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NFL Week 11: Fantasy IDP utilization report

Foxborough, Massachusetts, USA; New England Patriots safety Kyle Dugger (23) tackles New York Jets running back Michael Carter (32) during the second half at Gillette Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brian Fluharty-USA TODAY Sports

  • Dugger on the rise: Is it worth it for IDP managers to trust Kyle Dugger going forward or has Bill Belichick created irreparable trust issues.
  • Rotation frustration in Pittsburgh: Trying to figure out the Steelers’ linebacker rotation and what it means for their IDP value.
  • Jeremy Chinn returns: After an extended absence, Chinn returned and had a productive IDP day. What did his usage look like in his return?
Estimated reading time: 39 minutes


WEEK 11 TAKEAWAYS

Make sure to check out last week’s waiver targets. Some of the key players stood out as potential adds after Week 11 for leagues of all sizes:

Waiver Wire
  • LB – Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah, CLV – The Browns linebacker corps has felt like a never-ending rotation of frustration and distrust for IDP managers with Owusu-Koramoah leading the group this week, but it remains to be seen for how long.
  • LB – Damone Clark, DAL – Clark led the Cowboys linebackers in snaps this week with Anthony Barr out. If Barr misses any more time, then Clark looks locked in as his replacement.
  • LB – Alex Singleton, DEN – With Jonas Griffith on injured reserve, Singleton secured a slightly larger snap share, which is all he really needs as one of the NFL's most efficient tacklers.
  • LB – Jaylon Smith, NYG – Smith’s snaps have increased again this week, so he is now within a more trustworthy range for IDP managers, assuming the trend continues.
  • EDGE – Boogie Basham, BUF – The Bills are now without two of their top edge rushers which opens up more opportunities for Basham to be a relevant IDP.
  • EDGE – John Cominsky, DET – Cominsky has been getting plenty of opportunities as a starter in recent weeks and even landed a sack in Week 11.
  • EDGE – Carl Granderson, NO – The Saints defensive line has been decimated by injuries, leaving Granderson as the beneficiary in terms of snaps and leading to his best game of the season.
  • EDGE – Rashad Weaver, TEN – Denico Autry is in danger of missing time due to a knee injury, which reignites Weaver’s waiver value in deeper IDP leagues.
  • EDGE – Chase Young, WAS – Young has been elevated off of injured reserve and is set to play in Week 12. This is one worth repeating if he’s available and IDP managers need an edge rusher off the waiver wire whose value isn’t solely dependent on playing time alone.
  • DI – D.J. Reader, CIN – Reader returned after an extended injury absence and is a solid option in DT-required leagues where he’s available.
  • DI – Greg Gaines, LAR – With A’Shawn Robinson suffering an injury, Gaines stepped into a very lucrative snap share, which resulted in strong production this week. If Robinson continues to miss time, then Gaines can have DT-required league value.
  • S – Bryan Cook, KC – Juan Thornhill suffered an injury this week, opening the door for Cook to play significant snaps, albeit in a deep safety role. His value will likely be in deeper leagues only if Thornhill misses time.

JUMP TO A TEAM:

