Target Breakdown: Week 4 WR/TE Usage Recap & Week 5 Waiver Picks

Target Breakdown: Week 4 WR/TE Usage Recap & Week 5 Waiver Picks

This article is part of our Target Breakdown series.

I'm trying something new again this week, posting Target Breakdown on Tuesday morning before I've had time to write my notes in the game-by-game breakdowns. I'll add those throughout the day Tuesday as I watch more of the games and pore over more stats. The meat and potatoes of the article is ready for consumption much earlier this way, before everyone has totally moved on to Week 5 (though this article is also quite useful for those who have the 'on to Cincinnati' mindset).

Before we get started, here are a few tweets I found interesting/useful for analyzing Week 4 and/or preparing for Week 5...


Share Comparisons

Below we show target, route and air-yard shares for Week 4, compared to numbers for the season as a whole. Sorting by the delta columns is a quick way to find outliers (or trends... or injuries).

Note: Shares for Kittle, Schultz, Evans, Godwin, Julio, Pierce, Pittman, Lazard, Davis only include the games those players played. I wasn't able to do that for every player who has missed a game, but I did get all the big names.

Wide Receivers

 R/DB W4R/DB '22R/DB ΔTgt Sh W4Tgt Sh '22Tgt Sh ΔAY Sh W4AY Sh '22AY Sh Δ
1Stefon Diggs100.0%79.8%20.2%17.6%25.5%-7.8%36.9%39.5%-2.6%
2Robbie Anderson100.0%94.5%5.5%13.9%19.5%-5.6%26.1%32.8%-6.8%
3CeeDee Lamb100.0%97.1%2.9%30.8%33.1%-2.3%42.9%44.3%-1.4%
4Courtland Sutton100.0%97.2%2.8%29.2%28.0%1.2%26.5%42.0%-15.5%
5Cooper Kupp100.0%99.4%0.6%39.6%36.2%3.3%41.9%44.3%-2.4%
6Mike Williams100.0%93.5%6.5%29.7%19.6%10.1%42.9%34.3%8.6%
7Mack Hollins100.0%93.9%6.1%16.7%17.2%-0.6%30.0%25.9%4.1%
8DeVante Parker100.0%92.9%7.1%10.0%13.8%-3.8%12.8%29.2%-16.4%
9Allen Robinson98.2%95.8%2.4%12.5%12.1%0.4%30.7%20.0%10.7%
10Adam Thielen97.6%97.0%0.6%26.5%19.0%7.4%26.5%27.4%-1.0%
11Gabe Davis97.3%96.0%1.3%8.8%11.5%-2.7%10.6%21.9%-11.3%
12Davante Adams97.2%97.6%-0.4%43.3%32.4%10.9%43.4%38.1%5.3%
13Ja'Marr Chase97.0%99.4%-2.5%18.8%26.5%-7.7%34.7%35.7%-0.9%
14Marquez Callaway96.7%31.4%65.3%21.4%5.0%16.4%29.9%6.3%23.5%
15Diontae Johnson96.6%96.4%0.2%16.0%29.4%-13.4%11.2%33.9%-22.8%
16Jerry Jeudy96.4%70.6%25.8%20.8%16.8%4.0%17.5%22.4%-4.9%
17Christian Kirk96.3%94.3%2.0%39.1%27.9%11.2%43.8%33.7%10.2%
18Marvin Jones96.3%88.6%7.7%4.3%14.7%-10.4%4.5%28.5%-24.1%
19DeVonta Smith96.3%96.2%0.1%16.7%23.1%-6.4%25.1%35.3%-10.2%
20Brandon Aiyuk96.3%94.8%1.5%16.0%22.1%-6.1%1.8%32.3%-30.6%
21Justin Jefferson95.1%97.6%-2.4%38.2%28.6%9.7%48.0%39.3%8.7%
22Drake London95.0%82.9%12.1%38.9%34.0%4.8%27.2%33.0%-5.8%
23DJ Moore94.7%98.4%-3.7%30.6%25.7%4.9%35.4%34.2%1.1%
24Tyreek Hill94.7%85.7%9.0%38.9%31.4%7.5%43.8%37.7%6.2%
25Amari Cooper94.4%90.9%3.5%11.4%25.2%-13.8%18.2%38.9%-20.7%
26Romeo Doubs94.4%73.4%21.0%25.0%19.0%6.0%31.6%20.1%11.4%
27Marquise Brown93.9%95.1%-1.2%35.5%26.6%8.9%49.3%43.7%5.6%
28Rondale Moore93.9%93.9%0.0%16.1%16.1%0.0%26.7%26.7%0.0%
29Terry McLaurin93.2%90.5%2.7%15.0%16.2%-1.2%29.4%31.4%-2.1%
30Deebo Samuel92.6%90.4%2.2%28.0%26.9%1.1%10.5%10.2%0.3%
31Josh Reynolds92.5%85.9%6.6%21.1%16.4%4.6%21.3%24.6%-3.3%
32Mike Evans92.5%81.0%11.5%19.2%18.8%0.4%39.4%30.0%9.4%
33Allen Lazard91.7%90.0%1.7%25.0%19.0%6.0%38.1%39.7%-1.6%
34DK Metcalf90.0%92.1%-2.1%34.5%26.9%7.6%47.8%38.5%9.4%
35Elijah Moore89.5%91.6%-2.1%11.8%13.8%-2.0%19.3%23.7%-4.4%
36Darnell Mooney89.3%94.0%-4.7%25.0%25.0%0.0%55.8%40.4%15.4%
37A.J. Brown88.9%92.4%-3.5%29.2%32.5%-3.3%56.2%46.1%10.1%
38Nelson Agholor88.0%71.7%16.3%20.0%15.5%4.5%47.5%21.9%25.6%
39Michael Pittman87.5%95.0%-7.5%16.7%23.1%-6.4%11.7%25.1%-13.4%
40Shi Smith86.8%75.0%11.8%5.6%11.5%-5.9%5.9%13.7%-7.8%
41Garrett Wilson86.8%68.8%18.0%17.6%21.5%-3.9%13.6%26.7%-13.1%
42Tyler Lockett86.7%88.5%-1.8%27.6%26.2%1.4%38.2%37.5%0.7%
43Curtis Samuel86.4%85.7%0.6%17.5%22.2%-4.7%15.9%11.7%4.2%
44Chase Claypool86.2%94.9%-8.7%8.0%15.9%-7.9%17.7%17.4%0.3%
46E. St. Brown85.7%83.1%2.6%10.0%17.2%-7.2%12.3%22.1%-9.8%
47Ben Skowronek85.5%84.3%1.1%6.3%10.7%-4.5%11.9%14.9%-3.1%
48Chris Godwin84.9%67.0%17.9%19.2%16.5%2.7%16.6%9.4%7.2%
49Brandin Cooks84.6%91.5%-6.9%20.0%25.9%-5.9%19.2%31.1%-12.0%
50Jaylen Waddle84.2%79.6%4.6%13.9%25.5%-11.7%14.1%33.3%-19.3%
51Robert Woods83.3%79.5%3.9%19.0%19.8%-0.8%26.2%25.3%0.9%
52K.J. Osborn82.9%79.3%3.7%5.9%10.9%-5.0%3.4%16.8%-13.5%
53Michael Gallup82.1%16.8%65.4%11.5%2.4%9.2%15.4%3.6%11.8%
54Tee Higgins81.8%66.5%15.3%28.1%18.1%10.1%30.2%27.4%2.7%
55Tom Kennedy80.0%20.5%59.5%13.2%3.4%9.7%16.9%5.0%11.9%
56Chris Olave80.0%85.3%-5.3%25.0%25.9%-0.9%43.8%42.1%1.7%
57George Pickens79.3%87.6%-8.3%32.0%15.9%16.1%49.9%28.0%21.9%
58Keelan Cole77.8%34.5%43.2%0.0%2.8%-2.8%0%5.5%-5.5%
59Tyler Boyd75.8%83.2%-7.5%15.6%12.3%3.4%21.6%18.2%3.4%
60Noah Brown75.0%85.4%-10.4%23.1%21.3%1.8%32.8%28.7%4.1%
62DeAndre Carter75.0%67.6%7.4%8.1%8.9%-0.8%9.8%14.7%-4.8%
63Treylon Burks75.0%67.0%8.0%14.3%15.8%-1.6%27.0%24.3%2.7%
64Nico Collins74.4%74.5%-0.2%14.3%15.1%-0.8%40.7%29.0%11.8%
65Trent Sherfield73.7%49.0%24.7%16.7%8.0%8.6%23.5%9.4%14.1%
66JuJu Smith-Schuster72.5%78.1%-5.6%23.5%19.4%4.1%15.3%20.2%-4.9%
67Dante Pettis71.4%69.9%1.5%15.0%6.3%8.8%22.9%10.9%12.0%
68Jarvis Landry70.0%63.5%6.5%7.1%15.1%-8.0%2.0%14.3%-12.2%
69Corey Davis68.4%74.8%-6.3%20.6%14.4%6.2%32.4%27.9%4.5%
70Kendall Hinton67.9%44.8%23.1%12.5%4.0%8.5%20.0%8.9%11.2%
71Devin Duvernay67.7%60.8%6.9%17.9%11.5%6.4%32.7%14.2%18.5%
72Parris Campbell67.5%81.1%-13.6%11.1%8.0%3.1%8.1%6.4%1.6%
73David Sills64.7%69.7%-5.0%13.3%10.0%3.3%10.3%13.3%-3.0%
74Kendrick Bourne64.0%39.4%24.6%15.0%10.3%4.7%22.3%14.8%7.5%
75Kalif Raymond62.5%26.3%36.2%13.2%5.5%7.7%25.6%10.4%15.2%
76Russell Gage62.3%72.2%-10.0%7.7%16.4%-8.8%7.8%9.7%-1.9%
77Joshua Palmer60.0%82.9%-22.9%2.7%13.9%-11.2%8.7%15.5%-6.9%
78Darius Slayton58.8%14.8%44.1%13.3%2.0%11.3%41.3%7.9%33.4%
79Nick Westbrook-Ikhine58.3%61.6%-3.3%0.0%8.9%-8.9%0%15.5%-15.5%
80Rashod Bateman58.1%70.4%-12.3%21.4%19.5%2.0%27.1%28.9%-1.8%
81Jahan Dotson56.8%83.1%-26.3%10.0%13.2%-3.2%27.5%26.2%1.3%
82Chris Moore56.4%60.8%-4.4%5.7%8.6%-2.9%3.1%8.4%-5.3%
83Jamal Agnew55.6%17.9%37.7%26.1%7.0%19.1%36.6%11.0%25.6%
84Quez Watkins55.6%62.9%-7.3%4.2%3.4%0.7%4.2%10.1%-5.9%
85Demarcus Robinson54.8%47.2%7.6%10.7%8.8%1.9%9.6%8.8%0.8%
86Isaiah McKenzie54.1%52.8%1.2%17.6%13.0%4.6%11.8%11.5%0.4%
87Richie James52.9%73.0%-20.0%20.0%20.0%0.0%15.8%26.4%-10.7%
88Greg Dortch48.5%79.3%-30.9%3.2%14.2%-11.0%3.0%11.7%-8.6%
89Randall Cobb47.2%51.0%-3.8%12.5%9.5%3.0%20.6%18.9%1.7%
90Kenny Golladay47.1%37.7%9.4%6.7%6.0%0.7%11.0%8.0%3.0%
91Marquise Goodwin43.3%51.1%-7.7%0.0%6.2%-6.2%0%8.8%-8.8%
92Mecole Hardman42.5%55.0%-12.5%2.9%8.6%-5.7%-1.1%10.9%-12.0%
93Jauan Jennings40.7%53.0%-12.3%16.0%14.4%1.6%23.8%15.2%8.6%
94Olamide Zaccheaus40.0%51.4%-11.4%11.1%10.6%0.5%14.0%13.5%0.5%
95Quintez Cephus40.0%12.8%27.2%5.3%1.4%3.9%2.1%0.6%1.4%
96Alec Pierce40.0%52.0%-12.0%16.7%10.7%6.0%36.9%25.4%11.5%
97Dyami Brown38.6%14.3%24.4%10.0%2.4%7.6%22.3%5.2%17.1%
98Tim Jones37.0%9.3%27.8%4.3%0.8%3.6%-1.8%-0.3%-1.5%
99KhaDarel Hodge35.0%21.9%13.1%5.6%7.4%-1.9%9.8%8.2%1.6%
100Julio Jones32.1%48.0%-15.9%3.8%8.9%-5.1%12.5%22.4%-9.9%
101David Bell30.6%36.4%-5.8%8.6%4.1%4.5%19.3%7.4%11.9%
102Ashton Dulin30.0%34.9%-4.9%8.3%11.3%-3.0%7.1%20.6%-13.5%
103Skyy Moore27.5%13.2%14.3%11.8%3.6%8.2%20.6%6.3%14.3%


