2022 Kansas City Chiefs Fantasy Football Preview

Jul 05, 2022
2022 Kansas City Chiefs Fantasy Football Preview

This installment in 4for4's team preview series will take a look at the Kansas City Chiefs. The series will cover every team in the NFL, going over all fantasy-relevant players with betting angles, as well.

Kansas City Chiefs Offense, 2021
Stat Rank
Points Per Game 29.4 4th
Yards Per Game 407.6 1st
Plays Per Game 67 4th
Drives Per Game 9.2 32nd
Scoring Percentage 48.2% 1st
Pass Attempts Per Game 39.9 2nd
Available Targets 340 2nd
Available Air Yards 2,748 4th
Available Carries 157 9th

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Chiefs Through the Air

A running joke became a reality as no quarterback registered more dropbacks against two-high coverages than Patrick Mahomes last year, forcing him into a league-high percentage of throws behind the line of scrimmage (27.3%) and passing yards after the catch. Whereas Mahomes averaged 25.6 fantasy points (with nine careless turnovers) during Kansas City’s 3-3 start to open the year, opposing defenses bottled his production to 18.8 points per game with only three top-five finishes from Week 7 on; his lone overall QB1-performance in Week 10 occurred against Gus Bradley’s Raiders which stubbornly schemed zero defensive snaps with two high safeties.

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