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Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
 
vs. PHI, Sun 1pm EDT
at NO, Sun 4pm EDT
 
 
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Expert
Percent


Updated: Oct 28th, 2021
94%
Recommended by
90 of 96 experts
6%
Recommended by
6 of 96 experts
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 4# 11-
Best Rank# 4# 6-
Worst Rank# 5# 20-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent vs. PHI at NO-
Matchup RatingThis is a 3 star matchup. TEs perform close to their average vs PHIThis is a 2 star matchup. TEs perform a little worse than their average vs NO-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Rec21.815.1
Rec Yds206.9177
Rec TD1.80.7
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total49.942.4-
Avg Game7.114.1-
Avg Projection8.15.9-
Week 74.8-
    
Misc 
    
Injury Alert-
Weather59 F, Sunny66 F, Clear-
    
Expert Ranks 
T.J. HockensonRob GronkowskiAdd Player
    
Christopher Dell C. Dell
Betting Predators Betting Predators
51 m
#3#14-
    
Jeff Boggis J. Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire Fantasy Football E...
2 h
#4#16-
    
Marc Caviglia M. Caviglia
Bruno Boys Bruno Boys
5 h
#4#11-
    
Pat Fitzmaurice P. Fitzmaurice
FantasyPros FantasyPros
5 h
#5#7-
    
Dalton Del Don D. Del Don
Yahoo! Sports Yahoo! Sports
6 h
#5#8-
    
Ellis Johnson E. Johnson
True North Fantasy Football True North Fantasy...
6 h
#6#23-
    
Nick Mariano N. Mariano
RotoBaller RotoBaller
7 h
#7-
    
Chris Meaney C. Meaney
FTN FTN
7 h
#4#11-
    
Scott Pianowski S. Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports Yahoo! Sports
8 h
#4#14-
    
Neema Hodjat N. Hodjat
Real GM Real GM
9 h
#3#6-
    
Michael Hauff M. Hauff
FF Faceoff FF Faceoff
9 h
#4#11-
    
Scott Whitfield S. Whitfield
Roto Rankings Roto Rankings
10 h
#3#5-
    
Aaron Larson A. Larson
FantasyPros FantasyPros
10 h
#4#14-
    
Armando Crespo A. Crespo
Eat.Sleep.Fantasy Eat.Sleep.Fantasy
10 h
#4#15-
    
Bart Wheeler B. Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football Hail to Fantasy Fo...
11 h
#9#11-
    
Kevin Tompkins K. Tompkins
BallBlast BallBlast
11 h
#4#16-
    
Steven Pintado S. Pintado
The Fantasy Coaches The Fantasy Coaches
11 h
#4#11-
    
Site Projections S. Projections
numberFire numberFire
11 h
#4#9-
    
Robby Jeffries R. Jeffries
The Fantasy Authority The Fantasy Authority
11 h
#5#14-
    
Andrew Erickson A. Erickson
Pro Football Focus Pro Football Focus
11 h
#5#10-
    
Adam Pelletier A. Pelletier
Sports Gambling Podcast Network Sports Gambling Po...
12 h
#4#14-
    
Brandon Funston B. Funston
The Athletic The Athletic
12 h
#4#6-
    
Mauricio Gutierrez M. Gutierrez
Estadio Fantasy Estadio Fantasy
12 h
#4#6-
    
Patrick Thorman P. Thorman
Establish the Run Establish the Run
13 h
#5#6-
    
Matthew McCarthy M. McCarthy
Gridiron Ratings Gridiron Ratings
13 h
#8#6-
    
Dylan Licciardo D. Licciardo
FF Gamers FF Gamers
13 h
#4#13-
    
Ken Zalis K. Zalis
Pressbox Pressbox
13 h
#4#6-
    
David Biggs D. Biggs
Drink Five Drink Five
13 h
#5#10-
    
Joey Wright J. Wright
Razzball Razzball
13 h
#5#15-
    
Jamey Eisenberg J. Eisenberg
CBS Sports CBS Sports
13 h
#6-
    
Kevin Hanson K. Hanson
EDSFootball EDSFootball
14 h
#5#20-
    
Andrew Seifter A. Seifter
FantasyPros FantasyPros
14 h
#4#5-
    
David Zach D. Zach
FantasyPros FantasyPros
14 h
#7#6-
    
Nate Marcum N. Marcum
Fantasy In Frames Fantasy In Frames
14 h
#5#15-
    
Chalk C.
The Undroppables The Undroppables
14 h
#5#7-
    
Chet Gresham C. Gresham
DK Nation DK Nation
15 h
#5#14-
    
Daniel Mader D. Mader
Belly Up Sports Belly Up Sports
16 h
#4#6-
    
Zachary Hanshew Z. Hanshew
FantasyPros FantasyPros
16 h
#3#6-
    
Jason Petropoulos J. Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy BRoto Fantasy
16 h
#5#6-
    
