3 Tight Ends With Great 2017 Fantasy Strength of Schedules

  • David Gonos


Every year, it seems there are a couple tight ends that suddenly break out and become Fantasy viable players. Unfortunately, most leagues only start one tight end, which means even some breakout Fantasy tight ends don’t end up starting in most leagues until midseason.

So we’ve tracked down some tight ends with favorable Fantasy Strength of Schedules, which means they’ll be facing NFL defenses in 2017 that allowed the most points to tight ends in 2016!

Sure, some defenses might have improved, but it’s hard to imagine them improving so much they still aren’t susceptible to tight end play.

Smart Fantasy Football owners do lots of free mock drafts, sign up for the RotoExperts Xclusive Edge draft package, and they take a closer look at tight ends with good 2017 Fantasy Strengths of Schedules.

By the time the NFL Preseason rolls around, we’ll have covered all these Fantasy Strength of Schedules:

This week, we take a closer look at three tight ends with favorable Fantasy Strength of Schedules for 2017. That means these Fantasy tight ends will face some of the softest defenses in the NFL from 2016 over the course of their upcoming 16-game NFL season.

We’re not going to point out tight ends you were never thinking about starting. For instance, we’re only going to mention the starters, not the backups you weren’t drafting as starters anyway.

3 Favorable 2017 Fantasy Strength of Schedules For Tight Ends

We’ll be taking our Fantasy Strength of Schedules from the research done over at FFToolbox.com. I used the Fantasy SoS for Weeks 1-16, since that’s the normal length for Fantasy Football leagues. We also use the ADP from FantasyFootballCalculator.com.

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David Gonos

David Gonos has been writing about sports online since 2001, including CBSSports.com, FoxSports.com, NFL.com, MLB.com and SportsIllustrated.com.