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Stephen Gostkowski 2017 Fantasy Projection And Ranking

Stephen Gostkowski Bio & Career Stats

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Jersey: #3
Position: Kicker
Career: 11 Years
Height: 6-1
Weight: 210
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Additional Bio Information

Birth Date: ,
Birth Place: Baton Rouge, LA
High School: Madison Central HS [MS]
College: Memphis
Drafted: 2006 New England Patriots (Round: 4 #118)

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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
Stephen Gostkowski 2017 Fantasy Projection
2017 Pts 2017 Avg Depth Chart *Avg Games Played 2016 Avg 2016 Fantasy Ranking 2016 Consistency
111.68 6.98 1 16.00 7.94 11 --
2017 Bye Week Team Change Head Coach Change **Coming Off Injury Depth Chart Change Higher Fantasy Avg then League Harder Schedule in 2017 Better Defenses in 2017 Better Pass Defenses in 2017 Better Against Sub 500 Teams
9 No No No No Yes Yes No No Yes
Stephen Gostkowski Previous Years Stats
YearTeamGmsRecsRec YdsRec TdsPass YdsPass TdsRush YdsRush TdsFGsXPsFan PtsFan Pts Avg
2016 Patriots1600000002746127.007.94
2015 Patriots1600000003352151.009.44
2014 Patriots1600000003551156.009.75
Stephen Gostkowski 2017 Fantasy Analysis
Career Synopsis:
Stephen Gostkowski has beaten his fantasy projection 8 out of 11 years, but he was below his projection last year. His best fantasy K ranking was #1 in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2012, and he has had a total of 7 seasons with a top 3 ranking.
Fantasy Trends:
Gostkowski's fantasy game average per year has been going down for 3 years.
Player Consistency:
, and he was one of the top 50 most consistent players overall (ranked 44).
Career Experience Outlook:
Gostkowski is entering his 12th year in the NFL. Over the past 15 years, on average, Ks in their 12th year have seen a decrease in fantasy pts per game of 0.09 from their 11th year.
Position Outlook:
Throughout his career Gostkowski has averaged 1.53 fantasy pts per game more than the league K average. The average fantasy pts per game by Ks in 2016 was 7.20.
Depth Chart Change:
No Change in Depth Chart.
Player Turnover:
Based on prior performance, a change in roster skilled positions projects a lower fantasy average of (1.0895) pts per game for Gostkowski. At the Wide Receiver position: Chris Hogan (2016 Avg: 4.53 Pts/Game) is no longer starting and Brandin Cooks (2016 Avg: 7.31 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup. At the Tight End position: Martellus Bennett (2016 Avg: 4.88 Pts/Game) has left the team and Rob Gronkowski (2016 Avg: 7.50 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup.
Schedule Difficulty:
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Gostkowski plays this year (108 - 85 - 0 0.560%) will be more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule from last season (90 - 117 - 3 0.435%), and last season's teams gave up more points (4,779) compared to this season's teams (4,484) so this could mean less fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Gostkowski had a lower fantasy avg (6.86 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (8.78 pts/game), so with a more difficult schedule for the upcoming season it could also be an indication of less points.

In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Gostkowski has been a slow finisher, but has had his best 4 game stretch during the second quarter of the year (9.25 pts per game), followed by the 1st quarter (8.50 pts per game), 3rd quarter (7.82 pts per game) and 4th quarter (7.73 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 6 (10.10 pts per game), week 5 (9.80 pts per game) and week 3 (9.27 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 13 (6.64 pts per game), week 14 (6.82 pts per game) and week 11 (7.27 pts per game).
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