Week 3: Looks and Touches

Mike Harmon
Yahoo! Sports

The following is a list of the Week 3 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.

With fantasy owners looking for help in the running game and still sorting out the rapport between quarterbacks and their secondary and tertiary targets, it's time to break down the play-by-play records and rip the box scores apart.

Looks
Gus Frerotte's completion percentage (51.8 percent) isn't going to set the league on fire, but he makes frequent use of Chris Chambers, who has a healthy 37 looks through three games.

It remains to be seen how often the Chiefs will fall behind and force Trent Green to fire up mass attempts. But, it's clear that second-year receiver Samie Parker has become a deep threat and frequent target. Parker has been thrown to 19 times already.

The 49ers have found a second receiver to complement Brandon Lloyd and offset the loss of TE Eric Johnson in Arnaz Battle. Battle has been the target of 23 Tim Rattay passes. It will be interesting to see how his role changes if Mike Nolan decides to make the QB change to Alex Smith.

Byron Leftwich is quickly adapting to having a new set of weaponry in his receiving corps. Jimmy Smith got the TD glory in OT against the Jets, but Reggie Williams and Matt Jones are growing in this offense behind the reinvigorated running efforts of Fred Taylor. Both were targeted seven times by Leftwich on Sunday (18 and 15 for the season, respectively), and Jones even got to throw a pass.

Touches
For the third straight week, Cadillac Williams rolled easily past the 100-yard mark, despite an injured foot. He led all backs with 38 touches this week.

Mewelde Moore capably handled the running responsibilities for the Vikings to help them get in the win column with 24 touches this week. Moe Williams will still be around to pilfer goal line carries, but Michael Bennett appears out of the big picture for the time being.

Lee Suggs returned to the field for the Browns, but he failed to make a dent in Reuben Droughns' workload. Droughns handled the ball 25 times this past week against Indianapolis.

The pounding administered by the Falcons running attack against the Bills led to a split in carries between Warrick Dunn (16) and T.J. Duckett (12). Duckett doubled his number of carries in 2005 with that performance, and scored for the third straight game.

