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James Starks 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking

James Starks Bio & Career Stats

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Position: Running Back
Career: 7 Years
Height: 6-2
Weight: 218
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Additional Bio Information

Birth Date: ,
Birth Place: Niagara Falls, NY
High School: Niagara Falls HS [NY]
College: Buffalo
Drafted: 2010 Green Bay Packers (Round: 6 #193)

Running Back Rankings:
<< Darren McFadden    T.J. Yeldon >>
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
James Starks 2016 Fantasy Projection
2016 Pts 2016 Avg Depth Chart *Avg Games Played 2015 Avg 2015 Fantasy Ranking 2015 Consistency
50.24 6.01 2 10.33 6.86 39 --
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 Rush Defenses in 2016 Better Against Sub 500 Teams
4 No No No No No No No No Yes
James Starks Previous Years Stats
YearTeamGmsRecsRec YdsRec TdsPass YdsPass TdsRush YdsRush TdsFGsXPsFan PtsFan Pts Avg
2016 Packers11600070001.001.00
2015 Packers1643392300601200109.706.86
2014 Packers161814000033320052.303.27
2013 Packers16108910049330077.754.86
James Starks 2016 Fantasy Analysis
Career Synopsis:
James Starks beat his projection last year. His best fantasy RB ranking was #26 in 2015.
Fantasy Trends:
Starks 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 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.
Position Outlook:
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.
Player Turnover:
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.
Schedule Difficulty:
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).



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