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Steve Johnson 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking

Steve Johnson Bio & Career Stats

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Jersey: #13
Position: Wide Receiver
Career: 8 Years
Height: 6-2
Weight: 202
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Additional Bio Information

Birth Date: ,
Birth Place: --
High School: Rodriguez HS [Fairfield, CA]
College: Kentucky
Drafted: 2008 Buffalo Bills (Round: 7 #224)

Wide Receiver 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
Steve Johnson 2016 Fantasy Projection
2016 Pts 2016 Avg Depth Chart *Avg Games Played 2015 Avg 2015 Fantasy Ranking 2015 Consistency
31.32 2.63 9 10.00 4.76 46 --
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
11 No No Yes Yes No No No No Yes
Steve Johnson Previous Years Stats
YearTeamGmsRecsRec YdsRec TdsPass YdsPass TdsRush YdsRush TdsFGsXPsFan PtsFan Pts Avg
2015 Chargers945497300000042.854.76
2014 49ers1335435300000039.753.06
2013 Bills16525973001000048.853.05
Steve Johnson 2016 Fantasy Analysis
Career Synopsis:
Steve Johnson has been below his fantasy projection 6 out of 8 years, but he beat his projection last year. His best fantasy WR ranking was #9 in 2010, and he has had a total of 3 seasons with a top 25 ranking.
Fantasy Trends:
Johnson's fantasy game average per year has been going up for 2 years.
Player Consistency:
, and he was ranked the 155th most consistent player overall.
Career Experience Outlook:
Johnson is entering his 9th year in the NFL. Over the past 15 years, on average, WRs in their 9th year have seen a decrease in fantasy pts per game of 0.22 from their 8th year.
Position Outlook:
Throughout his career Johnson has averaged 0.00 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:
Johnson has moved up from 4th to 1st on the depth chart. Coming off an Injury.
Player Turnover:
Based on prior performance, a change in roster skilled positions projects a lower fantasy average of (0.251) pts per game for Johnson. 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 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, Antonio Gates (2015 Avg: 5.59 Pts/Game) is now starting 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.
Schedule Difficulty:
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Johnson 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:
Johnson had a lower fantasy avg (4.42 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (4.93 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, Johnson 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 Johnson has been a quick starter. On average his best 4 game stretch is the first 4 games of the year (5.94 pts per game), followed by the 2nd quarter (5.06 pts per game), 4th quarter (4.47 pts per game) and 3rd quarter (3.90 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 7 (7.79 pts per game), week 12 (7.26 pts per game) and week 2 (7.04 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 10 (1.73 pts per game), week 9 (3.08 pts per game) and week 14 (3.10 pts per game).
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