Fantasy Football Workload, Week 8: Data for All 32 NFL Teams Over the Past Month

Oct 28, 2018 10:14 PM EDT
  • This fantasy football workload data is broken down into interactive visuals with all snap, rush, target and red-zone data for every NFL team.
  • Several players stand out over their past four games, including Todd Gurley, Kareem Hunt, Stefon Diggs and Adam Thielen.

The Fantasy Football Market Share Report presents team-specific usage splits in easy-to-analyze visual form. For more information, see the first piece in the series.


Seven weeks of the regular season are in the books, and some market-share dominators have certainly emerged.

To view all snap, rush, receiving and red zone data, check out the graphs below. They’re interactive, so hover over any aspect for more data, and rotate through teams using the navigation at the top of every chart.

For weekly analysis using this data, check out the FantasyLabs NFL homepage. I’ll tweet out some findings as well, if that’s your thing. Either way, this data is best used in conjunction with FantasyLabs’ suite of Tools, especially our Models.

Good luck in Week 8!

Snaps

A guy can’t touch the ball if he’s not on the field. Snap data is more important than a lot of people think. If 80% of success is just showing up, then we want guys who actually show up on the field.

  • Thirteen of the 30 teams in action had 70 or more offensive snaps in Week 6. Only six of the 28, however, reached that mark in Week 7: Buccaneers (95), Bears (82), Saints (71), Jets (71), Titans (71) and Chiefs (70).
  • Perhaps the best way to use snap data is to tease out situations where players are putting up unsustainable fantasy production in limited playing time.

Targets

Players compete for one ball on a per-play basis, and there’s only so much of the pie to go around. Targets are important.

  • Thirteen players have received at least 27% of their team’s targets over the past four weeks: A.J. Green (30.6), Adam Thielen (29.9), Julio Jones (29.6), DeAndre Hopkins (29.1), Odell Beckham (29.1), Zach Ertz (29.0), Davante Adams (28.7), Stefon Diggs (28.7), Corey Davis (28.3), Tyreek Hill (27.6), James White (27.5), Jarvis Landry (27.3) and Keenan Allen (27.0).

Rushes

Again, there’s only so much of the rushing pie to go around.

  • Eight players have received at least 70% of their team’s rushes over the last four weeks: James Conner (86.5), Saquon Barkley (83.9), David Johnson (83.7), Ezekiel Elliott (83.2), Christian McCaffrey (82.2), Todd Gurley (75.9), Kareem Hunt (74.2) and Marshawn Lynch (72.6).

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Opportunities Inside the 10-Yard Line

Touchdowns are critical for success in guaranteed prize pools. Getting opportunities inside the 10-yard line is pretty much DFS gold.

  • Ten players have received eight or more opportunities (rushes + targets) within the 10-yard line over the past four weeks: Todd Gurley (19), Alvin Kamara (17), Kareem Hunt (13), Sony Michel (12), David Johnson (11), James Conner (10), Melvin Gordon (9), Jordan Howard (8), Ezekiel Elliott (8) and Jared Cook (8).
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Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports. Pictured: Kareem Hunt, Travis Kelce

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