6 
 
Player News:
Kendricks continues to do well as a backup for the Rams. He is a solid blocker and can make plays in the passing game. He caught 27 passes last year, giving him at least 27 receptions all four seasons with the Rams. He has fewer than 260 yards each of the past two seasons, though. Kendricks should continue to play a similar role this season, serving as the top backup for the Rams. Kendricks is a good athlete at tight end. He has plus speed for the position and decent hands but will struggle with drops at times. He also has become a very good blocker at tight end, making him an asset for the running game.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Kendricks still gets his work in this offense but isn't much of a help to fantasy teams. We expect around 30 receptions for 300 yards and three touchdowns. He might have a little value in a backup role in PPR formats but that is about it.

 #54  Anthony Fasano Yr: 2014  TDs: 4  Yds: 226  Recpts: 25TennesseeBye: 4 
 
Player News:
The emergence of Travis Kelce had Fasano on the field less for the Chiefs last season. He caught 25 passes for the season and failed to top 40 yards in a single game. He moves to the Titans this year to serve a similar role with that team. He should be used as a blocker more than a receiver but will get the occasional reception. Fasano's biggest asset remains as a blocker, but he continues to make plays as a receiver when given the chance. Fasano has little speed, but pretty good hands and runs decent routes. He is a top blocker at his position, though, and a big asset for the running game.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Fasano might be worth a spot start or two in a pinch but that might be a stretch. His value is limited in his current role. He could get around 20 receptions for 250 yards and a couple touchdowns.

 #55  Zach Miller Yr: 2014  TDs: 0  Yds: 76  Recpts: 6SeattleBye: 9 
 
Player News:
Miller played just three games last season before hurting his ankle. He missed the rest of the year and needed two surgeries to fix the ankle. He should be ready for the start of this season, though. He'll look to serve as a top backup tight end. Miller had a promising start to his career but done little in recent seasons. Miller had 680-plus yards three straight seasons with the Raiders but hasn't topped 400 yards the last four seasons with the Seahawks. Miller is a gifted athlete with plus hands. He also has good speed for the position and blocks pretty well.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Miller might be worth using in a pinch but that is about it. At this stage of his career, you should expect around 30 catches for 350 yards and a few scores.

 #56  Ed Dickson Yr: 2014  TDs: 1  Yds: 115  Recpts: 10CarolinaBye: 5 
 
Player News:
A move to Carolina wasn't a great thing for Dickson, who didn't get much work as a reserve behind Greg Olsen. Dickson caught just 10 passes for 115 yards for the season. He isn't going to see the field much except as a blocker as long as Olsen is around. Dickson is a fairly talented pass catcher at tight end. He has speed to stretch the field and is a top athlete. He runs solid routes and can create mismatches in coverage. Dickson will drop some passes, though, and is just a so-so blocker.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Dickson could get a little more work this year but don't expect much unless Olsen gets hurt. He might get around 15 or 20 receptions for 200 yards with a score or two.

 #57  David Ausberry Yr: 2014  TDs: 0  Yds: 14  Recpts: 2DetroitBye: 9 
 
Player News:
Ausberry caught just two passes last season before landing on Injured Reserve early in the year because of a foot injury. Ausberry is just trying to keep a roster spot for this season. He hasn't made much progress since entering the league. Ausberry has just 11 receptions in four seasons. Ausberry has the size for the position but needs to work on his blocking if he hopes to be a consistent producer at tight end. He runs pretty good routes and has the speed to stretch the field.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Ausberry has some intriguing talent but needs to get on the field to help fantasy teams. He isn't worth a roster spot unless he is playing consistently, which doesn't seem likely. He could get around 15 to 20 receptions for 200 yards and a touchdown.