Tight Ends

 R/DB W4R/DB '22R/DB ΔTgt Sh W4Tgt Sh '22Tgt Sh ΔAY Sh W4AY Sh '22AY Sh Δ
1Mark Andrews100.0%92.8%7.2%17.9%31.9%-14.0%35.8%37.9%-2.0%
2Dallas Goedert92.6%78.0%14.6%25.0%16.2%8.8%4.2%4.5%-0.4%
3Zach Ertz90.9%84.2%6.7%19.4%18.3%1.0%19.7%18.8%0.9%
4David Njoku86.1%77.3%8.8%20.0%18.7%1.3%16.7%13.5%3.1%
5Eric Saubert85.7%32.9%52.8%8.3%4.8%3.5%11.9%9.2%2.7%
6T.J. Hockenson85.0%77.6%7.4%31.6%20.5%11.0%31.1%17.1%14.0%
7Travis Kelce85.0%82.1%2.9%29.4%24.5%5.0%20.0%26.2%-6.2%
8Darren Waller83.3%78.2%5.2%16.7%16.6%0.1%29.3%21.5%7.7%
9Cole Kmet82.1%74.7%7.4%15.0%12.5%2.5%-3.3%6.4%-9.7%
10Tyler Higbee81.8%81.3%0.5%29.2%25.5%3.7%19.6%14.1%5.5%
11Pat Freiermuth79.3%75.2%4.1%36.0%23.8%12.2%21.0%18.3%2.7%
12Dalton Schultz78.6%82.0%-3.4%11.5%16.5%-5.0%6.8%9.5%-2.7%
13George Kittle77.8%80.0%-2.2%16.0%16.7%-0.7%23.6%14.6%9.0%
14Tanner Hudson76.5%50.8%25.7%13.3%5.0%8.3%17.0%7.6%9.4%
15Logan Thomas70.5%61.9%8.5%15.0%12.0%3.0%5.6%11.3%-5.7%
16Evan Engram70.4%79.3%-8.9%4.3%12.4%-8.1%7.4%9.7%-2.3%
17Dawson Knox70.3%62.9%7.3%17.6%10.6%7.1%25.1%8.8%16.3%
18Hayden Hurst69.7%67.1%2.6%12.5%13.5%-1.0%1.5%6.6%-5.1%
19Kyle Pitts65.0%76.2%-11.2%22.2%23.4%-1.2%24.9%31.9%-7.0%
20Tyler Conklin63.2%70.8%-7.6%14.7%16.0%-1.3%11.5%8.5%3.1%
21Gerald Everett62.5%65.9%-3.4%16.2%16.5%-0.2%22.5%18.4%4.1%
22O.J. Howard61.5%24.8%36.7%14.3%6.5%7.8%30.1%12.1%18.0%
23Harrison Bryant61.1%49.2%11.9%17.1%11.4%5.8%9.2%12.2%-3.0%
24Irv Smith61.0%54.9%6.1%11.8%13.6%-1.8%10.6%11.9%-1.3%
25Juwan Johnson60.0%66.7%-6.7%14.3%12.2%2.1%14.0%11.8%2.2%
26Mike Gesicki57.9%49.0%8.9%11.1%7.3%3.8%9.4%6.1%3.3%
27Mo Alie-Cox57.5%46.7%10.8%16.7%9.3%7.3%12.8%7.6%5.3%
28Will Dissly56.7%42.4%14.2%13.8%9.2%4.6%8.2%5.9%2.3%
29Robert Tonyan55.6%50.3%5.2%6.3%12.7%-6.4%6.2%6.9%-0.7%
30Austin Hooper54.2%54.5%-0.3%4.8%9.9%-5.1%3.4%10.0%-6.6%
31Isaiah Likely51.6%44.8%6.8%0.0%9.7%-9.7%0%6.4%-6.4%
32Cade Otton50.9%23.5%27.5%7.7%3.9%3.7%6.8%3.0%3.8%
33Parker Hesse50.0%40.0%10.0%5.6%4.3%1.3%7.0%2.9%4.1%
34Tommy Tremble50.0%31.3%18.8%16.7%7.1%9.6%23.3%7.3%16.0%
35Hunter Henry44.0%64.6%-20.6%20.0%7.8%12.2%29.7%7.4%22.3%
36Noah Fant43.3%49.6%-6.3%3.4%8.5%-5.0%0.4%4.2%-3.7%
37Kylen Granson42.5%44.4%-1.9%11.1%10.0%1.1%12.8%7.4%5.4%
38Geoff Swaim41.7%37.5%4.2%0.0%6.9%-6.9%0%2.2%-2.2%
39Daniel Bellinger41.2%35.2%5.9%20.0%9.0%11.0%11.1%3.6%7.6%
40Jordan Akins38.5%19.0%19.5%5.7%4.3%1.4%5.7%3.7%2.0%
41Cameron Brate37.7%60.5%-22.8%15.4%12.5%2.9%17.4%11.3%6.1%
42Giovanni Ricci36.8%23.4%13.4%0.0%2.7%-2.7%0%1.3%-1.3%
43Durham Smythe34.2%36.1%-1.8%0.0%4.4%-4.4%0%1.8%-1.8%
44Joe Fortson32.5%19.2%13.3%2.9%2.2%0.8%2.7%1.9%0.8%
45Mason Schreck28.2%7.2%21.0%2.9%0.7%2.1%1.0%0.2%0.8%
46Colby Parkinson20.0%30.2%-10.2%10.3%5.4%5.0%5.8%6.7%-1.0%
47Johnny Mundt14.6%28.0%-13.4%2.9%6.1%-3.2%0.1%1.7%-1.6%
48Ian Thomas10.5%35.9%-25.4%8.3%10.6%-2.3%3.6%8.8%-5.2%


