Usage Notes: Week 16
Kirk (81%) and Zay
Jones (79%) remain the top two wideouts for Jacksonville.
played 43% of the snaps.
Wilson (97%), Corey
Davis (97%) and Elijah
Moore (81%) are the clear top three receivers for the Jets.
- Drake London
played 78% of the snaps for Atlanta. Olamide
Zaccheaus (92%), Damiere
Byrd (44%) and KhaDarel
Hodge (20%) rounded out the rotation.
- The Ravens are extremely thin at the wide receiver position
Robinson (54%), Sammy
Watkins (33%) and DeSean
Jackson (29%) working as the top three.
- The Lions trotted out five receivers this week: Amon-Ra
St. Brown (83%), D.J.
Chark (74%), Josh
Reynolds (61%), Kalif
Raymond (32%) and Jameson
- D.J. Moore
Marshall Jr. play almost exclusively for the Panthers. Laviska
Shenault (35%) and Shi
Smith (21%) are used sparingly.
- The Bills wide receiver rotation remains consistent. Gabriel
Davis (89%) is on the field the most followed by Stefon
Diggs (67%), Khalil
Shakir (39%), Isaiah
McKenzie (36%) and Cole
- The Bears wide receivers are unplayable given the lack of
Pringle (86%), Dante
Pettis (73%), Velus
Jones Jr. (46%) and N'Keal
Harry (44%) were the top four.
- David Bell
(73%) was back in the No.3 role for the Browns behind Amari
Cooper (89%) and Donovan
- The depleted Saints receiving corps included Tre'Quan
Smith (61%), Marquez
Callaway (48%), Rashid
Shaheed (43%) and Keith
- Increased reps for Kadarius
Toney who saw a 30% snap rate behind JuJu
Smith-Schuster (83%), Justin
Watson (74%) and Marquez
Valdes-Scantling (43%). Skyy
Moore played on 21% of the snaps.
- With Tyler
Lockett out, the Seahawks used DK
Metcalf (91%), Marquise
Goodwin (51%), Laquon
Treadwell (86%), Penny
Hart (24%) and Dareke
Young (13%) at receiver.
- A tight WR for the Giants included Darius
Slayton (99%), Isaiah
Hodgins (97%) and Richie
Jefferson played every snap for Minnesota. Adam
Thielen (92%) and K.J.
Osborn (69%) were the only other receivers to see the field.
Irwin (45%) has worked himself into the Bengals’ wide receiver
rotation at the expense of Tyler
Boyd (51%). Ja’Marr
Chase (98%) and Tee
Higgins (88%) are in their normal roles.
- Jakobi Meyers
played every snap for the Patriots followed by Tyquan
Thornton (93%), Kendrick
Bourne (57%) and Nelson
Cooks returned to play 76% of the snaps alongside Chris
Moore (91%), Phillip
Dorsett (58%) and Amari
Burks returned from his concussion to play 82% of the snaps
Woods (95%) and Nick
- A tight rotation for Washington at receiver included Terry
McLaurin (93%), Jahan
Dotson (86%) and Curtis
- The 49ers wide receiver usage included Brandon
Aiyuk (96%), Jauan
Jennings (89%) and Ray-Ray
- T.Y. Hilton
got on the field for 16% of the snaps for Dallas behind CeeDee
Lamb (85%), Michael
Gallup (84%) and Noah
- The Eagles WR rotation remains consistent: A.J.
Brown (92%), DeVonta
Smith (93%), Quez
Watkins (72%) and Zach
Adams (96%), Mack
Hollins (94%) and Hunter
Renfrow (47%) played the most snaps at receiver for the
- The Steelers used Diontae
Johnson (88%), George
Pickens (81%), Steven
Sims (49%) and Miles
Boykin (21%) at receiver.
Watson (38%) left early in the third quarter with a hip
injury which allowed more work for Romeo
Doubs (61%). Allen
Lazard led the group, playing 89% of the snaps while Randall
Cobb played 49%.
- The Dolphins used five receivers including Tyreek
Hill (80%), Jaylen
Waddle (74%), Trent Scherfield (44%), Cedrick
Wilson (26%) and Braylon
Sutton returned from his hamstring injury and played 79%
of the snaps. Jerry
Jeudy (90%) and Freddie
Swain (75%) rounded out the top three receivers.
