Player Fantasy Projection
Brandon Tate 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking
Brandon Tate Bio & Career Stats
Position: Wide Receiver
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Additional Bio Information
Birth Date: ,
Drafted: 2009 New England Patriots
(Round: 3 #83)
|Brandon Tate 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
|Brandon Tate Previous Years Stats
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|Brandon Tate 2016 Fantasy Analysis
Brandon Tate has been below his fantasy projection 6 out of 7 years, including the last 5. His best fantasy WR ranking was #65 in 2010.
Tate fell below his previous year fantasy game average last year, and has been trending down 3 out of the past 5 years.
Career Experience Outlook:
Tate 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.
Throughout his career Tate has averaged 3.02 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:
No Change in Depth Chart.
Based on prior performance, a change in roster skilled positions projects a lower fantasy average of (0.17) pts per game for Tate. At the Running Back/Full Back position: Matt Lengel has been added to the starting lineup. At the Wide Receiver position: Marvin Jones (2015 Avg: 4.26 Pts/Game) has left the team and Brandon LaFell (2015 Avg: 2.42 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup. At the Tight End position: Ryan Hewitt (2015 Avg: .71 Pts/Game) has left the team. Along the Offenisve Line: Clark Harris and Andre Smith have left the team and Eric Winston is now starting.
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Tate played last year (104 - 104 - 0 0.500%) were more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule for the upcoming season (101 - 107 - 0 0.486%), and this season's teams gave up more points (4,763) compared to last season's teams (4,511) so this could mean more fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Tate had a better fantasy avg (1.25 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (0.03 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 Tate doing better against teams with a worse record.
From a defensive standpoint, Tate faced defenses that were stronger last year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 14.38 - 6 Top 10 Defenses and 4 Top 5 Defenses) compared to the upcoming season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 17.23 - 5 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses), and this season's teams gave up more passing yards (246 yds/game including 4 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season's teams (238 yds/game including 6 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses).
In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Tate has been a quick starter. On average his best 4 game stretch is the first 4 games of the year (3.06 pts per game), followed by the 4th quarter (2.87 pts per game), 2nd quarter (2.62 pts per game) and 3rd quarter (0.87 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 8 (6.28 pts per game), week 4 (5.35 pts per game) and week 2 (4.30 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 9 (0.43 pts per game), week 7 (0.44 pts per game) and week 1 (0.97 pts per game).