NFL Snap Counts Breakdown: Week 10
Andrew Cooper analyzes Week 10 snap counts for position battles across the NFL, and breaks down what should be expected going forward.
Post Week 10 is a decisive moment in most fantasy leagues. If your team hasn’t fallen and shattered on the rocks below yet, you’re either safely camped and waiting to attempt the summit, you’re still on the wall but making good pace, or you’re just barely clinging to a lower ledge. If you’re at the top, maybe you’re shedding your extra baggage at the trade deadline, looking for that one piece that will get you up and over. In the middle you’re likely playing it safe and simply trying to keep the course. And at the bottom you can’t really look ahead – one slip in the next couple weeks and it’s over so all that matters is the next ledge.
NFL teams are in a similar predicament as they are figuring out whether or not they’ve got a shot at glory. Every team needs to play their games but, in the modern days of analytics and strategy, not every team will approach it the same. Some teams will be safely cruising into the playoffs and possibly saving their bullets for bigger...