Week 1 Fantasy Football Market Share Report: Joe Mixon Is a Workhorse Back
After months of prep and research, we finally have meaningful, regular-season data to consume and sift through.
But Week 1 can be crazy, and it's hard to know how much of what we just saw we should buy into and act on moving forward. Let's highlight some of the usage trends that are most noteworthy from the campaign's opening week by looking at market shares within offenses to see what we can decipher about roles for 2018.
Premium users get a bit of a shortcut here via numberFire's daily fantasy tools, which show each player's rushing, receiving, and red-zone market shares over the past one, three, or five games along with the full season. Fantasy football is an opportunity-based game, and as long as a player is getting enough volume, they need to be on our radar, regardless of their situation or efficiency.
What were the most noteworthy market shares from Week 1? Let's check it out.