Week 3 Touch Leaders

RANK

PLAYER

WEEK 3

SEASON

1

Carnell Williams, Tam

38

89

2

Fred Taylor, Jac

37

77

3

Thomas Jones, Chi

32

71

4

Julius Jones, Dal

30

85

5

Edgerrin James, Ind

29

86

6

Willis McGahee, Buf

27

66

6

LaDainian Tomlinson, SD

27

65

8

Rudi Johnson, Cin

26

77

8

Ronnie Brown, Mia

26

62

10

Reuben Droughns, Cle

25

64

11

Mewelde Moore, Min

24

63

11

Corey Dillon, NE

24

34

13

Shaun Alexander, Sea

22

66

13

Chris Brown, Ten

22

60

13

Ahman Green, GB

22

44

16

LaMont Jordan, Oak

21

65

17

Curtis Martin, NYJ

20

76

17

Mike Anderson, Den

20

42

19

Brian Westbrook, Phi

19

56

19

Willie Parker, Pit

18

67

19

Stephen Davis, Car

18

66

19

Deuce McAllister, NO

18

56

23

Warrick Dunn, Atl

16

54

23

Tiki Barber, NYG

16

54

23

Kevan Barlow, SF

16

42

26

Kevin Faulk, NE

14

27

27

Steven Jackson, STL

13

52

28

T.J. Duckett, Atl

12

38

28

Marcel Shipp, Ari

12

24

30

Maurice Morris, Sea

11

56

30

DeShaun Foster, Car

11

31

30

Priest Holmes, Kan

11

15

33

Marshall Faulk, STL

9

18

34

Frank Gore, SF

8

27

34

Larry Johnson, Kan

8

18

36

Michael Turner, SD

7

16

36

Moe Williams, Min

7

10

38

Sammy Morris, Mia

6

18

38

J.J. Arrington, Ari

6

12

40

Alvin Pearman, Jac

5

19

40

Tatum Bell, Den

5

6

42

Greg Jones, Jac

4

34

42

Derrick Ward, NYG

4

27

42

Travis Henry, Ten

4

18

42

Chris Perry, Cin

4

8

42

Lamar Gordon, Phi

4

8

47

Derrick Blaylock, NYJ

3

22

47

Zack Crockett, Oak

3

14

47

Ran Carthon, Ind

3

11

47

Antowain Smith, NO

3

11

47

Najeh Davenport, GB

3

11

47

Mack Strong, Sea

3

10

47

Verron Haynes, Pit

3

10

47

Lorenzo Neal, SD

3

9

47

William Henderson, GB

3

6

47

Ron Dayne, Den

3

5

57

Shaud Williams, Buf

2

15

57

Michael Bennett, Min

2

14

57

Leonard Weaver, Sea

2

7

57

William Green, Cle

2

5

57

Patrick Pass, NE

2

2

57

Lee Suggs, Cle

2

2

57

Kyle Johnson, Den

2

5

64

Jeremi Johnson, Cin

1

4

64

Jerald Sowell, NYJ

1

7

64

Justin Fargas, Oak

1

1

64

Michael Pittman, Tam

1

11

64

Tyson Thompson, Dal

1

4

64

Lousaka Polite, Dal

1

1

64

Brandon Jacobs, NYG

1

10

64

Darren Sproles, SD

1

3

64

Justin Griffith, Atl

1

3

64

Daimon Shelton, Buf

1

2

64

Adrian Peterson, Chi

1

1

64

Marc Edwards, Chi

1

4

64

Jameel Cook, Tam

1

3

64

Mike Alstott, Tam

1

11

64

Chris Hetherington, SF

1

1

64

Obafemi Ayanbadejo, STL

1

11

64

Cecil Sapp, Den

1

1

64

Tony Richardson, Kan

1

2

Week 3 Look Leaders

RANK

PLAYER

WEEK 3

SEASON

1

Steve Smith, Car

16

38

2

Terrell Owens, Phi

15

40

3

Plaxico Burress, NYG

14

37

3

Darrell Jackson, Sea

14

36

5

Muhsin Muhammad, Chi

13

34

5

Chris Chambers, Mia

13

37

5

David Givens, NE

13

28

5

Torry Holt, STL

13

37

9

Jerry Porter, Oak

12

28

9

Brian Westbrook, Phi

12

27

9

Anquan Boldin, Ari

12

32

12

Keyshawn Johnson, Dal

11

24

12

Tony Gonzalez, Kan

11

23

12

Drew Bennett, Ten

11

27

12

Eddie Kennison, Kan

11

27

16

Samie Parker, Kan

10

19

16

Hines Ward, Pit

10

21

16

LaMont Jordan, Oak

10

27

16

Jeremy Shockey, NYG

10

19

16

Antonio Bryant, Cle

10

25

21

Mark Bradley, Chi

9

14

21

Eric Moulds, Buf

9

23

21

Brandon Jones, Ten

9

18

21

Courtney Anderson, Oak

9

14

21

Greg Lewis, Phi

9

26

21

Brian Finneran, Atl

9

17

21

Arnaz Battle, SF

9

23

28

Justin McCareins, NYJ

8

25

28

Amani Toomer, NYG

8

18

28

Ernie Conwell, NO

8

20

28

Robert Ferguson, GB

8

21

28

Joey Galloway, Tam

8

17

28

Bobby Engram, Sea

8

26

28

L.J. Smith, Phi

8

22

28

Terry Glenn, Dal

8

25

28

T.J. Houshmandzadeh, Cin

8

25

28

Bobby Wade, Chi

8

10

28

Michael Clayton, Tam

8

25

28

Marvin Harrison, Ind

