Evaluating Travis Kelce’s Long-Term Potential as a Top Fantasy TE After Week 4

September 30, 2014   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Sheer talent eventually sees a player to the top of his positional depth chart at the NFL level, which is what fantasy owners continue to slowly get with Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce.
A third-round pick in the 2013 NFL draft out of Cincinnati, Kelce's Monday Night Football explosion against New England was merely the latest milestone on an upward trajectory that ends with him as a member of fantasy's elite at tight end.
Slowly but surely, Kelce has seen his snap count increase as Andy Reid and his staff continue to be impressed with what the 6'5", 260-pound player can do:
The numbers speak for themselves, and one can feel safe in presuming that the snap counts and subsequent opportunities in the passing game will only continue to increase. The reduction in snaps Monday can be viewed as a product of the score being 27-7 at the start of the fourth quarter, and 34-7 a mere moment later after Kelce's touchdown, than anything else.
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