The stars are aligning for Latavius Murray
This week we’re continuing to look at rushing opportunity through the changing landscape of NFL backfields. The actual number of team rushing attempts can vary greatly based on game script, or whether a team is leading or trailing. Therefore, looking at pure attempt numbers can be deceiving. Focusing on attempt share helps us determine exactly how big of a slice a rusher is getting in an offense. The key to finding undervalued running backs is identifying those with high shares heading into favorable matchups.
Let’s take a look at the top runners in terms of attempt percentage over the last week, and find the backs who should have the most valuable workloads this week.