Links to RotoWire's Red Zone Stats

Wide Receivers

Tight Ends

Rushing Stats


Year-to-Date Leaderboards

Wide Receivers

 TgtRoutesTPRRYPRRAYaDOTRt DepthRecYardsTDEZ TgtDrops
1Cooper Kupp5416532.7%2.444247.810.042402342
2Davante Adams4716129.2%1.8047210.010.426290370
3Marquise Brown4517525.7%1.944409.811.330339221
4Tyreek Hill4312634.1%3.7944510.312.131477212
5Justin Jefferson4216026.3%2.463909.311.828393252
6CeeDee Lamb4213331.6%2.1746411.112.223288212
7Stefon Diggs4114228.9%2.8644110.811.431406440
8Ja'Marr Chase4117223.8%1.7042710.412.625293263
9Garrett Wilson3913928.1%1.8340310.311.420255272
10A.J. Brown3812231.1%3.3143911.612.325404131
11Curtis Samuel3716222.8%1.351594.39.026219211
12Diontae Johnson3713228.0%1.5740911.114.223207011
13Chris Olave3613327.1%2.5266118.316.321335110
14Christian Kirk3613227.3%2.483208.99.920327312
15Brandin Cooks3614025.7%1.543229.011.720215130
16Jaylen Waddle3511729.9%3.2639311.213.621381323
17Courtland Sutton3513925.2%2.4743912.613.024343151
18DK Metcalf3512827.3%2.2240311.515.023284161
19Tyler Lockett3412327.6%2.4639311.611.827302010
20Amon-Ra St. Brown339933.3%2.561925.87.323253333
21Drake London328736.8%2.6633210.413.418231210
22Mike Williams3115919.5%1.6237612.113.918258231
23Amari Cooper3112025.8%1.9035611.512.320228222
24DJ Moore2912623.0%1.102598.911.513138110
25Tee Higgins2811524.3%2.7432911.711.220315220
26Deebo Samuel2810426.9%2.37762.77.018246101
27Michael Pittman2812722.0%1.761826.58.920224121
28Adam Thielen2815917.6%1.392729.711.321221110
29Noah Brown2711723.1%2.3430111.112.118274120
30DeVonta Smith2712721.3%2.0933612.413.318266121
31Terry McLaurin2717115.8%1.4642615.813.614250121
32JuJu Smith-Schuster2711822.9%1.902258.39.119224001
33Corey Davis2615117.2%1.7342116.214.515261221
34Mack Hollins2515516.1%1.7632112.813.217273141
35Elijah Moore2518513.5%1.0435714.314.215192000
36Russell Gage2511721.4%1.301124.58.221152110
37Josh Reynolds2413417.9%1.8132813.713.417243240
38Greg Dortch2414616.4%1.401174.97.021204101
39Romeo Doubs2410522.9%1.751556.411.619184211
40Zay Jones249525.3%1.821576.511.119173140
41Sterling Shepard248528.2%1.812329.711.313154101
42Donovan Peoples-Jones2411321.2%1.2525210.510.612141031
43Brandon Aiyuk2310921.1%1.6424210.512.314179100
44Marquez Valdes-Scantling2312218.9%1.3824910.811.713168011
45Rashod Bateman228825.0%2.7631214.213.211243212
46Robbie Anderson2212118.2%1.4424811.313.312174100
47Michael Thomas229922.2%1.7322610.312.716171330
48Joshua Palmer2214115.6%1.131707.710.514159120
49Jahan Dotson2215714.0%0.9735616.213.712152441
50Mike Evans219522.1%2.4727813.311.316235340
51Nico Collins2111418.4%1.8230014.312.511207010
52Jerry Jeudy2110120.8%1.8123411.211.811183212
53Jarvis Landry219921.2%1.7022410.712.415168010
54Isaiah McKenzie219422.3%1.631286.18.915153311
55Robert Woods208922.5%1.881969.811.113167110
56George Pickens2012016.7%1.3933816.915.011167011
57Richie James208922.5%1.741788.99.115155002
58Chase Claypool2013015.4%0.6121010.512.11179001
59Tyler Boyd1914413.2%1.4021811.511.012202220
60Jakobi Meyers195932.2%2.5421011.110.813150000
61Marvin Jones1912415.3%0.8427114.310.611104122
62Nelson Agholor189119.8%2.4723212.913.314225100
63DJ Chark1810217.6%0.9632818.215.2798131
64Allen Robinson1815911.3%0.6019010.610.8995161
65Allen Lazard179018.9%1.9322413.111.312174220
66Ashton Dulin175928.8%2.5420912.313.011150010
67DeVante Parker1611813.6%1.6030919.316.18189130
68Ben Skowronek1614011.4%1.001438.911.412140001
69Treylon Burks167521.3%1.7218811.814.510129011
70Darnell Mooney167820.5%1.5524115.114.48121001
71K.J. Osborn1613012.3%0.9116710.511.611118111
72Hunter Renfrow166923.2%1.16553.48.01080001
73Jauan Jennings156124.6%1.521137.610.6893002
74DeAndre Carter1411512.2%1.4416111.59.911166110
75Gabe Davis1413210.6%1.0517112.212.88138112
76Devin Duvernay137617.1%2.2615311.812.712172340
77Alec Pierce137018.6%2.0118414.212.87141021
78Chris Godwin135523.6%1.71604.67.51094000
79Jamison Crowder136619.7%0.911199.110.8660000
80Scotty Miller135722.8%0.6717513.411.1438000
81Shi Smith139613.5%0.381038.09.9436001
82A.J. Green139314.0%0.311158.910.2529011
83Randall Cobb127316.4%2.0514512.110.810150000
84Kendrick Bourne125024.0%2.7615713.012.69138000
85Chris Moore129312.9%1.16877.212.48108002
86Parris Campbell121378.8%0.66655.410.6990000
87Breshad Perriman126717.9%1.3320016.614.0689130
88Mecole Hardman128314.5%0.8612210.213.0871101
89Equanimeous St. Brown116915.9%1.2513212.013.3486110
90Trent Sherfield117215.3%1.0711010.010.9877000
91Kyle Philips113135.5%2.29857.711.1771001
92Olamide Zaccheaus105418.5%3.2213513.513.210174100
93David Sills108511.8%0.73909.013.7662000
94Christian Watson104223.8%1.21828.214.6651000
95Demarcus Robinson105916.9%0.69959.514.1541120
96Jamal Agnew92536.0%2.9210411.610.6673200
97Julio Jones73917.9%1.9514320.414.9476001
98Skyy Moore52025.0%3.057114.212.2361010

