TEs continued: (Dallas Goedert)
Dallas Goedert: (2018 Stats: 334 Rec Yds/4 TD’s)
As the understudy to one of the league’s premier tight ends, it would be easy to forget just how good Dallas Goedert was last season. The yardage totals don’t paint the picture of a Fantasy producer, the touchdowns do.
Goedert started only eight games last season, in that time he caught 33 balls on 44 opportunities, good for a 75% catch rate, and he scored four times (five if you include a pivotal TD against the Chicago Bears in last year’s Divisional Playoff game. The product of South Dakota State is a monstrous presence, towering over most defensive backs at six-foot-five and weighing 256 pounds.
He has the power to run through arm tackles, and the route running ability to make him another valuable red-zone option in Carson Wentz’s tool belt. Philadelphia is expected to run most of their offense out of “12-personnel” in 2019, meaning that they’ll likely be employing dual tight-end sets on most of their drives.
That equates to what could be a massive increase of in-game appearances for Goedert, and with in-game time comes more opportunities to find the end-zone. If you want to get a slice of the Eagles red zone offense, but you don’t want to pay the premium price for Ertz, Goedert could be a really nice late-round pick up this season.
2019 Projected Stats: 700 Rec Yds/5 TD’s)
Let’s wrap this up.
When it comes to the Eagles offense in 2019, it isn’t a matter of who or what they’re going to score. It’s a matter of when they’re going to score. This is a team built from the ground up for one purpose, to score points, and it’s a roster that will yield plenty of fantasy value for owners in 2019.
Some players will see their opportunities cut into by the sheer depth of the talent around them, but ultimately, you can best believe that you can find value at every skill position for this team this year. Good luck in your drafts everyone, and happy hunting!