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Nicholas Folk 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking

Nicholas Folk Bio & Career Stats

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Jersey: #6
Position: Kicker
Career: 9 Years
Height: 6-1
Weight: 222
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Additional Bio Information

Birth Date: ,
Birth Place: Los Angeles, CA
High School: Norte Dame HS [Los Angeles, CA]
College: Arizona
Drafted: 2007 Dallas Cowboys (Round: 6 #178)

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Position Projections:
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  * Average Games Played the Previous 3 Years
  ** Player Missed More than 8 Games the Previous Season Due to Injury
Nicholas Folk 2016 Fantasy Projection
2016 Pts 2016 Avg Depth Chart *Avg Games Played 2015 Avg 2015 Fantasy Ranking 2015 Consistency
52.27 5.70 1 11.00 8.29 8 --
2016 Bye Week Team Change Head Coach Change **Coming Off Injury Depth Chart Change Higher Fantasy Avg then League Harder Schedule in 2016 Better Defenses in 2016 Better Pass Defenses in 2016 Better Against Sub 500 Teams
11 No No Yes No Yes Yes No No No
Nicholas Folk Previous Years Stats
YearTeamGmsRecsRec YdsRec TdsPass YdsPass TdsRush YdsRush TdsFGsXPsFan PtsFan Pts Avg
2015 Jets70000000131958.008.29
2014 Jets1600000003223119.007.44
2013 Jets1600000003327126.007.88
Nicholas Folk 2016 Fantasy Analysis
Career Synopsis:
Nicholas Folk has beaten his fantasy projection 5 out of 9 years, including the last 3. His best fantasy K ranking was #4 in 2007, and he has had a total of 4 seasons with a top 15 ranking.
Fantasy Trends:
Folk beat his previous year fantasy game average last year, but his avg has been trending down 3 out of the last 5 years.
Career Experience Outlook:
Folk is entering his 10th year in the NFL. Over the past 15 years, on average, Ks in their 10th year have seen a decrease in fantasy pts per game of 0.02 from their 9th year.
Position Outlook:
Throughout his career Folk has averaged 0.43 fantasy pts per game more than the league K average. The average fantasy pts per game by Ks in 2015 was 7.16.
Depth Chart Change:
No Change in Depth Chart. Coming off an Injury.
Player Turnover:
Based on prior performance, a change in roster skilled positions projects a lower fantasy average of (0.44) pts per game for Folk. At the Quarterback position: Ryan Fitzpatrick (2015 Avg: 20.45 Pts/Game) has left the team and Geno Smith (2015 Avg: 22.65 Pts/Game) is now starting. At the Running Back/Full Back position: Chris Ivory (2015 Avg: 11.06 Pts/Game) has left the team and Matt Forte (2015 Avg: 11.63 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup. At the Tight End position: Jeff Cumberland (2015 Avg: .64 Pts/Game) has left the team and Jace Amaro has been added to the starting lineup. Along the Offenisve Line: D'Brickashaw Ferguson and Tanner Purdum have left the team and Ryan Clady has been added to the starting lineup. At the Kicker position: Randy Bullock (2015 Avg: 7.18 Pts/Game) has left the team.
Schedule Difficulty:
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Folk plays this year (103 - 89 - 0 0.536%) will be more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule from last season (87 - 121 - 0 0.418%), and last season's teams gave up more points (5,111) compared to this season's teams (4,166) so this could mean less fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Folk surprisingly had a higher fantasy avg (10.50 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (7.40 pts/game), so with a more difficult schedule for the upcoming season it could be an indication of a higher fantasy average.

In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Folk has had his best 4 game stretch during the second quarter of the year (7.68 pts per game), followed by the 1st quarter (7.67 pts per game), 4th quarter (6.87 pts per game) and 3rd quarter (6.14 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 7 (10.00 pts per game), week 3 (8.56 pts per game) and week 1 (8.56 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 10 (4.50 pts per game), week 11 (5.29 pts per game) and week 4 (5.44 pts per game).
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