Delanie Walker has made himself into an elite fantasy tight end and looks to cap a fine season in Week 17 when the Tennessee Titans play the Indianapolis Colts, who rank 28th in pass defense (268.0 ypg).
Rob Gronkowski had six catches for 113 yards and a touchdown the first time the Pats played the Dolphins this season.
Jacob Tamme has been inconsistent at best, but gets a good opportunity in Week 17 against the worst defense against tight ends.
Gary Barnidge caught three passes on eight targets for 47 yards on Sunday, leading the Cleveland Browns in all three categories, and in Week 17 he will face a Pittsburgh Steelers defense that he burned for six receptions, 65 yards and a touchdown in Pittsburgh back in Week 10.
Zach Miller has been a favorite target of quarterback Jay Cutler of late thanks to injuries to the Bears receiving corps, and faces a Lions defense that has allowed opposing tight ends to score 12 times this season, including six times in their last seven games.
Zach Ertz was targeted a whopping 17 times for 13 catches and 122 yards in the loss to Washington and now has 30 targets the past two games.
Benjamin Watson will look for a repeat of the Saints’ first meeting with the Falcons (10 receptions for 127 yards) over last week’s (one reception for five yards) in Week 17.
Julius Thomas has been productive in the second half of the season (29 catches, four TD in six games) and hopes to continue that in Week 17 when the Jacksonville Jaguars play the Houston Texans.
After returning to the end zone for the first time in five weeks, Kyle Rudolph faces a Packers defense which he posted a season-high 106 yards and a score against in Week 11 and one that has allowed seven touchdowns to opposing tight ends this season, though none in the last three weeks.
Jordan Reed had another monster game against Philadelphia with nine catches and two scores, giving him 25 catches and five touchdowns the past three weeks but could see limited action with Washington having clinched the division.
Will Tye failed to make the most out of Odell Backham's absence with just three catches for 28 yards but gets an juicy matchup for the finale.
Travis Kelce scored his fifth touchdown of the season in Week 16's win over the Browns, and should be a big part of the Chiefs' offensive game plan Sunday against the Raiders as they try to win the AFC West.
Tyler Eifert has completed the NFL's concussion protocol and is confident that he will play on Sunday against the Baltimore Ravens, who held Eifert without a reception in their first meeting back in Week 3.
McDonald rebounded from a couple of costly drops in Week 15 in leading the San Francisco passing game in catches (five), targets (seven) and receiving yards (61) and finding the end zone in Week 16 and has emerged as quarterback Blaine Gabbert's favorite target which makes him a sneaky play in daily formats against a Rams defense that has surrendered the 22nd-most points to tight ends this season.
Greg Olsen struggled against the Bucs last season, but he’s a must-start every week after breaking the 1,000-yard mark for the second-straight season.
Heath Miller had a solid game with five receptions for 49 yards on Sunday, but he has only one touchdown all season and has a Week 17 match-up with a Cleveland Browns defense that is stingy in the middle, ranking sixth in least production allowed to opposing tight ends.
Cook (one catch, five yards) remains an unreliable option in a struggling Rams passing game and it's hard to bank on him turning things around in the season finale in a Week 17 road game against San Francisco.
Helfet finished with four catches for 43 yards as fellow tight end Luke Willson exited with a concussion and could be in line for a similar role in the Week 17 finale against Arizona if Willson is unable to pass the league's concussion protocol.
Antonio Gates has only gotten into the end zone in two of his 10 games this season, and faces a Broncos defense Sunday that held him to just 50 receiving yards in their last meeting.
Ryan Griffin has just four catches over the past three weeks as the Houston Texans prepare for a Week 17 home game against the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Anthony Fasano has been targeted 11 times the last two weeks as the thin-at-WR Tennessee Titans prepare for a Week 17 game against the Indianapolis Colts.
Austin Seferian-Jenkins caught a long touchdown last week, but has been mostly a disappointment and will likely struggle against the strong Panthers defense with something left to play for.
Eric Ebron has five targets in three straight weeks, securing four passes in two straight, but has just one touchdown in his last eight outings heading into a matchup against a Bears defense that has allowed opposing tight ends to score just four times all year.
Coby Fleener has just four catches for 31 yards the last three weeks and there's uncertainty at the quarterback position entering the Indianapolis Colts' Week 17 game against the Tennessee Titans.
Owen Daniels is playing through knee and shoulder injuries, but is expected to play Sunday against a Chargers defense that's struggled against tight ends as the Broncos try to clinch the AFC West.
With so few options healthy for the Bucs, Cameron Brate becomes someone that could see some real targets after hauling in a 46-yard reception last week.
Gresham managed one catch for seven yards for the Cardinals in a 38-8 rout of the Packers in Week 16 and remains an unattractive option as Arizona hosts the Seahawks in Week 17.
Jordan Cameron has not scored a touchdown since before Thanksgiving, accumulating just 10 catches since that time.
Bell took a back seat to tight end Vance McDonald, finishing with no catches on just one target in a Week 16 loss and figures to see limited action against the Rams in Week 17.
Charles Clay is likely to sit out the regular season finale due to a nagging back issue.
Willson exited a Week 16 loss with a concussion and will need to work his way back through the league's protocol in advance of a Week 17 tilt against the Cardinals.
Kendricks failed to haul in any of his two targets from quarterback Case Keenum in a Week 16 win and he remains an unattractive option heading into a Week 17 matchup against the 49ers.
Fells wasn't targeted in a Week 16 blowout win and remains nothing more than a weekly dart throw despite playing in the prolific Arizona passing game as the Cardinals host the Seahawks in Week 17.
Chris Gragg has stepped up in the absence of Charles Clay, but still has just four catches for 46 yards over his last three contests.
Jason Witten had just two targets and a single catch for 12 yards in the loss to Buffalo with new quarterback Kellen Moore under center.
Richard Rodgers has only one catch in each of his last three games, and faces a Vikings defense that has not allowed an opposing tight end to score since Week 10.
Brent Celek was targeted just once while fellow tight end Zach Ertz was targeted 17 times in the loss to Washington.