Week 11 Looks/Touches

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The following is a list of the Week 11 leaders in looks and touches. It defines those running backs and receivers who received the most attention this past weekend.

Touches is defined as the number of times a running back carried or caught the football.
Looks is defined as the number of times a player was the intended target of a pass.

TOUCHES

Brian Westbrook topped the touches leaderboard for the first time this season in Week 11, with 34 on season-highs of 22 carries and 12 receptions, but did not have one of his more productive games (for those of you in non points-per-reception leagues) as he failed to score for the third consecutive week. Westbrook actually managed more yards per carry (4.6, 102 rushing yards) than yards per reception (3.8, 46 receiving yards).

Carnell Williams, along with the Tampa Bay offense, showed some signs of life for the first time in weeks. Williams had just his second 100-yard effort of the season, netting a season-high 122 rushing yards on a season-high 27 carries (he also added 34 yards on two receptions). It was just the fifth time this season that Williams registered at least 20 touches.

Frank Gore had a huge day against the Seahawks, rushing for a 49ers franchise-record 212 yards on 24 carries, and adding 26 yards on four receptions. It was the fourth time this season that Gore rushed for 127 yards or more. On the season, Gore is eighth amongst running backs in touches, with 226 (189 carries, 37 receptions), but is third behind just Larry Johnson and LaDainian Tomlinson in total yards, with 1,330 (1043 rushing, 287 receiving).

Justin Fargas was the featured back for the Raiders for most of Week 11 and figures to be going forward, as LaMont Jordan tore the MCL in his left knee during the first quarter of Sunday's game. Jordan's season ends with just 508 yards of offense (434 rushing, 74 receiving) in nine games, currently the 33rd-highest total among running backs. What was particularly disturbing to Jordan's fantasy owners was his complete lack of involvement in the Raiders' passing game – Jordan had just 10 catches in his nine games after logging 70 in 14 games last season.

The platoon watch notes when a team's RB2 is given at least half as many touches as the RB1, regardless of the reason. Platoon watch for Week 11 included: Denver ( Mike Bell 22, Damien Nash 13), Houston ( Samkon Gado 15, Wali Lundy 12), Indianapolis ( Joseph Addai 14, Dominic Rhodes 12), New England ( Laurence Maroney 23, Corey Dillon 12), New Orleans ( Reggie Bush 21, Deuce McAllister 13), and the New York Jets ( Leon Washington 14, Cedric Houston 11).

Gore's career day also helped him lead all running backs with at least 10 touches in yards per touch. His 238 yards of offense came on 28 touches, good for an 8.50-yard per touch average. Ronnie Brown had what could be considered a bad game for the Dolphins and came up at the bottom of the list. He managed two yards on his 12 carries (no receptions), a mind-numbing 0.17 yards per touch.

LOOKS

Lee Evans has been a decent fantasy wideout so far this season, but he absolutely blew up on Sunday. He took advantage of Houston's pass defense to the tune of 11 catches, on a season-high 16 looks, for 265 yards and two touchdowns. The yardage total was a franchise record, and his amazing 205 receiving yards in the first quarter, thanks to a pair of 83-yard touchdown receptions, set a new league record.

Donovan McNabb and Jeff Garcia combined for 61 pass attempts this past week, resulting in four Philly players being in the top 15 for looks. Garcia, who had 48 of the pass attempts after McNabb left early in the second quarter, relied on the short passing game a great deal. Westbrook and Smith totaled 19 receptions on 26 looks, but had only 103 receiving yards between them. Garcia finished the day averaging just 3.9 yards per attempt.

Devery Henderson did his best Marques Colston impression on Sunday, with nine catches on 12 looks for 169 yards as Colston missed the game with a left ankle sprain. Henderson helped Drew Brees throw for an astonishing 510 yards on the day.

