NFL Target Analysis: Week 1
Steve Pimental breaks down all of the data and brings you the Target Analysis Report for Week 1.
After months of speculation about offenses and roles, we finally have a week’s worth of data with which to evaluate the NFL’s pass catchers. In case you are new to this article, each week we will look at the NFL Targets leader board, as well as highlight noteworthy target totals from the previous week. While the main focus is targets, we are sure to watch the players in an attempt to value those targets. After all, 10 targets for Keenan Allen will look vastly different than 10 targets for Tarik Cohen .
- We will get to some of the target leaders in a bit, but the most noteworthy target totals were the players who got fewer targets than expected. Tyler Lockett , Eric Ebron , Hunter Renfrow, Stefon Diggs , Jack Doyle , Anthony Miller , Dante Pettis , Adam Thielen , Will Fuller , Josh Gordon and Corey Davis all had three targets or fewer. I think we can split them into three different categories.
- Stefon Diggs and Adam Thielen will be just fine. They were...