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Darren Waller 2022 Fantasy Football Projections, Rankings & Outlook

Jun 10, 2022
Darren Waller

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There’s bound to be some hesitancy about drafting tight ends early after guys like George Kittle, Darren Waller, Kyle Pitts, T.J. Hockenson, and Logan Thomas failed to live up to their lofty projections (due to injury or not).

But the process was still sound behind adding some of those players in the early rounds if you look at their per-game production. Speaking to Waller, the Raiders tight end came in third in expected fantasy points per game (14.6), which ranked top 20 among all tight ends and wide receivers. He also ranked sixth in points per game (12.1) and second in targets per game (8.5)

The major concern with Waller in 2022 is how much Davante Adams will eat into his targets. However, I’d focus more on valuing Waller based on how good the Raiders’ offense as a whole can be with the addition of Adams. I’d be willing to forego one or fewer targets per game for Waller, if it means more scoring opportunities.

The big-bodied Black Hole tight end is primed for positive touchdown regression after converting just two of his 10 end-zone targets into touchdowns in 2021.

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Darren Waller Projections

Darren Waller 2022 Projections

RECS REC YDS REC TDS FUMBLES POINTS
81.7 997.9 4.9 0.7 127.7

 

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