Deion Branch had his best receiving day of the season, with season-highs of 11 looks, seven catches, and 113 yards. Branch also scored his fourth touchdown of the season. His increased involvement in the Seattle passing game has done nothing to limit Darrell Jackson's production, however. Over the past six weeks, Branch has totaled 48 looks, 25 catches, 376 yards, and four scores. Over that same span, Jackson has totaled 56 looks, 28 catches, 492 yards, and five touchdowns.

Week 11 Touch Leaders

RANK

PLAYER

TEAM

W11

YTD

1

Brian Westbrook

PHI

34

194

2

Larry Johnson

KC

31

277

3

Carnell Williams

TB

29

189

4

Chester Taylor

MIN

28

255

4

Frank Gore

SF

28

226

4

Rudi Johnson

CIN

28

219

7

Fred Taylor

JAC

27

194

8

Anthony Thomas

BUF

26

88

9

Thomas Jones

CHI

25

239

9

Julius Jones

DAL

25

208

9

Jamal Lewis

BAL

25

201

12

Edgerrin James

ARI

24

253

13

LaDainian Tomlinson

SD

23

257

13

Laurence Maroney

NE

23

152

15

Mike Bell

DEN

22

103

15

DeAngelo Williams

CAR

22

63

17

Reggie Bush

NO

21

165

18

Willie Parker

PIT

20

226

18

Justin Fargas

OAK

20

92

20

Travis Henry

TEN

19

168

20

Jason Wright

CLE

19

38

22

Shaun Alexander

SEA

18

88

23

Warrick Dunn

ATL

16

203

24

Samkon Gado

HOU

15

69

25

Steven Jackson

STL

14

249

25

Ahman Green

GB

14

176

25

Joseph Addai

IND

14

158

25

Leon Washington

NYJ

14

116

29

Deuce McAllister

NO

13

156

29

Damien Nash

DEN

13

17

31

Ronnie Brown

MIA

12

216

31

Dominic Rhodes

IND

12

142

31

Corey Dillon

NE

12

126

31

Ladell Betts

WAS

12

124

31

Wali Lundy

HOU

12

117

36

Tiki Barber

NYG

11

237

36

Maurice Jones-Drew

JAC

11

109

36

Cedric Houston

NYJ

11

26

36

Arlen Harris

DET

11

11

40

Cedric Benson

CHI

10

84

41

DeShaun Foster

CAR

9

188

41

Marion Barber III

DAL

9

94

41

Correll Buckhalter

PHI

9

73

41

LenDale White

TEN

9

57

45

Musa Smith

BAL

8

48

45

Maurice Hicks

SF

8

29

45

Brad Hoover

CAR

8

26

48

Mike Alstott

TB

7

32

49

Mewelde Moore

MIN

6

44

49

Nick Goings

CAR

6

16

51

LaMont Jordan

OAK

5

124

51

Brandon Jacobs

NYG

5

69

51

Zack Crockett

OAK

5

31

51

Michael Bennett

KC

5

25

51

Aaron Stecker

NO

5

21

51

T.J. Duckett

WAS

5

13

57

Kevin Jones

DET

4

203

57

Kevan Barlow

NYJ

4

112

57

Michael Turner

SD

4

60

57

Michael Pittman

TB

4

41

57

Najeh Davenport

PIT

4

34

57

Lorenzo Neal

SD

4

27

57

Jerome Harrison

CLE

4

24

57

Justin Griffith

ATL

4

19

57

Daimon Shelton

BUF

4

7

57

Aveion Cason

DET

4

4

67

Maurice Morris

SEA

3

146

67

Vernand Morency

GB

3

70

67

Jerious Norwood

ATL

3

61

67

Mike Sellers

WAS