Tight Ends (YTD)

1Tyler Higbee3813528.1%1.811353.66.826244033
2Mark Andrews3611631.0%2.2441011.411.324260342
3Travis Kelce3412427.4%2.602938.68.126322342
4Zach Ertz3115520.0%1.171906.17.422181243
5T.J. Hockenson3012124.8%2.162287.69.418261322
6Pat Freiermuth3010329.1%2.172207.39.318223120
7Tyler Conklin2914320.3%1.341284.47.821192112
8Gerald Everett2611223.2%1.882027.88.016211201
9Darren Waller2412918.6%1.3626711.110.816175133
10David Njoku2310222.5%1.971245.47.818201131
11Kyle Pitts228027.5%1.8832114.611.910150010
12Hayden Hurst2111618.1%0.90793.87.414104110
13Logan Thomas2011717.1%0.911537.79.013106100
14Irv Smith209022.2%1.011185.97.81091111
15Dallas Goedert1910318.4%2.33432.38.516240101
16Cameron Brate199819.4%1.021316.97.511100011
17Juwan Johnson1710416.3%1.1218610.910.49116020
18Dawson Knox1711215.2%0.99995.87.612111000
19Robert Tonyan167222.2%1.47533.38.513106100
20Evan Engram1611114.4%0.89925.89.31399010
21Dalton Schultz168718.4%0.92754.78.1980000
22Kylen Granson157520.0%1.40755.07.211105001
23Mo Alie-Cox147917.7%1.63775.57.610129211
24Harrison Bryant146521.5%1.251128.08.7981010
25Will Dissly125920.3%1.97625.29.412116310
26Ian Thomas124626.1%1.85675.56.2685001
27Jonnu Smith114623.9%1.26413.77.0758000
28Noah Fant116915.9%0.81444.08.91056100
29Isaiah Likely115619.6%0.91696.38.7551010
30John Bates114425.0%0.77282.57.3634002
31Pharaoh Brown105617.9%1.29494.97.9772000
32Mike Gesicki107213.9%0.99727.27.8871110
33Austin Hooper106116.4%0.79787.89.1548010
34Albert Okwuegbunam107413.5%0.61323.29.8645002
35Daniel Bellinger94320.9%1.84242.75.6879101
36O.J. Howard93823.7%1.8912614.010.0572200
37Johnny Mundt94619.6%1.48171.97.1768002
38George Kittle94818.8%1.08556.17.6652010
39Hunter Henry98211.0%0.50788.710.0541000
40Foster Moreau83821.1%1.95455.68.4674000
41Cole Kmet86212.9%0.90384.87.6556001
42Tommy Tremble84020.0%1.05556.98.3542001


Week 4 Injury Report


WR Keenan Allen (hamstring)

WR Michael Thomas (foot)

WRs Amon-Ra St. Brown (ankle) & DJ Chark (ankle)

WR Zay Jones (ankle)

WR Hunter Renfrow (concussion) + TE Foster Moreau (knee)

WR Jakobi Meyers (knee)

WRs Wan'Dale Robinson (knee) Kadarius Toney (hamstring)

WR A.J. Green (knee)

WR Sammy Watkins (IR - hamstring)

WR Van Jefferson (IR - knee)

TE Brevin Jordan (ankle)

TE Donald Parham (hamstring)


In-Game Injuries

WR Tee Higgins suffered a minor ankle injury.

WR Jahan Dotson injured his hamstring.

WR Treylon Burks injured his foot.

WR Rashod Bateman missed most of the fourth quarter wit ha foot injury.

WR Jamison Crowder suffered an ankle fracture.

WR Isaiah McKenzie entered concussion protocol.

WR Laviska Shenault hurt his hamstring

WR Kenny Golladay suffered a knee injury.

WR Quintez Cephus hurt his foot.

TE Cameron Brate entered concussion protocol.

TE Jonnu Smith suffered an ankle injury.


Waivers & Sleepers for Week 5

Limited to players rostered in half or less of Yahoo leagues.

Wide Receivers

Waivers, Pt. 1 — Potential Week 5 Starters/Streamers

  1. Michael Gallup - 41%
  2. George Pickens - 40%
  3. DeVante Parker - 28%
  4. Isaiah McKenzie - 47%
  5. Zay Jones - 28%
  6.   Donovan Peoples-Jones - 8%
  7. Josh Reynolds - 20%
  8. DJ Chark - 37%  
  9. Marquez Valdes-Scantling - 31%
  10. Corey Davis - 25%
  11. Noah Brown - 19%

Waivers, Pt. 2 — Bench Stashes

  1. Rondale Moore - 18% 
  2. Jameson Williams - 27%
  3. Jakobi Meyers - 43%
  4. Skyy Moore - 12% 
  5. Treylon Burks - 39%
  6. Alec Pierce - 5%
  7. Van Jefferson - 5%
  8. Khalil Shakir - 0% 
  9. Nico Collins - 21%


Tight Ends

Waivers, Pt. 1 — Potential Week 5 Starters/Streamers

  1. Hayden Hurst - 21%
  2. Robert Tonyan - 32%
  3. Evan Engram - 23%
  4. Tyler Conklin - 42%
  5. Logan Thomas - 24%

Waivers, Pt. 2 — Bench Stashes & Sleepers

  1. Mo Alie-Cox - 5%
  2. Cameron Brate - 4%
  3. Isaiah Likely - 4%
  4. O.J. Howard - 3%
  5. Tommy Tremble - 0%


Drops & Benchings


WR Jarvis Landry

WR Chase Claypool

WR Greg Dortch

TE Albert Okwuegbunam

TE Mike Gesicki

TE Austin Hooper

TE Cole Kmet



WR Joshua Palmer

WR Richie James

WR Russell Gage

TE Tyler Conklin


Game-by-Game Breakdowns

Dolphins (15) at  Bengals (27) 

 SnapsRtsR/DB W4R/DB '22TgtTgt Sh W4Tgt Sh '22AYTPRREZ TgtRec Yds
Tyreek Hill93.3%3694.7%85.7%1438.9%31.4%16338.9%1160
Jaylen Waddle85.0%3284.2%79.6%513.9%25.5%5215.6%039
Trent Sherfield65.0%2873.7%49.0%616.7%8.0%8721.4%055
Durham Smythe63.3%1334.2%36.1%00.0%4.4% 0.0%00
Mike Gesicki45.0%2257.9%49.0%411.1%7.3%3518.2%023
  • Sherfield replaced Cedrick Wilson (ribs/toe) as the No. 3 receiver and got twice as many targets as Wilson had in the first three games combined.


 SnapsRtsR/DB W4R/DB '22TgtTgt Sh W4Tgt Sh '22AYTPRREZ TgtRec Yds
Ja'Marr Chase93.7%3297.0%99.4%618.8%26.5%10418.8%081
Tee Higgins76.2%2781.8%66.5%928.1%18.1%9033.3%0124
Tyler Boyd71.4%2575.8%83.2%515.6%12.3%6520.0%147
Hayden Hurst55.6%2369.7%67.1%412.5%13.5%417.4%027
Mitchell Wilcox50.8%721.2%12.1%13.1%1.9%314.3%018
Devin Asiasi25.4%412.1%4.6%13.1%0.6%1925.0%00
  • Hurst played 75% and 81% of snaps the first two weeks and piled up 15 targets, but he's seen only six targets on 38% and 56% of snaps the past two weeks while playing through a groin injury.
    • He did score his first TD of the year Thursday night, and his snap share somewhat rebounded from a mere 38% four days earlier.


Vikings (28) at Saints (25) 

 SnapsRtsR/DB W4R/DB '22TgtTgt Sh W4Tgt Sh '22AYTPRREZ TgtRec Yds
Adam Thielen97.0%4097.6%97.0%926.5%19.0%6922.5%072
Justin Jefferson95.5%3995.1%97.6%1338.2%28.6%12633.3%1147
K.J. Osborn84.8%3482.9%79.3%25.9%10.9%95.9%06
Irv Smith63.6%2561.0%54.9%411.8%13.6%2816.0%023
Johnny Mundt27.3%614.6%28.0%12.9%6.1%016.7%00
  • Smith finished at only 3-23-0 but did get a season high for snap share.
  • Jefferson bounced back. And he scored a TD on an end-around as a bonus on top of 147 receiving yards.


