Darren Waller has erupted for a 34-537-3 line on 45 targets over the last four games, giving him massive momentum heading into the Raiders' Week 17 clash with a Broncos defense that ranks 22nd in receiving yards allowed to tight ends.
Stephen Gostkowski has rebounded from a rocky start to make 18 of 26 field goals for the TItans this season, and he should get some more kicking opportunities in Week 17 against a Texans team that's allowing 28.2 points per game.
After tossing 356 yards and three scores to a Julio Jones-less receiving corps against Tampa Bay in Week 15, Matt Ryan and the Falcons - possibly without Jones again - will match up with a Buccaneers defense in Week 17 that has allowed the third-most passing touchdowns (18) since Week 8.
Stefon Diggs scored three touchdowns and extended his lead on receptions and yards for all receivers, which would be the first time a Bills receiver led the league in those categories ever, heading into a matchup with the Dolphins in Week 17, who haven't allowed multiple touchdowns to opposing receivers since the Bills scored three in Week 2.
Chad Hansen was held to one catch last week after topping 50 yards in each of his first three games with Houston, but he gets a nice opportunity to bounce back in Week 17 against a Titans defense that has allowed the fourth-most yards and touchdowns to wide receivers.
Wayne Gallman has been held under 30 rushing yards in each of the last two games as the Giants offense has sputtered, but will look to bounce back in Week 17 versus a Cowboys defense that's allowed the most rushing yards in the NFL this season.
Aaron Rodgers has three or more touchdown passes in five of six and eight of 10 for the Packers entering a Week 17 contest against a Bears defense he lit up for four scores previously, and one that's allowed at least two TD passes in seven of their last eight.
Robert Tonyan saw a five-game scoring streak snapped last Sunday for the Packers and hasn't topped 39 yards in four straight, making him a touchdown dependent option in Week 17 against a Bears defense that's been incredibly vulnerable to tight ends to date, allowing 10 touchdown catches, and one Tonyan went for 5-67-1 against earlier in the year.
Graham Gano has missed only one field goal all season for the Giants and will face a Dallas squad in Week 17 yielding an even 30 points per contest in 2020, which is 30th in the NFL.
Philip Rivers will be highly motivated in Week 17 against a Jaguars defense that has allowed 33 passing touchdowns this season, as the Colts need a win and some help to get into the playoffs.
While he will again be without star receiver Michael Thomas, Drew Brees and the Saints have a welcoming Week 17 matchup against a Panthers defense that has allowed the seventh-most yards per pass attempt (7.4) and the eighth-most passing touchdowns (16) since Week 8.
Tyler Bass hit a chip-shot field goal and the efficiency of the Bills offense will limit Bass' opportunities heading into Week 17 against the Dolphins.
Darius Slayton has 25 targets over his last three contests for the Giants and will face a Dallas defense in Week 17 allowing 228.7 passing yards per outing in 2020, which is 11th in the league.
Ka'imi Fairbairn has connected on 23 of 27 field-goal attempts this season heading into Houston's Week 17 finale at home against a Titans team that's allowing 26.7 points per game.
Tom Brady and the Buccaneers have a middling Week 17 matchup with a Falcons defense that ranks ninth in passing touchdowns allowed (eight) and 16th in yards allowed per pass attempt (7.0) since Week 8.
Austin Ekeler scored his first touchdown in five games last week, and the Chargers' No. 1 back could be poised for a big game in Week 17 against a Kansas City defense that ranks 22nd in yards per carry allowed and which might be resting key players.
Trey Burton has been outplayed by fellow Colts tight end Jack Doyle recently, so he'll be a touchdown-dependent Week 17 option against a Jaguars defense that has allowed 13 touchdowns to the position, which is tied with the Jets for most in the league.
Robert Woods has been targeted at least eight times in each of the Rams' last six games, and he should remain involved in Week 17 against an Arizona defense that he caught 10 passes for 85 yards against when facing them in Week 13.
Daniel Carlson currently leads the NFL in scoring with 138 points, and he'll try to lock up the title in Week 17 as the Raiders face a Broncos team giving up 27.6 points a game, 25th in the league.
Tyler Higbee has posted at least 34 yards in each of the Rams' last three games, and he'll have a Week 17 matchup against an Arizona defense that he posted 24 yards and a touchdown against when facing them in Week 13.
Cairo Santos has hit eight field goals and 12 PATs over the last three weeks for a surging Bears offense, and will need to be far busier in a must-win Week 17 matchup against the Packers Sunday, a defense he managed just five points on earlier in the season.
Justin Tucker has had multiple field-goal opportunities in three of his past four games for the Ravens, and in Week 17, he gets a Bengals defense that ranks in the middle of the pack in allowing 25.7 points per game this season.
Noah Fant has posted an 18-190-1 line on 27 targets over his last three healthy games, and he could see high volume again in Week 17 as the Broncos host a Raiders defense that's only allowed five TDs to tight ends this season, tied for eighth in the league.
Rob Gronkowski and the Buccaneers have a middling Week 17 matchup with a Falcons defense that ranks ninth in passing touchdowns allowed (eight) and 16th in yards allowed per pass attempt (7.0) since Week 8.
Ian Thomas and the Panthers have a tricky Week 17 matchup against a Saints defense that has allowed the seventh-fewest yards per pass attempt (6.8) but the 10th-most passing touchdowns (28) in 2020.