3

22

67

Marcel Shipp

ARI

3

7

72

Mack Strong

SEA

2

49

72

Michael Robinson

SF

2

41

72

Kevin Faulk

NE

2

37

72

Jason McKie

CHI

2

23

72

Sammy Morris

MIA

2

22

72

Jameel Cook

HOU

2

21

72

Cory Schlesinger

DET

2

8

72

Ovie Mughelli

BAL

2

6

80

Stephen Davis

STL

1

27

80

Kenny Watson

CIN

1

20

80

Chris Perry

CIN

1

18

80

Cecil Sapp

DEN

1

14

80

Heath Evans

NE

1

14

80

Terrelle Smith

CLE

1

10

80

Kyle Johnson

DEN

1

10

80

ReShard Lee

OAK

1

10

80

William Henderson

GB

1

9

80

Jeremi Johnson

CIN

1

8

80

Ahmard Hall

TEN

1

7

80

Madison Hedgecock

STL

1

5

80

Adrian Peterson

CHI

1

4

80

Lawrence Vickers

CLE

1

4

80

Reno Mahe

PHI

1

4

80

Moran Norris

SF

1

4

80

Kay-Jay Harris

STL

1

1

80

Jerald Sowell

TB

1

1

Week 11 Look Leaders

RANK

PLAYER

TEAM

W11

YTD

1

Lee Evans

BUF

16

90

2

Plaxico Burress

NYG

15

82

3

Laveranues Coles

NYJ

14

101

4

Brian Westbrook

PHI

13

72

4

Jeremy Shockey

NYG

13

66

4

L.J. Smith

PHI

13

62

7

Chris Chambers

MIA

12

101

7

Hines Ward

PIT

12

88

7

Devery Henderson

NO

12

29

10

Andre Johnson

HOU

11

114

10

Reggie Bush

NO

11

84

10

Deion Branch

SEA

11

58

10

Donte' Stallworth

PHI

11

53

10

Jermaine Wiggins

MIN

11

45

15

Torry Holt

STL

10

108

15

Chad Johnson

CIN

10

99

15

Marvin Harrison

IND

10

96

15

Roy Williams

DET

10

95

15

Reggie Wayne

IND

10

90

15

Braylon Edwards

CLE

10

79

15

Greg Jennings

GB

10

67

15

Reggie Brown

PHI

10

66

23

Javon Walker

DEN

9

84

23

Todd Heap

BAL

9

72

23

Marty Booker

MIA

9

56

23

Santonio Holmes

PIT

9

45

27

Darrell Jackson

SEA

8

88

27

Mark Clayton

BAL

8

79

27

Mike Furrey

DET

8

75

27

Wes Welker

MIA

8

72

27

Steven Jackson

STL

8

64

27

Travis Taylor

MIN

8

58

27

Ernest Wilford

JAC

8

55

27

Arnaz Battle

SF

8

50

27

Brandon Lloyd

WAS

8

43

36

Anquan Boldin

ARI

7

100

36

Steve Smith

CAR

7

93

36

Keyshawn Johnson

CAR

7

86

36

Terry Glenn

DAL

7

62

36

George Wrighster

JAC

7

45

36

Terrance Copper

NO

7

27

36

Aaron Stecker

NO

7

23

36

Correll Buckhalter

PHI

7

18

36

Anthony Thomas

BUF

7

11

45

Joey Galloway

TB

6

87

45

Kellen Winslow

CLE

6

77

45

Isaac Bruce

STL

6

75

45

Ben Watson

NE

6

72

45

Antonio Gates

SD

6

71

45

Jerricho Cotchery

NYJ

6

67

45

Eddie Kennison

KC

6

59

45

Reche Caldwell

NE

6

58

45

Chris Cooley

WAS

6

54

45

Cedrick Wilson

PIT

6

52

45

Dallas Clark

IND

6

49

45

Ladell Betts

WAS

6

41

45

Mewelde Moore

MIN

6

40

45

Laurence Maroney

NE

6

21

45

James Thrash

WAS

6

17

60

Derrick Mason

BAL

5

73

60

