Ladarius Green will take on the Browns in Week 17 after missing last week’s game with a concussion, and it seems unlikely that the Steelers will use him in a game that has no playoff implications.
Jesse James will have a Week 17 tilt against the Browns, who have allowed four touchdowns to opposing tight ends over the last three weeks.
Dan Carpenter missed two field goals last weekend, but faces a New York Jets squad in Week 17 that's allowing 26.6 points per game, which is 29th in the NFL.
Robbie Gould is likely to stay busy with New York's pass-oriented attack clashing with the league's 25th-ranked pass defense Sunday.
Charles Clay has scored in three-straight games, and faces a suspect New York Jets passing defense on Sunday that's allowed 30 passing scores in 2016, which is tied for 30th in the NFL.
Eli Rogers will face the Browns in Week 17, after averaging 79.5 yards along with one touchdown over his last two contests.
C.J. Fiedorowicz returned to action after missing one game due to a concussion and will be ready to roll in Week 17 against the Tennessee Titans, who rank 12th in yards allowed per game to tight ends (52.2 ypg).
Vernon Davis is no Jordan Reed, but the veteran tight end should be able to find some success filling in for his injured counterpart Sunday against the 22nd-ranked Giants secondary.
Graham Gano hit all three field goals he attempted last week, and will look to end his season on a high note in Week 17 against the Bucs, whom he missed his only attempt against in Week 5.
Ryan Succop has made 15 straight field goals and ranks 21st in scoring with 6.6 points-per-game entering Week 17 against the Houston Texans, who rank 10th in scoring defense (20.3 ppg).
Alex Collins will serve as the primary running back against the league-worst 49ers run defense Sunday if Thomas Rawls (shoulder) can't suit up, but Rawls is expected to play.
If the Tennessee Titans choose to rest or limit DeMarco Murray in a game that has no playoff implications, Derrick Henry could get the bulk carries in Week 17 against the Houston Texans.
Chandler Catanzaro has had a season to forget, but he could close it on a high note Sunday against an over-matched Rams team.
Robert Turbin is tied for second on the Indianapolis Colts with seven touchdowns (six rushing, one receiving) and has scored four times in the last four games entering Week 17 against the Jacksonville Jaguars, who rank 23rd in rushing touchdowns allowed.
Kai Forbath has at least two field goals in every game since Thanksgiving and should have some opportunities in Week 17 against a Bears defense that has allowed 71 points over the past two weeks.
Injuries to T.J. Yeldon (ankle) and Chris Ivory (hamstring) make Grant a possible lead back for Week 17 against the Indianapolis Colts, who rank 23rd in rushing defense (116.3 ypg).
Wil Lutz hit all three field goal attempts last week and gets to kick indoors in a likely high-scoring affair in Sunday’s match against the Falcons.
Kenny Stills has found the end zone in three-straight games, but will face a New England defense in Week 17 that's yielded 19 passing scores in 2016, which is tied for seventh in the NFL.
Will Fuller will be the second wideout for the Houston Texans, who have become a run-heavy team, entering Week 17 against the Tennessee Titans' 31st ranked receiving defense (287.1 ypg).
With Allen Hurns dealing with a hamstring injury and missing the previous three games, Bryan Walters could be the Jacksonville Jaguars' third wideout in Week 17 against the Indianapolis Colts.
Garrett Celek is the top healthy tight end left in San Francisco, but that role alone won't net him much value Sunday against the eighth-ranked Seahawks pass defense.
Cody Parkey will take on the Steelers in Week 17 after making exactly two field goals in three of his last four games.
Byron Marshall will get most of the rushing workload Sunday against the top-ranked Dallas run defense with Ryan Mathews out due to a herniated disc.
Jared Cook continues to share reps and targets with Richard Rodgers, giving him only a puncher's chance at exploiting a Lions defense that has allowed opposing tight ends to score 10 times this season.
John Brown managed a season-high 10 catches for 144 yards against the Rams in Week 4, but Arizona's No. 3 wide receiver is unlikely to replicate that success in Sunday's rematch.