 SnapsRtsR/DB W4R/DB '22TgtTgt Sh W4Tgt Sh '22AYTPRREZ TgtRec Yds
Marquez Callaway96.5%2996.7%31.4%621.4%5.0%9020.7%053
Chris Olave70.2%2480.0%85.3%725.0%25.9%13329.2%167
Adam Trautman64.9%1033.3%26.9%310.7%2.9%1330.0%037
Jarvis Landry63.2%2170.0%63.5%27.1%15.1%69.5%07
Juwan Johnson49.1%1860.0%66.7%414.3%12.2%4322.2%033
  • Olave put up another solid game (67 yards and a TD) in Andy Dalton's first start of the year, with route/target/AY shares right in line with the season-long numbers. 
    • Michael Thomas (foot) was inactive, along with Jameis Winston (back) and Alvin Kamara (ribs).
    • Olave is 17th among WRs in target share and fifth in AY share, and he still leads the league in air yards by nearly 200. Start him every week, even when Thomas is back, though the target share could dip down toward 20% eventually if the Saints get healthier. Even then he'd likely be a WR3 for fantasy.
  • Johnson peaked at 78% snap share in Week 2, before dropping to 68% last week and now 49%.
  • Tre'Quan Smith (concussion) played but only as the No. 3 receiver (six routes), after topping 100 yards the previous week.


Jets (24) at Steelers (20) 

 SnapsRtsR/DB W4R/DB '22TgtTgt Sh W4Tgt Sh '22AYTPRREZ TgtRec Yds
Elijah Moore89.6%3489.5%91.6%411.8%13.8%5711.8%053
Tyler Conklin80.6%2463.2%70.8%514.7%16.0%3420.8%052
Garrett Wilson77.6%3386.8%68.8%617.6%21.5%4018.2%041
Corey Davis73.1%2668.4%74.8%720.6%14.4%9626.9%074
C.J. Uzomah46.3%1334.2%18.8%00.0%0.6%00.0%00
  • Wilson's snap and route shares were season highs, while his yardage was a season low. 
  • Conklin had a decent receiving line (3-52-0) but he's lost some snaps/routes the past couple weeks compared to the first two weeks when Uzomah was injured.
    • One of Zach Wilson's TDs went through Conklin's hands. Conklin has three drops and two fumbles this year, and the Jets are paying Uzomah just as much money. You wonder if they'll keep giving Conklin so much playing time...
  • The final 30 seconds of the first half was about as "Jets" as it gets... come on now, fellas.
    • This game had it all. Interceptions, fumbles, muffed punts, spectacularly failed trick plays, and, most memorably... a roughing the passer penalty on a hail mary that was intercepted by the defense and then had a meaningless 15-second return with multiple laterals, before the penalty gave the ball back to the offense with a chance for a (successful) 59-yard FG. J-E-T-S!
  • Davis put up 5-74-1 and now is averaging 3.8 catches for 65.3 yards and 0.5 TDs per game. His target share isn't impressive, but he gets shots downfield and has been catching enough of them.
    • Among 95 WRs with double-digit targets, Davis has the sixth-deepest aDOT (16.2). Teammate Elijah Moore is 10th (14.2). Garrett Wilson is middle of the pack (58th, 10.3).


 SnapsRtsR/DB W4R/DB '22TgtTgt Sh W4Tgt Sh '22AYTPRREZ TgtRec Yds
Diontae Johnson88.3%2896.6%96.4%416.0%29.4%3614.3%111
Pat Freiermuth75.0%2379.3%75.2%936.0%23.8%6839.1%085
Chase Claypool71.7%2586.2%94.9%28.0%15.9%578.0%00
George Pickens70.0%2379.3%87.6%832.0%15.9%16134.8%0102
Zach Gentry60.0%931.0%16.1%14.0%2.4%-211.1%02
  • Kenny Pickett attempted 12 passes, with Pickens (4-73-0) and Freiermuth (3-36-0) both drawing four targets. Diontae Johnson saw two (2-11-0), while Claypool and Gentry got one apiece.
  • Johnson sunk to four targets (and 11 yards) after double digits each of the first four weeks. He's still at 29.4% TS for the season, and only 10 WRs have more targets.
  • Pickens had season highs across the board. He's progressed each week in terms of his receiving lines... 1-3-0 then 1-23-0 then 3-39-0 and now 6-102-0.
    • The rookie's snap share has been 70-85% each week. He already had a full-time role and now is starting to get targets.
  • Freiermuth finished with 7-85-0 on nine targets, setting a career high for receiving yardage for the second time this year (he had 75 yards Week 1, after never reaching 60 in a game last year).
    • Freiermuth ranks fourth among tight ends in target share, and his 7.3 aDOT is up from 5.8 as a rookie.


Browns (20) at Falcons (23) 

 SnapsRtsR/DB W4R/DB '22TgtTgt Sh W4Tgt Sh '22AYTPRREZ TgtRec Yds
David Njoku91.5%3186.1%77.3%720.0%18.7%5122.6%173
Amari Cooper85.9%3494.4%90.9%411.4%25.2%5511.8%19
Donovan Peoples-Jones84.5%3186.1%85.6%925.7%19.5%11929.0%171
Harrison Bryant67.6%2261.1%49.2%617.1%11.4%2827.3%018
David Bell26.8%1130.6%36.4%38.6%4.1%5927.3%035
  • Njoku put up 5-73-0, after 9-89-1 the week before. He was quiet the first two weeks, but he's had an every-down role all year and now has the receiving stats we'd expect of a talented athlete with that role. His 18.7% target share isn't superstar range, by any means, but it'll keep him in play as a mid-to-low TE1 if he maintains it throughout the year.
    • Njoku is seventh among TEs in target share and eighth in AY share, plus 11th in route share (with a season high in Week 4).
  • In classic Cooper fashion, he now has two games with more than 23 PPR points and two games with less than five. I'm glad I only have him in best ball leagues this year, even if the "inconsistency" narrative has been overblown (which I'm now contributing to... oops).
  • Peoples-Jones made a diving catch at the 1-yard line in the second quarter, then got wide open downfield on the next drive but was overthrown by Jacoby Brissett
    • DPJ finished with 5-71-0 and almost had a much bigger day. 
    • Peoples-Jones now ranks 33rd among WRs in target share and 36th in AY share.


 SnapsRtsR/DB W4R/DB '22TgtTgt Sh W4Tgt Sh '22AYTPRREZ TgtRec Yds
Parker Hesse87.3%1050.0%40.0%15.6%4.3%1710.0%022
Drake London80.0%1995.0%82.9%738.9%34.0%6536.8%117
Kyle Pitts61.8%1365.0%76.2%422.2%23.4%5930.8%025
Olamide Zaccheaus56.4%840.0%51.4%211.1%10.6%3325.0%055
KhaDarel Hodge32.7%735.0%21.9%15.6%7.4%2314.3%00
  • Marcus Mariota attempted a season-low 19 passes and completed only seven of them. His attempts have dropped with each passing week... 33 > 26 > 20 >19. He'll throw more Week 5 at Tampa Bay, but success is another matter against that defense.
  • London is second in the NFL in target share. Pitts ranks fifth among tight ends.
    • Pitts lost playing time the past two weeks, playing 67% and 62% of snaps after 84% and 93% in the first two games. Some of that is the difference between negative and neutral/positive game script, but it also seems Pitts' blocking is costing him playing time... most of those plays are runs but some end up being passes.


Jaguars (21) at Eagles (29) 

 SnapsRtsR/DB W4R/DB '22TgtTgt Sh W4Tgt Sh '22AYTPRREZ TgtRec Yds
Christian Kirk95.7%2696.3%94.3%939.1%27.9%7334.6%060
Marvin Jones93.5%2696.3%88.6%14.3%14.7%73.8%00
Evan Engram73.9%1970.4%79.3%14.3%12.4%125.3%016
Tim Jones56.5%1037.0%9.3%14.3%0.8%-310.0%00
Jamal Agnew37.0%1555.6%17.9%626.1%7.0%6140.0%050
  • Zay Jones (ankle) was inactive, and while Tim Jones took a lot of his usual snaps, it was Agnew who really stepped up with six targets on only 15 routes and a pair of TDs (4-50-2).
    • Zay probably won't be out long, but it's worth remembering Agnew if Kirk misses time and the Jags need a slot guy. Agnew had some decent outings in that role last year.
  • The Jags ran only 46 plays in this game, while the Eagles had 50 rush attempts. Philly was completely dominant after the first quarter.


