The tight end position is in good shape thanks to perennial Pro Bowler Travis Kelce. Even though he has plenty of good football left in the tank, a reliable backup and potential heir apparent could be found in the 2021 NFL draft. This draft is a fairly deep group at the position, with talent to be found throughout the draft weekend.
The tight end spot is one of the hardest to transition into from college to the NFL, so anyone taken might not make an immediate impact. Playing behind Kelce and with Patrick Mahomes is where most guys would want to be in Year 1. Here’s a look at some of the players that they should be considering in each round.