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Matt Harmon and Dalton Del Don are back for another season of Stat Nerd Thursday! Heading into the week 1 games, they go deep into their bag of stats and pull out reasons to be excited about Aaron Jones and James Conner, a debate between Trey Lance and Justin Fields, and Elijah Moore’s prospects with Joe Flacco as his QB.
The guys close the show with a thorough fantasy preview of the Thursday Night Football game between the Buffalo Bills and Los Angeles Rams, including some DFS recommendations.
01:15 NEWS / Bills sign TE Dawson Knox to contract extension
04:30 NEWS / WR Michael Thomas appears on track for week 1
05:10 NEWS / Joe Flacco is NYJ’s QB1 / Zach Wilson out for first 4 weeks
10:55 NEWS / Chris Godwin’s week 1 availability
15:40 STAT / Aaron Jones led all RBs with 300 snaps with a screen route percentage of 15.4%
20:55 Ranking Antonio Gibson for week 1
21:50 STAT / James Conner averaged 4.5 yards per carry running into light boxes (59% of his carries)
24:35 STAT / Top 5 QB scramble %
32:40 STAT / Dolphins plays the most man coverage (and it’s not close)
38:45 STAT / Top 7 players in air yards share
43:50 TNF preview: Buffalo Bills @ Los Angeles Rams