NFL Red Zone Report: Week 5
Matt Selz breaks down red zone performances and stats from across the NFL.
Week 5 had some impressive performances put up by teams and players alike, however how many of those performances were in the Red Zone and who shone through the brightest? That’s what we’re talking about in the Red Zone Report this week, so let’s dive in.
Red Zone Passing
Deshaun Watson , QB HOU – It’s hard to tell what’s more impressive at this point, his play on the field or his diagraming of the opponent’s defenses in the post-game interviews. His play in the field in Week 5 resulted in a 50-point outcome against the Falcons with six pass attempts in the Red Zone with three touchdowns. The passing attack is loaded for Houston with DeAndre Hopkins , Will Fuller , Keke Coutee , and the running backs out of the backfield and so weeks like this should be more frequent going forward and especially this week against the Chiefs.
Philip Rivers , QB LAC – Rivers has been a bit underwhelming this season so far with just seven touchdowns to his four interceptions. That rough start...