Usage Notes: Week 12
The Bills basically used four receivers on Thursday: Gabriel
Davis (90%), Stefon
Diggs (78%), Isaiah
McKenzie (73%) and Khalil
St. Brown (87%), Kalif
Raymond (76%) and D.J.
Chark (73%) played the bulk of the snaps at receiver for
the Lions. Josh
Reynolds (11%) and Tom
Kennedy (6%) also saw action.
Dallas went with a tight rotation at receiver this week and
a lot of two-TE sets: CeeDee
Lamb (80%), Michael
Gallup (76%) and Noah
Brown (45%) saw the most action.
The Giants wide receiver rotation included five players with
Robinson out. Darius
Slayton (84%), Isaiah
Hodgins (70%), Richie
James (70%), Kenny
Golladay (30%) and Marcus
As usual, the Patriots used five wide receivers including
Bourne and Tyquan
The Vikings used a tight rotation at receiver. Justin
Jefferson (97%), Adam
Thielen (93%) and K.J.
Osborn (57%) were the top three. Jalen
Reagor (3%) was the only other receiver to play a snap.
Johnson stepped into the third receiver role for the Broncos
this week playing on 70% of the snaps behind Courtland
Sutton (93%) and Kendall
Only three receivers played offense for the Panthers: D.J.
Moore (97%), Terrace
Marshall Jr. (62%) and Laviska
Godwin (96%) and Julio
Jones (62%) were the clear top three receivers for Tampa
Bay this week. Breshad
Perriman (12%) and Scotty
Miller (4%) played in a backup role.
The Browns are set at the top three receiver spots with Amari
Cooper (92%), Donovan
Peoples-Jones (96%) and David
The uninspiring Ravens receiving corps featured Devin
Duvernay (78%), Demarcus
Robinson (60%), James
Proche (19%) and DeSean
The top the Jaguars wire are set in stone. Christian
Kirk (91%), Zay
Jones (91%) and Marvin
The Texans used four wide receivers this week: Brandin
Cooks (74%), Nico
Collins (75%), Chris
Moore (59%) and Phillip
(59%) cramped up in this game which led to a reduced role. The
Dolphins also jumped out to a huge lead which led to limited
playing time for Jaylen
Waddle (62%) and Trent
Sherfield (61%). Cedrick
Wilson (43%) and River
Cracraft (33%) picked up the slack.
Mooney (32%) injured his ankle in this game and may miss
the rest of the season. Expect Chase
Claypool (67%) to move into a more prominent role. Equanimeous
St. Brown and Dante
Pettis both played 40% of the snaps.
Wilson (83%) played the most snaps of any Jet receiver this
Davis (68%), Elijah
Moore (35%), Denzel
Mims (29%) and Braxton
Berrios (25%) played complementary roles.
Boyd (76%) and Trenton
Irwin (74%) were the top three receivers for the Bengals
Washington used five receivers this week. Terry
McLaurin (82%), Curtis
Samuel (60%), Jahan
Dotson (61%), Dyami
Brown (23%) and Cam
played 86% of the snaps for Atlanta. 2-29-0 on four targets.
Brown returned to a full-time role, playing 97% of the snaps.
Hopkins (74%), A.J.
Green (53%) and Robbie
Anderson (42%) rounded out the rotation.
The Chargers relied on three receivers this week with Mike
Williams out. Keenan
Allen (89%), Josh
Palmer (96%) and DeAndre
Carter (80%). Michael
Bandy played just 2 snaps.
As usual, the Raiders relied on three receivers: Davante
Adams (100%), Mack
Hollins (96%) and Keelan
Goodwin (45%) filled the third receiver role for the Seahawks
behind DK Metcalf
(91%) and Tyler
Robinson inactive, the Rams used Van
Jefferson (87%), Ben
Skowronek (63%), Tutu
Atwell (52%), Brandon
Powell (48%) and Lance
Smith-Schuster (38%) was eased back into action this week
Watson (84%) played the most snaps of any Chiefs receiver.
