NFL Training Camp: Dates, Locations, and Tidbits (Part 2)
NFL Training Camp startup dates are just around the corner. The Denver Broncos are less than a week away from reporting to Englewood, Colorado to kick the season off. There was a ton of turnover at the head coaching position with a quarter (8) of the league changing top men.
This article series will highlight dates, locations and a tidbit of information created using tools here at FFS for each of the 32 teams. As an added bonus, I have linked each team to David Willsey’s 32 teams in 32 days series, so you can recap all of 2018 or other useful information. The teams are covered alphabetically and part 2 covers teams 17 through 32. Part 1 covered teams 1 through 16 and can be found here. Let us get started.
Los Angeles Chargers
The Los Angeles Chargers finished 2018 with a 12-4 record and were second in their division.
Los Angeles Chargers Tidbit
With the news that Melvin Gordon is holding out, it is worth noting that Austin Ekeler projects as an RB2 even with him on the field the past 2 years.
Los Angeles Rams
The Los Angeles Rams finished 2018 with a 13-3 record and won their division.
Los Angeles Rams Tidbit
The Miami Dolphins finished 2018 with a 7-9 record and were third in their division.
Miami Dolphins Tidbit
Albert Wilson has hung with the big boys as far as a point per opportunity goes. He has just not been able to stay healthy.
The Minnesota Vikings finished 2018 with an 8-7-1 record and were second in their division.
Minnesota Vikings Tidbit
New England Patriots
The New England Patriots finished 2018 with an 11-5 record and won their division.
New England Patriots Tidbit
2018 saw the running backs targeted more than any other season from Tom Brady. The tight ends also saw a huge decline in targets.
New Orleans Saints
The New Orleans Saints finished 2018 with a 13-3 record and won their division.
New Orleans Saints Tidbit
Even though he finished as the RB3 in 2017, Alvin Kamara was way more efficient per opportunity than the two players in front of him.
New York Giants
The New York Giants finished 2018 with a 5-11 and were last in their division.
New York Giants Tidbit
New York Jets
The New York Jets finished 2018 with a 4-12 record and were last in their division.
New York Jets Tidbit
The Oakland Raiders finished 2018 with a 4-12 record and were last in their division.
Oakland Raiders Tidbit
In 2016, both the WR1 and WR2 finished as a WR1 in fantasy points with Derek Carr at the helm.
The Philadelphia Eagles finished 2018 with a 9-7 record and were second in their division.
Philadelphia Eagles Tidbit
The Pittsburgh Steelers finished 2018 with a 9-6-1 record and were second in their division.
Pittsburgh Steelers Tidbit
The Pittsburgh Steelers had less than 10 rushing attempts on three separate occasions last season.
San Francisco 49ers
The San Francisco 49ers finished 2018 with a 4-12 record and were third in their division.
San Francisco 49ers Tidbit
Kyle Shanahan has seen the rebirth of his TE1 the past couple of years after a long drought of subpar finishes.
The Seattle Seahawks finished 2018 with a 10-6 record and were second in their division.
Seattle Seahawks Tidbit
Russell Wilson has finished better than Cam Newton or Aaron Rodgers every year he has been in the league.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers finished 2018 with a 5-11 record and last in their division.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers Tidbit
Bruce Arians targets his WR2 well above the league average on a regular basis.
The Tennessee Titans finished 2018 with a 9-7 record and third in their division.
Tennessee Titans Tidbit
The Tennessee Titans only attempted more than 40 passes in one game in 2018.
The Washington Redskins finished 2018 with a 7-9 record and were third in their division.
Washington Redskins Tidbit
Jordan Reed actually drops in production with Jamison Crowder off of the field.
Today is the official kickoff of training camp. Keep track of all the training camp dates by checking back to this two-part series. The links from David Willsey’s series are also chock full of information and data from 2018. Happy opening day of camp everyone!