The Patriots are decimated at their skill positions. News just broke today that they lost their starting running back Blount for the year. Pats pretty much have to rely on the banged up Gronkowski even more now. Going up against an average Titans defense that’s ranked 13th in the league, Gronk should end up being the focus point of the offense on Sunday.
*Note: stats below are based on footballoutsiders.com’s DVOA analysis, be sure to check out their explanation on DVOA if you haven’t read about it before.
Best Tightend to Start in 2015 NFL Week 15
|Rob Gronkowski||7700||Ten@NE 01:00PM ET||45.4|
|Antonio Gates||4600||Mia@SD 04:25PM ET||33|
|Travis Kelce||4400||KC@Bal 01:00PM ET||32.4|
|Zach Miller||3600||Chi@Min 01:00PM ET||31.7|
|Jacob Tamme||3300||Atl@Jax 01:00PM ET||29.5|
|Greg Olsen||6900||Car@NYG 01:00PM ET||28.3|
|Benjamin Watson||4800||Det@NO 08:30PM ET||27.4|
|Jordan Reed||5900||Buf@Was 01:00PM ET||23.9|
|Scott Chandler||3900||Ten@NE 01:00PM ET||23.2|
|Delanie Walker||5600||Ten@NE 01:00PM ET||19.6|
|Gary Barnidge||5000||Cle@Sea 04:05PM ET||18.9|
|Richard Rodgers||4300||GB@Oak 04:05PM ET||15.2|