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Fantasy Football Week 1 Targets Leaders

Since targets have become a stat, fantasy junkies have fallen in love with it, including us! But just because your favorite WR gets thrown to 12 times each week, that does not guarantee anything! That is why we calculated their Catch % for you!

Stats courtesy of ESPN

Running Back Targets Leaders

Giovani BernardRB10660%62012
Matt ForteRB9889%87004
Shane VereenRB8563%35002
Pierre ThomasRB7686%58005
Le'Veon BellRB7686%88024
Reggie BushRB66100%49012
LeSean McCoyRB66100%41002
Ahmad BradshawRB6583%70015
Justin ForsettRB6583%14000
Darren SprolesRB6467%14000
Chris JohnsonRB55100%23102
Andre EllingtonRB55100%27001
Rashad JenningsRB5480%50012
Lamar MillerRB5480%19101

People are going to jump all over Justin Forsett, but you might want to hold onto top waiver priority for a more important player later in the season.  Bernard Pierce and Lorenzo Taliaferro will still get there chance now that Ray Rice is gone.

Wide Receiver Targets Leaders

Steve Smith Sr.WR15747%118113
Jordy NelsonWR14964%83005
Reggie WayneWR13969%98025
Donnie AveryWR13754%84014
Pierre GarconWR121083%77003
Brandon MarshallWR12867%71104
Calvin JohnsonWR11764%164236
Mike WallaceWR11764%81114
T.Y. HiltonWR11545%41003
Jeremy MaclinWR11436%97114
Demaryius ThomasWR11436%48012
Andrew HawkinsWR10880%87014
Marqise LeeWR10660%62004
Kenbrell ThompkinsWR10550%37002
Anquan BoldinWR9889%99016
DeSean JacksonWR9889%62005
Julio JonesWR9778%116044
Brian QuickWR9778%99023
Andre JohnsonWR9667%93026
Emmanuel SandersWR9667%77012
A.J. GreenWR9667%131122
Randall CobbWR9667%58115
Keenan AllenWR9556%37001
Mike EvansWR9556%37002
Vincent JacksonWR9444%36003
Allen HurnsWR9444%110234
Brandin CooksWR8788%77114
Julian EdelmanWR8675%95023
Kelvin BenjaminWR8675%92125
Marques ColstonWR8563%110014
Riley CooperWR8450%29001
Justin HunterWR8338%63013
Denarius MooreWR8225%8000

I don't care if Dwayne Bowe ever plays in the NFL again, but Donnie Avery will never be on my fantasy football team.  Ignore Brian Quick too!

Tight End Targets Leaders

Dennis PittaTE151067%83014
Greg OlsenTE11873%83116
Rob GronkowskiTE11436%40103
Martellus BennettTE10880%70106
Jimmy GrahamTE10880%82004
Antonio GatesTE10660%81013
Marcedes LewisTE9667%35003
Julius ThomasTE8788%104325
Brandon MyersTE8675%41002
Larry DonnellTE8563%56104
Jared CookTE8450%56013
Coby FleenerTE8338%21001
Vernon DavisTE6467%44212
Anthony FasanoTE6350%29102
Levine ToiloloTE6350%19103
Jason WittenTE6233%14001
Charles ClayTE6233%27011

Antonio Gates is still the man in San Diego and Ladarius Green will just have to wait his turn!  Travis Kelce could and should be ahead of Fasano on this list in the very near future!