Dynasty Fantasy Football Tight End Tiers: Brevin Jordan and Gerald Everett could be big movers

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In the tight end position, it doesn’t take much to become fantasy relevant. And it seems every year one or two guys come out of nowhere to post top 10 seasons (or better). If you don’t have a surefire starting tight end in Dynasty, or even if you do in tight end premium, this is the kind of lightning in the bottle that can round out a competing list. Brevin Jordan and Gerald Everett are a pair of tight ends who are dirt cheap right now but could fill that role in 2022 and beyond.

Everett is probably the best known. After all, he was quite a popular sleeper in 2021. And while he’s set career highs in catches, yards and touchdowns over the past year, he’s also found himself on the waiver wire in most redraft leagues midway through the year. Everett just couldn’t earn enough target share on a Seahawks team that was dead late in offensive play and was still running heavy. His new home shouldn’t cause him such worries.

Last year, the Chargers threw 674 passes, and 110 of those were to Jared Cook or Donald Parham. While Everett isn’t necessarily young (he’ll be 28 before the season starts), he’s got more in the tank than Cook and he’s a more reliable target than Parham. In the offseason, Everett is a very important part of the Chargers’ game plan, and even 80 goals from Justin Herbert could make him a top 10 tight end this year. His dynasty upside is probably less, but he could well jump a notch or two by midseason.

Jordan has replaced Albert Okwuegbunam as the tight end that stands out the most from the consensus in my Dynasty rankings and ranks. Let’s hope that changes like it did with Okwuegbunam when the industry decides they actually like him more than I do.

The former fifth-round pick has had an up and down rookie year. He didn’t appear in a game until Week 8, but then went on to have three touchdowns in his next six games. He is currently planning for the Texans to start tight end, and Pep Hamilton has a long history of heavily incorporating his tight ends into the game plan. Often when we see a tight end appear out of nowhere it’s down to volume and there’s still no clear No. 2 behind Brandin Cooks in this passing game.

Jordan is ranked higher than Everett because he won’t even turn 22 until July 16. If you catch a bolt of lightning in a bottle with him, his dynasty value will skyrocket. It’s not as well positioned as Everett in the short term, but it’s cheaper and more attractive in the long term.

Here are my updated Dynasty Tight End rankings:

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