 SnapsRtsR/DB W4R/DB '22TgtTgt Sh W4Tgt Sh '22AYTPRREZ TgtRec Yds
Dallas Goedert89.6%2592.6%78.0%625.0%16.2%624.0%072
DeVonta Smith85.7%2696.3%96.2%416.7%23.1%3615.4%017
A.J. Brown84.4%2488.9%92.4%729.2%32.5%8129.2%095
Quez Watkins59.7%1555.6%62.9%14.2%3.4%66.7%00
  • Goedert oddly has seen almost nothing but short targets this year, with his 3.2 aDOT ranking last among tight ends, a huge drop from 8.2 last year. He also has the most YAC, with 210 being second to Austin Ekeler among all players. The 13.1 YAC average isn't sustainable, but neither is Goedert's complete lack of downfield chances. His average route depth (8.5 yards) is still within normal range for a tight end, so there is some hope for more downfield chances. It's something to keep an eye on as the season progresses.
  • The Eagles had twice as many rush attempts (50) as passes (25). Their passing game has been extremely efficient, but with the defense and rushing attack also working well the Eagles haven't been pass-heavy.


Seahawks (48) at Lions (45) 

 SnapsRtsR/DB W4R/DB '22TgtTgt Sh W4Tgt Sh '22AYTPRREZ TgtRec Yds
Tyler Lockett77.8%2686.7%88.5%827.6%26.2%12330.8%191
DK Metcalf74.6%2790.0%92.1%1034.5%26.9%15337.0%1149
Will Dissly74.6%1756.7%42.4%413.8%9.2%2623.5%139
Noah Fant58.7%1343.3%49.6%13.4%8.5%17.7%02
Marquise Goodwin42.9%1343.3%51.1%00.0%6.2% 0.0%00
Colby Parkinson34.9%620.0%30.2%310.3%5.4%1950.0%028
Dee Eskridge27.0%620.0%14.4%13.4%3.1%316.7%010
  • Dissly scored a TD and ran more routes than Fant, though both were still around 50 percent... not enough for fantasy relevance outside two-TE or TE-premium leagues.
  • Metcalf finally had a big game, bathroom break and all. He and Lockett are nearly dead-even for usage stats this year, including air yards and aDOT, though Metcalf's average route depth is much deeper (15.0 to 11.8 - btw, those stats are now included in the large WR/TE stat tables labelled 'Year-to-Date Stats' above)


 SnapsRtsR/DB W4R/DB '22TgtTgt Sh W4Tgt Sh '22AYTPRREZ TgtRec Yds
T.J. Hockenson86.2%3485.0%77.6%1231.6%20.5%12435.3%2179
Josh Reynolds84.6%3792.5%85.9%821.1%16.4%8521.6%281
Tom Kennedy81.5%3280.0%20.5%513.2%3.4%6715.6%054
Kalif Raymond50.8%2562.5%26.3%513.2%5.5%10220.0%138
Quintez Cephus46.2%1640.0%12.8%25.3%1.4%812.5%09
  • Hockenson and Reynolds took advantage of Amon-Ra St. Brown and DJ Chark being sidelined by ankle injuries. 
    • The 8-179-2 showing from Hockenson was his first game with 100 yards since Week 1 of his rookie season (2019).
  • In the first half, Cephus actually tied Hockenson for the lead in snap share (83%), with Kennedy and Reynolds both at 72% and Raymond only at 19%.
    • Cephus hurt his foot in the third quarter, which allowed Raymond to get 78% of post-halftime snaps. (Reynolds took 92%, and Kennedy 87%).


Bills (23) at Ravens (20) 

 SnapsRtsR/DB W4R/DB '22TgtTgt Sh W4Tgt Sh '22AYTPRREZ TgtRec Yds
Gabe Davis98.4%3697.3%96.0%38.8%11.5%258.3%013
Stefon Diggs95.2%37100.0%79.8%617.6%25.5%8716.2%062
Dawson Knox75.8%2670.3%62.9%617.6%10.6%5923.1%040
Isaiah McKenzie50.0%2054.1%52.8%617.6%13.0%2830.0%021
Khalil Shakir24.2%924.3%10.1%25.9%2.5%922.2%023
  • Jamison Crowder saw four targets on eight routes before leaving with a fractured ankle. He'll likely miss the rest of the season, creating a big opportunity for McKenzie, who left Sunday's game with a concussion.
    • The Bills also have fifth-round rookie Shakir and Jake Kumerow, who missed Week 4 with a high ankle sprain he suffered Week 3.
      • Shakir had 92 and 59 receiving yards the first two weeks of the preseason.
  • Davis and Knox handled their normal roles after being listed as questionable. 
    • You do wonder if the ankle is impacting Davis, who has only 14 targets in three games and just 50 yards since his 4-88-1 showing in the season opener.


 SnapsRtsR/DB W4R/DB '22TgtTgt Sh W4Tgt Sh '22AYTPRREZ TgtRec Yds
Mark Andrews95.3%31100.0%92.8%517.9%31.9%4716.1%115
Devin Duvernay64.1%2167.7%60.8%517.9%11.5%4323.8%151
Demarcus Robinson57.8%1754.8%47.2%310.7%8.8%1317.6%010
Rashod Bateman43.8%1858.1%70.4%621.4%19.5%3533.3%017
Isaiah Likely35.9%1651.6%44.8%00.0%9.7% 0.0%00
  • Bateman dropped three passes and missed most of the second half with a foot injury. He did play 71% of snaps in the first half, as did Duvernay.
    • Duvernay still hasn't seen more than five targets in a game this year, but he's certainly been efficient and should get more volume if Bateman misses time.
      • That said, Duvernay played only 56% of snaps in the second half, compared to 81% for Demarcus Robinson. I wouldn't trust any of them, and I'm not sure how much I trust Bateman given that his usage is so far behind Andrews and so much of his production came on one huge play (the 75-yard slant he housed against Miami).
  • The Bills did good work against Andrews, who had a TD called back for a push-off.


Chargers (34) at Texans (24) 

 SnapsRtsR/DB W4R/DB '22TgtTgt Sh W4Tgt Sh '22AYTPRREZ TgtRec Yds
Mike Williams94.0%40100.0%93.5%1129.7%19.6%11627.5%1120
DeAndre Carter68.7%3075.0%67.6%38.1%8.9%2710.0%016
Gerald Everett68.7%2562.5%65.9%616.2%16.5%6124.0%061
Joshua Palmer56.7%2460.0%82.9%12.7%13.9%244.2%025
Tre' McKitty50.7%1127.5%30.6%12.7%3.2%39.1%04
Michael Bandy26.9%1025.0%5.9%25.4%1.3%4320.0%049
  • Keenan Allen (hamstring) missed another week, but Palmer nonetheless saw his playing time slip, after getting 10 of 11 snaps in the first quarter.
    • After the first quarter, Palmer played only 49% of snaps, well behind Carter (75%).


 SnapsRtsR/DB W4R/DB '22TgtTgt Sh W4Tgt Sh '22AYTPRREZ TgtRec Yds
Brandin Cooks77.4%3384.6%91.5%720.0%25.9%4721.2%157
Nico Collins77.4%2974.4%74.5%514.3%15.1%10017.2%082
O.J. Howard77.4%2461.5%24.8%514.3%6.5%7420.8%027
Chris Moore56.6%2256.4%60.8%25.7%8.6%89.1%00
Jordan Akins35.8%1538.5%19.0%25.7%4.3%1413.3%033
Mason Schreck32.1%1128.2%7.2%12.9%0.7%39.1%00
  • Howard played more than three-quarters of snaps, after seeing 31% or less in each of Houston's first three games.
    • However, he finished with only 2-27-0 on five targets, and took only 39% of snaps on third down.
      • He did play 87% of the early down snaps.


