There's a classic football saying, “you can't make the club from the tub." Well, in fantasy football it's hard to win the strap if your players aren't getting the snaps. This week, I'm jumping all over the place to hit a number of players at various positions. Here are a baker's dozen of players that are being impacted significantly by a shift in their snaps. 

Wide Receivers

Arizona Cardinals

Prior to their bye week, the Arizona Cardinals elected to keep speedy wide receiver John Brown active for their Week 8 contest against the Cleveland Browns. The call was made despite a nagging hamstring injury that made Brown a game-time decision. Perhaps held back in the event of an emergency situation at wideout, Brown was kept off the field entirely and did not play a single snap. Fast forward to last Sunday night against the Seattle Seahawks, Brown was on the field for more than 66 percent of the team's offensive snaps. However, even after Michael Floyd suffered a hamstring injury of his own, Brown was only targeted three times and did not manage a reception. This week Arizona will again be in the Sunday night slot. This time they'll be playing host to the Cincinnati Bengals. Should Floyd be unavailable and John Brown remains limited, Jaron Brown becomes an interesting play. The other Brown is coming off a season-high five targets, three receptions, and 38 yards despite playing 19 percent of the snaps.

Buffalo Bills

During a monster performance against the Miami Dolphins in Week 9, Sammy Watkins reeled in all eight of his targets for a season-high 168 yards and a touchdown. This came despite playing just 60 percent of the snaps due to an ankle injury. That following Thursday against the New York Jets, Watkins saw the field for nearly 90 percent of the snaps. The box score only shows three catches for 14 yards, but Watkins beat Darrelle Revis on a number of occasions. He failed to hook up on a big play to start the game and was charged with two drops on the evening. Even though Watkins has scored in half of the games in which he's played, it's been a season slowed by injury and inconsistent play. However, Watkins is now healthy and looking to gain some traction against the New England Patriots on Monday night.

Philadelphia Eagles

One week after Jordan Matthews reemerged with nine catches for 133 yards and a winning touchdown against the Dallas Cowboys, he only managed three catches on five targets for 21 yards versus the Dolphins. Even more puzzling is how the wide receivers of the Philadelphia Eagles were deployed. After coming out of the bye week and using Matthews for more than 82 percent of the plays in Week 9, he dropped to 60.4 percent. Meanwhile, Nelson Agholor returned from an ankle injury to play 55.2 percent of the snaps. Riley Cooper jumped from playing just nine snaps in Week 9 to 54.2 percent of the snaps. Miles Austin dropped from nearly 88 percent to close to 48 percent. Finally, Josh Huff dropped from nearly 69 percent to almost 45 percent. Last year as a rookie, Matthews was at his best when Mark Sanchez was the starting quarterback. Frustrated owners can only hope for a repeat as Sam Bradford sits with a separated shoulder and concussion.

New Orleans Saints

Willie Snead came into last week's game against the Washington Redskins listed as probable due to a knee injury. Not only was Snead targeted just one time among the 28 pass attempts by Drew Brees, he's also seen his snap percentage drop each of the last three weeks. In Week 8 against the Giants, Snead played more than 87 percent of the snaps en route to catching six balls for 70 yards and two touchdowns. In Week 9 against the Titans, he caught six more passes and played nearly 79 percent of the snaps. Last week, that percentage dropped to under 67 percent. In fact, seldom used veteran Marques Colston played two more snaps than Snead. Clearly, this upcoming bye week comes at a good time for Snead to get healthy and for the erratic Saints offense to regroup.

Baltimore Ravens

After trading for him back in early October, the Baltimore Ravens have continued to get Chris Givens more and more involved. In Week 7 against the Cardinals, he only played 17 percent of the snaps. The following week facing the San Diego Chargers, that figure jumped to nearly 50 percent of the snaps and resulted in a season-high 57 yards for Givens. Coming out of their Week 9 bye, the Ravens promoted Givens to the starting lineup and put him out there for nearly 70 percent of the snaps last week against the Jacksonville Jaguars. He was targeted a total of seven times, converting four into catches, highlighted by his first touchdown in a Ravens uniform. We've yet to really see it develop, but Givens has the speed to get downfield for Joe Flacco to flex his big arm. For those into chasing narratives, this week is a meeting against Givens' former team, the St. Louis Rams.

Running Backs

Miami Dolphins

Does Lamar Miller need to watch his back? If you take away those two big consecutive games against the lowly Tennessee Titans and Houston Texans, that sharp 4.9 yards per carry average plumets to a very poor 3.1 YPC. Meanwhile, rookie Jay Ajayi has only carried the ball 11 times in two games since coming off the IR-designated to return list due to broken ribs suffered during the preseason finale. Ajayi recorded long runs of 23 and 24 yards in those two games, respectively. Miller doesn't have a 20-yard run this season outside of the two aforementioned blowouts. Miller is still productive as a receiver and is finding the end zone, but hasn't been as good a runner as his season-long averages currently suggest. After playing seven snaps in his debut, Ajayi saw a dozen snaps last week. He's certainly flashed enough thus far to see that number continue to climb.

New England Patriots

Neither one did much in the game, although it's still worth mentioning the snap counts for James White and Brandon Bolden as the New England Patriots look to replace Dion Lewis. On the road against the New York Giants, starter LeGarrette Blount was on the field nearly 51 percent of the time and handled all but two of the carries given to the running backs. White played 38 percent of the snaps. He ran once for five yards and caught his only target for six yards. Bolden ran for negative yards on his only rushing attempt and did catch the lone target sent in his direction. White is clearly the guy to own, but it remains to be seen if he'll get the same kind of running and receiving play that was afforded to Lewis.