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According to Fantasy Football Calculator, these six tight ends you’re swiping through are being drafted in the 10th round or later in PPR formats. If you had to start draft and start only one, which one would it be?

Do you normally draft tight ends late, in the middle rounds, or are you shooting for one of the elites in the first few rounds? Let me know.

Vance McDonald (10.06): In the absence of both LeVeon Bell and Antonio Brown, the Steelers need additional playmaking from someone besides Juju, and it’s possible McDonald absorbs some of that target share and leaned on more for his playmaking. Good offense to bet on.

Kyle Rudolph (10.09) had the sixth most targets in the end zone last year, but only caught 3 TDs. That number should go up slightly this year, but there is an expected drop in attempts for Kirk Cousins, that might not bode well for the entire receiving offense.

Austin Hooper (12.06) improved every year since he joined the league three years ago. He jumped from 49 receptions to 71 quietly last season, and now that Dirk Koetter is back, his history of using tight ends in a pass-heavy offense bodes well for Hooper in 2019.

Jimmy Graham (13.03) wasn’t used near the end zone like he should have been used last year, catching only 2 TDs, matching his career low. Aaron Rodgers history of not using tight ends has reared its head, and there isn’t much reason to have more hope for Graham in 2019.

Jack Doyle (14.03) had an injury plagued season, he’ll have some competition for targets, but we know how much Luck loves his tight ends. We probably shouldn’t expect consistency from him, but it’s possible both Doyle and Eric Ebron are TE1s in 2019. The upside to surpass Ebron is there for Doyle if he stays healthy.

Chris Herndon (14.03) – It’s really not often a TE has a year like Herndon had his rookie year. A rookie line of 39 receptions for 502 yards and 4 TDs is a sign of good things to come, especially noting the rapport he’s had with Sam Darnold. There can be competition for targets with the additions of Bell and Crowder, but with the offense and QB likely taking a step forward in 2019, Herndon can be a late round gem.

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