 #58  Chris Gragg Yr: 2014  TDs: 1  Yds: 48  Recpts: 7BuffaloBye: 8 
 
Player News:
Gragg caught eight passes last season but managed to score two touchdowns, including a 97-yard score in Week 16. Gragg has 13 receptions in two seasons. He should serve as the No. 2 for the Bills this season but will need to win that job in camp and preseason action. Gragg has a good skillset for the position. He is a big tight end but has very good speed. He can really stretch the field despite being a big target. Gragg needs to improve as a blocker and route runner some but is getting better in those areas.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Gragg has some potential for the big game but likely will be very hit or miss, especially in a backup role. He isn't a guy to use a roster spot on just yet. He might be a more consistent play in a few more seasons. For now, expect around 15 reception 200 yard with a couple scores.

 #59  Ryan Griffin Yr: 2014  TDs: 1  Yds: 91  Recpts: 10HoustonBye: 9 
 
Player News:
Griffin had 10 receptions as the No. 3 tight end for the Texans. He played very little, much like his rookie season. He has 29 receptions in two years. Griffin will try to win the top backup job with the Texans this season. Griffin still doesn't block well enough to start but might be the top pass-catching tight end on the team. Griffin is a good athlete with decent speed and plus hands. He jumps well and is a tough cover because of his athleticism.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Griffin has the potential for the good game but is going to be very hit or miss in a reserve role. He could get around 20 receptions for 200 yards and a score if all goes well for him. This gives him very little value to fantasy teams.

 #60  Clay Harbor Yr: 2014  TDs: 1  Yds: 289  Recpts: 26JacksonvilleBye: 8 
 
Player News:
Harbor found his way into the starting lineup last season because of injury and didn't do too badly in that role. He had a couple big games, including two games with 70-plus yards. He didn't play much once Marcedes Lewis got healthy, though. Harbor had 26 receptions for the season and several games without a reception. His role could decrease even more this season because of the addition of Julius Thomas, making him No. 3 on the depth chart for the Jags. Harbor has some pass-catching skills and is a willing blocker. He has good size and strength, and athletic ability. He has the speed to stretch the field, but still needs some work on his route running.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Harbor has shown flashes of some good things but won't be on the field enough to help many fantasy teams. His production should go down a tad, getting around 20 receptions for 200 yards with a touchdown or two.

 #61  Rhett Ellison Yr: 2014  TDs: 0  Yds: 208  Recpts: 19MinnesotaBye: 5 
 
Player News:
Ellison got a little more work last season, especially late in the year. He had multiple receptions three straight games to end his season. He had just 19 receptions for the entire season, though, serving as the top backup for the Vikings. He should serve that role again this year for the team. Ellison is a willing blocker and solid receiver. He runs pretty good routes and can get separation. Ellison does lack a little speed, though, but seems to have enough for the tight end spot.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Ellison might see a slight bump in production but not much. He isn't going to get enough targets to help fantasy teams. He could get around 25 receptions for 300 yards with a score or two.

 #62  Benjamin Watson Yr: 2014  TDs: 2  Yds: 136  Recpts: 20New OrleansBye: 11 
 
Player News:
Watson got very little work as a backup for the Saints last season. He caught 20 passes, giving him 39 receptions in two seasons with the Saints. He serves his role well but isn't a huge factor offensively for the team. Watson is a big, fast target over the middle and a nice deep threat, considering his size. He isn't much of a blocker, but has improved in that area later in his career, which is getting him on the field more.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Watson is trending down. He still might have a big game or two but his days of helping fantasy teams seem about done. Watson might get 15 receptions for 200 yards with a score or two.

 #63  Brandon Pettigrew Yr: 2014  TDs: 0  Yds: 70  Recpts: 10DetroitBye: 9 
 
Player News:
Pettigrew had a career-low 10 receptions last season. He played 14 games and got plenty of playing time but more so as a blocker than a receiver. Eric Ebron took most of Pettigrew's targets in the passing game, which is likely a trend going forward. Pettigrew will continue to play, though, because he can help as a blocker. Pettigrew is a pretty good overall package at tight end. He is a huge tight end with plus hands and good athleticism. His size makes him a tough cover for the opposition. He also is a willing blocker, which helps the Lions rushing attack.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Pettigrew is trending the wrong way right now. He is becoming a reach for fantasy teams. He doesn't bring a ton of upside at this point. Pettigrew could get more work this year but not much. He could get around 20 catches for 200 yards with a score or two.

