Celek snared a four-yard score to highlight what was a rather pedestrian day. He is clearly the second option behind Vance McDonald, and his three targets Sunday compared to the latter's eight illustrate that point. The touchdown was Celek's first of the season, so he isn't much of an option unless McDonald were to go down to injury.
Celek has had two of his three best games of the season over the last three weeks -- with a catchless contest in between. The stretch highlights the fact that it's hard to count on any member of the
After gaining 76 yards in Colin Kaepernick's aerial display last week, Celek was nothing more than an afterthought against the Cardinals. Vance McDonald is clearly the team's top receiving option at the tight end position and should continue to be going forward, barring an injury.
Celek was the beneficiary of an uncharacteristic aerial showcase by Colin Kaepernick. While Vance McDonald had the superior fantasy day -- three catches for 84 yards and a touchdown -- Celek was actually the more consistent tight end, spreading his production out evenly over four catches. The
Celek was a non-factor Sunday, catching just one pass for four yards in a loss to Tampa Bay.
With Vance McDonald back in action, Celek's role has been reduced to a blocking role in most two-tight end sets. Unless the former suffers another injury, the latter remains a fantasy afterthought.
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|2012||San Francisco 49ers||13||0||4||51||12.8||35||0||1||0||2|
|2013||San Francisco 49ers||12||1||2||38||19.0||30||0||1||0||1|
|2014||San Francisco 49ers||3||1||2||53||26.5||31||0||2||0||2|
|2015||San Francisco 49ers||11||8||19||186||9.8||33||3||2||0||10|
|2016||San Francisco 49ers||12||2||21||275||13.1||31||1||4||0||15|
|2012||San Francisco 49ers||13||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||0|
|2013||San Francisco 49ers||12||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||0|
|2014||San Francisco 49ers||3||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||0|
|2015||San Francisco 49ers||11||1||1.0||0||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||0|
|2016||San Francisco 49ers||12||2||2.0||0||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||0|
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|2012||San Francisco 49ers||13||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|2013||San Francisco 49ers||12||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|2014||San Francisco 49ers||3||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|2015||San Francisco 49ers||11||0||0||0||1||0||0||1||0|
|2016||San Francisco 49ers||12||2||1||0||0||0||0||0||0|