Player Fantasy Projection
Antonio Gates 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking
Antonio Gates Bio & Career Stats
Position: Tight End
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Additional Bio Information
Birth Date: ,
Central HS [Detroit, MI]
|Antonio Gates 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
|Antonio Gates Previous Years Stats
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|Antonio Gates 2016 Fantasy Analysis
Antonio Gates has beaten his fantasy projection 7 out of 13 years, but he was below his projection last year. His best fantasy TE ranking was #1 in 2007, 2005, 2006 and 2004, and he has had a total of 8 seasons with a top 3 ranking.
Gates fell below his previous year fantasy game average last year, and has been trending down 4 out of the past 6 years.
, and he was ranked the 210th most consistent player overall.
Career Experience Outlook:
Gates is entering his 14th year in the NFL. Over the past 15 years, on average, TEs in their 14th year have seen an increase in fantasy pts per game of 2.29 from their 13th year.
Throughout his career Gates has averaged 3.69 fantasy pts per game more than the league TE average. The average fantasy pts per game by TEs in 2015 was 3.00.
Depth Chart Change:
Gates has moved up from 3rd to 1st on the depth chart.
Based on prior performance, a change in roster skilled positions projects a lower fantasy average of (0.182) pts per game for Gates. At the Running Back/Full Back position: Derek Watt has been added to the starting lineup. At the Wide Receiver position: Malcom Floyd (2015 Avg: 3.54 Pts/Game) has left the team, Steve Johnson (2015 Avg: 4.76 Pts/Game) is now starting and Travis Benjamin (2015 Avg: 5.70 Pts/Game) and Keenan Allen (2015 Avg: 7.53 Pts/Game) have been added to the starting lineup. At the Tight End position: Ladarius Green (2015 Avg: 3.50 Pts/Game) has left the team and Hunter Henry has been added to the starting lineup. Along the Offenisve Line: Trevor Robinson is no longer starting, Mike Windt has left the team and Matt Slauson has been added to the starting lineup.
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Gates played last year (105 - 103 - 0 0.505%) were more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule for the upcoming season (100 - 108 - 0 0.481%), and this season's teams gave up more points (4,941) compared to last season's teams (4,672) so this could mean more fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Gates had a better fantasy avg (5.94 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (5.17 pts/game), and with a less difficult schedule for the upcoming season it the data would suggest he may have a worse fantasy season, but the trend could easily change to Gates doing better against teams with a worse record.
From a defensive standpoint, Gates faced defenses that were stronger last year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 15.85 - 3 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense) compared to the upcoming season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 16.15 - 5 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses), and this season's teams gave up more passing yards (243 yds/game including 4 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season's teams (241 yds/game including 5 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses).
In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Gates has been a slow finisher, but has had his best 4 game stretch during the second quarter of the year (7.34 pts per game), followed by the 1st quarter (6.46 pts per game), 3rd quarter (5.65 pts per game) and 4th quarter (5.45 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 8 (9.78 pts per game), week 5 (8.54 pts per game) and week 4 (7.75 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 15 (4.38 pts per game), week 11 (4.59 pts per game) and week 13 (4.85 pts per game).