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.
Cameron Brate has tapered off since his mini-hot streak, but faces a Raiders defense on Sunday that’s given up four touchdowns to opposing tight ends this season.
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
C.J. Fiedorowicz has managed to sustain a good catch rate despite the erratic performance of quarterback Brock Osweiler as the Houston Texans prepare for a Week 8 home game against the Detroit Lions, who rank 13th in yards per game and 30th in touchdowns allowed to tight ends.
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.
Travis Kelce has only seen three targets in each of the last two games, but gets a great matchup Sunday against a Colts defense that was torched by Delanie Walker in Week 7.
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.
Vernon Davis will start at tight end Sunday against the Bengals if Jordan Reed (concussion) isn't cleared to play.
Kyle Rudolph is averaging eight targets weekly but faces a Bears defense Monday night that has held all opposition tight ends to 50 yards or less.
Julius Thomas is dealing with a shoulder injury early in the week, which is significant in Week 8 when the Jacksonville Jaguars on the road Thursday night against the Tennessee Titans.
Delanie Walker is dealing with a chest injury on a short week as the Tennessee Titans prepare for a Thursday night matchup in Week 8 against the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Jason Witten will be looking to top 40 receiving yards for the sixth time in seven games Sunday against the division-rival Eagles.
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.
Richard Rodgers has one or two catches in every game to date while not topping 25 yards in any contest, but now faces a Falcons defense that has allowed five tight ends to score in seven games.
Coby Fleener has three games in his last four with at least 40 yards receiving, but faces a tough matchup on Sunday against the Seahawks, that allows just 41 yards per game to opposing tight ends this season.
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.
Jordan Reed (concussion) is back at practice, but still needs an independent neurologist's approval to play in London against the Bengals on Sunday.
Julius Thomas' shoulder injury could lead to a larger role for Marcedes Lewis in Week 8 when the Jacksonville Jaguars play Thursday night against the Tennessee Titans.
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.
Zach Ertz continues to trend downward, making him tough to trust Sunday in Dallas.
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.
Clive Walford continues to see minimal targets from Derek Carr, and now faces a Buccaneers defense that has yet to allow a touchdown to a tight end this season.
Dwayne Allen missed Week 7 due to an ankle injury and is considered week-to-week heading into Week 8 against the Kansas City Chiefs.
Stephen Anderson returned to action in Week 7 following a three-week absence due to a hamstring injury, but was targeted just once in Week 8 and is the third tight end entering Week 8 against the Detroit Lions.
Antonio Gates saw a season-high 10 targets last week, but now faces a Broncos defense that's allowed just one touchdown to opposing tight ends this season.
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.
The newly-acquired Chase Coffman received 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.
Ryan Griffin is the second tight end target in the Houston Texans' offense heading into a Week 8 home game against the Detroit Lions.
Eric Ebron has returned to practice and is nearing a return to game action after missing three contests with an ankle injury, but would face a Texans defense that has allowed only one opposing tight end to top 50 yards or score this year.
Zach Miller has not scored in three games and now faces a Vikings defense that has not allowed a tight end to score, holding all opposition tight ends under 65 yards a game.
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.
Hunter Henry suffered a concussion last week, but even if he's able to suit up Sunday, he'll be facing a Broncos defense that's allowed just one touchdown to opposing tight ends this year.