Player Fantasy Projection
Jimmy Graham 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking
Jimmy Graham Bio & Career Stats
Position: Tight End
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Additional Bio Information
Birth Date: ,
Drafted: 2010 New Orleans Saints
(Round: 3 #95)
|Jimmy Graham 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 Pass Defenses in 2016
||Better Against Sub 500 Teams
|Jimmy Graham Previous Years Stats
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|Jimmy Graham 2016 Fantasy Analysis
Jimmy Graham has been below his projection the last 2 years. His best fantasy TE ranking was #1 in 2013, and he has had a total of 4 seasons with a top 3 ranking.
Graham's fantasy game average per year has been going down for 2 years, and has been trending down 3 out of the past 5 years.
, and he was ranked the 179th most consistent player overall.
Career Experience Outlook:
Graham 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.
Throughout his career Graham has averaged 3.69 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.
Based on prior performance, a change in roster skilled positions projects a lower fantasy average of (0.2) pts per game for Graham. At the Running Back/Full Back position: Will Tukuafu (2015 Avg: 2.49 Pts/Game) has left the team and Thomas Rawls (2015 Avg: 9.73 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup. At the Wide Receiver position: Jermaine Kearse (2015 Avg: 5.35 Pts/Game) is now starting. Along the Offenisve Line: Patrick Lewis is no longer starting, Clint Gresham, Russell Okung and J.R. Sweezy have left the team, Mark Glowinski is now starting and J'Marcus Webb and Germain Ifedi have been added to the starting lineup.
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Graham plays this year (107 - 85 - 0 0.557%) will be more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule from last season (108 - 100 - 0 0.519%), and last season's teams gave up more points (4,565) compared to this season's teams (4,376) so this could mean less fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Graham had a lower fantasy avg (2.97 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (4.57 pts/game), so with a more difficult schedule for the upcoming season it could also be an indication of less points.
From a defensive standpoint, Graham faced defenses that were stronger last year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 15.92 - 3 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense) compared to the upcoming season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 16.58 - 5 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses), and this season's teams gave up more passing yards (247 yds/game including 2 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season's teams (241 yds/game including 5 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses).
In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Graham has been a quick starter. On average his best 4 game stretch is the first 4 games of the year (8.65 pts per game), followed by the 3rd quarter (7.84 pts per game), 4th quarter (6.14 pts per game) and 2nd quarter (4.54 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 10 (10.04 pts per game), week 9 (9.98 pts per game) and week 3 (9.87 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 5 (2.78 pts per game), week 11 (3.30 pts per game) and week 6 (3.44 pts per game).