Tal Malachovsky T. Malachovsky
The Fantasy Scout The Fantasy Scout
16 h
#7#16-
    
Michael Petropoulos M. Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy BRoto Fantasy
16 h
#10#6-
    
Joe Pisapia J. Pisapia
FantasyPros FantasyPros
16 h
#4-
    
Pierre Camus P. Camus
RotoBaller RotoBaller
16 h
#4#14-
    
Andy Holloway A. Holloway
The Fantasy Footballers The Fantasy Footba...
17 h
#4#20-
    
Lawrence Jackson L. Jackson
Fantasy Football Lord Fantasy Football Lord
17 h
#7#14-
    
Mike MacGregor M. MacGregor
Draft Buddy Draft Buddy
17 h
#4#14-
    
Tommy Molioo T. Molioo
The Undroppables The Undroppables
17 h
#4#11-
    
Dan Larocca D. Larocca
Locked In Football Locked In Football
17 h
#3#14-
    
Matthew Hill M. Hill
DataForce Fantasy Football DataForce Fantasy ...
18 h
#4#14-
    
Matthew Freedman M. Freedman
FTN FTN
18 h
#4#15-
    
Adam Murfet A. Murfet
5 Yard Rush 5 Yard Rush
18 h
#7#11-
    
Kyle Cunningham-Rhoads K. Cunningh...
STATS STATS
18 h
#7#88-
    
Jacob W. Dunne J. W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy New Life Fantasy
18 h
#3#6-
    
Tim Brosnan T. Brosnan
Tim's Fantasy Tips Tim's Fantasy Tips
18 h
#3#6-
    
Dan Harris D. Harris
FantasyPros FantasyPros
18 h
#4#6-
    
Brad Evans B. Evans
FadeTheNoise Podcast FadeTheNoise Podcast
18 h
#5#21-
    
Andy Behrens A. Behrens
Yahoo! Sports Yahoo! Sports
18 h
#5#11-
    
Jason Moore J. Moore
The Fantasy Footballers The Fantasy Footba...
19 h
#5#13-
    
Aaron Schill A. Schill
FF Faceoff FF Faceoff
19 h
#3#15-
    
Francisco (Chato) Romero F. (Chato) ...
Estadio Fantasy Estadio Fantasy
19 h
#4#7-
    
Garret Price G. Price
Dynasty Nerds Dynasty Nerds
20 h
#6#5-
    
Peter Rogers P. Rogers
NerdBall Fantay Football NerdBall Fantay Fo...
23 h
#4#15-
    
Seth Keller S. Keller
Gridiron Experts Gridiron Experts
23 h
#7#12-
    
Richard Savill R. Savill
Fantasy Six Pack Fantasy Six Pack
24 h
#5#14-
    
Dave Richard D. Richard
CBS Sports CBS Sports
1 d
#3-
    
Anthony Cervino A. Cervino
FF Faceoff FF Faceoff
1 d
#4#15-
    
Dan Clasgens D. Clasgens
Get Sports Info Get Sports Info
1 d
#5#22-
    
Robert Waziak R. Waziak
Fantasy Life Fantasy Life
1 d
#5#10-
    
Richard Cooling R. Cooling
5 Yard Rush 5 Yard Rush
1 d
#5-
    
Justin Sablich J. Sablich
5th Down Fantasy 5th Down Fantasy
1 d
#4#23-
    
Donkey Teeth D. Teeth
Razzball Razzball
1 d
#5-
    
Drew DeLuca D. DeLuca
NFL Spinzone NFL Spinzone
1 d
#4#14-
    
Liz Loza L. Loza
Yahoo! Sports Yahoo! Sports
1 d
#4#10-
    
Staff Rankings S. Rankings
QB List QB List
1 d
#5#6-
    
Jose Ramon Llaca J. Ramon Llaca
Estadio Fantasy Estadio Fantasy
1 d
#5#12-
    
Adrian Alpanseque A. Alpanseque
Estadio Fantasy Estadio Fantasy
1 d
#5#11-
    
Derek Lofland D. Lofland
FantasyPros FantasyPros
1 d
#10-
    
Geoff Lambert G. Lambert
Going For 2 Going For 2
1 d
#5#13-
    
Jacob Gibbs J. Gibbs
SportsLine SportsLine
1 d
#4#6-
    
Nick Zylak N. Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice Fantasy Football A...
1 d
#5#14-
    
