Home Crew Tackle Chart

Here’s a breakdown of how each team’s stat crew compares in tackles recorded, solos vs. assists, and Total Tackle Value (weighting a solo tackle as 1 and an assist as 0.5). I’m going to use an average of the tackles and TTV, so that the teams who have played more home games don’t dominate the leaderboard.

 

Team

Solos

Assists

Total

TTV*

NYG

102.0

 32.0

 134.0

 118.0

Was

 79.0

 48.7

 127.7

 103.3

Buf

 89.0

 28.5

 117.5

 103.3

TB

 91.5

 20.5

 112.0

 101.8

SD

 93.0

 17.5

 110.5

 101.8

SF

 91.7

 20.0

 111.7

 101.7

Pit

 85.0

 31.0

 116.0

 100.5

Oak

 90.0

 19.5

 109.5

 99.8

NE

 70.3

 56.7

 127.0

 98.7

KC

 90.5

 14.5

 105.0

 97.8

Hou

 78.7

 38.0

 116.7

 97.7

Jac

 90.7

 11.3

 102.0

 96.3

Mia

 86.0

 19.5

 105.5

 95.8

NO

 81.0

 29.0

 110.0

 95.5

Det

 86.0

 17.0

 103.0

 94.5

Ari

 88.0

 12.0

 100.0

 94.0

Dal

 75.0

 37.3

 112.3

 93.7

Chi

 89.0

 9.0

 98.0

 93.5

Ind

 78.7

 28.0

 106.7

 92.7

Cle

 76.0

 33.0

 109.0

 92.5

Den

 83.0

 18.7

 101.7

 92.3

Atl

 80.5

 23.0

 103.5

 92.0

Car

 64.7

 52.7

 117.3

 91.0

LA

 81.5

 18.5

 100.0

 90.8

Min

 76.3

 28.7

 105.0

 90.7

Ten

 76.0

 23.5

 99.5

 87.8

GB

 74.5

 26.5

 101.0

 87.8

Bal

 77.7

 20.0

 97.7

 87.7

Cin

 69.0

 37.0

 106.0

 87.5

NYJ

 67.0

 36.0

 103.0

 85.0

Sea

 57.0

 51.5

 108.5

 82.8

Phi

 77.5

 9.0

 86.5

 82.0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*Total Tackle Value

 

Observations

The Giants continue to distance themselves from the pack. New York didn’t play a home game this week, but by virtue of the other stadiums normalizing their TTV, the Giants’ home crew just stands out as a huge advantage for tackles.

From Washington down to Oakland is a range of well above average stadiums, and most of those were expected, so we can trust those going forward.

Now that Green Bay and Miami have played a second home game, their numbers are interesting: Green Bay stayed near the bottom and Miami predictably fell from the top-10.

San Francisco continues to scoot up this list and I’ll say it again: it will be a surprise if they don’t make it in the top-5 by midway through the season.

Seattle’s virtually 50/50 split of solos and assists has dropped them even lower. Now they’re hanging out in the basement.

 

Favorable Matchups 

Now let’s highlight a few matchups this week that may either give some IDPs an extra boost, or lower their tackle ceiling.

 

Bal @ NYG – Although Baltimore’s stadium ranks near the bottom of TTV, the Ravens have been putting up a ton of plays. Take that into the Meadowlands, and you have a recipe for lots for tackle opportunity.

Timmy Jernigan (DE, Bal), C.J. Mosley (ILB, Bal), Zachary Orr (ILB, Bal), Eric Weddle (SS, Bal), Jason Pierre-Paul (DE, NYG), Damon Harrison (DT, NYG), Olivier Vernon (DE, NYG), Jonathan Casillas (LB, NYG), Landon Collins (SS, NYG)

 

SF @ Buf – San Fran visits another tackle-haven. Yes, please. Both these teams have been putting up solid tackle opportunity. With Buffalo such a generous stadium and both teams playing faster now than they were a few weeks ago, this should create a ton of opportunity for our IDPs.   

Nick Bellore (ILB, SF), Michael Wilhoite (ILB, SF), Antoine Bethea (SS, SF), Quinton Dial (DE, SF), Zach Brown (ILB, Buf), Preston Brown (ILB, Buf), Lorenzo Alexander (OLB, Buf), Jerry Hughes (DE/OLB, Buf), Ronald Darby (CB, Buf), Stephone Gilmore (CB, Buf)

 

Unfavorable Matchups

Atl @ Sea – The Atlanta IDPs are about enter the land of the assisted tackle. Seattle’s stadium likes to get a bunch of people in on each tackle, but that ends up sucking the value out of the main tacklers who usually arrive first. Might be a slow fantasy day for Atlanta’s IDPs.

Keanu Neal (SS, Atl) Deion Jones* (ILB, Atl), Vic Beasley, Jr. (DE/OLB, Atl), Phillip Wheeler (LB, Atl)

 

*Injured. Check status.