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DeAngelo Williams 2017 Fantasy Projection And Ranking

DeAngelo Williams Bio & Career Stats

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Jersey: #34
Position: Running Back
Career: 11 Years
Height: 5-9
Weight: 217
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Additional Bio Information

Birth Date: ,
Birth Place: Little Rock, AR
High School: Wynne HS [AR]
College: Memphis
Drafted: 2006 Carolina Panthers (Round: 1 #27)

Running Back Rankings:
<< Todd Gurley    Matt Forte >>
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
DeAngelo Williams 2017 Fantasy Projection
2017 Pts 2017 Avg Depth Chart *Avg Games Played 2016 Avg 2016 Fantasy Ranking 2016 Consistency
68.23 8.26 2 12.00 9.53 24 --
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 Rush Defenses in 2017 Better Against Sub 500 Teams
9 No No Yes No Yes No Yes Yes Yes
DeAngelo Williams Previous Years Stats
YearTeamGmsRecsRec YdsRec TdsPass YdsPass TdsRush YdsRush TdsFGsXPsFan PtsFan Pts Avg
2016 Steelers81811820034340076.209.53
2015 Steelers16403670009071100175.0510.94
2014 Panthers654400021900024.104.02
DeAngelo Williams 2017 Fantasy Analysis
Career Synopsis:
DeAngelo Williams has been below his fantasy projection 7 out of 11 years, but he was above his projection the last 2. His best fantasy RB ranking was #2 in 2008, and he has had a total of 3 seasons with a top 15 ranking.
Fantasy Trends:
Williams fell below his previous year fantasy game average last year, and has been trending down 4 out of the past 6 years.
Career Experience Outlook:
Williams is entering his 12th year in the NFL. Over the past 15 years, on average, RBs in their 12th year have seen a decrease in fantasy pts per game of 0.58 from their 11th year.
Position Outlook:
Throughout his career Williams has averaged 3.09 fantasy pts per game more than the league RB average. The average fantasy pts per game by RBs in 2016 was 6.14.
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 (0.04) pts per game for Williams.
Schedule Difficulty:
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Williams played last year (111 - 97 - 2 0.534%) were more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule for the upcoming season (101 - 107 - 1 0.486%), and this season's teams gave up more points (4,605) compared to last season's teams (4,556) so this could mean more fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Williams had a lower fantasy avg (8.90 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (10.15 pts/game), and with a less difficult schedule for the upcoming season it could also be a indication of a better fantasy season.
From a defensive standpoint, Williams will face defenses that are stronger this year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 15.54 - 5 Top 10 Defenses) compared to last season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 18.54 - 3 Top 10 Defenses), and last season's teams gave up more rushing yards (111 yds/game - 4 Top 10 Defenses and 4 Top 5 Defenses) compared to this season's teams (108 yds/game - 4 Top 10 Defenses and 4 Top 5 Defenses).

In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Williams has been a strong finisher, and a slow starter. On average his best 4 game stretch has been the last 4 games of the year (12.75 pts per game), followed by the 3rd quarter (8.72 pts per game), 2nd quarter (8.33 pts per game) and 1st quarter (8.13 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 16 (15.68 pts per game), week 14 (12.32 pts per game) and week 9 (11.34 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 3 (5.07 pts per game), week 7 (6.53 pts per game) and week 10 (6.85 pts per game).



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