Matt Forte outpaces the league in Week 1

George Fitopoulos recaps Week 1's top Opportunity Index (OI) performers, which measures a player's quality of opportunities.

| 1 year ago
(AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

(AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Matt Forte outpaces the league in Week 1


During the preseason, I wrote about my methodology around a new metric that I created to replace traditional targets/rush attempts. The metric is called Opportunity Index and what it’s set out to do is measure the quality of each player’s opportunity versus the actual quantity. If you want to read my methodology behind the metric, you can find it here.

Every Thursday I will use this space to recap the prior week’s action and point out any trends in opportunity and expected fantasy points. Opportunity Index is adjusted so that 100 percent is league average.

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George Fitopoulos is a writer for PFF Fantasy and can be reached on Twitter @PigskinProf.

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