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Week 12 was once again a disaster for the tight end position. Goerge Kittle, Dallas Goedert, and  Kyle Pitts, we terrible. But I'm going right back to them again.  

While there are some promising streamers this week, I'm mostly sticking with any starting tight end who didn't get injured last week. We've just seen it time and time again with a position this fragile; if you go chasing weekly scoring, you're bound to get burnt. Besides, Goedert gets the Jets, Pitts faces a Tampa Bay defense he scored 12 points against earlier this year, and Kittle will be without Deebo Samuel

There's reason for optimism for basically all the tight ends who struggled last week, even Noah Fant.  But if you must make a move due to injury or impatience, we have streamers below. Just know their floor is as low as the struggles you're trying to get away from.

Here's everything else you need to know about tight end in Week 13: 

Week 13 TE Preview
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Who's Out

The following players are not being projected to play Week 13 at this time. Here's what it means:

JAC Jacksonville • #85
Age: 27 • Experience: 6 yrs.
James O'Shaughnessy is a deep streamer
PIT Pittsburgh • #88
Age: 23 • Experience: 2 yrs.
Najee Harris should see an uptick in targets
LV Las Vegas • #83
Age: 29 • Experience: 6 yrs.
Foster Moreau is an interesting streamer
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Numbers to Know
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Matchups that matter
SEA Seattle • #87
Age: 24 • Experience: 3 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
@ KC KC -9.5 O/U 47.5
OPP VS TE
26th
PROJ PTS
9.8
TE RNK
13th
YTD Stats
REC
45
TAR
63
REYDS
391
TD
3
FPTS/G
10.2
CHI Chicago • #85
Age: 23 • Experience: 3 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
vs ARI ARI -7.5 O/U 45.5
OPP VS TE
1st
PROJ PTS
8.7
TE RNK
16th
YTD Stats
REC
37
TAR
57
REYDS
361
TD
0
FPTS/G
6.6
PHI Philadelphia • #88
Age: 27 • Experience: 5 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
@ NYJ PHI -6.5 O/U 45
OPP VS TE
24th
PROJ PTS
11.3
TE RNK
7th
YTD Stats
REC
35
TAR
50
REYDS
491
TD
2
FPTS/G
8.9
BUF Buffalo • #88
Age: 25 • Experience: 3 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
vs NE BUF -2.5 O/U 43.5
OPP VS TE
2nd
PROJ PTS
8.7
TE RNK
11th
YTD Stats
REC
31
TAR
41
REYDS
415
TD
7
FPTS/G
12.9
NE New England • #85
Age: 27 • Experience: 7 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
@ BUF BUF -2.5 O/U 43.5
OPP VS TE
6th
PROJ PTS
7.5
TE RNK
20th
YTD Stats
REC
35
TAR
50
REYDS
394
TD
7
FPTS/G
9.7
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Waiver Wire Targets
Week 13 Streamers
WAS Washington • #82
Age: 30 • Experience: 8 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
@ LV LV -2.5 O/U 49.5
OPP VS TE
30th
TE RNK
8th
ROSTERED
64%
YTD Stats
REC
15
TAR
20
REYDS
148
TD
2
FPTS/G
8
This should be the last week of Logan Thomas in this section. He projects as a top-12 option this week and rest of season.
LAC L.A. Chargers • #81
Age: 27 • Experience: 6 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
vs SF SF -3.5 O/U 45.5
OPP VS TE
4th
TE RNK
12th
ROSTERED
15%
YTD Stats
REC
30
TAR
38
REYDS
272
TD
2
FPTS/G
7.8
Everett could be in trouble if Russell Wilson ever remembers that he plays with DK Metcalf. Until then, he's a borderline top 12 tight end.
LV Las Vegas • #87
Age: 25 • Experience: 4 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
vs WAS LV -2.5 O/U 49.5
OPP VS TE
16th
TE RNK
11th
ROSTERED
52%
YTD Stats
REC
12
TAR
19
REYDS
135
TD
3
FPTS/G
4
Moreau scored 18 Fantasy points in his last game without Waller, so there is some significant upside here.
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Top Play
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SF San Francisco • #85
Age: 28 • Experience: 6 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
@ SEA SF -3.5 O/U 45.5
OPP VS TE
23rd
PROJ PTS
14.1
TE RNK
3rd
YTD Stats
REC
35
TAR
49
REYDS
425
TD
3
FPTS/G
11.8
Kittle was miserable last week but the absence of Deebo Samuel should ensure a monster target share in Week 13.
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PHI Philadelphia • #88
Age: 27 • Experience: 5 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
@ NYJ PHI -6.5 O/U 45
OPP VS TE
24th
PROJ PTS
11.3
TE RNK
7th
YTD Stats
REC
35
TAR
50
REYDS
491
TD
2
FPTS/G
8.9
Goedert is still due for a two-touchdown game before the season ends, and the Jets don't offer much resistance to the position. But at the very least, he should bounce back to the six for 60 range he's lived in most of the year.
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