2023 Running Back (RB) Red Zone Targets

With running backs being even more versatile than ever before, pass-catching backs have emerged over the last decade or so. They play an important role in the offense, but have also evolved into being red zone receiving threats. Now this isn’t going to be a high volume category like red zone rushing attempts, or any other stat, but it does show another dimension to the position. Premium backs will tend to average .5 to 1 red zone targets per game on the season. targets can be a great stat to look at, but we also want to see what backs are the most efficient with their targets. The Catch% column guides you to the more efficient backs that make the most out of their targets, which translate into touchdowns. Finding running backs that work in the passing game and get rushing attempts will hold a higher correlation to racking up touchdowns.

With running backs being even more versatile than ever before, pass-catching backs have emerged over the last decade or so. They play an important role in the offense, but have also evolved into being red zone receiving threats. Now this isn’t going to be a high volume category like red zone rushing attempts, or any other stat, but it does show another dimension to the position. Premium backs will tend to average .5 to 1 red zone targets per game on the season. targets can be a great stat to look at, but we also want to see what backs are the most efficient with their targets. The Catch% column guides you to the more efficient backs that make the most out of their targets, which translate into touchdowns. Finding running backs that work in the passing game and get rushing attempts will hold a higher correlation to racking up touchdowns.

NAME RTG TEAM DEPTH Wk1 Wk2 Wk3 Wk4 Wk5 Wk6 Wk7 Wk8 Wk9 Wk10 Wk11 Wk12 Wk13 Wk14 Wk15 Wk16 Wk17 Wk18 Total Avg Catches Catch % TD
Isiah Pacheco
87
KC 1 2 2 1 1 3 9 0.6 8 88.9% 2
Christian McCaffrey
98
SF 1 2 3 2 1 3 2 1 1 2 17 1.1 14 77.8% 5
Joe Mixon
90
CIN 1 1 2 1 3 1 2 1 11 0.8 12 85.7% 3
Jaylen Warren
82
PIT 2 1 1 1 2 5 0.3 5 100% 0
Austin Ekeler
83
LAC 1 1 3 1 2 1 1 9 0.6 6 66.7% 0
Antonio Gibson
76
WAS 1 1 1 1 1 1 5 0.3 4 80% 2
De'Von Achane
81
MIA 2 2 2 1 1 6 0.5 5 83.3% 3
Emari Demercado
71
ARI 2 1 1 0.1 0 0% 0
James Conner
82
ARI 1 1 1 1 1 4 0.4 4 80% 2
James Cook
82
BUF 1 1 1 1 2 1 6 0.4 4 66.7% 3
Jerome Ford
76
CLE 1 1 1 1 1 1 5 0.4 5 83.3% 3
Jahmyr Gibbs
84
DET 2 1 1 1 1 1 5 0.5 4 57.1% 1
Justice Hill
75
BAL 1 1 1 0.1 2 100% 1
Jamaal Williams
77
NO 2 1 1 0.1 1 100% 0
Khalil Herbert
76
CHI 1 1 1 1 3 0.2 2 66.7% 1
Michael Carter
72
ARI 3 1 1 1 1 1 5 0.3 3 60% 1
Ty Chandler
73
MIN 1 1 1 1 3 0.2 3 100% 0
Tyjae Spears
80
TEN 1 1 1 1 1 1 5 0.4 3 50% 0
Ameer Abdullah
72
LV 2 1 1 0.1 2 100% 0
Alex Armah
67
WAS 1 1 1 0.1 1 100% 0
AJ Dillon
79
GB 2 1 1 0.1 1 100% 0
Aaron Jones
88
GB 1 1 2 2 2 1 1 1 10 0.9 7 70% 0
Alvin Kamara
85
NO 1 2 1 1 1 1 6 0.6 8 100% 1
Alexander Mattison
78
MIN 2 2 3 1 1 1 1 9 0.7 5 45.5% 3
Anthony McFarland Jr.
68
PIT 2 2 0.7 2 100% 0
Brandon Bolden
70
LV 4 0 0 0 0% 0
Breece Hall
83
NYJ 1 2 1 1 4 0.4 5 83.3% 2
Bijan Robinson
81
ATL 1 2 1 1 2 3 9 0.6 8 72.7% 2
Brian Robinson Jr.
81
WAS 1 1 1 1 1 1 5 0.3 5 100% 2
Boston Scott
74
PHI 1 0 0 0 0% 0
Cam Akers
76
MIN 2 1 1 2 0.3 1 50% 0
Chris Brooks
67
MIA 4 0 0 0 0% 0
Chase Brown
70
CIN 2 1 1 0.1 1 100% 0
Corey Clement
69
ARI 0 0 0 0% 0
Chase Edmonds
74
TB 2 0 0 0 0% 0
Clyde Edwards-Helaire
74
KC 2 1 2 1 4 0.3 3 60% 1
Chris Evans
67
CIN 4 0 0 0 0% 0
Chuba Hubbard
79
CAR 1 0 0.1 0 0% 0
Cordarrelle Patterson
78
ATL 1 1 1 0.1 1 100% 1
Craig Reynolds
67
DET 2 0 0 0 0% 0
Chris Rodriguez Jr.
67
WAS 0 0 0 0% 0
Dalvin Cook
74
NYJ 3 0 0 0 0% 0
DeeJay Dallas
69
SEA 1 0 0 0 0% 0
Darrynton Evans
68
MIA 6 1 1 2 0.3 1 50% 0
D'Onta Foreman
77
CHI 2 2 2 0.2 2 100% 1
Derrick Gore
67
WAS 3 0 0 0 0% 0
Damien Harris
72
BUF 2 0 0 0 0% 0
Darrell Henderson Jr.
76
LAR 1 2 3 0.8 2 66.7% 0
Derrick Henry
93
TEN 1 1 1 0.1 1 50% 0
Deon Jackson
67
NYG 2 0 0 0 0% 0

With running backs being even more versatile than ever before, pass-catching backs have emerged over the last decade or so. They play an important role in the offense, but have also evolved into being red zone receiving threats. Now this isn’t going to be a high volume category like red zone rushing attempts, or any other stat, but it does show another dimension to the position. Premium backs will tend to average .5 to 1 red zone targets per game on the season. targets can be a great stat to look at, but we also want to see what backs are the most efficient with their targets. The Catch% column guides you to the more efficient backs that make the most out of their targets, which translate into touchdowns. Finding running backs that work in the passing game and get rushing attempts will hold a higher correlation to racking up touchdowns.