Nov 15, 2020; Detroit, Michigan, USA; Detroit Lions running back D'Andre Swift (32) runs the ball during the first quarter against the Washington Football Team at Ford Field. Mandatory Credit: Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports
Cincinnati Bengals –Giovani Bernard‘s 130 receiving yards on screen passes leads the league. He has caught nine of 11 screen passes. The three other running backs with over 100 receiving yards off of screens have 14 or more screen receptions.
Denver Broncos –Melvin Gordon leads all running backs on power run plays in terms of attempts (46), yards (309), first downs (15) and avoided tackles (13). No other back is within 100 yards of him. Phillip Lindsay ranks fifth with 173 rushing yards.
Los Angeles Rams – The Rams are tied for third in average yards before contact per attempt at 1.8. This is a big upgrade from last season when they averaged 1.0 yards before contact per attempt.
Miami Dolphins –Mike Gesicki leads the league in receiving yards off of corner routes at 203. He has caught eight of his nine corner route targets and has a 100 yard lead over all other players regardless of position.
New Orleans Saints –Alvin Kamara ranks first among running backs in touchdown carries from inside the 5-yard line at 11. He has only attempted 15 carries inside the 5. The next-closest back is Dalvin Cook with 10, but it took him 26 attempts to get there.
New York Giants –Daniel Jones leads all quarterbacks in average depth of target over the last four weeks at 10.6. His average depth was below average (7.3) over the first 12 weeks of the season.
New York Jets –The Jets rank last in the league with only 98 red-zone plays. On the bright side, they’ve beaten their 2019 total of 96. On the downside, this could be their third time in four years with 100 or fewer red-zone plays. The league average so far this year is 149.
San Francisco 49ers – Deebo Samuel has accumulated 146 receiving yards on jet motion passes, catching all 11 “passes” thrown his way. Seven of those 11 were converted into first downs.
Seattle Seahawks –David Moore leads the league in receiving yards on plays where his quarterback scrambles before throwing. He has 193 yards on those plays, and teammate Tyler Lockett is fourth among wide receivers at 113.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers –Mike Evans is the only wide receiver with multiple touchdowns this season on end zone fades with two. Nineteen of 59 end zone fades have been successful across the league this season.
Tennessee Titans –A.J. Brown leads all WRs in receiving yards on slant routes at 293. He has caught 14 of 15 slants and has scored two touchdowns on them.
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