Jordan Akins' nine catches in the last two games are tied for the most Houston's starting tight end has posted in a two-game stretch this season, and he'll look to stay involved in Week 17 against a Titans defense that has hovered around league average at defending tight ends.
Brandon Aiyuk will miss the Week 17 matchup against the Seahawks due to an ankle injury.
Jeff Wilson posted over 200 yards and a touchdown in the 49ers' last game, and he'll have a favorable Week 17 matchup against a Seattle defense that's been in the bottom half of the league in terms of fantasy production allowed to opposing running backs.
After missing his first field-goal attempt since Week 3 in Atlanta's Week 16 loss to Kansas City, Younghoe Koo has a so-so Week 17 matchup with a Buccaneers defense that has permitted the eighth-fewest points per game (21.6) in 2020.
Gabriel Davis saw five targets for the second straight week and could be in line for a larger role in the Bills passing game if Cole Beasley's injury holds him out for Week 17 against the Dolphins middle-of-the-pack secondary.
Justin Herbert set a new NFL record for passing touchdowns by a rookie last week, and he'll take aim at the completions and passing yards records in Week 17 as the Chargers face a Kansas City team that ranks fifth in QB rating against, but which is likely to be resting key players.
Mike Evans and the Buccaneers have a tricky Week 17 matchup with a Falcons defense that ranks ninth in passing touchdowns allowed (eight) and 16th in yards allowed per pass attempt (7.0) since Week 8.
Zach Pascal has three touchdowns in his last two games, but he had only three catches over the previous three games, making Pascal a high-risk, high-reward Week 17 option considering the Colts will likely rely primarily on the ground game against Jacksonville.
Laviska Shenault has at least five catches and 43 yards in each of his last three games but has topped 50 yards only twice all season, so the rookie's upside remains limited as the Jaguars close out their season with a Week 17 trip to Indianapolis.
Alex Smith sat out last game for Washington due to a calf injury, and it is not guaranteed that he suits up in Week 17 versus the Eagles; however, if he does, he will have an extremely favorable matchup against a reeling Eagles pass defense that's given up an average of 391.5 passing yards over the last two contests.
Harrison Butker hasn't missed a kick in six straight games, but with Kansas City having already clinched the No. 1 seed in the AFC and likely to rest key players, the offense could struggle to provide him with opportunities in Week 17 against a Chargers team allowing 27.0 points a game, 24th in the league.
Wil Lutz and the Saints have only attempted two total field goals in two games since Drew Brees returned, but New Orleans averaged 2.0 field goals in 9 games before Brees' original injury and now have a decent Week 17 matchup with a Panthers defense that ranks 17th in points allowed per game (24.6) in 2020.
Brandon McManus has missed at least one kick in three straight games, but he could have opportunities to spare in Week 17 as the Broncos host a Raiders team allowing 29.8 points a game, 29th in the league.
Aaron Jones has averaged 7.3 ypc or better in three of the Packers last four games, but shared carries and blowout scores have limited his volume entering a difficult Week 17 matchup against a Bears defense that's allowing 4.1 ypc and 10 rushing scores to date.
La'Mical Perine stepped back onto the field for the Jets and chipped in 10 touches and could be in for an even more expanded role with Frank Gore unable to play in Week 17 against the Patriots, who are in the bottom half against the run.
Antonio Gibson returned from injury last game for Washington with 61 rushing yards, and should be even more involved in Week 17 versus an Eagles defense surrendering 127.3 rushing yards per tilt, which is 24th in the league.
Teddy Bridgewater and the Panthers have a tricky Week 17 matchup against a Saints defense that has allowed the seventh-fewest yards per pass attempt (6.8) but the 10th-most passing touchdowns (28) in 2020.
James White caught three passes, which somehow accounted for one-third of the Patriots receptions heading into Week 17 against the Jets, who allowed eight receptions to the Browns backs last week.
Michael Gallup is coming off his best performance of the season and has four touchdowns in his last four games for the Cowboys, making him an intriguing play in Week 17 versus a Giants defense allowing 240.5 passing yards per tilt, which is 16th in the NFL
Dustin Hopkins has just three field goals in his last two outings for Washington but will face an Eagles squad in Week 17 that's allowed at least 30 points in three of its last four contests.
CeeDee Lamb scored twice last game for Dallas and will face a Giants defense in Week 17 that he torched for eight catches and 124 receiving yards when the teams first met in October.
Robby Anderson and the Panthers have an interesting Week 17 matchup against a Saints defense that has allowed the seventh-fewest yards per pass attempt (6.8) but the 10th-most passing touchdowns (28) in 2020.
Devin Asiasi couldn't haul in either of his two targets as the Patriots' passing game hasn't clicked heading into Week 17 against the Jets, who are worst in the league against opposing tight ends.
Nyheim Hines should find success on a per-touch basis in Week 17 against a Jaguars defense that's allowing a league-high 416.4 scrimmage yards per game, but his volume as a pass-catcher out of the backfield could be limited with the Colts likely to play from ahead.
Greg Zuerlein has made eight field goals in his last three outings for the Cowboys but will face a Giants defense in Week 17 that's allowing just 22.5 points per clash in 2020, which is 10th in the NFL.