T.J. Houshmandzadeh

CIN

5

73

60

Rod Smith

DEN

5

63

60

Reggie Williams

JAC

5

58

60

Michael Jenkins

ATL

5

56

60

Joe Horn

NO

5

55

60

Eric Moulds

HOU

5

50

60

Bryant Johnson

ARI

5

46

60

Alvis Whitted

OAK

5

41

60

Nate Washington

PIT

5

41

60

Ronald Curry

OAK

5

37

60

Randal Williams

OAK

5

34

60

Marcus Robinson

MIN

5

32

60

Willie Parker

PIT

5

31

60

Joe Jurevicius

CLE

5

30

60

Samkon Gado

HOU

5

20

60

Justin Griffith

ATL

5

19

60

Vincent Jackson

SD

5

19

60

Tim Dwight

NYJ

5

18

60

Mark Bradley

CHI

5

14

60

Damien Nash

DEN

5

5

81

Donald Driver

GB

4

101

81

Terrell Owens

DAL

4

97

81

Alge Crumpler

ATL

4

69

81

Drew Bennett

TEN

4

69

81

Randy McMichael

MIA

4

63

81

LaDainian Tomlinson

SD

4

61

81

Michael Clayton

TB

4

57

81

Larry Fitzgerald

ARI

4

53

81

Frank Gore

SF

4

52

81

Edgerrin James

ARI

4

50

81

Tiki Barber

NYG

4

50

81

Eric Parker

SD

4

49

81

Peerless Price

BUF

4

47

81

Troy Brown

NE

4

44

81

Samie Parker

KC

4

43

81

Eric Johnson

SF

4

43

81

Rashied Davis

CHI

4

37

81

Patrick Crayton

DAL

4

31

81

Brandon Jones

TEN

4

30

81

Antwaan Randle El

WAS

4

30

81

Courtney Anderson

OAK

4

28

81

Tim Carter

NYG

4

27

81

Chris Baker

NYJ

4

27

81

Deuce McAllister

NO

4

26

81

Wali Lundy

HOU

4

24

81

Dominic Rhodes

IND

4

23

81

Mike Bell

DEN

4

17

81

Brad Hoover

CAR

4

16

81

Daimon Shelton

BUF

4

10

81

Jabar Gaffney

NE

4

10

81

Devale Ellis

DET

4

7

81

Jeff Dugan

MIN

4

4

Week 11 Touch Leaders

RANK

PLAYER

TEAM

W11

YTD

1

Brian Westbrook

PHI

34

194

2

Larry Johnson

KC

31

277

3

Carnell Williams

TB

29

189

4

Chester Taylor

MIN

28

255

4

Frank Gore

SF

28

226

4

Rudi Johnson

CIN

28

219

7

Fred Taylor

JAC

27

194

8

Anthony Thomas

BUF

26

88

9

Thomas Jones

CHI

25

239

9

Julius Jones

DAL

25

208

9

Jamal Lewis

BAL

25

201

12

Edgerrin James

ARI

24

253

13

LaDainian Tomlinson

SD

23

257

13

Laurence Maroney

NE

23

152

15

Mike Bell

DEN

22

103

15

DeAngelo Williams

CAR

22

63

17

Reggie Bush

NO

21

165

18

Willie Parker

PIT

20

226

18

Justin Fargas

OAK

20

92

20

Travis Henry

TEN

19

168

20

Jason Wright

CLE

19

38

22

Shaun Alexander

SEA

18

88

23

Warrick Dunn

ATL

16

203

24

Samkon Gado

HOU

15

69

25

Steven Jackson

STL

14

249

25

Ahman Green

GB

14

176

25

Joseph Addai

IND

14

158

25

Leon Washington

NYJ

14

116

29

Deuce McAllister

NO

13

156

29

Damien Nash

DEN

13

17

31

Ronnie Brown

MIA

12

216

31

Dominic Rhodes

IND

12

142

31

Corey Dillon

NE

12

126

31

Ladell Betts

WAS

12

124

31

Wali Lundy

