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Greg Olsen 2016 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:
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
Greg Olsen 2016 Fantasy Projection
2016 Pts 2016 Avg Depth Chart *Avg Games Played 2015 Avg 2015 Fantasy Ranking 2015 Consistency
77.60 4.85 1 11.00 6.08 6 --
2016 Bye Week Team Change 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
7 No No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Greg Olsen Previous Years Stats
YearTeamGmsRecsRec YdsRec TdsPass YdsPass TdsRush YdsRush TdsFGsXPsFan PtsFan Pts Avg
2016 Panthers177300000003.653.65
2015 Panthers16771104700000097.206.08
2014 Panthers16841008600000086.405.40
2013 Panthers1673816600000076.804.80
Greg Olsen 2016 Fantasy Analysis
Career Synopsis:
Greg Olsen has beaten his fantasy projection 8 out of 9 years, including the last 5. His best fantasy TE ranking was #5 in 2015, and he has had a total of 6 seasons with a top 10 ranking.
Fantasy Trends:
Olsen's fantasy game average per year has been going up for 5 years, and has been trending up 7 out of the past 8 years.
Player Consistency:
, and he was ranked the 168th most consistent player overall.
Career Experience Outlook:
Olsen is entering his 10th year in the NFL. Over the past 15 years, on average, TEs in their 10th year have seen an increase in fantasy pts per game of 0.13 from their 9th year.
Position Outlook:
Throughout his career Olsen has averaged 1.71 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:
No Change in Depth Chart.
Player Turnover:
Based on prior performance, a change in roster skilled positions projects a lower fantasy average of (0.512) pts per game for Olsen. At the Wide Receiver position: Ted Ginn (2015 Avg: 7.35 Pts/Game) and Corey Brown (2015 Avg: 3.58 Pts/Game) are no longer starting, Devin Funchess (2015 Avg: 3.83 Pts/Game) is now starting and Kelvin Benjamin has been added to the starting lineup. Along the Offenisve Line: J.J. Jansen has left the team.
Schedule Difficulty:
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Olsen plays this year (103 - 89 - 0 0.536%) will be more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule from last season (92 - 116 - 0 0.442%), and last season's teams gave up more points (5,055) compared to this season's teams (4,276) so this could mean less fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Olsen surprisingly had a higher fantasy avg (8.51 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (5.26 pts/game), so with a more difficult schedule for the upcoming season it could be an indication of a higher fantasy average.
From a defensive standpoint, Olsen will face defenses that are stronger this year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 15.33 - 5 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 18.92 - 3 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses), and last season's teams gave up more passing yards (248 yds/game including 5 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses) compared to this season's teams (241 yds/game including 4 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses).

In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Olsen has been a slow finisher, but has had his best 4 game stretch during the second quarter of the year (4.93 pts per game), followed by the 3rd quarter (4.89 pts per game), 1st quarter (4.88 pts per game) and 4th quarter (3.48 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 9 (7.43 pts per game), week 3 (7.13 pts per game) and week 5 (6.94 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 13 (2.67 pts per game), week 16 (2.78 pts per game) and week 1 (3.03 pts per game).



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