2020 NFL Draft Guide: Red Zone Consistency
Matt Selz takes a look at red zone consistency and which players you should be targeting in drafts for your fantasy football teams.
Red isn’t associated with good things typically. In the red is to be in debt. The red button in the movies is always the bomb or explosion trigger. The only two times in sports that red is associated with good things is when a golfer is in the red, or under par, or when a football team makes it to their opponents red zone. The red zone is even named after the dangerous connotation that that area of the field has for the defense in football and not the opportunity it presents for the offense. Think about it, if it was named after the opportunity the offense had, it would be called the green zone or the touchdown zone or the scoring zone or the money zone since that’s where a majority of the scoring plays in a football game happen.
In a previous Draft Guide piece, Studying Red Zone Targets, we talked about just how many scores throughout the season come from that part of the field; hint: it’s a lot. With fantasy football being so touchdown-dependent for putting up the winning...