Originally written on Drunk Colts Fan  |  Last updated 11/17/14
For more on fantasy football projections and insights visit Punch Drunk Wonderland. A new quarterback stat that the folks at Pro Football Focus started keeping an eye on in recent years has been Average Depth of Target (aDOT).  The stat takes a look at what kind of distance a QB is looking at for his targets.  For instance, it might carry more meaning if a quarterback has a 60% completion percentage and Average Depth of Target of 10 yards than a quarterback with a 60% completion percentage and aDOT of 7 yards.  When looking at receivers we tend to note Yards Per Reception and Targets, so why not look at the same type of stat for QBs? In 2012 Andrew Luck was the poster boy of the Bruce Arians offensive system.  Long drop backs, time for plays for develop, and a ton of long balls. Luck led all quarterbacks in Average Depth of Target with 10.8 yards.  That’s a pretty significant stat and it plays a great deal into Luck’s successful fantasy production in 2012.  Sure, he was under 60% in...
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