Hunter's four targets and 38 offensive snaps were his highest sums since Week 8. It didn't make much of a difference in terms of production, however. Since coming to Buffalo, whether he's been on the field for 50 snaps or 15, he's never topped two catches or 30 yards. He's scored four times, so there's value in that, but a potential increase in usage is more cosmetic than useful at this point.
With Sammy Watkins back, Hunter's playing time mostly depends on the health of Robert Woods, who may be out another week or two with a knee injury. Still, Hunter's been in this position before and has yet to catch more than two balls in a game all season, so when Ryan implies more playing time, that might just mean a sprinkle more catches and targets for the league's leanest passing attack.
Incredibly, Hunter has just seven catches all season, and four have gone for scores. His role isn't likely to increase going forward -- he only saw 13 offensive snaps Sunday -- especially with Sammy Watkins back in action, but if you're in a league where touchdowns are heavily weighted, Hunter's size and leaping ability should allow him to get a couple more before the season closes.
Though the wideout has just six catches in five games for the
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