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Jonathan Taylor 2022 Fantasy Football Projections, Rankings, & Outlook

Jun 5, 2022
Jonathan Taylor

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After playing just a 70% snap share once in 2020, Jonathan Taylor surpassed that number in nine contests in 2021, including eight weeks during the team’s last eight games. Taylor also led the NFL in red-zone touches (92), which was not that surprising considering he ranked fifth in that category as a rookie.

That elite goal-line usage helped separate Taylor from the pack as the bonafide No. 1 running back in fantasy football. No player came close to sniffing his amount of volume near paydirt. Taylor’s 42 carries inside the 10-yard line were 12 more than the next-closest back (Damien Harris, 30).

Pairing Taylor’s elite red-zone usage with his ascending role as a receiver — 11th in routes run and sixth in route participation in 2021 — makes him worthy of the 1.01 pick across all fantasy formats. No quarterback targeted running backs more than new Colts quarterback Matt Ryan did in 2021 — 8.6 targets per game.
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Jonthan Taylor 2021 Fantasy Points

Jonathan Taylor 2022 Projections

Season Projections
RUSH ATT RUSH YDS RUSH TDS RECS REC YDS REC TDS FUMBLES POINTS
323.8 1617.3 13.8 42.7 363.4 1.7 2.7 285.4

 

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