 #64  Vance McDonald Yr: 2014  TDs: 0  Yds: 30  Recpts: 2San FranciscoBye: 10 
 
Player News:
McDonald had just two receptions in eight games last season. He was the top backup for the 49ers much of the year but got few targets, which isn't a surprise because the starter got little work as well. McDonald should be the No. 2 tight end for the 49ers this season but won't be handed the job. McDonald has 10 receptions in two NFL seasons. McDonald has some potential the tight end spot. McDonald can stretch the field with his speed and can make plays after the catch. He runs routes pretty well for a young player and should get better as he gets used to the pro game. McDonald isn't a great blocker, though, so his playing time could be limited to passing downs until that improves.

Fantasy Outlook:  
McDonald doesn't have much fantasy value as long as Davis is around. Until he is gone, don't bother with McDonald on your roster. He might get 20 catches for 250 yards and a touchdown.

 #65  Logan Paulsen Yr: 2014  TDs: 0  Yds: 78  Recpts: 13WashingtonBye: 8 
 
Player News:
Paulsen had 13 receptions as the No. 3 tight end for the Redskins last season. He got a little work because of injury and made a few plays in the passing game. Expect a similar role this season, likely staying as the No. 3 tight end. Paulsen is more of a move-the-chains receiver than anything. Paulsen is a solid blocker and has some pass-catching ability but isn't going to do a ton of damage in the passing game.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Paulson isn't going to get enough chances to help fantasy teams. He could get around 15 receptions for 200 yards with a score.

 #66  Chase Ford Yr: 2014  TDs: 0  Yds: 258  Recpts: 23MinnesotaBye: 5 
 
Player News:
Ford got a lot more playing time his second season in the league. He had 23 receptions in just 11 games, serving as the No. 2 or 3 tight end for the Vikings most weeks. Ford has 34 receptions in 20 NFL games. He will challenge for the top backup job this season for the Vikings. Ford does a good job of making plays when given the chance. He isn't the greatest athlete at tight end but has good size and some speed.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Ford could get a few more receptions this season but it might be a hard time to get many more catches unless he is starting. So until he finds his way into the starting lineup, don't bother with Ford. He can get around 30 receptions for 300 yards with a couple scores.

 #67  Jim Dray Yr: 2014  TDs: 1  Yds: 242  Recpts: 17ClevelandBye: 11 
 
Player News:
Dray caught 17 passes his first season with the Browns, serving as a backup for the team. Dray had his number decrease last season after a career-high 26 receptions the previous year. He has double-digit receptions two straight seasons, though, after having fewer than five receptions each of his first three seasons in the league. Dray remains more of a blocker than pass catcher but is improving as a receiver. He has a good chance to be the No. 2 tight end for the Browns this season.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Dray could get a few more receptions this season but don't expect a big enough jump to help fantasy teams. He could get around 25 receptions for 300 yards with a touchdown or two.

 #68  Jacob Tamme Yr: 2014  TDs: 2  Yds: 109  Recpts: 14AtlantaBye: 10 
 
Player News:
Tamme got limited work in a reserve role for the Broncos last season, catching 14 passes on the season. He'll have a chance to play a bigger role this season with the Falcons. He could be the top pass-catching tight end on the team. He'll need to show he still has something left in the tank, though. Tamme has two seasons with 500-plus yards but has fewer than 200 yards two straight seasons. Tamme is a solid tight end with the speed to stretch the field. He plays more like a receiver than a tight end, making him a tough cover for the opposition. Tamme isn't much of a blocker, but he isn't used much in that role.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Tamme should see a bump in production this year but still isn't a guy to take come draft day. Look for a season with around 25 receptions for 300 yards with a score or two.

