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Who will replace Willis McGahee?

11/21/2012 - NFL
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After another week of NFL action, it's time to take a look inside the world of playing time and snap counts via the in-depth data at Pro Football Focus.

The NFL now makes basic snap data available to anyone willing to open a game book, but only Pro Football Focus can take you far deeper into those numbers and tell you what players were doing on any given snap, where they were lining up and what it means.

Several important fantasy players are injured or suspended, including Willis McGahee, Rob Gronkowski and Titus Young. Let's take a look at what snap counts tell us about which players could replace their fantasy production.

Willis McGahee

Denver was dealt a blow with the news that McGahee had suffered an MCL tear and at the very least will be out until the final game of the regular season. For a running back who had been playing close to 60 percent of his team's snaps before the injury, that is a sizeable hole that needs filling. Who is likely to fill the void?