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Tim Hightower 2017 Fantasy Projection And Ranking

Tim Hightower Bio & Career Stats

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Jersey: #34
Position: Running Back
Career: 6 Years
Height: 6-0
Weight: 224
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Additional Bio Information

Birth Date: ,
Birth Place: --
High School: --
College: Richmond
Drafted: 2008 Arizona Cardinals (Round: 5 #149)

Running Back 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
Tim Hightower 2017 Fantasy Projection
2017 Pts 2017 Avg Depth Chart *Avg Games Played 2016 Avg 2016 Fantasy Ranking 2016 Consistency
46.83 5.67 2 10.50 5.93 44 --
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 Rush Defenses in 2017 Better Against Sub 500 Teams
11 No Yes No No Yes No Yes Yes Yes
Tim Hightower Previous Years Stats
YearTeamGmsRecsRec YdsRec TdsPass YdsPass TdsRush YdsRush TdsFGsXPsFan PtsFan Pts Avg
2016 Saints162220010054840094.805.93
2015 Saints61212900037540067.9511.33
Tim Hightower 2017 Fantasy Analysis
Career Synopsis:
Tim Hightower has been below his fantasy projection 4 out of 6 years. His best fantasy RB ranking was #26 in 2008.
Fantasy Trends:
Hightower fell below his previous year fantasy game average last year, and has been trending down 4 out of the past 5 years.
Player Consistency:
, and he was ranked the 136th most consistent player overall.
Career Experience Outlook:
Hightower is entering his 7th year in the NFL. Over the past 15 years, on average, RBs in their 7th year have seen a decrease in fantasy pts per game of 0.59 from their 6th year.
Position Outlook:
Throughout his career Hightower has averaged 1.68 fantasy pts per game more than the league RB average. The average fantasy pts per game by RBs in 2016 was 6.14.
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 (0.37) pts per game for Hightower.
Schedule Difficulty:
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Hightower played last year (107 - 99 - 2 0.519%) were more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule for the upcoming season (98 - 107 - 3 0.478%), but last season's teams gave up more points (4,763) compared to this season's teams (4,651) so this could mean less fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Hightower had a lower fantasy avg (3.85 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (9.39 pts/game), and with a less difficult schedule for the upcoming season it could be a indication of a better fantasy season.
From a defensive standpoint, Hightower will face defenses that are stronger this year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 13.38 - 6 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 16.54 - 5 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses), and last season's teams gave up more rushing yards (110 yds/game - 5 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense) compared to this season's teams (101 yds/game - 6 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense).

In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Hightower has been a quick starter, and a slow finisher. On average his best 4 game stretch is the first 4 games of the year (7.20 pts per game), followed by the 2nd quarter (6.93 pts per game), 3rd quarter (6.93 pts per game) and 4th quarter (6.77 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 2 (10.43 pts per game), week 14 (9.24 pts per game) and week 9 (8.96 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 13 (2.84 pts per game), week 4 (3.41 pts per game) and week 10 (4.63 pts per game).



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