 #69  Matt Spaeth Yr: 2014  TDs: 1  Yds: 46  Recpts: 3PittsburghBye: 11 
 
Player News:
Spaeth caught just three passes in 15 games but found the end zone once again. He has few receptions throughout his career but touchdowns all but one season. Spaeth has double-digit receptions just once his entire career. He has fewer than 10 receptions all but one of eight seasons in the NFL. Spaeth is a top blocking tight end, which will continue to earn him some playing. He also is a good red-zone target because of his 6-7 frame but his chances in the passing game are few and far between. He is a blocker first and foremost.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Spaeth has a little touchdown potential, but his work as a receiver will be very sporadic. He is a very risky draft choice because of his inconsistent targets. He might get five receptions and a touchdown.

 #70  Crockett Gillmore Yr: 2014  TDs: 0  Yds: 121  Recpts: 10BaltimoreBye: 9 
 
Player News:
Gillmore didn't play a whole lot his rookie season but did finish with 10 receptions for 121 yards. And he had receptions in each of the two playoff games for the Ravens, including a touchdown catch. He has a chance to be the top backup for the Ravens this season and play a bigger role with the team. Gillmore is a pretty solid overall tight end. He does well as both a blocker and a receiver. Gillmore doesn't really wow you in any one area but puts his best effort forward with whatever he does, which helps his case for playing time.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Gillmore has a chance to take a step forward this season but isn't likely to get enough work to be a fantasy factor. He might get around 25 receptions for 300 yards with a score or two.

 #71  James Hanna Yr: 2014  TDs: 0  Yds: 48  Recpts: 4DallasBye: 6 
 
Player News:
Hanna caught just four passes last season, serving as the No. 3 tight end for the Cowboys. He is expected to play a similar role this season with two good tight ends ahead of him on the depth chart. Hanna has some talent but isn't an explosive player. His biggest plus is a great set of hands. He catches the ball well. He isn't a great athlete, though, and lacks some explosion.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Even if he is the top backup for the Cowboys, he doesn't have much fantasy value. Hanna could get around 15 catches for 150 yards. His fantasy value is very limited.

 #72  Dion Sims Yr: 2014  TDs: 2  Yds: 284  Recpts: 24MiamiBye: 5 
 
Player News:
Sims got a bump in playing time his second season in the league, serving as the top backup for the Dolphins. He caught 24 passes on the season and had eight multiple reception games. He got some weekly chances and produced for the Dolphins. He should play a similar role for the team this season. He is the top blocking tight end on the roster, which will get him on the field. Sims is a huge tight end that is a solid blocker and big target in the passing game. He isn't a big-play threat but a good safety valve and move the chains type-receiver.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Sims should get similar work to last season. Don't expect an increase in receptions and targets in his current role with the team. He can get around 25 receptions for 300 yards with a touchdown or two.

 #73  Taylor Thompson Yr: 2014  TDs: 0  Yds: 24  Recpts: 2TennesseeBye: 4 
 
Player News:
Thompson got a little playing time early in the year but didn't last long on the field because of a knee injury. He caught two passes before being placed on Injured Reserve. He has just 11 receptions in three NFL seasons. At this point, he is trying to keep a roster spot. Thompson has great speed and the likely intangibles to make him a solid pro tight end but remains raw. He still needs a ton of work but is at least progressing. This could be a make or break year for him.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Thompson is an intriguing talent but can't be trusted unless he gets on the field. He might get around 10 receptions for 90 yards.

 #74  Darren Fells Yr: 2014  TDs: 0  Yds: 71  Recpts: 5ArizonaBye: 9 
 
Player News:
Fells had five receptions for the Cardinals last season in limited action. He got most of his playing time because of his blocking skills. He could find a role as a reserve tight end again this season but don't expect many targets as a receiver. He is more valuable as a blocker than a receiver.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Fells isn't going to get enough targets to help fantasy teams. He'll be fortunate to get double-digit receptions.