- The Rams used five receivers: Van
Jefferson (94%), Tutu
Atwell (69%), Brandon
Powell (62%), Austin
Trammell (14%) and Lance
- Greg Dortch
(76%) was featured in the short passing game by the Cardinals.
Hopkins (93%), Marquise
Brown (66%), A.J.
Green (26%) and Robbie
Anderson (7%) also were on the field.
- The Bucs used Mike
Evans (93%), Chris
Godwin (90%), Russell
Gage (53%) and Julio
Jones (27%) at receiver.
- As usual, Keenan Allen (84%), Mike Williams (85%) and Josh Palmer
(59%) did the heavy lifting at receiver for the Chargers. DeAndre Carter played 19% of the snaps.
- The Colts top three receivers were Michael Pittman Jr. (100%),
Parris Campbell (89%) and Alec Pierce (73%).
- Evan Engram
played 75% of the snaps and has seen 33 targets in his last
- Tyler Conklin
(71%) and C.J.
Uzomah (51%) continue splitting snaps for the Jets.
- The Falcons used three tight ends including MyCole
Pruitt (51%), Parker
Hesse (62%) and Anthony
- The Ravens ran a lot of multiple tight end sets with Mark
Andrews (81%), Josh
Oliver (81%), Isaiah
Likely (25%) and Nick
- The Lions tight end by committee was in full effect including
three touchdowns for Shane
Zylstra (44%). Brock
Wright (41%), James
Mitchell (29%) and Garrett
Griffin (15%) also saw the field.
- Dawson Knox
played 75% of the snaps for the Bills with Quintin
Morris (34%) filling the backup role.
- Cole Kmet
played 94% of the snaps for Chicago.
- A full-time role for David
Njoku, playing 97% of the snaps.
- The Saints used Adam
Trautman (74%), Juwan
Johnson (50%) and Taysom
Hill (46%) at tight end. Taysom had 9 rush attempts for
56 yards and a TD.
- Noah Gray
was on the field for 51% of the snaps behind Travis
- Tight end by committee continues for Seattle: Noah
Fant (55%), Colby
Parkinson (41%) and Will
Bellinger played 99% of the snaps for the Giants.
- T.J. Hockenson’s
monster day occurred while playing 90% of the snaps.
- With Hayden
Hurst out, the Bengals used Mitchell
Wilcox (65%) and Devin
- Hunter Henry
(5%) left early with a knee injury. As a result, Jonnu
Smith (57%) and Scotty Washington (39%) picked up the slack.
- The Texans split their tight end snaps between Jordan
Akins (55%), Brevin
Jordan (54%) and Teagan
- The Titans used four tight ends including Austin
Hooper (49%), Chigoziem
Okonkwo (46%), Geoff
Swaim (39%) and Kevin
- The three-man committee at tight end for the Commanders continues:
(71%), John Bates
(37%) and Cole
- George Kittle
played 90% of the snaps for San Francisco.
Schultz played 86% of the snaps for Dallas.
Goedert returned from the IR to play 94% of the snaps.
- Darren Waller
only played 40% of the snaps for the Raiders but was the clear
passing target over Foster
- The Steelers used three tight ends: Pat
Freiermuth (81%), Zach
Gentry (43%) and Connor
- The Packers used four tight ends: Robert
Tonyan (58%), Marcedes
Lewis (44%), Josiah
Deguara (29%) and Tyler
- For Miami, Durham
Smythe played 64% of the snaps while Mike
Gesicki played just 24%.
- Greg Dulcich
played 67% of the snaps for Denver.
- Tyler Higbee’s
monster day came on 91% of the snaps.
- Trey McBride
played 84% of the snaps for the Cardinals.
- Cade Otton
played 84% of the snaps for Tampa Bay, well ahead of Cameron
Brate (10%) and Ko
- The Chargers are incorporating more tight ends these days including
Gerald Everett (54%), Tre’ McKitty (46%), Donald Parham
(35%) and Stone Smartt (10%).
- Jelani Woods
(64%) and Mo-Alie
Cox (44%) handled tight end duties for the Colts.