Bowen: My favorite tight end targets for 2020

Titans TE Jonnu Smith set career highs for targets (44) and receptions (35) as a third-year pro in 2019. Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

Everyone has a fantasy draft strategy with the tight end position. Jump early and you can land top-tier players Travis Kelce or George Kittle. Hold off until the middle rounds? Maybe you draft a potential breakout candidate in a schemed-up passing game. And there are some fantasy managers who go deep into the later rounds, selecting an upside pick with the traits to climb in the ranks.

Here are the eight tight ends I've been targeting in my mock drafts, from Mark Andrews to Jonnu Smith. I'll break down why each player is on my fantasy radar, and I'm also including ESPN Fantasy projections from Mike Clay to give you give you an idea of their 2020 outlook.