We are amid a resurgence at the tight end position.
Yes, the position is still top-heavy thanks to perennial studs Travis Kelce and Zach Ertz. However, savvy fantasy owners are starting to identify value and potential earlier in the process and later in rounds. Those of you who took a chance on Mark Andrews or Darren Waller last season, as an example, were richly rewarded.
If you find yourself succumbing to the pressure of joining yet another startup draft this spring, you’re likely targeting a few players in your mind already. When it comes to the tight end position, balancing production with value can be the difference between fielding a competitive team and losing out on that weekly edge.
Join me as we dive deeper into the projections and analysis to identify why, compared to his ADP peers, one tight end stands above the rest and is a perfect mid-round dynasty startup pick.
Tier-based drafting is becoming more common amongst fantasy owners. While a top 200 ranking list is convenient, it often skews the perception of players who seem far apart on paper but are much closer in reality. Identifying players within a larger group can help you extract value at each round.