Tom Dahlin/Viking Update

Week 16: Snaps, Targets & Fantasy Reactions

The Former No. 1 Fantasy Football Player in the World Mark Deming looks at which players saw heavy work loads in Week 16 of the NFL season.

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8 or More Targets

  • Will Tye - 8 targets - 5 for 23. 4.6 AVG. 60 Snaps/67% - Averaging 6 targets over last two games.
  • Delanie Walker - 8 targets - 3 for 23 & 1 TD. 7.7 AVG. 58 Snaps/82% - Seven TDs for Walker.
  • Devonta Freeman - 8 targets - 8 for 35. 4.4 AVG. 34 Snaps/54% - On pace for 50 grabs/1000 yards
  • Kenny Stills - 8 targets - 3 for 35 & 1 TD. 11.7 AVG. 59 Snaps/85% - TDs in 4 of 5 & 3 consecutive.
  • Tajae Sharpe - 8 targets - 3 for 48. 16 AVG. 35 Snaps/49% - Maybe next year Sharpe.
  • Kelvin Benjamin - 8 targets - 4 for 63 & 1 TD. 15.8 AVG - 1st double digit FF game in 3 weeks.
  • Julian Edelman - 8 targets - 5 for 89. 17.8 AVG - 47 targets in last four games.
  • Mike Evans - 8 targets - 7 for 97 & 1 TD. 13.9 AVG. 55 Snaps/90% - 21 AVG in home games.
  • Michael Thomas - 8 targets - 6 for 98. 16.3 AVG. 58 Snaps/82% - 16.6 DK AVG for rookie WR.
  • Tedd Ginn Jr. - 9 targets - 3 for 29. 9.7 AVG. 56 Snaps/81% - Four TDs in six games.
  • Demetrius Harris - 9 targets - 6 for 37 & 1 TD. 6.2 AVG. 50 Snaps/66% - Another TE threat in KC.
  • Rishard Matthews - 9 targets - 3 for 31 & 1 TD. 10.3 AVG. 67 Snaps/94% - Most overlooked WR….
  • Jermaine Kearse - 9 targets - 4 for 37 & 1 TD. 9.3 AVG. 66 Snaps/ 80% - Week 17 value vs SF.
  • Jeremy Kerley - 9 targets - 5 for 62. 12.4 AVG. 58 Snaps/77% - Consider GPP in week 17 vs AZ.
  • Brandin Cooks - 9 targets - 5 for 98. 19.6 AVG. 48 Snaps/68% - Cooks closing strong.
  • Kyle Rudolph - 9 targets - 6 for 53. 8.8 AVG. 75 Snaps/95% - solid season #’s in weak offense.
  • Tyrell Williams - 9 targets - 4 for 64 & 1 TD. 16.0 AVG. 56 Snaps/82% - 2017 WR1 in SD?
  • T.Y. Hilton - 9 targets - 4 for 105. 26.3 AVG. 50 Snaps/91% - TY playing big down the stretch.
  • Dontrelle Inman - 10 targets - 3 for 44. 14.7 AVG. 56 Snaps/82% - 2017 mid round target.
  • Devontae Booker - 10 targets - 6 for 44. 7.3 AVG - Mixed bag for Bookers rookie campaign.
  • Michael Crabtree - 10 targets - 7 for 90. 12.9 AVG.  39 Snaps/51% - Can Crab produce without Carr?
  • Sammy Watkins - 10 targets - 7 for 154 & 1 TD. 22.0 AVG. 84 Snaps/90% - Week 16 WR hero.
  • Charles Clay - 10 targets - 8 for 85 & 2 TDs. 10.6 AVG. 88 Snaps/95% - Week 16 TE hero.
  • Alshon Jeffery - 10 targets - 5 for 92. 18.4 AVG. 66 Snaps/96% - Week 17 home run WR.
  • Brandon LaFell - 10 targets - 6 for 130 & 1 TD. 21.7 AVG. 61 Snaps/97% - Dalton's guy with AJ out.
  • Sterling Shepard - 11 targets - 7 for 61 & 1 TD. 8.7 AVG. 88 Snaps/99% - NY Giants WR trio trending.
  • Dennis Pitta - 11 targets - 8 for 75. 9.4 AVG. 58 Snaps/77% - Undercover TE in week 17 play.
  • AB - 11 targets - 10 for 96 & 1 TD. 9.6 AVG. 54 Snaps/93% - Will AB slip to 5th pick in 17 seasonal?
  • JORDY - 11 targets - 9 for 154 & 2 TDs. 17.1 AVG. 56 Snaps/95% - League leader (14) in WR TDs.
  • Greg Olsen - 12 targets - 6 for 59. 9.8 AVG. 40 Snaps/58% - Olsen only played 58% of snaps on offense.
  • Allen Robinson - 12 targets - 9 for 147. 16.3 AVG. 62 Snaps/86% - A-Rob averages 9 targets vs Indy.
  • Victor Cruz - 13 targets - 8 for 84. 10.5 AVG. 53 Snaps/60% - Season-high 13 targets
  • Cameron Meredith - 12 targets - 9 for 135 and 1 TD. 15.0 AVG. 62 Snaps/90% - 26.95 AVG over 2.
  • Travis Kelce - 12 targets - 11 for 160 & 1 TD. 14.5 AVG. 70 Snaps/92% - 80 yard TD was money.
  • Antonio Gates - 13 targets - 8 for 94 & 1 TD. 11.8 AVG. 57 Snaps/84% - TE TD record.
  • Cody Core - 14 targets - 8 for 39. 4.9 AVG. 39 Snaps/62% - Who is Cody Core? And 14 targets?
  • Adam Thielen - 15 targets - 12 for 202 & 2 TDs. 75 Snaps/95% - His route/move on TD was fire.
  • Doug Baldwin - 19 targets - 13 for 171 & 1TD. 13.6 AVG. 77 Snaps/93% - 21.1 AVG in 8 home games.
  • Odell Beckham Jr. - 20 targets - 11 for 150. 13.6 AVG. 88 Snaps/99% - OBJ on five-game streak...

