NFL Target Analysis Week 6
Steve Pimental breaks down all of the data and brings you the Target Analysis Report for Week 6.
Now is the part of the season where the byes start to make the target leaderboard interesting. The first 13 players have all played six games, so be sure to keep an eye on the games played column when assessing this list. Someone like Evan Engram who has 33 receptions on 48 targets looks even more impressive when you realize he’s played one game fewer than the three tight ends ahead of him on the list. We have a lot of good receivers on bye this week, so looking at the games played will be even more important moving forward.
- Zach Ertz had nine targets Sunday but only caught four for 54 yards. It marked Ertz’s sixth straight game with at least seven targets and at least 54 receiving yards. In fact, Ertz leads all tight ends with 44 targets, but he is fourth in receptions, third in yards and tied with 20 other tight ends for 13th with one touchdown. You might be able to buy somewhat low on Ertz, at least until he has two touchdowns against Dallas in...