8

26

28

Jason Witten, Dal

8

13

28

Jermaine Wiggins, Min

8

23

28

Rod Smith, Den

8

30

28

Kevin Faulk, NE

8

17

44

Antwaan Randle El, Pit

7

14

44

Joe Horn, NO

7

28

44

Devery Henderson, NO

7

10

44

Dante Hall, Kan

7

11

44

Keary Colbert, Car

7

19

44

Alge Crumpler, Atl

7

24

44

Matt Jones, Jac

7

15

44

Braylon Edwards, Cle

7

16

44

Brandon Lloyd, SF

7

20

44

Randy Moss, Oak

7

31

44

Laveranues Coles, NYJ

7

27

44

LaDainian Tomlinson, SD

7

9

44

Deion Branch, NE

7

33

44

Reggie Williams, Jac

7

18

44

Reggie Wayne, Ind

7

23

44

Erron Kinney, Ten

7

15

60

Marty Booker, Mia

6

19

60

Travis Taylor, Min

6

23

60

Lee Evans, Buf

6

17

60

Larry Fitzgerald, Ari

6

27

60

Johnnie Morton, SF

6

10

60

Marcus Robinson, Min

6

17

60

Priest Holmes, Kan

6

13

60

Kevan Barlow, SF

6

13

60

Jerramy Stevens, Sea

6

18

60

David Tyree, NYG

6

9

60

Antonio Gates, SD

6

14

71

Randy McMichael, Mia

5

23

71

Bryant Johnson, Ari

5

24

71

Ben Troupe, Ten

5

12

71

Ronnie Brown, Mia

5

11

71

Jimmy Smith, Jac

5

25

71

Donald Driver, GB

5

20

71

Chad Johnson, Cin

5

30

71

Reggie Brown, Phi

5

11

71

Troy Brown, NE

5

22

71

Julius Jones, Dal

5

16

71

Patrick Crayton, Dal

5

15

71

Thomas Jones, Chi

5

11

71

Kevin Curtis, STL

5

23

84

Donte' Stallworth, NO

4

22

84

Ricky Proehl, Car

4

11

84

Cedrick Wilson, Pit

4

10

84

Tim Carter, NYG

4

6

84

Dallas Clark, Ind

4

7

84

Kris Mangum, Car

4

12

84

Marshall Faulk, STL

4

9

84

Eric Parker, SD

4

17

84

Troy Williamson, Min

4

8

84

Chris Perry, Cin

4

15

84

DeShaun Foster, Car

4

10

84

Charles Lee, Tam

4

13

84

Chris Henry, Cin

4

8

84

Keenan McCardell, SD

4

27

84

Chris Baker, NYJ

4

13

84

Deuce McAllister, NO

4

12

84

Michael Jenkins, Atl

4

14

Week 3 Touch Leaders

RANK

PLAYER

WEEK 3

SEASON

1

Carnell Williams, Tam

38

89

2

Fred Taylor, Jac

37

77

3

Thomas Jones, Chi

32

71

4

Julius Jones, Dal

30

85

5

Edgerrin James, Ind

29

86

6

Willis McGahee, Buf

27

66

6

LaDainian Tomlinson, SD

27

65

8

Rudi Johnson, Cin

26

77

8

Ronnie Brown, Mia

26

62

10

Reuben Droughns, Cle

25

64

11

Mewelde Moore, Min

24

63

11

Corey Dillon, NE

24

34

13

Shaun Alexander, Sea

22

66

13

Chris Brown, Ten

22

60

13

Ahman Green, GB

22

44

16

LaMont Jordan, Oak

21

65

17

Curtis Martin, NYJ

20

76

17

Mike Anderson, Den

20

42

19

Brian Westbrook, Phi

19

56

19

Willie Parker, Pit

18

67

19

Stephen Davis, Car

18

66

19

Deuce McAllister, NO

18

56

23

Warrick Dunn, Atl

16

54

23

Tiki Barber, NYG

16

54

23

Kevan Barlow, SF

16

42

26

Kevin Faulk, NE

14

27

27

Steven Jackson, STL

13

52

28

T.J. Duckett, Atl

12

38

28

Marcel Shipp, Ari

12

24

30

Maurice Morris, Sea

11

56

30

DeShaun Foster, Car

11

31

30

Priest Holmes, Kan

11

15

33

Marshall Faulk, STL

9

18

34

Frank Gore, SF

8

27

34

Larry Johnson, Kan

8

18

36

Michael Turner, SD

7

16

36

Moe Williams, Min

7

10

38

Sammy Morris, Mia

6

18

38

J.J. Arrington, Ari

6

12

40

Alvin Pearman, Jac

5

19

40

Tatum Bell, Den

5

6

42

Greg Jones, Jac

4

34

42

Derrick Ward, NYG

4

27

42

Travis Henry, Ten

4

18

42

Chris Perry, Cin

4

8

42

Lamar Gordon, Phi

4

8

47

Derrick Blaylock, NYJ

3

22

47

Zack Crockett, Oak

3

14

47

Ran Carthon, Ind

3

11

47

Antowain Smith, NO

3

11

47

Najeh Davenport, GB

3

11

47

Mack Strong, Sea

3

10

47

Verron Haynes, Pit

3

10

47

Lorenzo Neal, SD

3

9

47

William Henderson, GB

3

6

47

Ron Dayne, Den

3

5

57

Shaud Williams, Buf

2

15

57

Michael Bennett, Min

2

14

57

Leonard Weaver, Sea

2

7

57

William Green, Cle

2

5

57

Patrick Pass, NE