Bears (12) at Giants (20) 

 SnapsRtsR/DB W4R/DB '22TgtTgt Sh W4Tgt Sh '22AYTPRREZ TgtRec Yds
Cole Kmet98.3%2382.1%74.7%315.0%12.5%-613.0%016
Equanimeous St. Brown95.0%2485.7%83.1%210.0%17.2%248.3%09
Darnell Mooney86.7%2589.3%94.0%525.0%25.0%10720.0%094
Dante Pettis58.3%2071.4%69.9%315.0%6.3%4415.0%10
  • Mooney put up 4-94-0 on five targets, showing he's still a downfield threat. But he still has all the same problems, namely being stuck in a run-heavy, incompetent offense.


 SnapsRtsR/DB W4R/DB '22TgtTgt Sh W4Tgt Sh '22AYTPRREZ TgtRec Yds
David Sills70.5%1164.7%69.7%213.3%10.0%1318.2%05
Darius Slayton62.3%1058.8%14.8%213.3%2.0%5320.0%011
Chris Myarick60.7%317.6%10.7%00.0%2.0% 0.0%00
Tanner Hudson60.7%1376.5%50.8%213.3%5.0%2215.4%018
Daniel Bellinger59.0%741.2%35.2%320.0%9.0%1442.9%023
Kenny Golladay39.3%847.1%37.7%16.7%6.0%1412.5%00
Richie James32.8%952.9%73.0%320.0%20.0%2033.3%09
  • James seemingly dropped from No. 1 on the WR depth chart the previous week to third/fourth in Sunday's game.
    • Sills and Golladay saw more snaps in the first half, and then Sills and Slayton got more work when Golladay left with a knee injury.
  • There's certainly an opportunity for someone, anyone, to step up here. Maybe Wan'Dale Robinson (knee) or Kadarius Toney (hamstring) if either is ever healthy?


Commanders (10) at Cowboys (25) 

 SnapsRtsR/DB W4R/DB '22TgtTgt Sh W4Tgt Sh '22AYTPRREZ TgtRec Yds
Terry McLaurin95.8%4193.2%90.5%615.0%16.2%9214.6%115
Curtis Samuel80.3%3886.4%85.7%717.5%22.2%5018.4%138
Logan Thomas76.1%3170.5%61.9%615.0%12.0%1719.4%019
Jahan Dotson59.2%2556.8%83.1%410.0%13.2%8616.0%143
John Bates38.0%1125.0%23.3%615.0%6.6%854.5%019
Dyami Brown28.2%1738.6%14.3%410.0%2.4%7023.5%06
  • Brown filled in for an injured Dotson as the No. 3 receiver. The 2021 third-round pick struggled last year and managed only six yards on four targets this past Sunday.


 SnapsRtsR/DB W4R/DB '22TgtTgt Sh W4Tgt Sh '22AYTPRREZ TgtRec Yds
CeeDee Lamb94.7%28100.0%97.1%830.8%33.1%10528.6%097
Dalton Schultz89.5%2278.6%82.0%311.5%16.5%1713.6%00
Noah Brown78.9%2175.0%85.4%623.1%21.3%8028.6%061
Michael Gallup61.4%2382.1%16.8%311.5%2.4%3813.0%124
  • Simi Fehoko, Kavontae Turpin and Jalen Tolbert combiend for four routes with Gallup back in the lineup. It was Gallup, Brown and of course CeeDee Lamb dominating WR snaps for Dallas on Sunday.
  • Gallup scored a TD and finished second on the team in route share, though he was targeted only three times in his season debut.
    • Note that Brown still had a near-full-time role.
  • Schultz handled a full workload in his first game back from injury, though like Gallup he was targeted just three times.


Titans (24) at Colts (17) 

 SnapsRtsR/DB W3R/DB '22TgtTgt Sh W3Tgt Sh '22AYTPRREZ TgtRec Yds
Geoff Swaim75.0%1041.7%37.5%00.0%6.9% 0.0%00
Robert Woods75.0%2083.3%79.5%419.0%19.8%2420.0%130
Treylon Burks65.4%1875.0%67.0%314.3%15.8%2516.7%014
Nick Westbrook-Ikhine63.5%1458.3%61.6%00.0%8.9% 0.0%00
Austin Hooper36.5%1354.2%54.5%14.8%9.9%37.7%04
  • Burks is expected to miss time with turf toe, temporarily opening up Westbrook-Ikhine for more snaps, though this passing game has simply been fruitless so far.


 SnapsRtsR/DB W3R/DB '22TgtTgt Sh W3Tgt Sh '22AYTPRREZ TgtRec Yds
Michael Pittman88.9%3587.5%95.0%616.7%23.1%2917.1%231
Mo Alie-Cox68.3%2357.5%46.7%616.7%9.3%3226.1%085
Parris Campbell66.7%2767.5%81.1%411.1%8.0%2014.8%043
Alec Pierce46.0%1640.0%52.0%616.7%10.7%9137.5%080
Kylen Granson44.4%1742.5%44.4%411.1%10.0%3123.5%062
Ashton Dulin27.0%1230.0%34.9%38.3%11.3%1825.0%018
Jelani Woods23.8%1127.5%18.9%12.8%2.7%159.1%033
  • Alie-Cox ran more routes than usual and exploded for 6-85-2 on six targets, but he still played only 54% of snaps in 11 personnel and 57% on third down.
    • That's not to totally throw water on MAC fans, but we need the performance to translate into a growing role. He won't put up many big games unless he keeps building on this usage.
  • Pierce put up 4-80-0. He hasn't gotten much buzz, but he's a rookie second-round pick with great measureables and great reports coming out of training camp. The Colts' passing game stinks so far, but they could give Pierce more of Campbell's snaps as the year moves along. Right now the playing time rotation is tough on everyone besides Pittman.


Cardinals (26) at Panthers (16) 

 SnapsRtsR/DB W3R/DB '22TgtTgt Sh W3Tgt Sh '22AYTPRREZ TgtRec Yds
Marquise Brown94.3%3193.9%95.1%1135.5%26.6%9135.5%088
Rondale Moore84.3%3193.9%-516.1%-4916.1%011
Zach Ertz80.0%3090.9%84.2%619.4%18.3%3620.0%047
Trey McBride41.4%618.2%5.4%39.7%1.8%1350.0%024
Greg Dortch35.7%1648.5%79.3%13.2%14.2%66.3%06
  • Moore had an every-down role in his season debut, though he caught just three of five targets for only 11 yards. The good news? Both his incomplete targets came on throws more than 20 yards downfield... something he rarely saw last year (those passes accounted for just four of his 70 targets as a rookie, per PFF).
  • Brown got double-digit targets for a third straight week and scored more than a dozen PPR points for a fourth consecutive game to start the season, including two in a row now with 20-plus.
  • Dortch was merely the No. 3 receiver with Moore back, and even lost some of those snaps to Isabella.... who then was released Tuesday. 
    • Dortch didn't get a single snap in 12 personnel, which accounted for 30 of Arizona's 73 snaps in this one.
  • McBride, the second-round pick, got a good bit of  playing time, but mostly a blocker (six routes, three targets). Ertz still dominated the routes (30), and put up 6-47-1 on six targets.


 SnapsRtsR/DB W3R/DB '22TgtTgt Sh W3Tgt Sh '22AYTPRREZ TgtRec Yds
DJ Moore96.1%3694.7%98.4%1130.6%25.7%7930.6%050
Robbie Anderson96.1%38100.0%94.5%513.9%19.5%5813.2%026
Shi Smith74.5%3386.8%75.0%25.6%11.5%136.1%00
Giovanni Ricci47.1%1436.8%23.4%00.0%2.7% 0.0%00
Tommy Tremble41.2%1950.0%31.3%616.7%7.1%5231.6%034
  • TE Ian Thomas played 12 snaps in the first quarter and only two the rest of the day. He'd played at least 62% in each of Carolina's first three games. An injury seems likely, though not certain.
    • Tremble got six targets, and caught three for 34 yards, but he split snaps with the H-back Ricci still.
  • Moore finally got No. 1 volume after three straight games with six targets, but he was held to 6-50-0 plus an 11-yard carry. He's played all but five of Carolina's offensive snaps this season... which has been 61 or fewer each week because the offense can't keep possessions going.


