Offensive coordinator Greg Roman expects more this season from Buffalo Bills top tight end Charles Clay. Can you expect more from Clay on your fantasy team? Here are some thoughts based on ESPN's 2016 fantasy projections:
ESPN Fantasy Projection: 85.8 targets, 57 receptions, 611.7 receiving yards, 4.4 touchdowns
Over or under: Over. These projections represent a slight increase over his numbers last season, which were 13-game totals because of a late-season back injury. I still believe Clay's health is a potential issue -- trainers have spent time working on his lower back throughout training camp -- but if healthy, he should hit or surpass these numbers. The Bills don't have a No. 2 tight end who threatens Clay as a passing target, nor do they have a No. 3 receiver who could steal targets.
Who else could see time: Fourth-year tight end Chris Gragg is the current favorite to receive the second-most snaps at tight end behind Clay, but his role will be mostly as a blocker. Same goes for free-agent pickup Jim Dray. There aren't any fantasy options behind Clay at this spot.