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Brandon Pettigrew 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking

Brandon Pettigrew Bio & Career Stats

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Jersey: #85
Position: Tight End
Career: 7 Years
Height: 6-5
Weight: 263
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Additional Bio Information

Birth Date: ,
Birth Place: --
High School: --
College: Oklahoma State
Drafted: 2009 Detroit Lions (Round: 1 #20)

Tight End 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
Brandon Pettigrew 2016 Fantasy Projection
2016 Pts 2016 Avg Depth Chart *Avg Games Played 2015 Avg 2015 Fantasy Ranking 2015 Consistency
13.40 1.10 1 7.00 -- -- --
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
10 No No No No No No No No No
Brandon Pettigrew Previous Years Stats
YearTeamGmsRecsRec YdsRec TdsPass YdsPass TdsRush YdsRush TdsFGsXPsFan PtsFan Pts Avg
2015 Lions576710000009.351.87
2014 Lions14107000000003.50.25
2013 Lions1641416200000032.802.05
Brandon Pettigrew 2016 Fantasy Analysis
Career Synopsis:
Brandon Pettigrew has beaten his fantasy projection 4 out of 7 years. His best fantasy TE ranking was #11 in 2011, and he has had a total of 4 seasons with a top 25 ranking.
Fantasy Trends:
Pettigrew beat his previous year fantasy game average last year, but his avg has been trending down 3 out of the last 5 years.
Career Experience Outlook:
Pettigrew is entering his 8th year in the NFL. Over the past 15 years, on average, TEs in their 8th year have seen a decrease in fantasy pts per game of 0.17 from their 7th year.
Position Outlook:
Throughout his career Pettigrew has averaged 0.10 fantasy pts per game less than the league TE average. The average fantasy pts per game by TEs in 2015 was 3.00.
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 (0.365) pts per game for Pettigrew. At the Running Back/Full Back position: Joique Bell (2015 Avg: 5.34 Pts/Game) has left the team and Ameer Abdullah (2015 Avg: 5.43 Pts/Game) is now starting. At the Wide Receiver position: Calvin Johnson (2015 Avg: 7.17 Pts/Game) has left the team and Marvin Jones (2015 Avg: 4.26 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup. At the Tight End position: Timothy Wright (2015 Avg: 3.17 Pts/Game) has left the team. Along the Offenisve Line: Michael Ola is no longer starting, Don Muhlbach has left the team and Taylor Decker has been added to the starting lineup. At the Kicker position: Sam Martin has left the team and Matt Prater (2015 Avg: 6.80 Pts/Game) is now starting.
Schedule Difficulty:
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Pettigrew played last year (110 - 98 - 0 0.529%) were more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule for the upcoming season (85 - 107 - 0 0.443%), and this season's teams gave up more points (4,715) compared to last season's teams (4,615) so this could mean more fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Pettigrew had a better fantasy avg (3.78 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (0.60 pts/game), and with a less difficult schedule for the upcoming season it the data would suggest he may have a worse fantasy season, but the trend could easily change to Pettigrew doing better against teams with a worse record.
Defenses:
From a defensive standpoint, Pettigrew faced defenses that were stronger last year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 16.31 - 4 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses) compared to the upcoming season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 20.42 - 1 Top 10 Defense and 1 Top 5 Defense), and this season's teams gave up more passing yards (249 yds/game including 5 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season's teams (240 yds/game including 6 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses).

In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Pettigrew has been a slow starter, but has had his best 4 game stretch during the third quarter of the year (3.72 pts per game), followed by the 2nd quarter (2.88 pts per game), 4th quarter (2.57 pts per game) and 1st quarter (2.26 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 9 (5.65 pts per game), week 16 (4.93 pts per game) and week 11 (4.09 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 15 (1.21 pts per game), week 1 (1.29 pts per game) and week 3 (2.03 pts per game).
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