 #75  Michael Hoomanawanui Yr: 2014  TDs: 0  Yds: 44  Recpts: 3New EnglandBye: 4 
 
Player News:
Hoomanawanui had a limited role for the Patriots once again last season, catching three passes on the season. He actually had more receptions during the postseason, catching six passes in three postseason games. Either way, Hoomanawanui hasn't produced much as a reserve for the Patriots. Don't expect his role to change this season. Hoomanawanui's career high in receptions is 13. He is an above-average pass catcher with good athletic ability and the knack for making the tough catch. Hoomanawanui is used mostly as a blocker these days, though. He is an asset to the running game.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Hoomanawanui isn't going to get enough chances to help fantasy teams. He helps more as a blocker in the offense than as a receiver, which doesn't help fantasy teams. He could get around 10 receptions for 100 yards.

 #76  Blake Bell San FranciscoBye: 10 
 
Player News:
The 49ers took Bell in the fourth-round of this year's draft. He'll compete for a backup job with the team, likely serving as the No. 3 or 4 tight end. Bell is a very big tight end with good size and strength. He does well on shorter routes and can be a solid chain mover. Bell isn't going to stretch the field much, though. He lacks a little speed to get by defenders.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Bell is going to have a hard time making a big impact his rookie season. He has a lot ahead of him on the depth chart. He could get 10 receptions for 100 yards with a score.

 #77  James Casey Yr: 2014  TDs: 0  Yds: 59  Recpts: 3DenverBye: 7 
 
Player News:
Casey fell down the depth chart last season and caught just three passes with the Eagles. He had six receptions in two seasons with the Eagles, playing as a tight end or fullback. Casey is getting more playing time as a blocker than a pass-catching option. Casey runs well and can make plays with the ball in his hands, but struggles some with his route running. He is an improving blocker and being used more in that role than anything these days.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Casey has a shot to earn more playing time but don't expect a big surge in stats. He'll likely get around 10 catches for 80 yards. Casey isn't a guy to target for fantasy teams. He just won't get enough work.

 #78  Niles Paul Yr: 2014  TDs: 0  Yds: 507  Recpts: 39WashingtonBye: 8 
 
Player News:
Paul was the starter early in the season for the Redskins because of injury and produced well in that role. He had 60 or more yards each of the first four games of the season. Unfortunately, he didn't find the field much after that, topping 30 yards just one time the rest of the season. He should serve as the top backup for the Redskins again this season. He'll get some playing time in that role but unless injury occurs, Paul won't get consistent targets in this offense. Paul is a strong tight end with plus hands. He lacks some speed and isn't a great route runner but has plenty of speed to make big plays in the passing game.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Paul will have a hard time repeating last year unless injury happens. He can still get some receptions and yards but not enough to help many fantasy teams. Expect a season with around 25 receptions for 350 yards and a couple scores.

 #79  James O'Shaughnessy Kansas CityBye: 9 
 
Player News:
The Chiefs picked O'Shaughnessy in the fifth round of this year's draft. He should become the top backup for the team before long. He is a top athlete for the position and can stretch the field in a hurry. He has good hands and runs plus routes. He lacks a little strength, though, and will need to improve a lot as a blocker if he hopes to start in the NFL.

Fantasy Outlook:  
O'Shaughnessy will get some chances as a rookie but don't expect big numbers in his current role. He might get around 20 catches for 250 yards with a score or two. His value is limited in a backup role but he has potential for down the road.

 #80  Craig Stevens Yr: 2014  TDs: 0  Yds: 26  Recpts: 2TennesseeBye: 4 
 
Player News:
Stevens had a whooping two receptions last season before landing on Injured Reserve with a thigh injury. Stevens hasn't made much of an impact as a pass catcher in the league. He has just two seasons with double-digit receptions. He is likely No. 3 on the depth chart again this season. Stevens is a better blocker than pass catcher but improving in that area. He is a top blocker at the position, though, which gets him plenty of playing time even if he isn't starting.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Stevens isn't a guy that is going to help fantasy teams at tight end. He just doesn't get the work. He might get around 10 receptions for 80 yards. Go with more exciting options.

