Player Fantasy Projection
DeSean Jackson 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking
DeSean Jackson Bio & Career Stats
Position: Wide Receiver
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Additional Bio Information
Birth Date: ,
Long Beach, CA
Polytechnic HS [Long Beach, CA]
Drafted: 2008 Philadelphia Eagles
(Round: 2 #49)
|DeSean Jackson 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
|DeSean Jackson Previous Years Stats
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|DeSean Jackson 2016 Fantasy Analysis
DeSean Jackson has been below his fantasy projection 5 out of 8 years, including the last 2. His best fantasy WR ranking was #4 in 2009, and he has had a total of 3 seasons with a top 15 ranking.
Jackson's fantasy game average per year has been going down for 2 years, and has been trending down 5 out of the past 7 years.
, and he was ranked the 158th most consistent player overall.
Career Experience Outlook:
Jackson 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 Jackson has averaged 2.26 fantasy pts per game more than the league WR average. The average fantasy pts per game by WRs in 2015 was 4.23.
Depth Chart Change:
No Change in Depth Chart. Coming off an Injury.
Based on prior performance, a change in roster skilled positions projects a lower fantasy average of (0.081) pts per game for Jackson. At the Running Back/Full Back position: Darrel Young (2015 Avg: .28 Pts/Game) and Alfred Morris (2015 Avg: 5.24 Pts/Game) have left the team, Matt Jones (2015 Avg: 6.78 Pts/Game) is now starting and Joe Kerridge has been added to the starting lineup. At the Wide Receiver position: Jamison Crowder (2015 Avg: 2.65 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup. At the Tight End position: Niles Paul has been added to the starting lineup. Along the Offenisve Line: Josh LeRibeus is no longer starting, Nick Sundberg has left the team and Kory Lichtensteiger, Spencer Long, Morgan Moses and Brandon Scherff have been added to the starting lineup.
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Jackson plays this year (109 - 99 - 0 0.524%) will be more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule from last season (102 - 106 - 0 0.490%), and last season's teams gave up more points (4,896) compared to this season's teams (4,720) so this could mean less fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Jackson had a lower fantasy avg (5.55 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (6.55 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, Jackson will face defenses that are stronger this year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 16.69 - 3 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense) compared to last season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 18.15 - 4 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense), and last season's teams gave up more passing yards (250 yds/game including 2 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses) compared to this season's teams (245 yds/game including 5 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses).
In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Jackson has had his best 4 game stretch during the second quarter of the year (6.80 pts per game), followed by the 1st quarter (6.62 pts per game), 4th quarter (6.37 pts per game) and 3rd quarter (5.74 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 6 (8.55 pts per game), week 7 (8.55 pts per game) and week 14 (8.36 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 16 (4.07 pts per game), week 12 (4.11 pts per game) and week 8 (4.66 pts per game).