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ARIZONA CARDINALS

Team Ranks
Defensive snaps (Weekly rank) Zone coverage rate (NFL rank) Man coverage rate (NFL rank) +EPA allowed % (NFL rank)
58 (22nd) 74.3 (6th) 19.6% (T-27th) 49.9% (32nd)
  • Dime personnel rate: 25.2% (3rd)
  • Blitz rate: 41.2% (3rd)
EDGE
Player Total defensive snap share 1st/2nd down snap share 3rd/4th down snap share Pressure rate Win rate Pass-rush grade
Markus Golden 62.1% 53.2% 100% 17.6% 23.5% 65.7
Dennis Gardeck 34.5% 34.0% 36.4% 0.0% 0.0% 56.3
Myjai Sanders 15.5% 17.0% 9.1% 0.0% 0.0% 54.2
Cameron Thomas 15.5% 8.5% 45.5% 14.3% 14.3% 51.5
DEFENSIVE INTERIOR
Player Total defensive snap share 1st/2nd down snap share 3rd/4th down snap share Pressure rate Win rate Pass-rush grade
Zach Allen 77.6% 72.3% 100% 4.2% 8.3% 70.2
J.J. Watt 67.2% 63.8% 81.8% 8.0% 8.0% 61.1
Leki Fotu 51.7% 59.6% 18.2% 0.0% 0.0% 54.0
Michael Dogbe 44.8% 51.1% 18.2% 0.0% 0.0% 54.1
Jonathan Ledbetter 39.7% 48.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 53.2
Trysten Hill 20.7% 25.5% 0.0% 16.7% 16.7% 76.9
LINEBACKER
Player Total defensive snap share 1st/2nd down snap share 3rd/4th down snap share Blitz rate Tackle efficiency
Zaven Collins 98.3% 97.9% 100% 7.0% 10.7%
Isaiah Simmons 69.0% 66.0% 81.8% 5.0% 5.1%
Tanner Vallejo 62.1% 74.5% 9.1% 0.0% 8.6%
Ben Niemann 25.9% 27.7% 18.2% 6.7% 46.7%
Ezekiel Turner 1.7% 0.0% 9.1% 0.0% 0.0%
  • POINT OF INTEREST: Zaven Collins and Isaiah Simmons’ tackle efficiency continues to be a concern this season. Both players have boomed with some big plays but on weeks where those unstable stats —such as sacks, interceptions, defensive touchdowns, etc. — aren’t there, their floor is below average.
SAFETY
Player Total defensive snap share Box snap % Deep safety % Slot corner % Defensive line %
Budda Baker 100% 36.2% 44.8% 12.1% 5.2%
Jalen Thompson 100% 39.7% 27.6% 10.3% 0.0%
Chris Banjo 29.3% 11.8% 88.2% 0.0% 0.0%
CORNERBACK
Player Total defensive snap share Wide corner % Slot corner % Box snap % Forced incompletion % Targets faced
Antonio Hamilton 100% 69.0% 20.7% 8.6% 0.0% 4
Marco Wilson 70.7% 87.8% 2.4% 9.8% 42.9% 7
Trayvon Mullen 13.8% 75.0% 12.5% 12.5% 0.0% 0

ATLANTA FALCONS

Team Ranks
Defensive snaps (Weekly rank) Zone coverage rate (NFL rank) Man coverage rate (NFL rank) +EPA allowed % (NFL rank)
69 (7th) 70.9% (9th) 21.7% (24th) 48.7% (29th)
  • Dime personnel rate: 0.0% (T-30th)
  • Blitz rate: 22.0% (22nd)
EDGE
Player Total defensive snap share 1st/2nd down snap share 3rd/4th down snap share Pressure rate Win rate Pass-rush grade
Lorenzo Carter 76.8% 75.0% 82.4% 32.0% 12.0% 51.9
Arnold Ebiketie 52.2% 48.1% 64.7% 27.8% 22.2% 55.5
Adetokunbo Ogundeji 43.5% 50.0% 23.5% 0.0% 0.0% 53.0
Deangelo Malone 27.5% 26.9% 29.4% 0.0% 0.0% 54.7
  • ROOKIE WATCH: Arnold Ebiketie landed another sack this week after getting a half-sack last week. His playing time still isn’t ideal but in ideal matchups like this one (against the Bears), he could have some IDP value as a streaming option.
DEFENSIVE INTERIOR
Player Total defensive snap share 1st/2nd down snap share 3rd/4th down snap share Pressure rate Win rate Pass-rush grade
Grady Jarrett 72.5% 65.4% 94.1% 20.0% 16.0% 61.0
Jalen Dalton 49.3% 48.1% 52.9% 7.7% 7.7% 51.4
Abdullah Anderson 43.5% 53.8% 11.8% 12.5% 12.5% 66.4
Timmy Horne 39.1% 44.2% 23.5% 30.0% 30.0% 60.9
Ta'Quon Graham 29.0% 30.8% 23.5% 0.0% 0.0% 54.9
LINEBACKER
Player Total defensive snap share 1st/2nd down snap share 3rd/4th down snap share Blitz rate Tackle efficiency
Rashaan Evans 100% 100% 100% 0.0% 18.2%
Mykal Walker 73.9% 73.1% 76.5% 3.9% 14.3%
Troy Andersen 34.8% 34.6% 35.3% 8.3% 21.7%
  • DOWNGRADE: Mykal Walker ceded a chunk of snaps to Troy Andersen again this week, marking the second game in a row for this to happen. This week is a more substantial dip in playing time for Walker, who was able to have a productive day thanks to a linebacker-friendly defense, as highlighted in this past week’s IDP rankings article, but his snaps heading in the wrong direction is now a cause for concern.
SAFETY
Player Total defensive snap share Box snap % Deep safety % Slot corner % Defensive line %
Richie Grant 100% 26.1% 29.0% 26.1% 8.7%
Jaylinn Hawkins 100% 24.6% 65.2% 5.8% 1.4%
CORNERBACK
Player Total defensive snap share Wide corner % Slot corner % Box snap % Forced incompletion % Targets faced
A.J. Terrell 100% 66.7% 4.3% 29.0% 0.0% 1
Darren Hall 100% 94.2% 1.4% 4.3% 0.0% 4
Isaiah Oliver 40.6% 7.1% 89.3% 3.6% 0.0% 4
Dee Alford 17.4% 0.0% 100% 0.0% 0.0% 1

