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Dennis Pitta 2017 Fantasy Projection And Ranking

Dennis Pitta Bio & Career Stats

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Position: Tight End
Career: 6 Years
Height: 6-4
Weight: 245
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Additional Bio Information

Birth Date: ,
Birth Place: Fresno, CA
High School: Moorpark HS [CA]
College: BYU
Drafted: 2010 Baltimore Ravens (Round: 4 #114)

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
Dennis Pitta 2017 Fantasy Projection
2017 Pts 2017 Avg Depth Chart *Avg Games Played 2016 Avg 2016 Fantasy Ranking 2016 Consistency
44.95 2.90 1 16.00 3.03 26 --
2017 Bye Week Team Change Head Coach Change **Coming Off Injury Depth Chart Change Higher Fantasy Avg then League Harder Schedule in 2017 Better Defenses in 2017 Better Pass Defenses in 2017 Better Against Sub 500 Teams
10 No No No No No No No Yes No
Dennis Pitta Previous Years Stats
YearTeamGmsRecsRec YdsRec TdsPass YdsPass TdsRush YdsRush TdsFGsXPsFan PtsFan Pts Avg
2016 Ravens1686729200000048.453.03
2014 Ravens31612500000006.252.08
Dennis Pitta 2017 Fantasy Analysis
Career Synopsis:
Dennis Pitta beat his projection last year. His best fantasy TE ranking was #6 in 2012.
Fantasy Trends:
Pitta beat his previous year fantasy game average last year, and has been trending up 3 out of the past 5 years.
Player Consistency:
, and he was ranked the 269th most consistent player overall.
Career Experience Outlook:
Pitta is entering his 7th year in the NFL. Over the past 15 years, on average, TEs in their 7th year have seen an increase in fantasy pts per game of 0.19 from their 6th year.
Position Outlook:
Throughout his career Pitta has averaged 0.01 fantasy pts per game less than the league TE average. The average fantasy pts per game by TEs in 2016 was 2.94.
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 (0.086) pts per game for Pitta.
Schedule Difficulty:
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Pitta played last year (108 - 99 - 2 0.522%) were more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule for the upcoming season (99 - 109 - 1 0.476%), and this season's teams gave up more points (4,847) compared to last season's teams (4,638) so this could mean more fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Pitta had a better fantasy avg (3.62 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (2.44 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 Pitta doing better against teams with a worse record.
From a defensive standpoint, Pitta faced defenses that were stronger last year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 17.23 - 3 Top 10 Defenses) compared to the upcoming season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 17.69 - 3 Top 10 Defenses), but last season's teams gave up more passing yards (243 yds/game including 2 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense) compared to this season's teams (241 yds/game including 4 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense).

In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Pitta has been a strong finisher. On average his best 4 game stretch has been the last 4 games of the year (5.31 pts per game), followed by the 3rd quarter (3.30 pts per game), 1st quarter (2.79 pts per game) and 2nd quarter (1.61 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 14 (6.26 pts per game), week 13 (6.25 pts per game) and week 12 (5.58 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 4 (0.52 pts per game), week 11 (0.88 pts per game) and week 6 (1.30 pts per game).



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