HOU

12

117

36

Tiki Barber

NYG

11

237

36

Maurice Jones-Drew

JAC

11

109

36

Cedric Houston

NYJ

11

26

36

Arlen Harris

DET

11

11

40

Cedric Benson

CHI

10

84

41

DeShaun Foster

CAR

9

188

41

Marion Barber III

DAL

9

94

41

Correll Buckhalter

PHI

9

73

41

LenDale White

TEN

9

57

45

Musa Smith

BAL

8

48

45

Maurice Hicks

SF

8

29

45

Brad Hoover

CAR

8

26

48

Mike Alstott

TB

7

32

49

Mewelde Moore

MIN

6

44

49

Nick Goings

CAR

6

16

51

LaMont Jordan

OAK

5

124

51

Brandon Jacobs

NYG

5

69

51

Zack Crockett

OAK

5

31

51

Michael Bennett

KC

5

25

51

Aaron Stecker

NO

5

21

51

T.J. Duckett

WAS

5

13

57

Kevin Jones

DET

4

203

57

Kevan Barlow

NYJ

4

112

57

Michael Turner

SD

4

60

57

Michael Pittman

TB

4

41

57

Najeh Davenport

PIT

4

34

57

Lorenzo Neal

SD

4

27

57

Jerome Harrison

CLE

4

24

57

Justin Griffith

ATL

4

19

57

Daimon Shelton

BUF

4

7

57

Aveion Cason

DET

4

4

67

Maurice Morris

SEA

3

146

67

Vernand Morency

GB

3

70

67

Jerious Norwood

ATL

3

61

67

Mike Sellers

WAS

3

22

67

Marcel Shipp

ARI

3

7

72

Mack Strong

SEA

2

49

72

Michael Robinson

SF

2

41

72

Kevin Faulk

NE

2

37

72

Jason McKie

CHI

2

23

72

Sammy Morris

MIA

2

22

72

Jameel Cook

HOU

2

21

72

Cory Schlesinger

DET

2

8

72

Ovie Mughelli

BAL

2

6

80

Stephen Davis

STL

1

27

80

Kenny Watson

CIN

1

20

80

Chris Perry

CIN

1

18

80

Cecil Sapp

DEN

1

14

80

Heath Evans

NE

1

14

80

Terrelle Smith

CLE

1

10

80

Kyle Johnson

DEN

1

10

80

ReShard Lee

OAK

1

10

80

William Henderson

GB

1

9

80

Jeremi Johnson

CIN

1

8

80

Ahmard Hall

TEN

1

7

80

Madison Hedgecock

STL

1

5

80

Adrian Peterson

CHI

1

4

80

Lawrence Vickers

CLE

1

4

80

Reno Mahe

PHI

1

4

80

Moran Norris

SF

1

4

80

Kay-Jay Harris

STL

1

1

80

Jerald Sowell

TB

1

1

Week 11 Look Leaders

RANK

PLAYER

TEAM

W11

YTD

1

Lee Evans

BUF

16

90

2

Plaxico Burress

NYG

15

82

3

Laveranues Coles

NYJ

14

101

4

Brian Westbrook

PHI

13

72

4

Jeremy Shockey

NYG

13

66

4

L.J. Smith

PHI

13

62

7

Chris Chambers

MIA

12

101

7

Hines Ward

PIT

12

88

7

Devery Henderson

NO

12

29

10

Andre Johnson

HOU

11

114

10

Reggie Bush

NO

11

84

10

Deion Branch

SEA

11

58

10

Donte' Stallworth

PHI

11

53

10

Jermaine Wiggins

MIN

11

45

15

Torry Holt

STL

10

108

15

Chad Johnson

CIN

10

99

15

Marvin Harrison

IND

10

96

15

Roy Williams

DET

10

95

15

Reggie Wayne

IND

10

90

15

Braylon Edwards

CLE

10

79

15

Greg Jennings

GB

10

67

15

Reggie Brown

PHI

10

66

23

Javon Walker

DEN

9

84

23

Todd Heap

BAL

9

72

23

Marty Booker