2

2

57

Lee Suggs, Cle

2

2

57

Kyle Johnson, Den

2

5

64

Jeremi Johnson, Cin

1

4

64

Jerald Sowell, NYJ

1

7

64

Justin Fargas, Oak

1

1

64

Michael Pittman, Tam

1

11

64

Tyson Thompson, Dal

1

4

64

Lousaka Polite, Dal

1

1

64

Brandon Jacobs, NYG

1

10

64

Darren Sproles, SD

1

3

64

Justin Griffith, Atl

1

3

64

Daimon Shelton, Buf

1

2

64

Adrian Peterson, Chi

1

1

64

Marc Edwards, Chi

1

4

64

Jameel Cook, Tam

1

3

64

Mike Alstott, Tam

1

11

64

Chris Hetherington, SF

1

1

64

Obafemi Ayanbadejo, STL

1

11

64

Cecil Sapp, Den

1

1

64

Tony Richardson, Kan

1

2

Week 3 Look Leaders

RANK

PLAYER

WEEK 3

SEASON

1

Steve Smith, Car

16

38

2

Terrell Owens, Phi

15

40

3

Plaxico Burress, NYG

14

37

3

Darrell Jackson, Sea

14

36

5

Muhsin Muhammad, Chi

13

34

5

Chris Chambers, Mia

13

37

5

David Givens, NE

13

28

5

Torry Holt, STL

13

37

9

Jerry Porter, Oak

12

28

9

Brian Westbrook, Phi

12

27

9

Anquan Boldin, Ari

12

32

12

Keyshawn Johnson, Dal

11

24

12

Tony Gonzalez, Kan

11

23

12

Drew Bennett, Ten

11

27

12

Eddie Kennison, Kan

11

27

16

Samie Parker, Kan

10

19

16

Hines Ward, Pit

10

21

16

LaMont Jordan, Oak

10

27

16

Jeremy Shockey, NYG

10

19

16

Antonio Bryant, Cle

10

25

21

Mark Bradley, Chi

9

14

21

Eric Moulds, Buf

9

23

21

Brandon Jones, Ten

9

18

21

Courtney Anderson, Oak

9

14

21

Greg Lewis, Phi

9

26

21

Brian Finneran, Atl

9

17

21

Arnaz Battle, SF

9

23

28

Justin McCareins, NYJ

8

25

28

Amani Toomer, NYG

8

18

28

Ernie Conwell, NO

8

20

28

Robert Ferguson, GB

8

21

28

Joey Galloway, Tam

8

17

28

Bobby Engram, Sea

8

26

28

L.J. Smith, Phi

8

22

28

Terry Glenn, Dal

8

25

28

T.J. Houshmandzadeh, Cin

8

25

28

Bobby Wade, Chi

8

10

28

Michael Clayton, Tam

8

25

28

Marvin Harrison, Ind

8

26

28

Jason Witten, Dal

8

13

28

Jermaine Wiggins, Min

8

23

28

Rod Smith, Den

8

30

28

Kevin Faulk, NE

8

17

44

Antwaan Randle El, Pit

7

14

44

Joe Horn, NO

7

28

44

Devery Henderson, NO

7

10

44

Dante Hall, Kan

7

11

44

Keary Colbert, Car

7

19

44

Alge Crumpler, Atl

7

24

44

Matt Jones, Jac

7

15

44

Braylon Edwards, Cle

7

16

44

Brandon Lloyd, SF

7

20

44

Randy Moss, Oak

7

31

44

Laveranues Coles, NYJ

7

27

44

LaDainian Tomlinson, SD

7

9

44

Deion Branch, NE

7

33

44

Reggie Williams, Jac

7

18

44

Reggie Wayne, Ind

7

23

44

Erron Kinney, Ten

7

15

60

Marty Booker, Mia

6

19

60

Travis Taylor, Min

6

23

60

Lee Evans, Buf

6

17

60

Larry Fitzgerald, Ari

6

27

60

Johnnie Morton, SF

6

10

60

Marcus Robinson, Min

6

17

60

Priest Holmes, Kan

6

13

60

Kevan Barlow, SF

6

13

60

Jerramy Stevens, Sea

6

18

60

David Tyree, NYG

6

9

60

Antonio Gates, SD

6

14

71

Randy McMichael, Mia

5

23

71

Bryant Johnson, Ari

5

24

71

Ben Troupe, Ten

5

12

71

Ronnie Brown, Mia

5

11

71

Jimmy Smith, Jac

5

25

71

Donald Driver, GB

5

20

71

Chad Johnson, Cin

5

30

71

Reggie Brown, Phi

5

11

71

Troy Brown, NE

5

22

71

Julius Jones, Dal

5

16

71

Patrick Crayton, Dal

5

15

71

Thomas Jones, Chi

5

11

71

Kevin Curtis, STL

5

23

84

Donte' Stallworth, NO

4

22

84

Ricky Proehl, Car

4

11

84

Cedrick Wilson, Pit

4

10

84

Tim Carter, NYG

4

6

84

Dallas Clark, Ind

4

7

84

Kris Mangum, Car

4

12

84

Marshall Faulk, STL

4

9

84

Eric Parker, SD

4

17

84

Troy Williamson, Min

4

8

84

Chris Perry, Cin

4

15

84

DeShaun Foster, Car

4

10

84

Charles Lee, Tam

4

13

84

Chris Henry, Cin

4

8

84

Keenan McCardell, SD

4

27

84

Chris Baker, NYJ

4

13

84

Deuce McAllister, NO

4

12

84

Michael Jenkins, Atl

4

14

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