Jimmy Graham should have a successful outing against his former team Sunday since the Saints sport the league's 30th-ranked secondary.
Jack Doyle, who caught nine passes and a touchdown last week, is the leading tight end target with Dwayen Allen (ankle) banged up heading into Week 8 against the Kansas City Chiefs.
Rob Gronkowski has 11 catches for 255 yards and two touchdowns in his last two games, but faces a Buffalo Bills defense on Sunday that's allowed just four passing touchdowns in 2016, which is tied for first in the NFL.
The Cardinals have yet to allow a touchdown to an opposing tight end, but have allowed 50-plus yards in two of their past three games, which still keeps Greg Olsen’s value high on Sunday, as he has at least five receptions and 64 yards in every game this season.
Gary Barnidge will take on a Jets’ defense in Week 8 that’s given up at least 59 receiving yards to three opposing tight ends the season.
Jacob Tamme will hope to take advantage of the Packers’ weakness against tight ends this weekend, as they allowed 40 of their 120 passing yards last week to go to the Bears’ tight end, Zach Miller.
Tyler Eifert will have a Sunday tilt against a Washington defense that hasn’t allowed 60 yards or a touchdown to an opposing tight end this season
Vernon Davis will start at tight end Sunday against the Bengals if Jordan Reed (concussion) isn't cleared to play.
Cameron Brate has tapered off since his mini-hot streak, but faces a Raiders defense that’s given up four touchdowns to opposing tight ends this season.
Erik Swoope, who has played 74 snaps the last two weeks with Dwayne Allen (ankle) out, is the second tight end entering Week 8 against the Kansas City Chiefs.
Jason Witten will be looking to top 40 receiving yards for the sixth time in seven games Sunday against the division rival Eagles.
Martellus Bennett caught just one pass last weekend, and it's clear his stock has taken a hit since the returns of both Rob Gronkowski and Tom Brady, though he'll look to get back on track this Sunday against the Bills.
Richard Rodgers has one or two catches in every game to date while not topping 25 yards, but faces a Falcons defense that has allowed five tight ends to score in seven games.
Jordan Reed (concussion) is back at practice, but still needs an independent neurologist's approval to play in London against the Bengals on Sunday.
If Delanie Walker's chest injury forces him to miss Week 8 against the Jacksonville Jaguars, Anthony Fasano will move up to first-string tight end.
Coby Fleener now has three games in his last four with at least 40 yards receiving, but faces a tough matchup against the Seahawks, who allowed just two receptions to Jermaine Gresham in 75 minutes.
Charles Clay had five targets last weekend and has the chance to shine in the absence of Sammy Watkins and Robert Woods on Sunday against a New England defense that's 20th in the NFL in terms of passing yards allowed per game.
Jermaine Gresham won't play much of a receiving role Sunday in Carolina, as the Cardinals have the receiver depth to go three-wide consistently even when beset by injuries at the position.
Zach Miller has not scored in three games and faces a Vikings defense that has not allowed a tight end to score and has held all opposing tight ends under 65 yards.
Dwayne Allen missing Week 7 due to an ankle injury and is considered week-to-week heading into Week 8 against the Kansas City Chiefs.
Virgil Green failed to get a target in Week 7, and will likely remain an afterthought in the Broncos' offense against a Chargers defense that's allowed only two TDs to tight ends so far this season.
The newly acquired Chase Coffman got minimal work in Week 7 as a roster replacement for the injured Dwayne Allen and will fill a similar role in Week 8 against the Kansas City Chiefs.