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Week 13 Half-PPR Tight End Rankings for Fantasy Football: Pat Freiermuth, Trey McBride, Taysom Hill, Gerald Everett, more

Pat Freiermuth - Fantasy Football Rankings, Draft Sleepers, NFL Injury News

Howdy RotoBallers! The 2023 fantasy football regular season is rapidly approaching, and it may be fantasy managers' last shot for a playoff push. Week 13 could be a make-or-break week for some managers, and it will be challenging as six teams are on the bye. At RotoBaller, we are to help and guide you through the bye gauntlet with our Week 13 half-PPR tight end rankings for fantasy football. 

Tight end has been one of the more volatile positions in fantasy football and varies week-to-week unless you have an elite option like Travis Kelce. There will be fewer options from the tight end pool, with the Bears, Bills, Giants, Raiders, Ravens, and Vikings off this week. Below, you will see where tight ends such as Pat FreiermuthTrey McBrideTaysom HillGerald Everett, and Cade Otton rank, among others.

Our fantasy football rankings for Week 13 are put together by Nick Mariano. In addition to our staff rankings, below you will also find a summary of this week's important fantasy football injury news. There are always critical injuries to track, so check back until kickoff.

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Week 13 Tight End Fantasy Football News and Injuries

Week 13 Tight End Rankings Analysis

A new feature has been added to our weekly fantasy football rankings article. Below, you will find our fantasy football outlooks or injury notes for key options in Week 13, which gives readers a matchup preview of that player and advice on whether to start or avoid for the upcoming week. We provide outlooks for all 32 NFL teams, which can be found on our player profile pages and our fantasy football news desk.

Jake Ferguson, TE, Dallas Cowboys
Week 13 Overall Half-PPR Rankings: 85
Week 13 Tight End PPR Rankings: 9

Dallas Cowboys tight end Jake Ferguson will look to get back into the TE1 ranks in a Week 13 game against the Seattle Seahawks. Ferguson was a top-10 fantasy tight end in Weeks 8, 9, and 10 but dipped to a TE21 and TE24 finish in the past two weeks.

The Seahawks are just about average against opposing tight ends, so this could be a chance for Ferguson to see a few more targets and get a few more yards going. He's gone two games without a touchdown after scoring three in a row, so a return to the end zone would be a welcome sight.

Noah Fant, TE, Seattle Seahawks
Week 13 Overall Half-PPR Rankings: 148
Week 13 Tight End PPR Rankings: 23

Seattle Seahawks tight end Noah Fant added another reception for four yards to his season total in Week 11. The 26-year-old once again led Seattle's tight end group in snap share, though that does not amount to much when the likes of DK Metcalf (toe), Tyler Lockett (hamstring), and Jaxon Smith-Njigba are there to soak up targets.

In Week 12, the Seahawks play the late game on Thanksgiving against the division-rival San Francisco 49ers. The 49ers have allowed the second-fewest yards to opposing tight ends in 2023, making Fant's chances of having an impact even slimmer. Fant can be left on the wire in Week 12.

Trey McBride, TE, Arizona Cardinals
Week 13 Overall Half-PPR Rankings: 68
Week 13 Tight End PPR Rankings: 4

Arizona Cardinals tight end Trey McBride (groin) was not practicing on Thursday for the second straight day during the period open to the media. McBride's availability for the Week 13 game against the Pittsburgh Steelers is now in question, although he still has one more day on Friday to get back on the practice field.

The 24-year-old has emerged as a strong TE1 option in fantasy since quarterback Kyler Murray returned from Injured Reserve, as McBride has 20 catches on 25 targets for 234 yards in the last three games while working with Murray. If McBride is unable to play this weekend, Geoff Swaim would step into a bigger role as Arizona's top tight end, but he wouldn't be a worthwhile streaming target, even in a week with six teams on bye.

Week 13 Fantasy Football Tight End Half-PPR Rankings

Rankings are updated until kick-off. Be sure to bookmark our weekly PPR rankings, Half-PPR rankings, Standard rankings

TE
Tier
TE
Rank
Player
Name
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Rank
1 1 Travis Kelce TE 23
2 2 George Kittle TE 47
3 3 Sam LaPorta TE 67
3 4 Trey McBride TE 68
3 5 Taysom Hill TE 72
3 6 Dalton Schultz TE 73
4 7 Evan Engram TE 77
5 8 Pat Freiermuth TE 81
5 9 Jake Ferguson TE 85
5 10 Juwan Johnson TE 86
5 11 David Njoku TE 90
5 12 Logan Thomas TE 95
5 13 Hunter Henry TE 97
5 14 Kyle Pitts TE 106
6 15 Tucker Kraft TE 107
6 16 Cade Otton TE 111
6 17 Gerald Everett TE 115
6 18 Jonnu Smith TE 120
6 19 Chigoziem Okonkwo TE 121
6 20 Tyler Higbee TE 123
6 21 Tyler Conklin TE 141
6 22 Tanner Hudson TE 143
6 23 Noah Fant TE 148
7 24 Tommy Tremble TE 152
7 25 Donald Parham Jr. TE 154
7 26 Noah Gray TE 158
7 27 Adam Trautman TE 161
7 28 Kylen Granson TE 162
7 29 Mike Gesicki TE 167
7 30 Durham Smythe TE 169
7 31 Irv Smith Jr. TE 170
7 32 Will Mallory TE 173
7 33 Will Dissly TE 174
8 34 John Bates TE 182
8 35 Jeremy Ruckert TE 195
8 36 Brevin Jordan TE 197
8 37 Connor Heyward TE 198
8 38 Colby Parkinson TE 199
9 39 Luke Farrell TE 201


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