CPGM Data Dumpster Dive – Week 11
An introspective look at the game tape juxtaposed against NFL Box Scores, trends, Fantasy Football Market Share, and NFL Milestones.
Can’t stop the thielen
Targets: Brown (114), Hopkins, (108), and Thielen (87).
All Jimmy Graham does is Catch Touchdowns
Jimmy Graham is averaging 9.1 yards per reception a career low.
However, Graham is second in the NFL with 6 touchdown receptions (3rd most in NFL) and second in the NFL in Redzone targets (15).
Home is where the heart is
Larry Fitzgerald 2017 HOME Split: 37/432/3
Fitzgerald’s 2017 ROAD Split: 23/245/0
Drew Brees has been regulated to Game Manager Duty
Drew Brees has averaged 36 passing touchdowns over the last 10 seasons.
Brees is currently on pace to throw 23 passing touchdowns; his lowest total since 2005 (24).
Why did the buffalo bills trade marcell Dareus?
Buffalo allowed a total of 5 rushing touchdowns during their first seven games of the season.
In their last two games the Bills have allowed 9 rushing touchdowns.
Comparatively the Detroit Lions and Indianapolis Colts have allowed the second most rushing touchdowns in the NFL thru 10 weeks (10).
Less is more
Mitchell Trubisky is averaging fewer than 12 passes a game in his two wins as a starter.
Trubisky is averaging 30 passing attempts in his three losses as a starter.
Where art thou A-ARon?
In four games without Rodgers, Nelson has zero touchdowns.
Can’t Win for Losing
Only six teams are averaging more yards per carry than the Cleveland Browns (4.4).
The Browns allow the least amount of yards per carry in the NFL (3.1).
Cleveland has one win in their last 25 games.
Don’t keep your thoroughbred in the stable
Cincinnati Bengals 1st Rd. Pick John Ross has played 17 snaps in 2017 amounting to zero receptions on two targets.
Ross also has one carry for 12 yards and one fumble lost.
The Bucs defensive Line must have got the message
Entering their Week 10 contest against the New York Jets the Tampa Bay Buccaneers had 8.0 sacks total during the 2017 season.
Tampa Bay nearly doubled their season-long output in one week with 6.0 sacks versus the Jets.
Chris Thompson is the engine
Chris Thompson currently leads the Washington Redskins in rushing yards (277) and yards per carry (4.6).
He also leads the team in receptions (38), receiving yards (494), and is tied for the team lead in receiving touchdowns (3).
The CHargers can’t finish
In their six losses the Los Angeles Chargers have lost by less than a touchdown per game (5.33).
Robert Woods looks like a Bargain
Robert Woods averaged 51/613/4 as season during his years in Buffalo.
Thru nine games with the Los Angeles Rams, Woods has a 39/622/4 line.
Woods is only 25-years-old.
Offensive Tackles matter
According to @NFLDrafter the Dallas Cowboys average 7.31 yards per play this season when OT Tyron Smith is in the game.
They only average 4.50 yards per play when he isn’t on the field; a 2.81 differential.
The largest Participation Impact among offensive tackles.
have a day adrian clayborn
Adrian Clayborn’s 6 sacks against Dallas in Week 10 accounted for 30% of the Atlanta Falcons sacks on the season (26).
Let cam run
Cam Newton has 436 rushing yards thru 10 games this season.
Good enough to be the leading rusher on 13 of the 32 teams in the NFL.
The Patriots have been better away from foxboro
The New England Patriots are 7-2 on the season, and 4-0 away from Foxboro.
New England is averaging 27.4 points per game and allowing an average of 25.6 points per game at home.
On the road, the Patriots are averaging 30.0 points per game and are allowing on 16.8 points per game.