BALTIMORE RAVENS

Team Ranks
Defensive snaps (Weekly rank) Zone coverage rate (NFL rank) Man coverage rate (NFL rank) +EPA allowed % (NFL rank)
57 (T-23rd) 68.6% (T-15th) 24.3% (18th) 45.9% (T-24th)
  • Dime personnel rate: 26.6% (2nd)
  • Blitz rate: 26.3% (16th)
EDGE
Player Total defensive snap share 1st/2nd down snap share 3rd/4th down snap share Pressure rate Win rate Pass-rush grade
Tyus Bowser 71.9% 69.8% 78.6% 8.0% 12.0% 59.0
Jason Pierre-Paul 57.9% 55.8% 64.3% 14.3% 14.3% 66.6
Justin Houston 43.9% 32.6% 78.6% 15.8% 15.8% 56.4
Odafe Oweh 40.4% 44.2% 28.6% 13.3% 13.3% 58.5
  • DROPPABLE: Odafe Oweh has been invisible this season with just one sack on the year; therefore, his playing time is steadily declining. After averaging well over 80% of Baltimore's defensive snaps through the first five games of the season, Oweh is now averaging below 60% over his last five games.
DEFENSIVE INTERIOR
Player Total defensive snap share 1st/2nd down snap share 3rd/4th down snap share Pressure rate Win rate Pass-rush grade
Calais Campbell 63.2% 58.1% 78.6% 7.4% 7.4% 63.2
Justin Madubuike 57.9% 62.8% 42.9% 12.5% 20.8% 75.9
Travis Jones 29.8% 32.6% 21.4% 14.3% 14.3% 53.8
Brent Urban 24.6% 30.2% 7.1% 0.0% 0.0% 53.9
Broderick Washington Jr. 22.8% 25.6% 14.3% 14.3% 14.3% 78.6
LINEBACKER
Player Total defensive snap share 1st/2nd down snap share 3rd/4th down snap share Blitz rate Tackle efficiency
Patrick Queen 100% 100% 100% 12.3% 22.2%
Roquan Smith 100% 100% 100% 12.3% 9.3%
Malik Harrison 7.0% 7.0% 7.1% 25.0% 0.0%
  • POINT OF INTEREST: Roquan Smith did get the every-down role that IDP managers were expecting after the Ravens’ bye week, but the more surprising thing is that Patrick Queen actually held onto his every-down role and looked good doing so. Queen’s two highest game grades of the season (85.1, 90.6) have now both come in the past two weeks with Smith as his running mate.
SAFETY
Player Total defensive snap share Box snap % Deep safety % Slot corner % Defensive line %
Chuck Clark 100% 17.5% 64.9% 8.8% 7.0%
Geno Stone 100% 15.8% 70.2% 12.3% 1.8%
Kyle Hamilton 36.8% 14.3% 4.8% 76.2% 4.8%
  • INJURY: Kyle Hamilton left this game with a knee injury in the third quarter and did not return.
CORNERBACK
Player Total defensive snap share Wide corner % Slot corner % Box snap % Forced incompletion % Targets faced
Marlon Humphrey 100% 50.9% 42.1% 1.8% 0.0% 2
Marcus Peters 98.2% 92.9% 0.0% 3.6% 0.0% 5
Brandon Stephens 45.6% 96.2% 0.0% 3.8% 25.0% 4