 #81  John Phillips Yr: 2014  TDs: 1  Yds: 1  Recpts: 1San DiegoBye: 10 
 
Player News:
Phillips made the most of his one reception last season, scoring a touchdown. He didn't catch a pass the rest of the year, getting buried on the depth chart. He likely won't see an uptick in playing time this year. He has just 35 receptions for his career. Phillips is best suited as a blocking tight end. He is a big kid with good size and strength. Phillips also has pretty good hands, but needs to improve his route running and lacks some speed.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Phillips might get a few more targets this year but won't get enough to help fantasy teams. He might get around 10 receptions for 100 yards in a backup role. His value remains more so as a blocker.

 #82  MyCole Pruitt MinnesotaBye: 5 
 
Player News:
The Vikings used a fifth-round pick on Pruitt, hoping to find another top target in the passing game. Pruitt looks more like a receiver than a tight end. He still has the size and strength to play tight end, though. He can get downfield in a hurry but also has the strength to outmuscle defenders. He needs work on his route running, though, and his hands are so-so at times. He'll likely be No. 3 or 4 on the depth chart his rookie season.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Pruitt projects to be more of a factor in a few seasons. He has the potential to emerge as a starter but that isn't going to happen this year unless people get hurt. Expect around 15 catches for 200 yards with a score or two.

 #83  Nick O'Leary BuffaloBye: 8 
 
Player News:
The Bills used a sixth-round pick on O'Leary, hoping to find another option in the passing game. O'Leary is a great pass catcher and good athlete for the position. He can make the acrobatic catch. His work ethic has been questioned in the past, though, and will need to improve if he hopes to make an impact in the NFL. He will compete for the No. 2 or 3 tight end job his rookie season.

Fantasy Outlook:  
O'Leary could have a big game or two but isn't going to help fantasy teams as a rookie unless injury occurs. He just won't see the field enough. He might get around 15 catches for 150 yards with a touchdown.

 #84  Daniel Fells Yr: 2014  TDs: 4  Yds: 188  Recpts: 16New York GiantsBye: 11 
 
Player News:
Fells had 16 receptions in a reserve role for the Giants last season. It was his highest reception total since 2011. Fells does have at least 15 receptions four of the past six years, though. Fells has value because he can catch the ball pretty well and do well as a blocker. He should serve a reserve role again this season. Fells has the makeup of a solid tight end. He makes the tough catch and has good speed.

Fantasy Outlook: Cold
Fells doesn't get enough catches these days to help fantasy teams. He could get around 15 receptions with a score or two.

 #85  Randall Telfer ClevelandBye: 11 
 
Player News:
The Browns used a sixth-round pick on Telfer, hoping to find an eventual starter at tight end. Telfer has some work to do to become a starter in this league but has the makeup to start if he progresses. He has good size and strength for the position. He is a hard worker with good hands. Telfer doesn't have great moves in space, though, and lacks a little athleticism. He'll likely be No. 3 on the depth chart for the Browns his rookie season.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Telfer will get some chances as a rookie but not consistent work. Keep an eye on him for down the road, though. He has some long-term potential. He should get around 15 catches for 150 yards and a score this season.

 #86  Gary Barnidge Yr: 2014  TDs: 0  Yds: 156  Recpts: 13ClevelandBye: 11 
 
Player News:
Barnidge had 13 receptions for the second straight season with the Browns. He had multiple receptions four games but went without a catch several times. Barnidge is 29 years old and has 44 career receptions with three touchdowns. He hasn't done much since entering the league and seems destined for backup duty again this season. Barnidge has good size for the position and is a pretty solid pass-catcher. His blocking is just so so, though, and he lacks some big-play potential.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Barnidge doesn't have much upside for fantasy teams. He might get some more chances, but his past history doesn't suggest a sudden breakthrough season. He is a long shot to help fantasy teams.

 #87  MarQueis Gray Yr: 2014  TDs: 0  Yds: 134  Recpts: 9BuffaloBye: 8 
 
 #88  Nick Boyle BaltimoreBye: 9 
 
Player News:
The Ravens used a fifth-round pick on Boyle, adding more of a blocking tight end to their roster. He should find the field because of his ability to block. He lacks speed for the position, though, and isn't going to make many plays downfield in the passing game. He'll do fine on shorter routes. Boyle should be the No. 3 or 4 tight end for the Ravens this season.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Boyle is going to help as a blocker but not so much as a pass catcher. He could get a handful of catches but that won't help fantasy teams.

