Jon Collins

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Touches and Targets: Week 12 NFL Review

At this point, the week to week trends can only tell us so much, with a 75% of a season’s worth of data in the books, but there are still notable weekly and recent usage changes that are worth dissecting… and, that’s what we do here after all. A breakdown of the box scores is …

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Touches and Targets: Week 11 NFL Review

As we do every week, we go beyond the high-level box score to look at workload and usage, trying to make the most of workload distribution around the NFL to inform your roster for the week ahead. Touches and Targets: Week 11 NFL Review Mark Ingram left early with a head injury, and Tim Hightower …

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Touches and Targets: Week 10 NFL Review

Each week, we take a deep dive into the box scores to provide some insight on workload distribution and what to make of it for the week that was. Ultimately, this is a view to rest of season player valuation with some insight into weekly waiver wire plays. With that in mind, this week’s top …

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Touches and Targets: NFL Week 8 Review

You know the deal by now… we’re digging into the box scores to take a look at touches, targets and opportunities to provide some context to big games that were, those that could have been, and duds that aren’t yet worth panicking over… along with those that are. With that, on to the bullets. Touches …

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Touches and Targets: Week 7 NFL Review

Another week is in the books, filled with its own shares of injury and underproduction that leads to a redistribution of targets and opportunities throughout the league. We’ll take a deeper look at all of the above, and any trends of note in assessing the meaning of another week’s worth of data. Touches and Targets: …

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Week 7 NFL Ranks

Just in time for Thursday and early Sunday decision making our Week 7 NFL Ranks are here. As always, check below for a brief discussion of some key areas where I differ from ECR. Week 7 NFL Ranks 2016 Fantasy Football Rankings powered by FantasyProsECR ™ – Expert Consensus Rankings Week 7 NFL Ranks Discussion …

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Touches and Targets: Week 6 NFL Review

Each week throughout the season we take a deeper dive into the box score to look at the playing time, opportunities and detail behind the box score in an effort to try to provide you with actionable fantasy advice. To that end, you won’t hear much in this space about Julio Jones‘ 10 target week …

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Week 6 NFL Ranks

With a (despite the Chargers’ record) somewhat intriguing Thursday Night game on the docket our Week 6 NFL Ranks are here just in time to prime you for tonight’s game with a look ahead to the weekend. Stay tuned for updates through kickoff. 2016 Fantasy Football Rankings powered by FantasyProsECR ™ – Expert Consensus Rankings …

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Touches and Targets: NFL Week 4 Review

Regular readers won’t need the introduction, but for the others… this weekly article takes a look at touches, targets and opportunities around the league in an effort to use that data to project future behavior. The final fantasy lines tell a part of the story, but there is a big difference in terms of stability …

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Week 4 NFL Ranks

Heading into week four you’ll note some significant changes as depth charts and available opportunities continue to be in flux throughout the league. Moreover, in our Week 3 Touches and Targets piece we noted a few defenses that have earned the label of must-avoid, or at least, downgrade through three weeks. Those are reflected in …

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