To say that Mark Andrews' performance late in 2021 was beyond expectations might be a giant understatement.
In the last eight games of the fantasy football season (Weeks 10-17), even with Lamar Jackson mostly absent at quarterback for the Ravens, Andrews averaged seven catches for 90 yards with six touchdowns during that span. Outside of Cooper Kupp, Ja'Marr Chase, Justin Jefferson, and Davante Adams, it's possible to argue that the Baltimore tight end was the most valuable fantasy football pass-catcher in November and December last season.
With Baltimore having shipped Marquise "Hollywood" Brown to Arizona in the offseason, Andrews is clearly the top option in Baltimore's passing attack and therefore may improve upon his 107 catches from 2021. Outside of Rashad Bateman, it's not a stretch to say that the Ravens' wide receivers are well below league average.
Therefore, Andrews should be considered similarly to a lower end WR1 and therefore drafted in the top three rounds, if not higher.
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Mark Andrews Fantasy football ADP and ranking (via SportsLine's projection model)
No. 19.67 ADP
No. 2 TE (non-PPR)
No. 2 TE (PPR)
Mark Andrews Fantasy football projections (via SportsLine's projection model)
149 targets, 102 receptions, 1,261 receiving yards, 10 TDs
176 Fantasy points (non-PPR); 285.8 (PPR)
Mark Andrews Caesars Sportsbook Odds
Most Regular Season Receiving Yards: +4000
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