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Nick Novak 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking

Nick Novak Bio & Career Stats

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Jersey: #1
Position: Kicker
Career: 10 Years
Height: 6-0
Weight: 189
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Additional Bio Information

Birth Date: ,
Birth Place: San Diego, CA
High School: Albemarle HS [Charlottesville, VA]
College: Maryland
Drafted: Undrafted

Kicker Rankings:
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Position Projections:
QB | RB | WR | TE | K | Draft Kit Index

  * Average Games Played the Previous 3 Years
  ** Player Missed More than 8 Games the Previous Season Due to Injury
Nick Novak 2016 Fantasy Projection
2016 Pts 2016 Avg Depth Chart *Avg Games Played 2015 Avg 2015 Fantasy Ranking 2015 Consistency
81.05 6.08 1 9.67 6.38 27 --
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
9 No No No No No No No No Yes
Nick Novak Previous Years Stats
YearTeamGmsRecsRec YdsRec TdsPass YdsPass TdsRush YdsRush TdsFGsXPsFan PtsFan Pts Avg
2016 Texans100000003211.0011.00
2015 Texans130000000182983.006.38
2014 Chargers1600000002240106.006.63
2013 Chargers1600000003442144.009.00
Nick Novak 2016 Fantasy Analysis
Career Synopsis:
Nick Novak has been below his fantasy projection 5 out of 8 years, including the last 2. His best fantasy K ranking was #3 in 2013, and he has had a total of 3 seasons with a top 25 ranking.
Fantasy Trends:
Novak's fantasy game average per year has been going down for 2 years, and has been trending down 3 out of the past 5 years.
Player Consistency:
, and he was one of the top 75 most consistent players overall (ranked 66).
Career Experience Outlook:
Novak is entering his 9th year in the NFL. Over the past 15 years, on average, Ks in their 9th year have seen an increase in fantasy pts per game of 0.03 from their 8th year.
Position Outlook:
Throughout his career Novak has averaged 0.91 fantasy pts per game less 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.
Player Turnover:
Based on prior performance, a change in roster skilled positions projects a lower fantasy average of (0.317) pts per game for Novak. At the Quarterback position: Brian Hoyer (2015 Avg: 17.43 Pts/Game) has left the team and Brock Osweiler (2015 Avg: 17.56 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup. At the Running Back/Full Back position: Alfred Blue (2015 Avg: 6.66 Pts/Game) is no longer starting and Lamar Miller (2015 Avg: 10.44 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup. At the Wide Receiver position: Nate Washington (2015 Avg: 4.38 Pts/Game) has left the team and Will Fuller has been added to the starting lineup. Along the Offenisve Line: Jonathan Weeks, Ben Jones and Brandon Brooks have left the team and Jeff Allen and Nick Martin have been added to the starting lineup.
Schedule Difficulty:
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Novak played last year (111 - 97 - 0 0.534%) were more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule for the upcoming season (108 - 100 - 0 0.519%), but last season's teams gave up more points (4,768) compared to this season's teams (4,675) so this could mean less fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Novak had a lower fantasy avg (5.33 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (6.70 pts/game), and with a less difficult schedule for the upcoming season it could be a indication of a better fantasy season.

In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Novak has been a quick starter. On average his best 4 game stretch is the first 4 games of the year (7.79 pts per game), followed by the 4th quarter (6.40 pts per game), 2nd quarter (6.33 pts per game) and 3rd quarter (6.32 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 4 (11.43 pts per game), week 12 (7.50 pts per game) and week 16 (7.50 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 1 (4.33 pts per game), week 7 (5.00 pts per game) and week 10 (5.20 pts per game).



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