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Fantasy Football Playoffs - Tight Ends

Monday Night Football Update - The Saints TE caught two touchdowns!  Josh Hill now has 5 touchdowns on the season, to Jimmy Graham's 9!  Graham led the team with 87 yards on 5 catches. Owners are still not very happy with him since his 2 TD day on the Monday BEFORE Thanksgiving! Martellus Bennett wasn't much help either with just 36 yards on 4 receptions.  Can't complain about him though, he could have single handely got you this far after catching 12 passes for 84 yards and a touchdown against the Cowboys in Week 14.

Jimmy Graham and Martellus Bennett play tonight on Monday Night Football, and one set of owners is hoping for Bennett to continue his great play, while the Graham owners are just praying that Drew Brees throws his way!  Two weeks ago, the Steelers double team Graham all game, and shut him out.  Zero Targets.  Last week, Graham caught just 3 of his 11 targets 25 yards!  Plenty of people are depending on both TEs tonight, and Bennett is coming off a 12 catch, 84 yard game with a TD.

Travis Kelce TD GIF

The Tight End position continues to disappoint fantasy owners, unless of course you own Rob Gronkowski or Greg Olsen.  Gronk leads all TEs with 183 receiving yards on just 11 catches and scored twice.  Jared Cook is the only other TE with multiple TDs.  Olsen has been a PPR machine with 20 catches for 182 yards and a touchdown.  That includes this week with Derek Anderson starting at QB for the injured Cam Newton.  In 2 contests this season with Anderson under center, both against the Buccaneers, Olsen has 18 receptions for 193 yards and a touchdown!

Travis Kelce, Mychal Rivera, Delanie Walker, Scott Chandler and Charles Clay are the only other TEs with 100+ receiving yards.

Antonio Gates ended a 5 week scoring drought, and added 54 yards on 6 receptions this week, after gaining just 34 yards on 5 catches last week.  

Coby Fleener and Dwayne Allen have combined for just 10 catches, 109 yards and 1 TD (Allen) over the Colts last two contests.  

Veterans Owen Daniels and Heath Miller have each caught a TD.

Have You Seen the Broncos TE?

Julius Thomas has not caught a touchdown since November 9th and has caught 9 passes for 96 yards in his last 3 games played.  He missed 2 games with an ankle injury and stayed on the sidelines last week against the Bills.  His 12 TDs have saved him from being a fantasy bust this season, as he has failed to gain 70 yards since his Week 1 outburst of 103 yards and 3 TDs.