Top Fantasy Football Streaming Tight Ends for Week 12 With Travis Kelce on Bye
The tight end position looks to be really strong at the top this season, but once we get beyond the elite fantasy producers, there's a ton of variance.
With such inconsistency, there aren't many players that you can consider locks as weekly starters. Instead, fantasy football owners can find an edge by combing the waiver wire for the TEs with the best matchups to get into your starting lineup each week.
These three tight ends, all owned in fewer than 50 percent of Yahoo! Fantasy Football leagues, are the top streaming options for Week 12.
3. Dallas Goedert, Philadelphia Eagles (19% Owned)
Dallas Goedert is in play regardless of Alshon Jeffery' status in Week 12, but if Jeffery (ankle) is sidelined again, Goedert gets a nice boost as well. He's averaged 5.6 targets per game over the last five, putting up an average of 11.7 PPR fantasy points per game in that time. The Philadelphia Eagles are thin at WR, and they're playing plenty of two-TE sets as a result, with Goedert seeing the field for at least 70 percent of Philly's offensive snaps in five of the last six games.
2. Cameron Brate, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2% Owned)
Cameron Brate exploded for 10 receptions and 73 yards in Week 11. He looks to have firmly solidified himself ahead of O.J. Howard on the Tampa bay Buccaneers' depth chart after being limited with rib injuries in Weeks 9 and 10. Howard had a season-low 25 percent snap share in Week 11, while Brate set a season high at 75 percent. He also out-targeted Howard 14 to 1. That kind of volume is always going to be exciting for fantasy purposes, and this week Brate gets a plus matchup against an Atlanta Falcons team team that ranks 27th against the pass in Football Outsiders' defensive DVOA rankings.
1. Noah Fant, Denver Broncos (28% Owned)
It's been a tale of two seasons for Noah Fant. Before Emmanuel Sanders was traded, Fant accounted for 10 percent of the Denver Broncos' targets, averaging 5.0 PPR fantasy points per game. In three games since then, he's seen 26 percent of the targets, averaging 12.5 fantasy points per game. Fant offers value not just as a streaming option in Week 12, but also as a potential every-week starter down the stretch in this expanded role.
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