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2019 Week 6 Tight End Streamers

Week 5 was an absolute disaster. I am big enough to admit this. It was a week where Darren Fells and Ryan Izzo commanded a total of four targets, yet both finished inside the top eight PPR performers.

As for the three players I recommended last week, Jesus wept … let’s get this over with.

Jimmy Graham was TE18 with 7.1 points. Tyler Eifert amassed the epic sum of 3.4 points, “good” for TE26. As for Noah Fant, the TE47 in Week 5 corralled 100% of his targets. Not that impressive when you consider that he was only targeted once. But let’s move on, and pray that Week 6 has better things in store.

Let’s take a look at the choices for the week ahead. As always, we’ll be focusing on players available in at least 50% of ESPN leagues at the time of writing.


RotoViz readers of a particular vintage will know that I’ve been a fan of Gerald Everett for quite some time. It is therefore with no small amount of pride when I see seasonal ranks like those below. It could finally be happening for him!

The bulk of Everett’s production has come in the last two weeks, during which time he has posted back to back TE1 weeks.

That’s my boy.

No other TE has more PPR points than Everett over the last two games, while only Austin Hooper has more receiving yards than the 180 Everett has racked up.

Everett’s form over the last fortnight has benefitted practically no one, as you can see by his low ownership figures. He’ll be on a lot more teams in the coming week, I’m sure.

The 49ers haven’t given up a ton of production to the TE spot so far this season. But as you can see, teams have not exactly force-fed the position in the games against them.


The 2019 season has been a long time in getting started for Chris Herndon. He’s finally available after serving a four-game suspension, and his return could hardly come at a better time for the Jets.

A grand total of one Jets player is operating above expectations in terms of fantasy points through the teams’ first four games. Herndon was a slow starter as a rookie, but from Week 6 onwards, he posted five TE1 weeks.

Herndon will be joined in the Jets starting lineup this week by quarterback Sam Darnold. The two enjoyed quite a productive partnership in 2018, at least in terms of adjusted yards per attempt.

The Jets are taking on the Dallas Cowboys this week. The Cowboys have tightened up against the TE spot after allowing 30.4 PPR points to the position in Week 1, but they’ve hardly shut the position down.


OK, this is something of a dart throw and should only be considered in the most desperate of circumstances. But I’ll preface it by showing you how TEs have done against the Miami Dolphins so far this season.

A mixed bag, I’m sure you’d agree. But in a game between arguably the two worst teams in recent NFL history on Sunday, Washington TE Jeremy Sprinkle has a chance to make some fantasy noise.

It may be necessary to jog some people’s memories with regards to Sprinkle. He was an above-average athlete, according to his predraft measurables.

Sprinkle enjoyed a relatively productive college career too, averaging more than two receptions per game during his time at Arkansas.

Washington’s skill players have been ravaged by injury this season. This has led to an increase in opportunities for Sprinkle … just not a large increase. He hasn’t run more than seven routes in a single game. But if Colt McCoy earns another start for Washington, he will need a safety blanket close to the line of scrimmage.  A sprinkle of Sprinkle could be just the thing.

Image Credit: Jordon Kelly/Icon Sportswire. Pictured: Gerald Everett.

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