Player Fantasy Projection
DeAngelo Williams 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking
DeAngelo Williams Bio & Career Stats
Position: Running Back
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Additional Bio Information
Birth Date: ,
Little Rock, AR
Wynne HS [AR]
Drafted: 2006 Carolina Panthers
(Round: 1 #27)
|DeAngelo Williams 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 Rush Defenses in 2016
||Better Against Sub 500 Teams
|DeAngelo Williams Previous Years Stats
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|DeAngelo Williams 2016 Fantasy Analysis
DeAngelo Williams has been below his fantasy projection 7 out of 10 years, but he beat his projection last year. His best fantasy RB ranking was #2 in 2008, and he has had a total of 3 seasons with a top 15 ranking.
Williams beat his previous year fantasy game average last year, but his avg has been trending down 3 out of the last 5 years.
, and he was ranked the 115th most consistent player overall.
Career Experience Outlook:
Williams is entering his 11th year in the NFL. Over the past 15 years, on average, RBs in their 11th year have seen a decrease in fantasy pts per game of 1.61 from their 10th year.
Throughout his career Williams has averaged 3.06 fantasy pts per game more than the league RB average. The average fantasy pts per game by RBs in 2015 was 5.60.
Depth Chart Change:
Williams has dropped from 1st to 2nd on the depth chart.
Based on prior performance, a change in roster skilled positions projects a lower fantasy average of (0.19) pts per game for Williams. At the Running Back/Full Back position: Will Johnson (2015 Avg: 3.75 Pts/Game) has left the team and Le'Veon Bell (2015 Avg: 13.40 Pts/Game) and Roosevelt Nix (2015 Avg: .40 Pts/Game) have been added to the starting lineup. At the Tight End position: Heath Miller (2015 Avg: 2.78 Pts/Game) has left the team, Matt Spaeth (2015 Avg: .25 Pts/Game) is now starting and Ladarius Green (2015 Avg: 3.50 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup. Along the Offenisve Line: Cody Wallace is no longer starting, Greg Warren has left the team and Maurkice Pouncey has been added to the starting lineup. At the Kicker position: Chris Boswell (2015 Avg: 9.42 Pts/Game) is no longer starting and Shaun Suisham has been added to the starting lineup.
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Williams played last year (109 - 99 - 0 0.524%) were more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule for the upcoming season (101 - 107 - 0 0.486%), and this season's teams gave up more points (4,809) compared to last season's teams (4,522) so this could mean more fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Williams had a lower fantasy avg (9.56 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (12.01 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 faced defenses that were stronger last year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 14.62 - 6 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses) compared to the upcoming season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 18.69 - 4 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense), and this season's teams gave up more rushing yards (112 yds/game - 4 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season's teams (105 yds/game - 6 Top 10 Defenses and 2 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 (12.56 pts per game), followed by the 3rd quarter (8.99 pts per game), 2nd quarter (8.59 pts per game) and 1st quarter (7.49 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 16 (15.68 pts per game), week 9 (13.21 pts per game) and week 6 (12.59 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 3 (5.30 pts per game), week 7 (6.53 pts per game) and week 1 (6.69 pts per game).