BUFFALO BILLS

Team Ranks
Defensive snaps (Weekly rank) Zone coverage rate (NFL rank) Man coverage rate (NFL rank) +EPA allowed % (NFL rank)
75 (2nd) 68.0% (19th) 25.5% (17th) 44.2% (17th)
  • Dime personnel rate: 2.0% (24th)
  • Blitz rate: 16.2% (30th)
EDGE
Player Total defensive snap share 1st/2nd down snap share 3rd/4th down snap share Pressure rate Win rate Pass-rush grade
Von Miller 73.3% 71.7% 85.7% 25.7% 28.6% 72.3
Boogie Basham 65.3% 63.3% 71.4% 0.0% 0.0% 57.4
Shaq Lawson 52.0% 55.0% 35.7% 4.8% 4.8% 52.9
A.J. Epenesa 8.0% 8.3% 7.1% 33.3% 33.3% 54.7
  • INJURY: A.J. Epenesa suffered an ankle injury after just six snaps in this game and did not return. Epenesa started the game opposite Von Miller in place of the already-injured Gregory Rousseau.
  • WAIVER-WIRE: Boogie Basham took the reins as the team’s second edge rusher after Epenesa left. Although he was ineffective in this one, if Epenesa and Rousseau are both out next week, then he should play enough snaps to be a decent fill-in IDP option. Basham owns a 77.3 pass-rush grade on the year, leading to two sacks on 148 pass-rush attempts.
DEFENSIVE INTERIOR
Player Total defensive snap share 1st/2nd down snap share 3rd/4th down snap share Pressure rate Win rate Pass-rush grade
Ed Oliver 74.7% 71.7% 85.7% 8.3% 5.6% 55.7
DaQuan Jones 54.7% 56.7% 42.9% 8.0% 20.0% 70.5
Jordan Phillips 40.0% 36.7% 57.1% 11.1% 11.1% 54.4
Tim Settle 32.0% 36.7% 14.3% 8.3% 8.3% 61.5
LINEBACKER
Player Total defensive snap share 1st/2nd down snap share 3rd/4th down snap share Blitz rate Tackle efficiency
Matt Milano 100% 100% 100% 10.7% 14.7%
Tyrel Dodson 100% 100% 100% 6.7% 17.6%
Terrel Bernard 6.7% 8.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
SAFETY
Player Total defensive snap share Box snap % Deep safety % Slot corner % Defensive line %
Jordan Poyer 100% 24.0% 64.0% 8.0% 2.7%
Damar Hamlin 100% 26.7% 48.0% 22.7% 1.3%
CORNERBACK
Player Total defensive snap share Wide corner % Slot corner % Box snap % Forced incompletion % Targets faced
Dane Jackson 100% 88.0% 0.0% 4.0% 11.1% 9
Taron Johnson 93.3% 1.4% 80.0% 10.0% 0.0% 6
Christian Benford 66.7% 94.0% 2.0% 4.0% 16.7% 6
Xavier Rhodes 33.3% 96.0% 0.0% 4.0% 33.3% 3

