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Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total143.886.1-
Avg Game8.57.2-
Avg Projection123.8127.6-
    
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Dalton Del Don D. Del Don
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06/05
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Kevin Wheeler K. Wheeler
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06/01
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Richard Cooling R. Cooling
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05/31
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Jody Smith J. Smith
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05/28
#4#5-
    
Raju Byfield R. Byfield
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05/27
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Dominick Petrillo D. Petrillo
The Athletic The Athletic
05/25
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Brad Evans B. Evans
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05/24
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Ryan Weisse R. Weisse
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05/17
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05/16
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Matt Olson M. Olson
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05/14
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Derek Lofland D. Lofland
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05/24
#3#4-
    
Kevin Hanson K. Hanson
EDSFootball EDSFootball
05/11
#4#5-
    
Richard King R. King
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06/02
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Mick Ciallela M. Ciallela
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05/06
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Matt Harmon M. Harmon
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05/02
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Rich Piazza R. Piazza
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05/01
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Jorge B. Edwards J. B. Edwards
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Player Game Logs Comparison
 
2022 Schedule 
Week 1 at CHI at LAC
Week 2 vs. SEA vs. ARI
Week 3 at DEN at TEN
Week 4 vs. LAR vs. DEN
Week 5 at CAR at KC
Week 6 at ATLBYE WEEK
Week 7 vs. KC vs. HOU
Week 8 at LAR at NO
Week 9BYE WEEK at JAC
Week 10 vs. LAC vs. IND
Week 11 at ARI at DEN
Week 12 vs. NO at SEA
Week 13 vs. MIA vs. LAC
Week 14 vs. TB at LAR
Week 15 at SEA vs. NE
Week 16 vs. WAS at PIT
Week 17 at LV vs. SF
Week 18 vs. ARI vs. KC
Player Projections Comparison
 
Receiving
   
Receptions75.581.2
Rec Yards925.0981.9
Rec TDs5.55.1
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts0.00.0
Rush Yards0.00.0
Rush TDs0.00.0
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points123.8127.6
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
 
2021 Points 
Week 17.816.5
Week 21.76.5
Week 310.15.4
Week 44.011.0
Week 54.5
Week 65.9
Week 7
Week 8
Week 914.19.2
Week 1011.02.4
Week 119.411.6
Week 121.33.3
Week 1330.6
Week 1421.1
Week 159.3
Week 162.1
Week 173.5
Week 181.02.2
Total143.886.1
Average8.57.2
Player Targets Comparison
 
2021 Targets 
Week 1519
Week 247
Week 397
Week 4107
Week 58
Week 65
Week 7
Week 8
Week 9811
Week 1077
Week 1148
Week 1225
Week 1312
Week 1415
Week 156
Week 163
Week 172
Week 1879
Notes for Player Combination
 
Expert 
Brandon Funston
The Athletic
Averaging 76.4 receiving YPG over past 4 seasons - only Travis Kelce is better (81.0)Should certainly lose a decent amount of target share with Davante Adams now in the Raiders' fold, but that could be offset by also losing some defensive attention
Justin Lampkin
Clock Management Fantasy Football
Kittle is extremely talented and a violent runner but due to his injury history and the change at QB causing questions on his usage he has dropped in my rankings. 
Derek Brown
FantasyPros
George Kittle is arguably the most talented tight end in the NFL. If his health or offensive scheme would ever comply and allow him to be fed religiously, he would be the TE1 by a decent margin. Over the last three seasons, he has been the king of efficiency, leading the position in yards per route run each year and never finishing lower than third in yards after the catch per reception (minimum 50 targets, per PFF). If Trey Lance can unlock another level to this offense, Kittle can recapture the TE1 crown that he last held in 2019. 
Andrew Erickson
FantasyPros
Even though George Kittle didn't feel like a great investment as an early round selection in 2021 fantasy drafts, there's no denying his finish as the TE3 in both overall points and points per game (15.0) despite playing just 13 games. The 49ers tight end finished as PFF's highest-graded tight end (91.2) and repeated as the leader in yards per route run (2.35) among all tight ends for the fourth consecutive season.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.
Pat Fitzmaurice
FantasyPros
Injuries may be inevitable, and Kittle's excellence as a blocker might sap some of his fantasy value, but there are times when he's simply unstoppable. Derrick Henry might be the only player in the league harder.A consensus top-25 overall pick in 2021 after a huge 2020, Waller was a colossal disappointment. A late-season injury was partly to blame, but he was unimpactful for long stretches. Waller will be entering his age-30 season, so a bounceback can't be taken for granted, and it's a safe bet that WR Davante Adams will put a dent in Waller's target total.
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Kittle was mostly healthy in 2021 and he finished the fantasy season with 920 yard from scrimmage and 6 touchdowns. Kittle should be an elite TE1 in Kyle Shanahan's offense in 2022.Waller had four double-digit fantasy games in 2021, but he also missed 6 games due to injury. Waller is entering his 30-year old season in 2022, but he should still be an elite fantasy tight end.