 #89  C.J. Uzomah CincinnatiBye: 7 
 
Player News:
Uzomah is a huge target at tight end, which is why the Bengals picked him in the fifth round of this year's draft. He has great size and strength for the positon. Uzomah is a load to bring down with the ball in his hands. He also was a top red-zone target in college. His hands aren't the best, though, and he lacks a little speed for the position. He'll likely be the No. 3 tight end for the Bengals this season.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Uzomah might get a few scores but don't expect much else. His work will be limited. He could get 10 catches for 100 yards and a couple scores.

 #90  Jesse James PittsburghBye: 11 
 
Player News:
The Steelers hope to have found the eventual replacement for Heath Miller, taking James in the fifth round of this year's draft. James is a bit raw still but has the size and athleticism to make plays at tight end. He is a very tall tight end with good strength and hands. He isn't much of a blocker just yet, though, and will need to improve in that area if he hopes to ever start in this league. James likely is the No. 3 tight end for the Steelers his rookie season.

Fantasy Outlook:  
James isn't going to get many chances as a rookie but he'll get a few. The Steelers will get his feet wet. He could get around 10 catches for 100 yards and a score.

 #91  Jack Doyle Yr: 2014  TDs: 2  Yds: 118  Recpts: 18IndianapolisBye: 10 
 
Player News:
Doyle was No. 3 on the depth chart for the Colts last season and caught 18 passes for 118 yards, getting some decent playing time a reserve role. Doyle scored two touchdowns with his limited work. Doyle did have six catches during the playoffs for the Colts, though, which could be a good sign for the coming year. He is more of a move the chains tight end and solid blocker. He isn't going to make a ton of big plays and has two quality options ahead of him on the depth chart.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Doyle could get around 20 receptions but isn't going to get enough consistent work to help fantasy teams. But he'll be worth an add if injury occurs at tight end for the Colts.

 #92  A.J. Derby New EnglandBye: 4 
 
 #93  Luke Stocker Yr: 2014  TDs: 0  Yds: 41  Recpts: 7Tampa BayBye: 6 
 
Player News:
Stocker had seven receptions for 41 yards, serving as the No. 3 tight end for the Bucs much of last season. Stocker has 35 receptions in four NFL seasons and has been a disappointment for the Bucs. At this point, he is just trying to keep his roster spot as a backup tight end. Stocker has the size and strength to do well as a blocking tight end, but lacks some speed and needs to improve as a route runner to be a legit contributor in the NFL.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Stocker isn't likely to finally have that breakout season this year. His career is trending the wrong way. He might get 10 receptions for 100 yards. Stocker is not fantasy material.

 #94  Bear Pascoe Yr: 2014  TDs: 1  Yds: 3  Recpts: 2ChicagoBye: 7 
 
Player News:
Pascoe caught two passes his first season for the Falcons but one went for a touchdown. He got little playing time much of the season, though, as a deep reserve. Pascoe has double-digit receptions just two times in six seasons. His career high in catches is just 12. He is a deep reserve at tight end. His value is more so as a blocker.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Pascoe isn't likely to improve on last season. We doubt he gets double-digit receptions once again. He might get five receptions for 40 yards. He shouldn't be on your fantasy radar.

 #95  Dante Rosario Yr: 2014  TDs: 0  Yds: 116  Recpts: 16ChicagoBye: 7 
 
Player News:
Rosario caught 16 passes for 116 yards as the top backup for the Bears last season. He didn't get much playing time in a reserve role. Rosario has 17 receptions the past two seasons with the Bears and has fewer than 20 receptions every season since 2010. He should serve a similar role this season, working as a top backup. Rosario is a solid pass-catching tight end with above-average hands and good athleticism. He isn't much of a blocker, though, serving more as a pass-catching threat.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Even when he was at his best, Rosario still wasn't much of a help to fantasy teams. And we have a hard time believing he'll set career highs this season, so go with more exciting options come draft day. He might get 10 or so receptions.

