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Brandon LaFell 2017 Fantasy Projection And Ranking

Brandon LaFell Bio & Career Stats

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Jersey: #11
Position: Wide Receiver
Career: 7 Years
Height: 6-2
Weight: 211
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Additional Bio Information

Birth Date: ,
Birth Place: Houston, TX
High School: Lamar HS [TX]
College: Louisiana State
Drafted: 2010 Carolina Panthers (Round: 3 #78)

Wide Receiver Rankings:
<< Devin Funchess    Travis Benjamin >>
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 LaFell 2017 Fantasy Projection
2017 Pts 2017 Avg Depth Chart *Avg Games Played 2016 Avg 2016 Fantasy Ranking 2016 Consistency
67.45 4.40 1 13.50 4.93 38 --
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
6 No No No No No No No Yes Yes
Brandon LaFell Previous Years Stats
YearTeamGmsRecsRec YdsRec TdsPass YdsPass TdsRush YdsRush TdsFGsXPsFan PtsFan Pts Avg
2016 Bengals1664862600-200078.904.93
2015 Patriots1137515000900026.652.42
2014 Patriots16749537001300090.955.68
Brandon LaFell 2017 Fantasy Analysis
Career Synopsis:
Brandon LaFell has beaten his fantasy projection 5 out of 7 years. His best fantasy WR ranking was #21 in 2014.
Fantasy Trends:
LaFell beat his previous year fantasy game average last year, and has been trending up 5 out of the past 6 years.
Player Consistency:
, and he was ranked the 209th most consistent player overall.
Career Experience Outlook:
LaFell is entering his 8th year in the NFL. Over the past 15 years, on average, WRs in their 8th year have seen a decrease in fantasy pts per game of 0.08 from their 7th year.
Position Outlook:
Throughout his career LaFell has averaged 0.13 fantasy pts per game less than the league WR average. The average fantasy pts per game by WRs in 2016 was 3.97.
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 (0.238) pts per game for LaFell. At the Kicker position: Randy Bullock (2016 Avg: 6.60 Pts/Game) has left the team and Randy Bullock (2016 Avg: 10.00 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup.
Schedule Difficulty:
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule LaFell played last year (114 - 95 - 1 0.545%) were more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule for the upcoming season (96 - 113 - 0 0.459%), and this season's teams gave up more points (4,731) compared to last season's teams (4,490) so this could mean more fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
LaFell had a lower fantasy avg (4.61 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (5.63 pts/game), and with a less difficult schedule for the upcoming season it could also be a indication of a better fantasy season.
From a defensive standpoint, LaFell faced defenses that were stronger last year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 14.38 - 5 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses) compared to the upcoming season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 14.46 - 5 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses), but last season's teams gave up more passing yards (236 yds/game including 4 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses) compared to this season's teams (233 yds/game including 7 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses).

In Season Trends:
Throughout his career LaFell has had his best 4 game stretch during the second quarter of the year (5.28 pts per game), followed by the 1st quarter (4.15 pts per game), 4th quarter (3.52 pts per game) and 3rd quarter (3.48 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 6 (9.09 pts per game), week 13 (5.62 pts per game) and week 7 (5.29 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 14 (1.31 pts per game), week 10 (1.72 pts per game) and week 15 (2.51 pts per game).



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