Patriots (24) at Packers (27) 

 SnapsRtsR/DB W3R/DB '22TgtTgt Sh W3Tgt Sh '22AYTPRREZ TgtRec Yds
DeVante Parker96.6%25100.0%92.9%210.0%13.8%138.0%024
Hunter Henry84.5%1144.0%64.6%420.0%7.8%3136.4%013
Nelson Agholor65.5%2288.0%71.7%420.0%15.5%4918.2%046
Lil'Jordan Humphrey53.4%832.0%29.9%15.0%3.4%-212.5%09
Kendrick Bourne44.8%1664.0%39.4%315.0%10.3%2318.8%023
  • Jakobi Meyers (knee) missed a second week, and the Patriots ended up turning to third-string rookie QB Bailey Zappe after Brian Hoyer was forced out of the game. Not what they envisioned pre-season.
  • Jonnu Smith left with an ankle injury, but Henry nonetheless spent much of his day blocking, often kept in on pass plays. Still, a Smith absence would open the door a nudge for Henry.


 SnapsRtsR/DB W3R/DB '22TgtTgt Sh W3Tgt Sh '22AYTPRREZ TgtRec Yds
Allen Lazard95.8%3391.7%90.0%825.0%19.0%10824.2%0116
Romeo Doubs95.8%3494.4%73.4%825.0%19.0%8923.5%147
Robert Tonyan43.7%2055.6%50.3%26.3%12.7%1710.0%022
Randall Cobb33.8%1747.2%51.0%412.5%9.5%5823.5%042
Christian Watson25.4%719.4%29.4%39.4%7.9%2942.9%08
  • Lazard and Doubs both had every-down roles, with the former putting up 116 yards and the latter catching a TD (but then dropping another from 40 yards out late in the fourth quarter).
    • Both look startable, though perhaps risky.
  • Watson scored on an end-around, but he was merely the No. 4 WR in terms of snaps, running 10 fewer routes than even Randall Cobb.


Broncos (23) at Raiders (32) 

 SnapsRtsR/DB W3R/DB '22TgtTgt Sh W3Tgt Sh '22AYTPRREZ TgtRec Yds
Courtland Sutton93.8%28100.0%97.2%729.2%28.0%7425.0%152
Jerry Jeudy87.5%2796.4%70.6%520.8%16.8%4918.5%053
Eric Saubert75.0%2485.7%32.9%28.3%4.8%338.3%025
Kendall Hinton54.2%1967.9%44.8%312.5%4.0%5615.8%039
Eric Tomlinson47.9%621.4%14.0%00.0%0.8% 0.0%00
  • TE Albert Okwuegbunam played one snap on offense. Saubert took over, at least for now, seeing two targets on 86% route share. Rookie TE Greg Dulcich (hamstring) still isn't ready, and now the Broncos don't have a running back they can trust not to fumble or drop the ball... everything points to running the offense through Sutton and Jeudy, right?


 SnapsRtsR/DB W3R/DB '22TgtTgt Sh W3Tgt Sh '22AYTPRREZ TgtRec Yds
Mack Hollins95.9%36100.0%93.9%516.7%17.2%7413.9%033
Davante Adams94.6%3597.2%97.6%1343.3%32.4%10737.1%1101
Darren Waller79.7%3083.3%78.2%516.7%16.6%7216.7%024
Keelan Cole64.9%2877.8%34.5%00.0%2.8% 0.0%00
  • Cole again filled in for Renfrow (concussion) as the No. 3 receiver, albeit with zero targets on 28 routes.
  • Waller had slight gains for route and snap share with Moreau sidelined, yet saw only five targets and finished with 24 yards.


Chiefs (31) at Buccaneers (41) 

 SnapsRtsR/DB W3R/DB '22TgtTgt Sh W3Tgt Sh '22AYTPRREZ TgtRec Yds
Travis Kelce80.5%3485.0%82.1%1029.4%24.5%5429.4%092
Marquez Valdes-Scantling68.8%3075.0%80.8%514.7%16.5%6216.7%163
JuJu Smith-Schuster62.3%2972.5%78.1%823.5%19.4%4227.6%046
Noah Gray57.1%1127.5%28.5%12.9%5.0%129.1%00
Mecole Hardman48.1%1742.5%55.0%12.9%8.6%-35.9%04
Joe Fortson28.6%1332.5%19.2%12.9%2.2%77.7%010
Skyy Moore28.6%1127.5%13.2%411.8%3.6%5636.4%131
  • Moore played 22 snaps on offense, after 23 snaps in the first three games combined. He caught two passes for 31 yards on four targets, and avoided any turnovers on special teams after a brutal Week 3 as a punt returner.
  • MVS caught a deep ball but then dropped a TD shortly thereafter. Classic. He's still in search of his first game with double-digit PPR points, and has seen 4-7 targets in each contest.


 SnapsRtsR/DB W3R/DB '22TgtTgt Sh W3Tgt Sh '22AYTPRREZ TgtRec Yds
Mike Evans89.8%4992.5%81.0%1019.2%18.8%13720.4%3103
Chris Godwin81.4%4584.9%67.0%1019.2%16.5%5822.2%059
Cade Otton66.1%2750.9%23.5%47.7%3.9%2414.8%029
Russell Gage61.0%3362.3%72.2%47.7%16.4%2712.1%024
Cameron Brate35.6%2037.7%60.5%815.4%12.5%6040.0%132
Julio Jones30.5%1732.1%48.0%23.8%8.9%4311.8%07
  • Jones was the odd man out in terms of playing time, not Gage, though knee soreness for Jones may have been a factor. Either way, it was like the good ol'days with Tom Brady heavily targeting Mike Evans (103 yards, two TDs) and Chris Godwin (who handled 85% route share in his first game back from a hamstring injury).
    • Jones saw 32% route share and two targets as the No. 4 receiver.
  • Brate was targeted eight times on 20 routes before exiting with a concussion and handing things over to Otton, a fourth-round rookie.
    • Brate played 73% of snaps in the first half. He could have some value when he comes back from the concussion.
  • Target shares for only Week 1 + 4, games where the Bucs were relatively healthy:
    • Evans - 17 (21.5%)
    • Godwin - 13 (16.5%)
    • Brate - 11 (13.9%)
    • Fournette - 9 (11.4%)
    • Jones - 7 (8.9%)
    • White - 7 (8.9%)
    • Gage - 6 (7.6%)


Rams (9) at 49ers (24) 

 SnapsRtsR/DB W3R/DB '22TgtTgt Sh W3Tgt Sh '22AYTPRREZ TgtRec Yds
Cooper Kupp100.0%55100.0%99.4%1939.6%36.2%10834.5%1122
Allen Robinson98.6%5498.2%95.8%612.5%12.1%7911.1%27
Tyler Higbee93.2%4581.8%81.3%1429.2%25.5%5031.1%173
Ben Skowronek87.7%4785.5%84.3%36.3%10.7%316.4%033
  • We may just have to accept that Higbee, not Robinson, is the No. 2 pass catcher here. In my case, I'll accept it with glee, having drafted the former often and the latter barely at all across a couple hundred best ball teams :)
    • Higbee has more than twice as many targets as Robinson, though the Rams have been looking A-Rob's way in the end zone.


 SnapsRtsR/DB W3R/DB '22TgtTgt Sh W3Tgt Sh '22AYTPRREZ TgtRec Yds
George Kittle93.9%2177.8%80.0%416.0%16.7%3019.0%124
Brandon Aiyuk91.8%2696.3%94.8%416.0%22.1%215.4%037
Deebo Samuel79.6%2592.6%90.4%728.0%26.9%1328.0%0115
Charlie Woerner38.8%518.5%13.9%14.0%1.0%1820.0%00
Jauan Jennings36.7%1140.7%53.0%416.0%14.4%3136.4%022
Ray-Ray McCloud18.4%518.5%25.2%312.0%7.7%2860.0%06
  • Snap/Route shares are normal all-around, and it likely would've been a rough night for all the SF pass catchers if not for Deebo's incredible play to take a short pass to the end zone.
  • Kittle's snap and route shares are fine. He's not losing that many snaps to pass blocking; he's just not being targeted on a ton of routes, and the Niners aren't chucking it around. Kittle will still have a few big games this year, but it might require negative game script. He had a lot of stinkers in Niners wins even last year.


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Jerry was a 2018 finalist for the FSWA's Player Notes Writer of the Year and DFS Writer of the Year awards. A Baltimore native, Jerry roots for the Ravens and watches "The Wire" in his spare time.
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