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Fantasy football Week 15: Buffalo Bills passing game targets

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After a month-long funk, Sammy Watkins re-emerged as the Bills' best passing game option with a 7-catch, 127-yard effort in Week 14. They'll need another big one from him on Sunday with Green Bay coming to town.

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Buffalo Bills wide receiver Sammy Watkins suffered through a terrible November. In four games played during that month, he caught just 13 passes (on 31 targets) for 105 yards, and did not score a touchdown. When he fumbled his first touch in Sunday's loss to Denver, it looked like December was going to be equally unkind to the rookie wide receiver.

Instead, Watkins finally broke out of his funk as the Bills tried to muster a fourth-quarter comeback in their 24-17 loss. Watkins finished the game with seven receptions (on 12 targets) for 127 yards to spearhead a record-setting passing day from quarterback Kyle Orton. The rookie remains the team leader in targets, receptions, yards, and receiving touchdowns entering the final three games of the season.

Here's an updated look at how the Bills' passing game is structured heading into a Week 15 showdown with the Green Bay Packers. Buffalo's offense is under a lot of fire right now as the largest point of frustration on a team that should be better than it is, but the guys on the list below aren't necessarily to blame.

Pos. Player Snaps Targets %Snap %Tar Stats
WR Sammy Watkins 833 110 13.2% 23.2% 58 rec, 822 yds, 5 TD
WR Robert Woods 732 86 11.7% 18.2% 52 rec, 586 yds, 3 TD
RB Fred Jackson 417 69 16.5% 14.6% 53 rec, 377 yds, 1 TD
TE Scott Chandler 612 61 10.0% 12.9% 40 rec, 418 yds, 2 TD
WR Chris Hogan 341 47 13.8% 9.9% 36 rec, 374 yds, 4 TD
RB Bryce Brown 109 23 21.1% 4.9% 15 rec, 136 yds
WR Mike Williams 188 19 10.1% 4.0% 8 rec, 142 yds, 1 TD
RB C.J. Spiller 157 16 10.2% 3.4% 14 rec, 109 yds, 1 TD
TE Chris Gragg 213 10 4.7% 2.1% 7 rec, 48 yds, 1 TD
WR Marquise Goodwin 85 9 10.6% 1.9% 1 rec, 42 yds
FB Frank Summers 128 8 6.3% 1.7% 5 rec, 9 yds
RB Anthony Dixon 191 7 3.8% 1.5% 6 rec, 36 yds
TE Lee Smith 256 5 2.0% 1.1% 4 rec, 23 yds, 1 TD
TE MarQueis Gray 48 3 6.3% 0.6% 2 rec, 71 yds