2020 NFL Draft Guide: Studying Red Zone Targets
Matt Selz teaches you to not just pay attention to target numbers but also the value of knowing red zone targets.
Everyone loves to watch the Red Zone channel on Sunday’s and cut out all the plays that get the teams to the part of the field where scoring really happens. So if everyone thinks that the only part of an NFL Sunday that really matters is the part where the teams are inside the 20 yard line, why don’t fantasy players pay more attention to that part of the field when drafting to begin with?
Touchdowns are notoriously tricky to project from year-to-year, even for the stud players, just take DeAndre Hopkins for example, over the last four seasons, despite playing at least 15 games in all of them and keeping the yards per catch between 11.2 and 14.4, he’s varied between four and 13 touchdowns in that span. However, they are still big parts of putting up winning weeks in fantasy football as the six points you get for each one really boost your point totals in a hurry. Studying who does what in the Red Zone can up your chances of getting those scores on your team week-in-and-week-out....