 #96  Kennard Backman Green BayBye: 7 
 
 #97  Tony Moeaki Yr: 2014  TDs: 1  Yds: 134  Recpts: 8AtlantaBye: 10 
 
Player News:
Moeaki got a few chances late in the year for the Seahawks and made some big plays. He caught just eight passes but averaged 16.8 yards per reception and scored a touchdown. It was good to see Moeaki make some plays after missing all of the previous season. He has battled injury much of his career but seems healthy right now. Moeaki will compete for a roster spot with the Falcons this season, trying to win the top backup job with the team. Moeaki is a well-rounded tight end. He is a solid and willing blocker, which helps the running game. But he can also catch the ball and makes plays after the catch. He is a big target with decent speed and good pass-catching skills.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Moeaki was once a player on the rise but his career path hasn't gone as expected. He isn't worth a roster spot for fantasy teams. He is a long shot to come close to any past numbers and should finish with around 20 receptions for 200 yards with a touchdown.

 #98  Malcolm Johnson ClevelandBye: 11 
 
 #99  Geoff Swaim DallasBye: 6 
 
 #100  Ben Koyack JacksonvilleBye: 8 
 
 #101  Gerald Christian ArizonaBye: 9 
 
 #102  Chase Coffman Yr: 2014  TDs: 1  Yds: 64  Recpts: 6TennesseeBye: 4 
 
Player News:
Coffman had career highs last season but that isn't saying much because he finished with six receptions for 64 yards and a touchdown. It was good to see him finally making a few plays but his career isn't certain going forward. He is just looking to earn a roster spot, having 10 receptions his entire career. Coffman's career hasn't gone as expected. He has talent but his inability to consistently block keeps him off the field too often. Coffman isn't a speed burner, but has plus hands and is a good athlete.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Coffman isn't a guy fantasy teams should bother with. He has never topped 10 receptions in a season and doesn't seem setup for a breakout year.

 #103  Rory Anderson San FranciscoBye: 10 
 
 #104  Joseph Fauria Yr: 2014  TDs: 1  Yds: 74  Recpts: 6DetroitBye: 9 
 
Player News:
Fauria didn't have near the success as the previous season last year, catching six passes in seven games. He scored one touchdown after having seven scores on 18 receptions the previous year. He was No. 3 on the depth chart much of the season and is likely to serve that role again this year. Fauria is a huge tight end that lacks a little speed but is a good red-zone target with decent hands.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Fauria has touchdown potential but is going to be too hit or miss for fantasy teams to trust. You just never know when he'll score. Expect around 10 receptions with a score or two.

 #105  Anthony McCoy SeattleBye: 9 
 
Player News:
For the second straight season, McCoy suffered a torn Achilles' and had to miss the entire season. He has a long road back but if healthy, McCoy should be able to challenge for a roster spot this year as the No. 2 or 3 tight end for the Seahawks. McCoy is an athletic tight end with good pass-catching ability. He has some off the field concerns but has put those behind him for now. And his work ethic has improved since joining the league.

Fantasy Outlook: Injury Concern
McCoy is a risk because of his injury issues the past two seasons but has some potential if getting the playing time. Unfortunately, it seems McCoy is a long shot to get much work this year with two good options ahead of her on the depth chart.

 #106  Zach Sudfeld Yr: 2014  TDs: 0  Yds: 85  Recpts: 5New York JetsBye: 5 
 
Player News:
Sudfeld caught five passes in a reserve role for the Jets last season. He has 10 catches in two seasons and isn't a huge factor in this offense right now. He should play a similar role this season, trying to be the No. 3 tight end. Sudfeld has good size for the position but doesn't really "wow" in any area. He needs to make some strides if he hopes to earn a larger role this season.

Fantasy Outlook: Injury Concern
Sudfeld tore his ACL in minicamp and is done for the year. Go with other options.


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