Player Fantasy Projection
Steve Johnson 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking
Steve Johnson Bio & Career Stats
Position: Wide Receiver
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Additional Bio Information
Birth Date: ,
Rodriguez HS [Fairfield, CA]
Drafted: 2008 Buffalo Bills
(Round: 7 #224)
|Steve Johnson 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
|Steve Johnson Previous Years Stats
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|Steve Johnson 2016 Fantasy Analysis
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.
Johnson's fantasy game average per year has been going up for 2 years.
, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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).