Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce is one of the most talented young tight ends in the league and showed flashes of brilliance in 2014, but he hasn't had the consistent targets fantasy owners have been pining for. Through nine games, Kelce has just 34 catches, but turned those into 438 yards and four touchdowns.
Despite playing a decent amount of snaps, Kelce has been behind Anthony Fasano on the depth chart and hit rock bottom in Week 10, getting just two catches for 19 yards. Things are looking up, however. Fasano is questionable with a knee injury and head coach Andy Reid believes Kelce is ready for a bigger workload when the Chiefs host the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday.
Fantasy impact: Reid seems to be realizing that he'll need his best players making plays for the 6-3 Chiefs to stay ahead in the playoff race. Seattle's defense is more vulnerable than it was a year ago and will be missing Bobby Wagner for at least one more week. We'll see if Reid sticks to his word (and if Alex Smith looks his way more often), but he has some of the biggest upside down the stretch for the fantasy playoffs. Take a gamble on Kelce's raw talent and fire him up as a TE1 this week.