October 7, 2010

Top Targets Through Week 4

Through four weeks of the NFL season, it’s become very clear that our preseason assessment of the tight end position was dead-on. NFL teams are relying more and more on the behemoths down the seams.

Look at the No. 2 most-targeted option in the game …

  • 1. Roddy White, ATL: 50
  • 2. Terrell Owens, CIN: 48
  • 3. Brandon Marshall, MIA: 45
  • 3. Reggie Wayne, IND: 45
  • 3. Larry Fitzgerald, ARI: 45
  • 6. Mark Clayton, STL: 41
  • 8. Austin Collie, IND: 39
  • 8. Calvin Johnson, DET: 39
  • 8. Chad Ochocinco, CIN: 39
  • 8. Anquan Boldin, BAL: 39
  • 12. Dallas Clark, IND: 38
  • 13. Steve Smith, NYG: 37
  • 13. Frank Gore, SF: 37
  • 15. Zach Miller, OAK: 34
  • 15. Wes Welker, NE: 34
  • 15. Jabar Gaffney, DEN: 34
  • 18. Hakeem Nicks, NYG: 33
  • 18. Antonio Gates, SD: 33
  • 20. Eddie Royal, DEN: 32
  • 20. DeSean Jackson, PHI: 32
  • 22. Santana Moss, WAS: 31
  • 22. Darrius Heyward-Bey, OAK: 31
  • 22. Jahvid Best, DET: 31
  • 22. Danny Amendola, STL: 31
  • 26. Dustin Keller, NYJ: 30
  • 26. Vernon Davis, SF: 30
  • 26. Tony Scheffler, DET: 30
  • 26. Brandon Pettigrew, DET: 30
  • 26. Louis Murphy, OAK: 30
  • 31. Andre Johnson, HOU: 29
  • 31. Malcom Floyd, SD: 29
  • 31. Miles Austin, DAL: 29
  • 34. Benjamin Watson, CLE: 28
  • 34. Mike Thomas, JAC: 28
  • 34. LeSean McCoy, PHI: 28
  • 34. Tony Gonzalez, ATL: 28
  • 38. Derrick Mason, BAL: 27
  • 38. Todd Heap, BAL: 27
  • 38. Jermaine Gresham, CIN: 27
  • 38. Marques Colston, NO: 27
  • 38. John Carlson, SEA: 27
  • 38. Davone Bess, MIA: 27
  • 44. Greg Jennings, GBL 26
  • 44. Brian Hartline, MIA: 26
  • 44. Jermichael Finley, GB: 26
  • 44. Donald Driver, GB: 26
  • 48. Steve Smith, CAR: 25
  • 48. Michael Crabtree, SF: 25
  • 48. Chris Cooley, WAS: 25
  • 51. Jeremy Shockey, NO: 24
  • 51. Harry Douglas, ATL: 24
  • 51. Josh Morgan, SF: 24
  • 54. Jason Witten, DAL: 24
  • 54. Kevin Walter, HOU: 23
  • 54. Darren McFadden, OAK: 23
  • 54. Jacoby Jones, HOU: 23
  • 54. Mike Sims-Walker, JAC: 23
  • 54. Nate Washington, TEN: 23
  • 60. Mike Williams, TB: 22
  • 60. Devery Henderson, NO: 22
  • 60. Brent Celek, PHI: 22
  • 60. Randy Moss, NE: 22
  • 64. Lee Evans, BUF: 21
  • 64. Greg Olsen, CHI: 21
  • 64. Legedu Naanee, SD: 21
  • 67. Roy E. Williams, DA: 20
  • 67. Jeremy Maclin, PHI: 20
  • 67. Mario Manningham, NYG: 20
  • 67. Aaron Hernandez, NE: 20
  • 67. Percy Harvin, MIN: 20
  • 67. Jerricho Cotchery, NYJ: 20
  • 67. Dez Bryant, DAL: 20
  • 67. Steve Breason, ARI: 20