Hayden Hurst Fantasy Predictions, Rankings, & Odds: Week 17 Falcons vs Buccaneers

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on December 29, 2020

Hayden Hurst and the Atlanta Falcons (4-11) enter a matchup with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (10-5) on Sunday, January 3, 2021 at Raymond James Stadium on a four-game losing streak. Sportsbooks have set the total for the game at 50.5 points with Atlanta as a 6.5-point underdog.

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Week 17 Projections

Hurst is projected to score 5.5 fantasy points in Week 17 against Tampa Bay. The Buccaneers are the 10th-ranked team in fantasy points allowed and 20th-ranked against tight ends. Hurst ranks 17th among tight ends for the upcoming week, fantasy owners might be better off looking elsewhere for a TE this week. The Buccaneers surrender 270.3 passing yards per game, giving them the 25th-ranked passing defense in the NFL.

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
16 Zach Ertz 5.5
17 Hayden Hurst 5.5
18 Jordan Akins 5.4

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

Hurst is the 143rd-highest scoring player overall in fantasy football this season, ranking 47 spots below his average draft position of 96. He goes into the contest as the 66th-ranked tight end, 41 spots lower than his No. 25 ADP among TEs. On the field this season, Hurst has hauled in 52 passes for 543 yards and scored five touchdowns.

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Hayden Hurst Weekly Performance

Week Opponent Opp. Pos. Rank Fantasy Points
16 KC 22 10.7
15 TB 22 8.1
14 LAC 25 0.7
13 NO 15 0.9
12 LV 12 4.8
11 NO 27 0
9 DEN 8 6.2
8 CAR 10 5.4
7 DET 3 6.8
6 MIN 16 11.7
5 CAR 9 0.8
4 GB 6 5.1
3 CHI 19 6.1
2 DAL 14 13.2
1 SEA 28 (2019) 3.8

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