Player Fantasy Projection
Golden Tate 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking
Golden Tate Bio & Career Stats
Position: Wide Receiver
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Additional Bio Information
Birth Date: ,
Pope John Paul II HS [TN]; St. Joseph Elemetary [M
Drafted: 2010 Seattle Seahawks
(Round: 2 #60)
|Golden Tate 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
|Golden Tate 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|
|Golden Tate 2016 Fantasy Analysis
Golden Tate was below his projection last year. His best fantasy WR ranking was #19 in 2014.
Tate fell below his previous year fantasy game average last year, but his avg has been trending up 3 out of the last 5 years.
, and he was ranked the 194th most consistent player overall.
Career Experience Outlook:
Tate is entering his 7th year in the NFL. Over the past 15 years, on average, WRs in their 7th year have seen an increase in fantasy pts per game of 0.05 from their 6th year.
Throughout his career Tate has averaged 0.20 fantasy pts per game more than the league WR average. The average fantasy pts per game by WRs in 2015 was 4.23.
Depth Chart Change:
No Change in Depth Chart.
Based on prior performance, a change in roster skilled positions projects a lower fantasy average of (0.274) pts per game for Tate. At the Running Back/Full Back position: Joique Bell (2015 Avg: 5.34 Pts/Game) has left the team and Ameer Abdullah (2015 Avg: 5.43 Pts/Game) is now starting. At the Wide Receiver position: Calvin Johnson (2015 Avg: 7.17 Pts/Game) has left the team and Marvin Jones (2015 Avg: 4.26 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup. At the Tight End position: Timothy Wright (2015 Avg: 3.17 Pts/Game) has left the team and Brandon Pettigrew (2015 Avg: 1.87 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup. Along the Offenisve Line: Michael Ola is no longer starting, Don Muhlbach has left the team and Taylor Decker has been added to the starting lineup. At the Kicker position: Sam Martin has left the team and Matt Prater (2015 Avg: 6.80 Pts/Game) is now starting.
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Tate played last year (110 - 98 - 0 0.529%) were more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule for the upcoming season (85 - 107 - 0 0.443%), and this season's teams gave up more points (4,715) compared to last season's teams (4,615) so this could mean more fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Tate had a lower fantasy avg (3.03 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (7.07 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, Tate faced defenses that were stronger last year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 16.31 - 4 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses) compared to the upcoming season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 20.42 - 1 Top 10 Defense and 1 Top 5 Defense), and this season's teams gave up more passing yards (249 yds/game including 5 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season's teams (240 yds/game including 6 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses).
In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Tate has been a slow starter, but has had his best 4 game stretch during the second quarter of the year (5.35 pts per game), followed by the 3rd quarter (5.06 pts per game), 4th quarter (4.24 pts per game) and 1st quarter (3.30 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 5 (7.05 pts per game), week 10 (6.99 pts per game) and week 8 (6.45 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 16 (1.73 pts per game), week 11 (2.10 pts per game) and week 4 (2.13 pts per game).