With backup Matt Cassel starting Week 17, fellow second-teamer Harry Douglas, who had a season-high six targets last week, could be in line or additional work in the regular-season finale against the Houston Texans.
Gary Barnidge will have a Sunday tilt against the Steelers, a team he scored his only touchdown of 2016 against when he faced them earlier this season.
Josh Lambo missed two of his three field goal attempts last week and hasn't kicked multiple field goals in a game since Week 9, making him a risky play Sunday against a Chiefs defense that ranks fifth in scoring defense.
Jermaine Kearse might get a few more targets in the wake of Tyler Lockett's broken leg, but he'll still be a lower-tier option Sunday in San Francisco.
Charcandrick West saw double-digit touches last week for the first time since Week 9 due to Spencer Ware's rib injury, and could see a similar workload Sunday as the Chiefs look to keep their chances of an AFC West title alive.
Alfred Morris will see more carries than usual Sunday in Philadelphia with Ezekiel Elliott likely to spend msot of the game resting in preparation for the playoffs.
Matt Asiata has averaged better than five yards per carry in three of his last four games when receiving a tote, and should handle goal line work (assuming Adrian Peterson doesn't play) against a Bears defense that has allowed seven rushing touchdowns in the last two weeks.
Matt Cassel draws the start for the final game of the regular season with Marcus Mariota (fibula) unable to play Week 17 against the Houston Texans' second-ranked passing defense (206.2 ypg).
Will Tye has just 348 yards and a touchdown through 15 games, so don't expect much output from the tight end Sunday despite a plus matchup in Washington.
Jack Doyle had some noteworthy games during the first half of the season, but hasn't scored a touchdown in eight straight games entering Week 17 against the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Jason Myers leads the NFL with 11 field-goal attempts from 50 yards or greater and ranks 19th in scoring with 6.8 points-per-game entering Week 17 against the Indianapolis Colts' 24th-ranked scoring defense (24.8 ppg).
DuJuan Harris will be in the backfield mix along with Shaun Draughn on Sunday, as the 49ers face the Seahawks with top running back Carlos Hyde (knee) on the shelf.
Randy Bullock will be up against the Ravens in Week 17, a defense that’s allowed one or fewer field goals in three of their last four games.
Nick Folk has hit at least one field goal in five-straight games, and will face a Buffalo defense on Sunday that's allowing 23.2 points per game, which is 15th in the league.
Clive Walford caught his third TD of the season last week, and could be more involved in the Raiders' attack Sunday facing a Broncos defense that just got exposed by Travis Kelce and the Chiefs' tight ends.
Tony Romo hasn't played all season, but would get the reps under center should the 13-2 Cowboys choose to rest rookie starter Dak Prescott for Sunday's season finale in Philadelphia.
C. J. Uzomah will take on the Ravens in Week 17, as he’s expected to take over the starting role for Tyler Eifert, who is expected to be inactive for the contest.
Ryan Griffin is back to second string with C.J. Fiedorowicz healthy in advance of Week 17's game against the Tennessee Titans.
Zach Zenner was on the right side of a time share last week with Dwayne Washington, but his role for Week 17 against Green Bay's ninth-ranked rush defense will depend on the health of Theo Riddick (wrist).
Shaun Draughn will take over primary running back duties Sunday against the Seahawks with Carlos Hyde (knee) out.
Erik Swoope has had some notable moments late in the season, but as the third tight end, he remains a risky play in Week 17 against the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Cody Kessler could be pressed into action this week of Robert Griffin isn't cleared from the concussion he suffered last week.
DeAndre Washington is coming off the best game of his career, and could see double-digit touches again Sunday against the Broncos if the Raiders keep the ball on the ground with Matt McGloin under center instead of Derek Carr.
Phil Dawson has been limited by a weak 49ers offense all season, and things should be no different Sunday against an elite Seahawks defense.
Jermaine Gresham is expected to do much more blocking than receiving Sunday in Los Angeles.