T.J. Hockenson and the Detroit Lions (5-10) enter a matchup with the Minnesota Vikings (6-9) on Sunday, January 3, 2021 at Ford Field on a three-game losing streak. Vegas has set the total for the game at 54.5 points with Detroit as a 6.5-point underdog.

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Week 17 Projections

Hockenson is projected to score 7.6 fantasy points in Week 17 against Minnesota. The Vikings are the 25th-ranked team in fantasy points allowed and 15th-ranked against tight ends. Hockenson ranks fourth among tight ends for the upcoming week, fantasy owners should consider him a good play at TE this week. The Vikings are 21st in the league in passing defense, allowing 264.9 yards per game.

Tight End Projected Fantasy Ranks for Week 17
Rank Name Week 17 Projected Fantasy Points
1 Travis Kelce 12.9
2 Darren Waller 9.7
3 Mark Andrews 8.4
4 T.J. Hockenson 7.6
5 George Kittle 7.5

Projected fantasy points and data in this article reflect data from SportsData.io as of December 28, 2020, 6:20 AM ET.

Season Fantasy Ranking

Hockenson is the 108th-highest scoring player overall in fantasy football this season, much higher than his average draft position of 147. He enters the contest as the 42nd-ranked tight end, 27 spots lower than his No. 15 ADP among TEs. Over the course of the season, Hockenson has totaled 64 catches for 698 yards and scored six touchdowns.

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T.J. Hockenson Weekly Performance

Week Opponent Opp. Pos. Rank Fantasy Points
16 TB 23 2.3
15 TEN 20 -0.2
14 GB 7 10.3
13 CHI 27 8.4
12 HOU 15 8.9
11 CAR 21 6.8
10 WAS 27 1.3
9 MIN 19 9.9
8 IND 1 6.5
7 ATL 31 11.9
6 JAX 27 7.7
4 NO 32 8.9
3 ARI 8 5.3
2 GB 12 6.2
1 CHI 13 (2019) 11.6

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