This article is part of our NFL Reactions series.Well, that touchdown helped nobody.
This phrase, or some variation of it, is one we've all heard when an unpopular/lesser-known player scores a touchdown. But if there's one thing we've learned over the years it's that every touchdown, literally every single one, helps somebody.
One of the first places we look when a "nobody" scores a touchdown is the opposing defense. Nearly every fantasy format that uses defense/special teams has a scoring system based on points allowed, so any touchdown, regardless of who scores it, will hurt that unit. But it doesn't end there: not only does the defense take the point knock, but fantasy owners of more popular players are left cursing at their TVs wondering why their player didn't get the end-zone target.
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