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Adam Vinatieri 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking
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Central HS [Rapid City, SD]
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|Adam Vinatieri 2016 Fantasy Projection
||*Avg Games Played
||2015 Fantasy Ranking
|2016 Bye Week
||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
|Adam Vinatieri Previous Years Stats
|Year||Team||Gms||Recs||Rec Yds||Rec Tds||Pass Yds||Pass Tds||Rush Yds||Rush Tds||FGs||XPs||Fan Pts||Fan Pts Avg|
|Adam Vinatieri 2016 Fantasy Analysis
Adam Vinatieri has beaten his fantasy projection 13 out of 20 years, but he was below his projection last year. His best fantasy K ranking was #1 in 2004, and he has had a total of 3 seasons with a top 3 ranking.
Vinatieri fell below his previous year fantasy game average last year, but his avg has been trending up 3 out of the last 5 years.
, and he was one of the top 100 most consistent players overall (ranked 100).
Career Experience Outlook:
Vinatieri is entering his 21st year in the NFL. Over the past 15 years, on average, Ks in their 21st year have seen an increase in fantasy pts per game of 3.09 from their 20th year.
Throughout his career Vinatieri has averaged 0.91 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.
Based on prior performance, a change in roster skilled positions projects a lower fantasy average of (0.35) pts per game for Vinatieri. At the Wide Receiver position: Andre Johnson (2015 Avg: 3.78 Pts/Game) has left the team and Donte Moncrief (2015 Avg: 4.54 Pts/Game) is now starting. At the Tight End position: Coby Fleener (2015 Avg: 2.84 Pts/Game) has left the team and Erik Swoope has been added to the starting lineup. Along the Offenisve Line: Joe Reitz is no longer starting, Lance Louis and Matt Overton have left the team and Ryan Kelly has been added to the starting lineup.
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Vinatieri played last year (111 - 97 - 0 0.534%) were more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule for the upcoming season (105 - 103 - 0 0.505%), but last season's teams gave up more points (4,722) compared to this season's teams (4,619) so this could mean less fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Vinatieri had a lower fantasy avg (6.29 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (7.00 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 Vinatieri has had his best 4 game stretch during the second quarter of the year (7.66 pts per game), followed by the 1st quarter (7.50 pts per game), 4th quarter (7.24 pts per game) and 3rd quarter (6.96 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 2 (8.40 pts per game), week 3 (8.39 pts per game) and week 6 (8.29 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 1 (5.95 pts per game), week 16 (6.32 pts per game) and week 11 (6.61 pts per game).