CAROLINA PANTHERS

Team Ranks
Defensive snaps (Weekly rank) Zone coverage rate (NFL rank) Man coverage rate (NFL rank) +EPA allowed % (NFL rank)
69 (T-6th) 71.3% (8th) 21.6% (25th) 43.6% (16th)
  • Dime personnel rate: 0.3% (T-26th)
  • Blitz rate: 35.5% (7th)
EDGE
Player Total defensive snap share 1st/2nd down snap share 3rd/4th down snap share Pressure rate Win rate Pass-rush grade
Brian Burns 98.6% 98.1% 100% 12.1% 9.1% 55.1
Yetur Gross-Matos 78.3% 73.6% 93.8% 7.1% 7.1% 58.9
Marquis Haynes 39.1% 34.0% 56.3% 0.0% 0.0% 48.0
Amare Barno 4.3% 0.0% 18.8% 0.0% 0.0% 54.3
DEFENSIVE INTERIOR
Player Total defensive snap share 1st/2nd down snap share 3rd/4th down snap share Pressure rate Win rate Pass-rush grade
Derrick Brown 92.8% 96.2% 81.3% 3.0% 6.1% 56.7
Bravvion Roy 71.0% 83.0% 31.3% 0.0% 0.0% 65.2
Phil Hoskins 13.0% 11.3% 18.8% 0.0% 0.0% 55.3
Marquan McCall 2.9% 3.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 60.0
LINEBACKER
Player Total defensive snap share 1st/2nd down snap share 3rd/4th down snap share Blitz rate Tackle efficiency
Shaq Thompson 100% 100% 100% 4.3% 7.6%
Frankie Luvu 97.1% 96.2% 100% 17.9% 15.6%
Brandon Smith 34.8% 41.5% 12.5% 0.0% 13.0%
Cory Littleton 17.4% 20.8% 6.3% 0.0% 9.1%
  • POINT OF INTEREST: Frankie Luvu is making good use of his pass-rush opportunities with four sacks in his last four games. He has also maintained an above-average tackle efficiency despite his high blitz rate, which is optimal for his IDP managers.
SAFETY
Player Total defensive snap share Box snap % Deep safety % Slot corner % Defensive line %
Jeremy Chinn 100% 18.8% 14.5% 59.4% 0.0%
Xavier Woods 98.6% 33.8% 48.5% 14.7% 1.5%
Sam Franklin 42.0% 31.0% 44.8% 24.1% 0.0%
  • POINT OF INTEREST: Jeremy Chinn made his return to the lineup after being stuck on injured reserve since Week 4. Chinn played primarily in the slot this week which led to his best tackle game (10) of the season.
CORNERBACK
Player Total defensive snap share Wide corner % Slot corner % Box snap % Forced incompletion % Targets faced
C.J. Henderson 100% 91.3% 4.3% 4.3% 0.0% 6
Jaycee Horn 98.6% 73.5% 13.2% 13.2% 0.0% 5
Keith Taylor 13.0% 77.8% 0.0% 11.1% 0.0% 1

