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Julian Edelman 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking

Julian Edelman Bio & Career Stats

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Jersey: #11
Position: Wide Receiver
Career: 8 Years
Height: 5-11
Weight: 195
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Additional Bio Information

Birth Date: --
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High School: --
College: Kent State
Drafted: 2009 New England Patriots (Round: 7 #232)

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
Julian Edelman 2016 Fantasy Projection
2016 Pts 2016 Avg Depth Chart *Avg Games Played 2015 Avg 2015 Fantasy Ranking 2015 Consistency
48.86 4.73 4 8.00 8.77 8 --
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
9 No No Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Julian Edelman Previous Years Stats
YearTeamGmsRecsRec YdsRec TdsPass YdsPass TdsRush YdsRush TdsFGsXPsFan PtsFan Pts Avg
2016 Patriots1766000160004.904.90
2015 Patriots9616927002300078.908.77
2014 Patriots14929724009400082.005.86
2013 Patriots1610510566001100089.905.62
Julian Edelman 2016 Fantasy Analysis
Career Synopsis:
Julian Edelman has been below his fantasy projection 4 out of 7 years, but he beat his projection last year. His best fantasy WR ranking was #19 in 2013.
Fantasy Trends:
Edelman's fantasy game average per year has been going up for 4 years.
Player Consistency:
, and he was one of the top 100 most consistent players overall (ranked 97).
Career Experience Outlook:
Edelman is entering his 8th year in the NFL. Over the past 15 years, on average, WRs in their 8th year have seen an increase in fantasy pts per game of 0.02 from their 7th year.
Position Outlook:
Throughout his career Edelman has averaged 0.31 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:
Edelman 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 (0.286) pts per game for Edelman. At the Running Back/Full Back position: James White (2015 Avg: 5.65 Pts/Game) is no longer starting and LeGarrette Blount (2015 Avg: 9.54 Pts/Game) and Dion Lewis (2015 Avg: 9.54 Pts/Game) have been added to the starting lineup. At the Tight End position: Martellus Bennett (2015 Avg: 3.63 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup. Along the Offenisve Line: Marcus Cannon and Josh Kline are no longer starting, Joe Cardona has left the team, Tre Jackson is now starting and Nate Solder has been added to the starting lineup.
Schedule Difficulty:
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Edelman plays this year (103 - 89 - 0 0.536%) will be more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule from last season (97 - 111 - 0 0.466%), and last season's teams gave up more points (4,894) compared to this season's teams (4,079) so this could mean less fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Edelman had a lower fantasy avg (5.73 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (10.28 pts/game), so with a more difficult schedule for the upcoming season it could also be an indication of less points.
Defenses:
From a defensive standpoint, Edelman will face defenses that are stronger this year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 12.92 - 6 Top 10 Defenses and 5 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 18.62 - 3 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses), and last season's teams gave up more passing yards (248 yds/game including 4 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses) compared to this season's teams (238 yds/game including 5 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses).

In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Edelman has had his best 4 game stretch during the third quarter of the year (6.35 pts per game), followed by the 1st quarter (4.50 pts per game), 4th quarter (4.36 pts per game) and 2nd quarter (3.87 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 12 (10.48 pts per game), week 2 (6.83 pts per game) and week 15 (6.08 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 4 (2.03 pts per game), week 7 (2.06 pts per game) and week 16 (2.63 pts per game).
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