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Emmanuel Sanders 2017 Fantasy Projection And Ranking

Emmanuel Sanders Bio & Career Stats

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Position: Wide Receiver
Career: 7 Years
Height: 5-11
Weight: 186
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Additional Bio Information

Birth Date: --
Birth Place: --
High School: Bellville HS [TX]
College: Southern Methodist
Drafted: 2010 Pittsburgh Steelers (Round: 3 #82)

Wide Receiver Rankings:
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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
Emmanuel Sanders 2017 Fantasy Projection
2017 Pts 2017 Avg Depth Chart *Avg Games Played 2016 Avg 2016 Fantasy Ranking 2016 Consistency
79.32 5.26 1 14.50 5.47 24 --
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
5 No Yes No No Yes Yes No Yes No
Emmanuel Sanders Previous Years Stats
YearTeamGmsRecsRec YdsRec TdsPass YdsPass TdsRush YdsRush TdsFGsXPsFan PtsFan Pts Avg
2016 Broncos15791032500400082.005.47
2015 Broncos147611356002900095.656.83
2014 Broncos16101140490044000128.608.04
Emmanuel Sanders 2017 Fantasy Analysis
Career Synopsis:
Emmanuel Sanders has been below his fantasy projection 5 out of 7 years, including the last 2. His best fantasy WR ranking was #7 in 2014, and he has had a total of 3 seasons with a top 25 ranking.
Fantasy Trends:
Sanders' fantasy game average per year has been going down for 2 years, and has been trending down 3 out of the past 5 years.
Player Consistency:
, and he was ranked the 205th most consistent player overall.
Career Experience Outlook:
Sanders 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 Sanders has averaged 0.67 fantasy pts per game more 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 (0.258) pts per game for Sanders.
Schedule Difficulty:
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Sanders plays this year (113 - 78 - 2 0.592%) will be more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule from last season (111 - 96 - 1 0.536%), and last season's teams gave up more points (4,813) compared to this season's teams (4,162) so this could mean less fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Sanders surprisingly had a higher fantasy avg (6.23 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (4.59 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, Sanders faced defenses that were stronger last year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 18.77 - 3 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense) compared to the upcoming season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 19.08 - 2 Top 10 Defenses and 0 Top 5 Defenses), but last season's teams gave up more passing yards (249 yds/game including 2 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses) compared to this season's teams (247 yds/game including 1 Top 10 Defense and 2 Top 5 Defenses).

In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Sanders has been a slow finisher, but has had his best 4 game stretch during the third quarter of the year (6.11 pts per game), followed by the 2nd quarter (4.90 pts per game), 1st quarter (4.85 pts per game) and 4th quarter (4.29 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 8 (6.69 pts per game), week 9 (6.46 pts per game) and week 10 (6.33 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 13 (2.97 pts per game), week 1 (3.88 pts per game) and week 7 (3.98 pts per game).



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