CHICAGO BEARS

Team Ranks
Defensive snaps (Weekly rank) Zone coverage rate (NFL rank) Man coverage rate (NFL rank) +EPA allowed % (NFL rank)
55 (27th) 65.1% (21st) 28.6% (10th) 46.7% (27th)
  • Dime personnel rate: 2.6% (23rd)
  • Blitz rate: 21.1% (T-23rd)
  • EDGE
Player Total defensive snap share 1st/2nd down snap share 3rd/4th down snap share Pressure rate Win rate Pass-rush grade
Dominique Robinson 89.1% 90.9% 81.8% 0.0% 0.0% 49.9
Trevis Gipson 63.6% 61.4% 72.7% 0.0% 7.1% 56.3
Al-Quadin Muhammad 47.3% 47.7% 45.5% 0.0% 0.0% 52.1
Taco Charlton 10.9% 2.3% 45.5% 0.0% 0.0% 53.6
  • ROOKIE WATCH: Dominique Robinson is now averaging 88% of Chicago's defensive snaps over the past two games but couldn’t even fall into production this week, managing just one assist on the day. Robinson’s IDP value continues to be for deep leagues only.
DEFENSIVE INTERIOR
Player Total defensive snap share 1st/2nd down snap share 3rd/4th down snap share Pressure rate Win rate Pass-rush grade
Justin Jones 83.6% 84.1% 81.8% 0.0% 0.0% 51.0
Armon Watts 56.4% 61.4% 36.4% 0.0% 0.0% 60.0
Mike Pennel 32.7% 36.4% 18.2% 20.0% 20.0% 67.5
Angelo Blackson 16.4% 15.9% 18.2% 0.0% 0.0% 57.7
LINEBACKER
Player Total defensive snap share 1st/2nd down snap share 3rd/4th down snap share Blitz rate Tackle efficiency
Nicholas Morrow 100% 100% 100% 5.5% 11.3%
Jack Sanborn 94.5% 97.7% 81.8% 5.8% 18.0%
Matthew Adams 29.1% 31.8% 18.2% 0.0% 6.3%
Joe Thomas 21.8% 27.3% 0.0% 0.0% 16.7%
  • ROOKIE WATCH: Jack Sanborn’s ascension continued this week with a strong tackle outing in addition to his snap share increasing once again. With this level of efficiency, Sanborn could potentially be more of an LB2 than LB3 going forward.
SAFETY
Player Total defensive snap share Box snap % Deep safety % Slot corner % Defensive line %
Eddie Jackson 100% 30.9% 56.4% 10.9% 0.0%
Jaquan Brisker 96.4% 41.5% 24.5% 9.4% 20.8%
DeAndre Houston-Carson 9.1% 60.0% 20.0% 0.0% 20.0%
CORNERBACK
Player Total defensive snap share Wide corner % Slot corner % Box snap % Forced incompletion % Targets faced
Jaylon Johnson 100% 83.6% 0.0% 3.6% 0.0% 3
Kyler Gordon 70.9% 30.8% 53.8% 12.8% 0.0% 5
Kindle Vildor 60.0% 93.9% 3.0% 3.0% 0.0% 1
Jaylon Jones 18.2% 50.0% 10.0% 40.0% 0.0% 1
  • INJURY: Kyler Gordon left this game late in the third quarter in the concussion protocol and did not return.

CINCINNATI BENGALS

Team Ranks
Defensive snaps (Weekly rank) Zone coverage rate (NFL rank) Man coverage rate (NFL rank) +EPA allowed % (NFL rank)
73 (3rd) 64.4% (22nd) 30.3% (9th) 39.7% (T-3rd)
  • Dime personnel rate: 16.5% (9th)
  • Blitz rate: 24.6% (20th)
EDGE
Player Total defensive snap share 1st/2nd down snap share 3rd/4th down snap share Pressure rate Win rate Pass-rush grade
Sam Hubbard 91.8% 90.6% 95.0% 14.3% 25.7% 68.2
Trey Hendrickson 69.9% 62.3% 90.0% 23.3% 26.7% 73.5
Cameron Sample 43.8% 41.5% 50.0% 9.5% 9.5% 56.1
Joseph Ossai 12.3% 15.1% 5.0% 0.0% 0.0% 53.9
DEFENSIVE INTERIOR
Player Total defensive snap share 1st/2nd down snap share 3rd/4th down snap share Pressure rate Win rate Pass-rush grade
B.J. Hill 82.2% 79.2% 90.0% 8.1% 10.8% 57.3
D.J. Reader 60.3% 67.9% 40.0% 7.7% 15.4% 63.0
Zachary Carter 37.0% 47.2% 10.0% 9.1% 9.1% 53.3
Jay Tufele 11.0% 13.2% 5.0% 0.0% 0.0% 60.0
  • WAIVER-WIRE: D.J. Reader returned after a six-game absence and although he didn’t make an impact on the score sheet, he was PFF’s highest-graded interior defender (91.0) through the first three weeks of the season before his injury. If he can return close to that form, then he’ll be effective in DT-required IDP leagues.
LINEBACKER
Player Total defensive snap share 1st/2nd down snap share 3rd/4th down snap share Blitz rate Tackle efficiency
Logan Wilson 100% 100% 100% 9.6% 11.8%
Germaine Pratt 64.4% 81.1% 20.0% 2.1% 20.5%
Akeem Davis-Gaither 17.8% 5.7% 50.0% 7.7% 15.4%
SAFETY
Player Total defensive snap share Box snap % Deep safety % Slot corner % Defensive line %
Vonn Bell 100% 38.4% 50.7% 4.1% 6.8%
Jessie Bates III 100% 17.8% 71.2% 8.2% 0.0%
Michael Thomas 1.4% 0.0% 0.0% 100% 0.0%
CORNERBACK
Player Total defensive snap share Wide corner % Slot corner % Box snap % Forced incompletion % Targets faced
Eli Apple 100% 91.8% 1.4% 5.5% 20.0% 5
Cam Taylor-Britt 100% 95.9% 1.4% 1.4% 0.0% 6
Mike Hilton 86.3% 0.0% 85.7% 11.1% 0.0% 4
Tre Flowers 21.9% 0.0% 50.0% 37.5% 0.0% 3

