Player Fantasy Projection
James Starks 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking
James Starks Bio & Career Stats
Position: Running Back
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Additional Bio Information
Birth Date: ,
Niagara Falls, NY
Niagara Falls HS [NY]
Drafted: 2010 Green Bay Packers
(Round: 6 #193)
|James Starks 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 Rush Defenses in 2016
||Better Against Sub 500 Teams
|James Starks Previous Years Stats
|Year||Team||Gms||Recs||Rec Yds||Rec Tds||Pass Yds||Pass Tds||Rush Yds||Rush Tds||FGs||XPs||Fan Pts||Fan Pts Avg|
|James Starks 2016 Fantasy Analysis
James Starks beat his projection last year. His best fantasy RB ranking was #26 in 2015.
Starks beat his previous year fantasy game average last year, and has been trending up 3 out of the past 5 years.
, and he was ranked the 190th most consistent player overall.
Career Experience Outlook:
Starks is entering his 7th year in the NFL. Over the past 15 years, on average, RBs in their 7th year have seen a decrease in fantasy pts per game of 0.9 from their 6th year.
Throughout his career Starks has averaged 0.85 fantasy pts per game less than the league RB average. The average fantasy pts per game by RBs in 2015 was 5.60.
Depth Chart Change:
No Change in Depth Chart.
Based on prior performance, a change in roster skilled positions projects a lower fantasy average of (0.21) pts per game for Starks. At the Running Back/Full Back position: John Kuhn (2015 Avg: 1.96 Pts/Game) has left the team and Aaron Ripkowski (2015 Avg: .45 Pts/Game) is now starting. At the Wide Receiver position: Davante Adams (2015 Avg: 2.51 Pts/Game) is no longer starting and Jordy Nelson has been added to the starting lineup. Along the Offenisve Line: Rick Lovato has left the team.
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Starks played last year (112 - 96 - 0 0.538%) were more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule for the upcoming season (93 - 115 - 0 0.447%), and this season's teams gave up more points (4,938) compared to last season's teams (4,468) so this could mean more fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Starks had a lower fantasy avg (5.27 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (8.09 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, Starks faced defenses that were stronger last year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 13.62 - 5 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses) compared to the upcoming season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 18.08 - 2 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses), and this season's teams gave up more rushing yards (113 yds/game - 2 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season's teams (106 yds/game - 5 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses).
In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Starks has been a quick starter, and a slow finisher. On average his best 4 game stretch is the first 4 games of the year (6.43 pts per game), followed by the 2nd quarter (6.17 pts per game), 3rd quarter (5.41 pts per game) and 4th quarter (5.17 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 2 (13.68 pts per game), week 14 (9.55 pts per game) and week 7 (9.33 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 16 (2.49 pts per game), week 3 (3.60 pts per game) and week 8 (3.70 pts per game).