Izzo caught all three of his targets for 38 yards in Sunday's 18-12 loss to the Broncos. It was Izzo's most productive game of the season, but with just six catches on 11 targets for 82 yards in five games overall, he's off the fantasy radar. For now, Izzo remains the Patriots' top tight end, but down the road, look for rookies Devin Asiasi and Dalton Keene to become more involved in the team's passing attack.
Izzo was on the field for 70 of the Patriots' 72 snaps on offense in Sunday's 35-30 loss to the Seahawks, Mike Reiss of ESPN.com reports. In the process, Izzo hauled in both of his targets for 19 yards. Meanwhile, for the second straight week, Devin Asiasi recorded 10 snaps and zero targets, and fellow rookie Dalton Keene (neck) was inactive. Izzo remains the Patriots' most trusted tight end while the younger players at the position are worked in gradually, but he's not seeing enough volume in the team's passing game to merit fantasy attention in anything but the deepest of formats.
Izzo was on the field for 63 of a possible 64 snaps on offense in Sunday's 21-11 win over the Dolphins, Mike Reiss of ESPN.com reports. Izzo hauled in one of his two targets in the game for 25 yards. Meanwhile, Devin Asiasi recorded 10 snaps and zero targets, and fellow rookie Dalton Keene (neck) was inactive. While Izzo is the Patriots' clear-cut starting tight end for now, we suspect that in time, Asiasi and Keene will see expanded roles. Neither of the trio are reliable fantasy options at this juncture, however.
Izzo finished the 2019 regular season with six catches (on nine targets) for 114 yards and a TD in six games. The 2018 seventh-rounder ended up working behind Ben Watson and Matt LaCosse this past season, as the trio combined to form a tight end committee in the post-Rob Gronkowski era. Izzo is under contract with the Patriots through 2021, but assuming he sticks around next season, it doesn't seem likely that he'll approach fantasy relevance, with a makeover at his position likely on tap for the team.
Izzo (coach's decision) is inactive for Sunday's game against the Chiefs, Jeff Howe of The Athletic reports. Izzo will miss his sixth game this season, including his third healthy scratch due to a coach's decision. With the 29-year-old out for the game, tight end duties shift to Ben Watson and Matt LaCosse for Week 14.
|WK||DATE||OPP||OPP RANK||OPP FPTS|
|7||10/25||San Francisco 49ers||8||5.33|
|9||11/09||@New York Jets||23||9.00|
|13||12/06||@Los Angeles Chargers||26||9.80|
|14||12/10||@Los Angeles Rams||17||8.00|
|17||01/03||New York Jets||23||9.00|
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|3 Year Avg||9||6||114||1||4||19.00||17|