MIA

9

56

23

Santonio Holmes

PIT

9

45

27

Darrell Jackson

SEA

8

88

27

Mark Clayton

BAL

8

79

27

Mike Furrey

DET

8

75

27

Wes Welker

MIA

8

72

27

Steven Jackson

STL

8

64

27

Travis Taylor

MIN

8

58

27

Ernest Wilford

JAC

8

55

27

Arnaz Battle

SF

8

50

27

Brandon Lloyd

WAS

8

43

36

Anquan Boldin

ARI

7

100

36

Steve Smith

CAR

7

93

36

Keyshawn Johnson

CAR

7

86

36

Terry Glenn

DAL

7

62

36

George Wrighster

JAC

7

45

36

Terrance Copper

NO

7

27

36

Aaron Stecker

NO

7

23

36

Correll Buckhalter

PHI

7

18

36

Anthony Thomas

BUF

7

11

45

Joey Galloway

TB

6

87

45

Kellen Winslow

CLE

6

77

45

Isaac Bruce

STL

6

75

45

Ben Watson

NE

6

72

45

Antonio Gates

SD

6

71

45

Jerricho Cotchery

NYJ

6

67

45

Eddie Kennison

KC

6

59

45

Reche Caldwell

NE

6

58

45

Chris Cooley

WAS

6

54

45

Cedrick Wilson

PIT

6

52

45

Dallas Clark

IND

6

49

45

Ladell Betts

WAS

6

41

45

Mewelde Moore

MIN

6

40

45

Laurence Maroney

NE

6

21

45

James Thrash

WAS

6

17

60

Derrick Mason

BAL

5

73

60

T.J. Houshmandzadeh

CIN

5

73

60

Rod Smith

DEN

5

63

60

Reggie Williams

JAC

5

58

60

Michael Jenkins

ATL

5

56

60

Joe Horn

NO

5

55

60

Eric Moulds

HOU

5

50

60

Bryant Johnson

ARI

5

46

60

Alvis Whitted

OAK

5

41

60

Nate Washington

PIT

5

41

60

Ronald Curry

OAK

5

37

60

Randal Williams

OAK

5

34

60

Marcus Robinson

MIN

5

32

60

Willie Parker

PIT

5

31

60

Joe Jurevicius

CLE

5

30

60

Samkon Gado

HOU

5

20

60

Justin Griffith

ATL

5

19

60

Vincent Jackson

SD

5

19

60

Tim Dwight

NYJ

5

18

60

Mark Bradley

CHI

5

14

60

Damien Nash

DEN

5

5

81

Donald Driver

GB

4

101

81

Terrell Owens

DAL

4

97

81

Alge Crumpler

ATL

4

69

81

Drew Bennett

TEN

4

69

81

Randy McMichael

MIA

4

63

81

LaDainian Tomlinson

SD

4

61

81

Michael Clayton

TB

4

57

81

Larry Fitzgerald

ARI

4

53

81

Frank Gore

SF

4

52

81

Edgerrin James

ARI

4

50

81

Tiki Barber

NYG

4

50

81

Eric Parker

SD

4

49

81

Peerless Price

BUF

4

47

81

Troy Brown

NE

4

44

81

Samie Parker

KC

4

43

81

Eric Johnson

SF

4

43

81

Rashied Davis

CHI

4

37

81

Patrick Crayton

DAL

4

31

81

Brandon Jones

TEN

4

30

81

Antwaan Randle El

WAS

4

30

81

Courtney Anderson

OAK

4

28

81

Tim Carter

NYG

4

27

81

Chris Baker

NYJ

4

27

81

Deuce McAllister

NO

4

26

81

Wali Lundy

HOU

4

24

81

Dominic Rhodes

IND

4

23

81

Mike Bell

DEN

4

17

81

Brad Hoover

CAR

4

16

81

Daimon Shelton

BUF

4

10

81

Jabar Gaffney

NE

4

10

81

Devale Ellis

DET

4

7

81

Jeff Dugan

MIN

4

4

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