Post-Bye Red Zone Report

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Touching the ball in the Red Zone is helpful when trying to score a TD in the NFL. In fantasy football, touchdowns are valuable commodities. Therefore, you want to make sure the players on your fantasy football teams are involved in the Red Zone. Here is the Post-Bye Red Zone Report, a look at the teams and players with the most Red Zone opportunities through 12 weeks of the NFL season.

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.

Most Team RZ Opportunities

These are the teams that have run the most plays inside the RZ. These are offenses that you want to target in fantasy football pickups.

1. New England Patriots – 131

2. Baltimore Ravens – 113

3. Los Angeles Chargers – 109

4. Cleveland Browns – 106

T5. Green Bay Packers – 105

T5. San Francisco 49ers – 105

T7. Dallas Cowboys – 103

T7. Minnesota Vikings – 103

8. New Orleans Saints – 99

9. Seattle Seahawks – 98

10. Kansas City Chiefs – 96

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Fewest Team RZ Opportunities

These are the teams that have run the fewest plays inside the RZ. When struggling to decide who among your players that you should drop, consult this list and consider letting go of players from these teams.

32. Tennesse Titans – 60

31. New York Jets – 61

30. Miami Dolphins – 64

29. Washington – 66

28. Pittsburgh Steelers – 67

27. Buffalo Bills – 70

26. Cincinnati Bengals – 74

25. Chicago Bears – 75

T23. Houston Texans – 77

T23. New York Giants – 77

 

Highest % of Team’s RZ Opportunities

1. Christian McCaffrey CAR – 59.8%

2. Ezekiel Elliott DAL – 52.4%

3. Josh Jacobs OAK – 49.4%

4. Leonard Fournette JAX – 46.9%

5. Nick Chubb CLE – 42.5 %

6. Derrick Henry TEN – 41.7%

7. Dalvin Cook MIN – 40.8%

8. Todd Gurley LAR – 38.0%

9. Le’Veon Bell NYJ – 37.7%

10. Chris Carson SEA – 36.7%

 

Most Carries Inside the 5-Yard Line

These are the most-used goal-line backs in the NFL so far during the 2019 season.

  1. Dalvin Cook MIN – 19

T2. Christian McCaffrey CAR – 15

T2. David Montgomery CHI – 15

4. Nick Chubb CLE – 13

T5. Josh Jacobs OAK – 12

T5. Aaron Jones GB – 12

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T5. Sony Michel NE – 12

8. Mark Ingram BAL – 11

T9. Ezekiel Elliott DAL – 10

T9. Frank Gore BUF – 10

T9. Jordan Howard PHI – 10

 

Most RZ Targets

1. Julian Edelman NE – 20

2. Michael Thomas NO – 19

3. Jarvis Landry CLE – 18

T4. Keenan Allen LAC – 16

T4. Mike Evans TB – 16

T4. Travis Kelce KC – 16

T4. Tyler Lockett SEA – 16

T4. James White NE – 16

9. Auden Tate CIN – 15

T10. Evan Engram NYG – 14

T10. George Kittle SF – 14

T10. Cooper Kupp LAR – 14

 

Most RZ Carries – QB

Rank. Player TEAM – Total RZ Carries (Carries Inside the 5-Yard Line)

1. Lamar Jackson BAL – 15 (4)

2. Kyler Murray ARI – 12 (1)

3. Josh Allen BUF – 7 (2)

4. Deshaun Watson HOU – 6 (4)

T5. Tom Brady NE – 5 (5)

T5. Dak Prescott DAL – 5 (2)

T5. Carson Wentz PHI – 5 (3)

Thank you for reading Post-Bye Red Zone Report. Be sure to check out Full Press Coverage for more great fantasy football content.

– Kyle Senra is the managing editor for the Full Press Fantasy Sports. He covers the NFL. Like and follow on and Facebook.

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