25 Most Overrated NFL Players Right Now

24. Robert Tonyan, TE — Green Bay Packers

Robert Tonyan and Travis Kelce led all tight ends in touchdowns in 2020. That’s a surprising outcome for anybody who watched football. Kelce is widely considered the best tight end in the game, and is one of the all-time greats at the position. Tonyan is formerly undrafted out of Indiana St. and started just two games in his first two seasons prior to his ’20 breakout. Is this the same type of situation we saw unfold a few years ago when unheralded TE George Kittle ascended into the elite class of the position?

Eh, probably not. Tonyan is a good athlete (6-foot-5, 240-pounds), but everybody looks better in Green Bay’s offense. That’s because the Packers have Aaron Rodgers who has routinely elevated the play of otherwise mediocre pass catchers during his time in Green Bay. Tonyan had just two scores in eight games in ’21 before his season ended via injury. He hasn’t been much of a threat at all in ’22. He’s a solid pass catching threat, but certainly not one of the best TE’s in the game.

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