Between the Lines: Week 1 Snap Count Analysis
In fantasy football, my favorite weekly ritual for gaining an edge over opponents is digging into weekly snap counts. While a quick scan of the box scores can tell us who actually performed and produced, snap count data can give us an indicator of guys who are seeing the field on a consistent -- or inconsistent -- basis.
After all, opportunity is the creator of fantasy points.
First, a player needs to get meaningful snaps. Then, they need meaningful opportunities. And lastly, they must actually convert that opportunity into fantasy production. This weekly article addresses the first and most critical portion of the opportunity funnel: playing time.
Today, we will go division by division to take a look at the opportunity-based depth charts around the league. All percentages comes courtesy of Pro Football Reference's snap count data.