Player Fantasy Projection
Nate Washington 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking
Nate Washington Bio & Career Stats
Position: Wide Receiver
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Additional Bio Information
Birth Date: ,
Jesup W. Scott HS [Toledo, OH]
|Nate Washington 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
|Nate Washington Previous Years Stats
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|Nate Washington 2016 Fantasy Analysis
Nate Washington has been below his fantasy projection 6 out of 11 years, but he beat his projection last year. His best fantasy WR ranking was #18 in 2011.
Washington beat his previous year fantasy game average last year, and has been trending up 3 out of the past 5 years.
, and he was ranked the 265th most consistent player overall.
Career Experience Outlook:
Washington is entering his 12th year in the NFL. Over the past 15 years, on average, WRs in their 12th year have seen a decrease in fantasy pts per game of 0.08 from their 11th year.
Throughout his career Washington has averaged 0.25 fantasy pts per game less than the league WR average. The average fantasy pts per game by WRs in 2015 was 4.23.
Depth Chart Change:
Washington has dropped from 1st to 2nd on the depth chart. He has changed teams since last year moving from the Texans to the Patriots.
Based on prior performance, a change in roster skilled positions projects a higher fantasy average of (0.46) pts per game for Washington. At the Running Back/Full Back position: James White (2015 Avg: 5.65 Pts/Game) is no longer starting and LeGarrette Blount (2015 Avg: 9.54 Pts/Game) and Dion Lewis (2015 Avg: 9.54 Pts/Game) have been added to the starting lineup. At the Wide Receiver position: Julian Edelman (2015 Avg: 8.77 Pts/Game) is now starting. At the Tight End position: Martellus Bennett (2015 Avg: 3.63 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup. Along the Offenisve Line: Marcus Cannon and Josh Kline are no longer starting, Joe Cardona has left the team, Tre Jackson is now starting and Nate Solder has been added to the starting lineup.
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Washington plays this year (103 - 89 - 0 0.536%) will be more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule from last season (111 - 97 - 0 0.534%), and last season's teams gave up more points (4,768) compared to this season's teams (4,079) so this could mean less fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Washington had a lower fantasy avg (2.62 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (5.48 pts/game), so with a more difficult schedule for the upcoming season it could also be an indication of less points.
From a defensive standpoint, Washington will face defenses that are stronger this year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 12.92 - 6 Top 10 Defenses and 5 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 15.38 - 5 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense), and last season's teams gave up more passing yards (247 yds/game including 2 Top 10 Defenses) compared to this season's teams (238 yds/game including 5 Top 10 Defenses).
In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Washington has had his best 4 game stretch during the second quarter of the year (5.01 pts per game), followed by the 1st quarter (4.56 pts per game), 4th quarter (3.85 pts per game) and 3rd quarter (3.25 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 8 (7.65 pts per game), week 7 (5.79 pts per game) and week 1 (5.21 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 12 (1.77 pts per game), week 6 (2.25 pts per game) and week 10 (2.78 pts per game).