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Travis Kelce

Travis Kelce

TE - KC
Height: 6' 5"Weight: 260 lbsAge: 31College: CincinnatiDrafted: #63 (3rd Rd. by Kansas City)

Week 8 Outlook

NYJ @ KC
Sun 1:00pm ET
Matchup (?)
Week Rank (ECR) TE #1
Projection 11.5 pts

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He's coming off a game where he totaled just three receptions and 31 yards. Sure, it was in the snow, but you know what he did the last time he came off a three-catch performance? He caught eight passes for 108 yards and a touchdown. This is one of those matchups where if you simply look at fantasy points allowed, you'll see the Jets rank 13th against them, which is not great, but also not bad. When you see they've faced the eighth-fewest targets despite playing all seven games, that's the giveaway. From an efficiency standpoint, they've allowed 2.42 PPR points per target to tight ends, which ranks as the third-most in the NFL, behind only the Jaguars and Falcons. Kelce leads the NFL in both red zone targets and targets inside the 10-yard line. Well, the Jets have allowed 5-of-11 red zone targets to tight ends go for touchdowns. Start Kelce as an elite TE1 and expect game-breaking upside.

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Travis Kelce catches three passes for 31 scoreless yards in victory

Kansas City Chiefs TE Travis Kelce caught all three of his targets and turned them into 31 yards in a 43-16 win over the Denver Broncos in Week 7.

Fantasy Impact

Kelce fell victim to the negative game script as the KC defense and run game were enough to get the job done on a snowy Sunday afternoon in Denver. Kelce's 31 yards were his lowest output this season but fantasy managers shouldn't be concerned as Kelce has a solid redemption opportunity against the New York Jets in Week 8.

Dan Titus - 5 days ago
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Fantasy Football Overvalued/Undervalued: Week 8 (2020) photo
Andrew Seifter breaks down the players he thinks are the most overrated -- and underrated -- by FantasyPros' expert consensus rankings (ECR).
by Andrew Seifter in FantasyOct 30, 2020
Rankings
ECRBestWorst# of Experts
Week 8TE #1TE #1TE #433
Rest of Season TE #1TE #1TE #13
Dynasty TE #2TE #2TE #311
Projections
(Week 8)
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Projections (Week 8)
RecsRec YdsRec TdsFumblesPoints
675.40.7011.5
History
Statistics
(avgs.)
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Statistics (avgs.)
Rec YdsRec TdsRecsPoints
Last Week31033.1
Last 3 Weeks6815.312.1
Season to Date71.60.75.711.2
Game Log
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Game Log
OPPRec YdsRec TdsRecsPoints
Week 7@ DEN31033.1
Week 6@ BUF652516.5
Week 5vs. LV1081816.8
Week 4vs. NE70037
Strength of Schedule
(2020)
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Strength of Schedule (2020)
OppSummary
Next Gamevs. NYJ12th easiest opponent
Next 3 GamesCAR, BYE, LV22nd easiest opponents
Playoffs (?)MIA, NO, ATL1st easiest opponents
Rest of Season--14th easiest remaining opponents
Who Should I Start?
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Most Accurate Experts
for Travis Kelce
Most accurate experts for Travis Kelce
T-1.Chet GreshamTE #1
T-1.Matthew FreedmanTE #3
T-3.Scott PianowskiTE #1
T-3.John HalpinTE #1
T-3.Mike HarmonTE #1
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