A big factor in determining fantasy football production is touchdowns. Ths purpose of this article is to identify which players have the most chances at getting the football close to the end zone, and thus the best chances at scoring a touchdown. Here is Red Zone Report Week 10.
A Red Zone Opportunity is any rushing attempt or target that a player receives within 20 yards of an opponent’s end zone. Special attention will be paid to carries from inside the 5-yard line.
For the remainder of this article, the words Red Zone will be replaced with RZ.
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New York Jets
Le’Veon Bell received all 4 RZ rushing attempts, including 2 runs from inside the 5-yard line. Sam Darnold got the only other Jets week 10 RZ carry and it was also from inside the 5. Jamison Crowder had both of the Jets RZ targets from week 10.
Lamar Jackson got the only Ravens RZ carry in week 10, and it happened to be from inside the 5-yard line. Mark Andrews led the way in RZ targets with 2, while Marquise Brown and Hayden Hurst received 1 apiece.
Joe Mixon saw 4 RZ rushing attempts, with 1 coming from inside the 5-yard line. Giovani Bernard had the only other Bengals RZ run in week 10. Tyler Eifert, Stanley Morgan and Auden Tate all split the RZ targets evenly with 1 each.
Nick Chubb had half of the Browns week 10 RZ opportunities to himself. That included 7 RZ carries, with 6 of them coming inside the 5-yard line, and 1 RZ target. In his first game of the season, Kareem Hunt also got 1 RZ rushing attempt. Odell Beckham and Jarvis Landry tied for the team lead in week 10 RZ target with 3 apiece. Rashard Higgins had the only other RZ target.
Tony Brooks-James, Trey Edmunds and Jaylen Samuels each saw 1 RZ carry. The only difference was that Samuels’ attempt came from inside the 5-yard line. Also, Samuels received 1 RZ target. James Washington led the team in that category during week 10, getting his first 2 RZ targets of the season. JuJu Smith-Schuster had the Steelers only other RZ target.
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Marlon Mack had 3 RZ carries in week 10, compared to 2 for Jonathan Williams and 1 for Nyheim Hines. Hines also saw 2 RZ targets, behind only Eric Ebron who led the Colts with 4. Zach Pascal also had 2 RZ targets while Mo Alie-Cox, Jack Doyle, Marcus Johnson and Chester Rogers each received 1.
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Los Angeles Chargers
Melvin Gordon ran the football 7 times in the RZ, with 1 attempt coming inside the 5-yard line. Austin Ekeler saw the only other Chargers RZ carry in week 10, and it also came from inside the 5. In addition, Ekeler received 1 RZ target but was behind both Keenan Allen and Hunter Henry in that category as they each got 3. Other RZ targets went to Lance Kendricks and Derek Watt with 1 each.
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New York Giants
Green Bay Packers
Aaron Jones and Jamaal Williams each got 4 RZ rushing attempts in week 10. Jones saw 2 of those inside the 5-yard line, while Williams only had 1 in that area. Allen Lazard led the Packers with 3 RZ targets, while Davante Adams received 2 and Jimmy Graham got 1.
Dalvin Cook led the Vikings in week 10 RZ opportunities with 6 carries and 1 target. 4 of those runs came from inside the 5-yard line. Other RZ rushing attempts went to Alexander Mattison with 4 and C.J. Ham with 1. Ham had his run inside the 5. Kyle Rudolph and Irv Smith led the team in RZ targets with 2 each in week 10 while Stefon Diggs got 1.
Brian Hill led the Falcons in week 10 RZ carries with 4 and tied for the team lead in RZ targets with 2. Devonta Freeman also had 3 RZ opportunities (2 runs, 1 target). Austin Hooper was alongside Hill in RZ targets with 2 while Russell Gage and Julio Jones received 1 each.
Christian McCaffrey dominated in Panthers RZ opportunities in week 10 with 5 carries and 3 targets. 3 of his RZ runs came inside the 5-yard line. As for other RZ targets, D.J. Moore got 2 while Curtis Samuel had 1.
New Orleans Saints
Ted Ginn and Latavius Murray each saw 1 RZ rushing attempt in week 10. The only difference was that Murray received his inside the 5-yard line and he also got 1 RZ target. Speaking of RZ targets, Alvin Kamara and Michael Thomas tied for the team lead with 2, while Taysom Hill had 1.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Peyton Barber saw 2 RZ carries and they were both from inside the 5-yard line. Meanwhile, Ronald Jones had the only other Buccaneers RZ run during week 10. O.J. Howard led the team in RZ targets with 3, more than double his previous 2019 season total. Other RZ targets went to Chris Godwin with 2 and Mike Evans who saw 1.
David Johnson led the Cardinals in RZ opportunities with 2 carries and 1 target. Kenyan Drake had the only other RZ rushing attempt in week 10 for Arizona. The remaining RZ targets were split evenly between Pharoh Cooper, Larry Fitzgerald, Christian Kirk and KeeSean Johnson who received 1 apiece.