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  Vance McDonaldV. McDonald
TE - PIT
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Jack DoyleJ. Doyle
TE - IND
Jack Doyle
 
 
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  Vance McDonaldV. McDonald
TE - PIT
Vance McDonald
Jack DoyleJ. Doyle
TE - IND
Jack Doyle
2019 Schedule 
Week 1 at NE at LAC
Week 2 vs. SEA at TEN
Week 3 at SF vs. ATL
Week 4 vs. CIN vs. OAK
Week 5 vs. BAL at KC
Week 6 at LACBYE WEEK
Week 7BYE WEEK vs. HOU
Week 8 vs. MIA vs. DEN
Week 9 vs. IND at PIT
Week 10 vs. LAR vs. MIA
Week 11 at CLE vs. JAC
Week 12 at CIN at HOU
Week 13 vs. CLE vs. TEN
Week 14 at ARI at TB
Week 15 vs. BUF at NO
Week 16 at NYJ vs. CAR
Week 17 at BAL at JAC
  Vance McDonaldV. McDonald
TE - PIT
Vance McDonald
Jack DoyleJ. Doyle
TE - IND
Jack Doyle
Receiving
   
Receptions59.652.9
Rec Yards677.7496.8
Rec TDs4.83.8
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts0.00.0
Rush Yards0.00.0
Rush TDs0.00.0
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points95.570.5
   
  Vance McDonaldV. McDonald
TE - PIT
Vance McDonald
Jack DoyleJ. Doyle
TE - IND
Jack Doyle
2018 Points 
Week 14.0
Week 22.62.0
Week 317.2
Week 44.2
Week 50.6
Week 66.8
Week 7
Week 84.713.0
Week 92.5
Week 1010.43.6
Week 118.74.3
Week 122.77.6
Week 132.8
Week 143.7
Week 157.3
Week 164.9
Week 173.9
  Vance McDonaldV. McDonald
TE - PIT
Vance McDonald
Jack DoyleJ. Doyle
TE - IND
Jack Doyle
2018 Targets 
Week 110
Week 255
Week 34
Week 45
Week 52
Week 68
Week 7
Week 837
Week 96
Week 1043
Week 1164
Week 1254
Week 137
Week 144
Week 153
Week 164
Week 176
  Vance McDonaldV. McDonald
TE - PIT
Vance McDonald
Jack DoyleJ. Doyle
TE - IND
Jack Doyle
Expert 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
With Antonio Brown and Jesse James out of town, there are over 200 targets up for grabs in the Steelers offense, though they're not likely to throw the ball as much in 2019. Still, McDonald was given a vote of confidence when the Steelers didn't draft a tight end in the first four rounds of what was considered a deep tight end class. Not much slides past me, but did you know McDonald saw 73 targets in 2018? That ranked 12th among tight ends and he finished as the No. 10 fantasy tight end. If McDonald stays on the field, he's absolutely locked-in for 90-plus targets and a top-eight finish in 2019 
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
 Doyle should eat into Ebron's fantasy production, but that doesn't mean he personally will be a great option.
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
We know McDonald has untapped potential as he is oozing with upside, and it further helps that Antonio Brown is leaving 168 targets on the table. Did you know, though, that even prior to those truths, McDonald was a top 12 fantasy tight end last season? If you wait on tight end, he is a great fallback plan.You may believe Eric Ebron stole the job from Jack Doyle last season but when Doyle came back from injury, he played 196 snaps to Ebron's 112 so don't rule out the possibility that Doyle is the one to own in Indy. Believe it or not, Doyle was excellent with Brisset two years ago, catching 23 more balls than even T.Y. Hilton.
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
McDonald had some good chemistry with QB Ben Roethlisberger last year and he should see more targets in 2019 with WR Antonio Brown and TE Jesse James no longer on the roster. 
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
McDonald quietly had an excellent season last year, seeing 72 targets and pulling down 50 catches for 610 yards and four touchdowns despite missing a game. With Antonio Brown and his 168 targets gone, McDonald should see plenty of action. He has an extensive injury history but if he can stay healthy, he could be in line for a monster season. 
Kevin Wheeler
Draftwize
 Last season, Eric Ebron was out-snapped (331 to 164) and out-targeted (32 to 22) by Jack Doyle in games both players were active. @ScottBarrettDFB
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
Vance had some solid games last season en route to his TE10 finish. He had over 600 yards and 4 TDs. He was 4th in contested catch rate and let's not forget he is 6'4", 270. He is 29 years old, so I am not expecting some crazy break out, but AB is gone so a lot of receptions are gone and Vance has chemistry with Ben from last season. I can easily see 800/5 as a reasonable expectation for McDonald, which would make him a great investment at ADP.Doyle is healthy again folks, and don't forget that in 2017 he was a huge part of the offense, going 80/690/4. Last season he went 26/245/2 in 6 games but he wasn't healthy at all, really. Has a shot to be the more effective Colts TE this season.
Jason Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
The combined stat line of Jesse James and Vance McDonald last season: 80/1033/6. Antonio Brown has vacated 168 targets. 
Nick Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice
I love me some Vance this season. Team Rocket is finally gone, and there are a massive amount of targets available after the departure of AB. Vance had his best season as a pro in 2018, posting a 50/610/4 stat line, as the third leading target for the Steelers. We've seen him flash his ceiling at times, but he's never been able to put it all together. This season, with over 200 vacated targets up for grabs, we could finally see the breakout. He's a great TE to target after the mid range TE's are all off the board.Doyle is a fine pick in fantasy this season. While both he and Ebron are active, the Colts are likely to run a lot of 12 personnel sets (2 TE). Ebron showed his upside last season, scoring 14 total TD's, and proving he's capable of being their TE 1. Both are likely to eat into each other's production, and Doyle is the least likely of the two to see a big year in fantasy. He's older, and has never reached 700 yards or 6 TD's in a season. There isn't a whole lot of upside with Doyle, so I'd pass in favor of other TE fliers.