CLEVELAND BROWNS

Team Ranks
Defensive snaps (Weekly rank) Zone coverage rate (NFL rank) Man coverage rate (NFL rank) +EPA allowed % (NFL rank)
65 (T-14th) 69.0% (T-13th) 22.7% (21st) 44.3% (18th)
  • Dime personnel rate: 10.3% (18th)
  • Blitz rate: 25.6% (T-18th)
  • EDGE
Player Total defensive snap share 1st/2nd down snap share 3rd/4th down snap share Pressure rate Win rate Pass-rush grade
Myles Garrett 73.8% 67.3% 100% 12.5% 29.2% 90.1
Jadeveon Clowney 66.2% 63.5% 75.0% 9.1% 13.6% 59.5
Alex Wright 52.3% 61.5% 16.7% 0.0% 0.0% 51.2
Chase Winovich 13.8% 9.6% 33.3% 50.0% 50.0% 72.0
DEFENSIVE INTERIOR
Player Total defensive snap share 1st/2nd down snap share 3rd/4th down snap share Pressure rate Win rate Pass-rush grade
Taven Bryan 66.2% 61.5% 83.3% 4.3% 4.3% 49.7
Jordan Elliott 66.2% 73.1% 33.3% 5.3% 5.3% 51.9
Ben Stille 43.1% 50.0% 16.7% 11.1% 11.1% 54.2
Tommy Togiai 16.9% 17.3% 16.7% 25.0% 25.0% 55.8
LINEBACKER
Player Total defensive snap share 1st/2nd down snap share 3rd/4th down snap share Blitz rate Tackle efficiency
Jeremiah Owusu- Koramoah 95.4% 100% 75.0% 4.8% 20.0%
Sione Takitaki 89.2% 100% 41.7% 1.7% 16.1%
Tony Fields II 40.0% 44.2% 25.0% 0.0% 7.7%
Deion Jones 12.3% 0.0% 66.7% 37.5% 0.0%
  • WAIVER-WIRE: If any IDP managers are getting tired of the Browns linebacker carousel, then it’s hard to blame anyone but whether it was game plan-specific or if Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah has truly regained the team’s confidence in being the top linebacker, only time will tell. As of now, the evidence points toward Owusu-Koramoah as the top option to roster in Cleveland but that can certainly change week to week.
  • DROPPABLE: One thing that does feel more certain is that Deion Jones doesn’t appear likely to take over the top role among Browns’ linebackers any time soon and if that’s going to be the case, then he’s no longer worth rostering in most leagues.
SAFETY
Player Total defensive snap share Box snap % Deep safety % Slot corner % Defensive line %
John Johnson III 100% 21.5% 69.2% 6.2% 3.1%
Grant Delpit 100% 35.4% 38.5% 10.8% 9.2%
Ronnie Harrison 9.2% 0.0% 0.0% 100% 0.0%
CORNERBACK
Player Total defensive snap share Wide corner % Slot corner % Box snap % Forced incompletion % Targets faced
Martin Emerson 90.8% 86.4% 1.7% 11.9% 0.0% 8
Denzel Ward 83.1% 94.4% 0.0% 5.6% 0.0% 2
A.J. Green 56.9% 0.0% 75.7% 16.2% 0.0% 4
Greedy Williams 24.6% 81.3% 0.0% 18.8% 0.0% 1

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