3 Overvalued Tight Ends for 2021 (Potential Busts)

Aug 07, 2021
3 Overvalued Tight Ends for 2021 (Potential Busts)

At the tight end position, if there are questions of whether or not a draft target can finish in the top-five at their position, you are probably better off foregoing them until the late rounds. Over the last five seasons, the TE6 in half-PPR points per game was scoring 9.9 points per game. That mark would have landed as the RB34 and/or the WR41 in 2020, giving credence to how we should be targeting other positions if we’re not exceptionally certain about a tight end’s upside.


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In the broad scope of things there are two types of tight ends in fantasy drafts; the top tier of Travis Kelce, Darren Waller, or George Kittle and a lower tier of guys we are hoping can score similar points. As such, there are players in that massive tier fighting for fantasy relevance, and I have found three in particular who I believe are overvalued based on their average draft position (ADP). I’ve broken down each of them below and will be avoiding them unless they begin to slide down draft boards.

Mike Gesicki (ADP: 9.10/TE12), Dolphins

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