***No Jets, Eagles, Cardinals, Browns, Redskins, Rams, Texans had an 8 target player.

15 or More Carries

  • Latavius Murray - 15 for 40. 2.7 AVG.
  • Bilal Powell - 15 for 60. 4.0 AVG. 32 Snaps/57% - Expensive $6,500 week 17 price point.
  • Jacquizz Rodgers - 15 for 63 & 1 TD. 4.2 AVG. 37 Snaps/61% - Check week 17 TB RB injuries.
  • Paul Perkins - 15 for 68. 4.5 AVG. 34 Snaps/38% - This guy next year & 5th round steal for NY.
  • Dion Lewis - 16 for 52. 3.3 AVG. 27 Snaps/36% - Week 17 upside at 4k.
  • Isaiah Crowell - 16 for 54 & 2 TDs. 3.4 AVG. 38 Snaps/54% - Three 20+ and three 15+ games...
  • Ryan Mathews - 18 for 46. 2.6 AVG. 28 Snaps/50% - Did you know RM has 9 TDs?
  • Mark Ingram - 18 for 90 & 2 TDs. 5.0 AVG. 48 Snaps/68% - Week 16 steal at 5k.
  • Jordan Howard - 18 for 119. 6.6 AVG. 39 Snaps/54% - 19.5 home game average.
  • Robert Kelly - 19 for 76. 4.0 AVG. 34 Snaps/54% - Left with knee sprain in 3rd quarter.
  • LeGarrette Blount - 20 for 50 & 2 TDs. 2.5 AVG - LB leads NFL in rushing TDs with 17.
  • Le’Veon Bell - 20 for 122 & 1 TD. 6.1 AVG. 57 Snaps/98% - Probably wont play week 17.
  • Alfred Blue - 21 for 73 & 1 TD. 3.5 AVG. 45 Snaps/70% - Steal at DK price in week 16.
  • Todd Gurley - 23 for 63 & 1 TD.2.9 AVG. 50 Snaps/85% - 5 games of 15 plus for TG all year.
  • Shady McCoy - 24 for 128 & 1 TD. 5.3 AVG. 70 Snaps/75% - 28.2 home game average.
  • David Johnson - 28 for 95 & 3 TDs. 3.4 AVG. 59 Snaps/98% - Fantasy MVP 2016---27.9 DK AVG
  • Jay Ajayi - 32 for 206 & 1 TD. 6.4 AVG. 52 Snaps/75% - Dolphins are making big football plays.


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