2021 Fantasy Tight End
The final Don’t Eat The Cheese list of the year. Which 2021 fantasy football tight end busts should you avoid? (Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports)

Don’t Eat The Cheese: 2021 Fantasy Football Tight End Busts

Finding a premier tight end in fantasy isn’t hard to do. There just isn’t enough of them. Overspending on a tight end that fails to produce is when you really get put behind the eight ball. The final Don’t Eat The Cheese list is here. Who are the 2021 fantasy football tight end busts you should avoid?

Mark Andrews (Baltimore Ravens)

The Ravens brought in a lot of new faces to the wide receiver room. That’s bad news for Mark Andrews, who already doesn’t get enough targets. We know the Ravens are a run first, second, and third offense. With Rashod Bateman, Sammy Watkins, Tylan Wallace, and others… It’s hard not to be nervous about Andrews. Will the touchdowns be there? Hard to count on them. Baltimore’s schedule is a million times harder than a year ago too.

T.J. Hockenson (Detroit Lions)

Part of me is fine with taking the shot on Hockenson, mostly because he’s the only show in town. Who else is getting the ball, Bo Cephus? C’mon now.

Then there is every other part of me that is anti-Hockenson. This has been a long standing feud because the Iowa fans got mad at me for what I said about Hockenson predraft. I feel the same way today. Sorry, not sorry, he’s not the 8th best player in his draft class.

Give me Irv Smith all day instead. He’s the more talented option which we will finally start to see now that Kyle Rudolph is out of town. Call me crazy, but I don’t want to sign up for Jared Goff, Anthony Lynn, and knee cap biter.

Dallas Goedert (Philadelphia Eagles)

God, I was so ready to be in on Dallas Goedert. I actually really wanted him in my fantasy league before Chad bid the price up. My expectation was Zach Ertz was a goner… but he is still on the roster.

This quarterback situation isn’t good enough to have split tight end duties. Goedert had three touchdowns in 2020 and five in 2019. I can’t trust he’s ever going to be a touchdown monster in this offense with Ertz on the roster. Until Ertz departs, I’m out on Goedert.

Robert Tonyan (Green Bay Packers)

Robert Tonyan had 11 touchdowns last year. I’m going to take a wild guess and just go with the under. I have no other rhyme or reason to it. It just feels like the price tag might be high for a one year wonder. Maybe he’s real but feels like an unnecessary risk.