Gerald Everett Injury Update Could Once Again Boost Tyler Higbee Fantasy Outlook for Week 15

Jason Schandl
Tyler Higbee runs after a catch against the Cardinals in Week 13.
Tyler Higbee runs after a catch against the Cardinals in Week 13. / Norm Hall/Getty Images

Gerald Everett has missed two consecutive games, and he still hasn't returned to practice for the Los Angeles Rams. If he misses another game in Week 15, that will make Tyler Higbee a strong fantasy football streaming tight end option against the Dallas Cowboys.

The Rams' offense has been featuring tight ends heavily this year, and Everett had double-digit targets in three of his last six games before getting hurt. That didn't change with Higbee, who saw eight targets in Week 13 and 11 in Week 14.

Higbee played over 90 percent of the Rams' offensive snaps in each of those games, racking up 23.7 and 18.6 PPR fantasy points. He benefitted from two great matchups, but that doesn't change much in Week 15.

The Cowboys have allowed the sixth-most receptions to tight ends this year, surrendering top-10 fantasy production to the position in PPR scoring.

Still not practicing isn't a good sign for Everett's availability on Sunday. Accounting for his absence, Higbee checks in at TE9 in our Week 15 PPR fantasy football rankings.

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