Joe Bond J. Bond
Fantasy Six Pack Fantasy Six Pack
1 d
#4#7-
    
Brandon Murchison B. Murchison
RotoBaller RotoBaller
1 d
#8#6-
    
Mike Krueger M. Krueger
FFToday FFToday
1 d
#4-
    
Walter Cherepinsky W. Cherepinsky
WalterFootball WalterFootball
1 d
#3#6-
    
Kevin Wheeler K. Wheeler
The Draft Zone The Draft Zone
2 d
#5#15-
    
Ryan Weisse R. Weisse
Footballguys Footballguys
2 d
#7#10-
    
Blake Fincher B. Fincher
Fantasy Football Cafe Fantasy Football Cafe
2 d
#5#14-
    
Allie Fontana A. Fontana
Fighting Chance Fantasy Fighting Chance Fa...
2 d
#4#10-
    
Mike Wright M. Wright
The Fantasy Footballers The Fantasy Footba...
2 d
#5#15-
    
Matt Harmon M. Harmon
Yahoo! Sports Yahoo! Sports
2 d
#4#20-
    
Dennis Sosic D. Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack Fantasy Six Pack
2 d
#4#17-
    
Michael Tomlin M. Tomlin
Fantasy Six Pack Fantasy Six Pack
2 d
#4#19-
    
Jacob Wayne J. Wayne
Lineups Lineups
2 d
#3#22-
    
Smitty S.
SleeperU SleeperU
2 d
#5#22-
    
Kyle Yates K. Yates
FantasyPros FantasyPros
2 d
#4#18-
    
Jordan Rains J. Rains
The IDP Army The IDP Army
3 d
#7#6-
    
Player Game Logs Comparison
 
2021 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. SF
11 tar, 8 rec, 97 yds, 1 td
vs. DAL
8 tar, 8 rec, 90 yds, 2 td
Week 2 at GB
9 tar, 8 rec, 66 yds, 1 td
vs. ATL
5 tar, 4 rec, 39 yds, 2 td
Week 3 vs. BAL
2 tar, 2 rec, 10 yds, 0 td
at LAR
7 tar, 4 rec, 55 yds, 0 td
Week 4 at CHI
8 tar, 4 rec, 42 yds, 0 td
at NE
Week 5 at MIN
3 tar, 2 rec, 22 yds, 0 td
vs. MIA
Week 6 vs. CIN
11 tar, 8 rec, 74 yds, 0 td
at PHI
Week 7 at LAR
9 tar, 6 rec, 48 yds, 0 td
vs. CHI
Week 8 vs. PHI at NO
Week 9BYE WEEKBYE WEEK
Week 10 at PIT at WAS
Week 11 at CLE vs. NYG
Week 12 vs. CHI at IND
Week 13 vs. MIN at ATL
Week 14 at DEN vs. BUF
Week 15 vs. ARI vs. NO
Week 16 at ATL at CAR
Week 17 at SEA at NYJ
Week 18 vs. GB vs. CAR
Player Projections Comparison
 
vs. PHI, Sun 1pm EDT
at NO, Sun 4pm EDT
Receiving
   
Receptions5.13.1
Rec Yards56.040.9
Rec TDs0.40.3
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts0.00.0
Rush Yards0.00.0
Rush TDs0.00.0
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points8.15.9
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
 
2021 Points 
Week 117.721.0
Week 212.615.9
Week 31.05.5
Week 44.2
Week 52.2
Week 67.4
Week 74.8
Week 8
Week 9
Week 10
Week 11
Week 12
Week 13
Week 14
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
Week 18
Total49.942.4
Average7.114.1
Player Targets Comparison
 
2021 Targets 
Week 1118
Week 295
Week 327
Week 48
Week 53
Week 611
Week 79
Week 8
Week 9
Week 10
Week 11
Week 12
Week 13
Week 14
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
Week 18
Notes for Player Combination
 
vs. PHI, Sun 1pm EDT
at NO, Sun 4pm EDT
Expert 
Pat Fitzmaurice
FantasyPros
 Gronk has missed the Buccaneers' last four games with fractured ribs and a punctured lung, but he's expected back for the Bucs' Week 8 game against the Saints. Gronkowski had gotten off to a blazing start, with 16-184-4 on 21 targets. He'll be a low-end TE1 in his first game back.
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
Hockenson had a few down weeks recently as he was dealing with an injury, but he's rebounded in a solid way over the past two games. While there still isn't a ton of upside to Hockenson due to the offense that he's a part of, it's enough to provide weekly value as a mid-range TE1. Hockenson has finished as the TE7 and the TE13 over the past two weeks and he now gets to take on the Eagles defense that's allowing the 7th-most fantasy points to opposing TEs. He can be viewed as a top-5 option in week eight. 
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Hockenson is only the 19th ranked fantasy tight end since Week 3, but he should be a TE1 this week against an Eagles D that is 27th against fantasy tight ends.