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Greg Olsen 2017 Fantasy Projection And Ranking

Greg Olsen Bio & Career Stats

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Jersey: #82
Position: Tight End
Career: 10 Years
Height: 6-5
Weight: 254
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Additional Bio Information

Birth Date: ,
Birth Place: Paterson, NJ
High School: Wayne Hills HS [Wayne, NJ]
College: Miami (Fla.)
Drafted: 2007 Chicago Bears (Round: 1 #31)

Tight End Rankings:
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Position Projections:
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  * Average Games Played the Previous 3 Years
  ** Player Missed More than 8 Games the Previous Season Due to Injury
Greg Olsen 2017 Fantasy Projection
2017 Pts 2017 Avg Depth Chart *Avg Games Played 2016 Avg 2016 Fantasy Ranking 2016 Consistency
62.24 3.89 1 16.00 4.48 15 --
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 Pass Defenses in 2017 Better Against Sub 500 Teams
11 No No No No Yes No No No Yes
Greg Olsen Previous Years Stats
YearTeamGmsRecsRec YdsRec TdsPass YdsPass TdsRush YdsRush TdsFGsXPsFan PtsFan Pts Avg
2016 Panthers16801073300000071.654.48
2015 Panthers16771104700000097.206.08
2014 Panthers16841008600000086.405.40
Greg Olsen 2017 Fantasy Analysis
Career Synopsis:
Greg Olsen has beaten his fantasy projection 8 out of 10 years, but he was below his projection last year. His best fantasy TE ranking was #5 in 2015, and he has had a total of 7 seasons with a top 10 ranking.
Fantasy Trends:
Olsen fell below his previous year fantasy game average last year, but his avg has been trending up 5 out of the last 7 years.
Player Consistency:
, and he was ranked the 136th most consistent player overall.
Career Experience Outlook:
Olsen is entering his 11th year in the NFL. Over the past 15 years, on average, TEs in their 11th year have seen an increase in fantasy pts per game of 0.18 from their 10th year.
Position Outlook:
Throughout his career Olsen has averaged 1.69 fantasy pts per game more than the league TE average. The average fantasy pts per game by TEs in 2016 was 2.94.
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 (0.496) pts per game for Olsen. At the Running Back/Full Back position: Mike Tolbert (2016 Avg: 1.40 Pts/Game) has left the team and Darrel Young has been added to the starting lineup. At the Wide Receiver position: Ted Ginn (2016 Avg: 4.46 Pts/Game) has left the team, Devin Funchess (2016 Avg: 3.55 Pts/Game) is now starting and Curtis Samuel has been added to the starting lineup. Along the Offenisve Line: Tyler Larsen is no longer starting, J.J. Jansen and Mike Remmers have left the team, Trai Turner is now starting and Ryan Kalil and Matt Kalil have been added to the starting lineup.
Schedule Difficulty:
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Olsen played last year (104 - 101 - 3 0.507%) were more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule for the upcoming season (102 - 107 - 0 0.488%), and this season's teams gave up more points (4,947) compared to last season's teams (4,863) so this could mean more fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Olsen had a lower fantasy avg (4.06 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (5.02 pts/game), and with a less difficult schedule for the upcoming season it could also be a indication of a better fantasy season.
Defenses:
From a defensive standpoint, Olsen faced defenses that were stronger last year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 17.23 - 5 Top 10 Defenses and 4 Top 5 Defenses) compared to the upcoming season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 18.85 - 2 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense), and this season's teams gave up more passing yards (244 yds/game including 3 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season's teams (239 yds/game including 5 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses).

In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Olsen has been a quick starter, and a slow finisher. On average his best 4 game stretch is the first 4 games of the year (5.13 pts per game), followed by the 2nd quarter (4.92 pts per game), 3rd quarter (4.74 pts per game) and 4th quarter (3.41 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 9 (7.58 pts per game), week 5 (7.24 pts per game) and week 3 (6.74 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 13 (2.56 pts per game), week 16 (2.80 pts per game) and week 1 (3.10 pts per game).
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