Valdes-Scantling (58%) had a reduced role while we saw more
of Skyy Moore
The Saints used five receivers: Chris
Olave (67%), Jarvis
Landry (56%), Rashid
Shaheed (53%), Kevin
White (32%) and Tre'Quan
Watson is locked into a full-time role, playing 92% of the
snaps in Green Bay, right next to Allen
Lazard (100%). Randall
Cobb works out of the slot, playing 45% of the snaps.
played 83% of the snaps for Philadelphia behind A.J.
Brown (96%) and DeVonta
Michael Pittman Jr. played every snap. Parris Campbell (88%),
Alec Pierce (70%) and Ashton Dulin (34%) made up the three-man
Diontae Johnson (96%) and George Pickens (78%) are the only
viable fantasy receivers for Pittsburgh.
played 78% of the snaps for Buffalo with Quintin
Morris (23%) playing roughly a quarter of the snaps.
The Lions split TE snaps between three players: Brock
Wright (68%), James
Mitchell (24%) and Shane
Zylstra (24%). None of the them are fantasy worthy.
Dallas split their tight end work between Dalton
Schultz (84%), Jake
Ferguson (48%), Peyton
Hendershot (27%) and Sean
The Giants used Lawrence
Cager (44%) and Tanner
Hudson (22%) at tight end. Neither are playable.
played 71% of the snaps for New England while Jonnu
Smith played just 29%.
played 80% of the snaps for Minnesota. His backup Johnny
Mundt played 54%.
played 87% of the snaps for the Broncos.
Tampa Bay used three tight ends this week including Cade
Otton (52%), Cameron
Brate (51%) and Ko
was back to his normal role, playing 81% against the Bucs. Harrison
Bryant (27%) and Pharaoh
Brown (17%) were also in the mix.
(61%) filled in nicely for Isaiah
Likely who was out with injury. Mark
Andrews played 85% and dropped an easy TD in the back of
played 81% of the snaps for the Jaguars.
(53%) and Teagan
Quitoriano (59%) played the most snaps for the Texans while
(20%) was third in the pecking order.
Miami used two tight ends this week: Mike
Gesicki (54%) and Durham
played every snap for the Bears.
(79%) and C.J.
Uzomah (76%) continue to split snaps for the Jets.
played 66% of the snaps for the Bengals.
The Titans have a three-man committee at tight end including
Swaim (54%) and Chigoziem
Similarly, the Commanders used three tight ends: Logan
Thomas (71%), John
Bates (58%) and Cole
With Kyle Pitts
out, the Falcons used a committee at tight end including McCole
Pruitt (56%), Parker
Hesse (61%) and Anthony
played 79% of the snaps. He caught one pass for one yard.
Everett only played 58% of the snaps for the Chargers. Too
many others were involved including Tre' McKitty (39%), Richard
Rodgers (11%) and Stone
Once again, Foster
Moreau played every snap for the Raiders.
(62%) and Will
Dissly (74%) continue to cancel each other out.
A role reduction for Tyler
Higbee who played just 59% of the snaps this week. Brycen
Hopkins played 41%.
The Chiefs played three tight ends: Travis
Kelce (83%), Noah
Gray (66%) and Jody
played 49% of the snaps for New Orleans with Adam
Trautman (61%) and endzone threat Juwan
Johnson playing 47%.
played just 51% of the snaps for the Packers.
played 80% of the snaps for the Eagles, but the position doesn’t
seem to be as fantasy relevant with Dallas
Goedert out. Grant
Calcaterra played 29% while Tyree
Jackson played just 6%.
Kylen Granson was inactive for the Colts which allowed Jelani Woods (64%) to have a breakout game (8-98-0). Mo Alie-Cox played
34% of the snaps.
Pat Freiermuth played 71% of the snaps while Zach Gentry played
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