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Rob Gronkowski 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking

Rob Gronkowski Bio & Career Stats

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Position: Tight End
Career: 6 Years
Height: 6-6
Weight: 264
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Additional Bio Information

Birth Date: ,
Birth Place: Amherst, NY
High School: Woodland Hills HS [Forest Hills, PA]
College: Arizona
Drafted: 2010 New England Patriots (Round: 2 #42)

Tight End Rankings:
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Position Projections:
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  * Average Games Played the Previous 3 Years
  ** Player Missed More than 8 Games the Previous Season Due to Injury
Rob Gronkowski 2016 Fantasy Projection
2016 Pts 2016 Avg Depth Chart *Avg Games Played 2015 Avg 2015 Fantasy Ranking 2015 Consistency
110.17 7.51 1 15.00 8.32 2 --
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 Pass Defenses in 2016 Better Against Sub 500 Teams
9 No No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Rob Gronkowski Previous Years Stats
YearTeamGmsRecsRec YdsRec TdsPass YdsPass TdsRush YdsRush TdsFGsXPsFan PtsFan Pts Avg
2015 Patriots1572117611000000124.808.32
2014 Patriots1582112412000000128.208.55
2013 Patriots1039592400000053.605.36
Rob Gronkowski 2016 Fantasy Analysis
Career Synopsis:
Rob Gronkowski was below his projection last year. His best fantasy TE ranking was #1 in 2015, 2014, 2012 and 2011, and he has had a total of 5 seasons with a top 5 ranking.
Fantasy Trends:
Gronkowski fell below his previous year fantasy game average last year, and has been trending down 3 out of the past 5 years.
Player Consistency:
, and he was ranked the 112th most consistent player overall.
Career Experience Outlook:
Gronkowski 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 0.07 from their 6th year.
Position Outlook:
Throughout his career Gronkowski has averaged 4.88 fantasy pts per game more than the league TE average. The average fantasy pts per game by TEs in 2015 was 3.00.
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 (0.211) pts per game for Gronkowski. At the Running Back/Full Back position: James White (2015 Avg: 5.65 Pts/Game) is no longer starting and LeGarrette Blount (2015 Avg: 9.54 Pts/Game) and Dion Lewis (2015 Avg: 9.54 Pts/Game) have been added to the starting lineup. At the Wide Receiver position: Julian Edelman (2015 Avg: 8.77 Pts/Game) is now starting. At the Tight End position: Martellus Bennett (2015 Avg: 3.63 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup. Along the Offenisve Line: Marcus Cannon and Josh Kline are no longer starting, Joe Cardona has left the team, Tre Jackson is now starting and Nate Solder has been added to the starting lineup.
Schedule Difficulty:
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Gronkowski plays this year (103 - 89 - 0 0.536%) will be more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule from last season (97 - 111 - 0 0.466%), and last season's teams gave up more points (4,894) compared to this season's teams (4,079) so this could mean less fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Gronkowski surprisingly had a higher fantasy avg (10.25 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (7.03 pts/game), so with a more difficult schedule for the upcoming season it could be an indication of a higher fantasy average.
From a defensive standpoint, Gronkowski will face defenses that are stronger this year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 12.92 - 6 Top 10 Defenses and 5 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 18.62 - 3 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses), and last season's teams gave up more passing yards (248 yds/game including 4 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses) compared to this season's teams (238 yds/game including 5 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses).

In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Gronkowski has had his best 4 game stretch during the third quarter of the year (9.64 pts per game), followed by the 4th quarter (8.62 pts per game), 1st quarter (8.19 pts per game) and 2nd quarter (7.22 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 10 (14.61 pts per game), week 1 (11.21 pts per game) and week 8 (10.45 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 6 (4.23 pts per game), week 5 (4.41 pts per game) and week 4 (4.93 pts per game).



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