Player Fantasy Projection
Julio Jones 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking
Julio Jones Bio & Career Stats
Position: Wide Receiver
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Additional Bio Information
Birth Date: ,
Drafted: 2011 Atlanta Falcons
(Round: 1 #6)
|Julio Jones 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
|Julio Jones Previous Years Stats
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|Julio Jones 2016 Fantasy Analysis
Julio Jones has beaten his fantasy projection 4 out of 5 years, including the last 2. His best fantasy WR ranking was #6 in 2015, and he has had a total of 4 seasons with a top 15 ranking.
Jones' fantasy game average per year has been going up for 2 years.
, and he was one of the top 100 most consistent players overall (ranked 99).
Career Experience Outlook:
Jones is entering his 6th year in the NFL. Over the past 15 years, on average, WRs in their 6th year have seen an increase in fantasy pts per game of 0.08 from their 5th year.
Throughout his career Jones has averaged 3.02 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 (0.128) pts per game for Jones. At the Wide Receiver position: Roddy White (2015 Avg: 2.24 Pts/Game) has left the team and Mohamed Sanu (2015 Avg: 2.43 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup. Along the Offenisve Line: Mike Person is no longer starting, Josh Harris has left the team and Alex Mack has been added to the starting lineup. At the Kicker position: Shayne Graham (2015 Avg: 8.20 Pts/Game) and Matt Bosher have left the team and Matt Bryant (2015 Avg: 6.80 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup.
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Jones plays this year (107 - 85 - 0 0.557%) will be more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule from last season (95 - 113 - 0 0.457%), and last season's teams gave up more points (5,107) compared to this season's teams (4,311) so this could mean less fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Jones had a lower fantasy avg (5.47 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (10.38 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, Jones will face defenses that are stronger this year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 14.83 - 6 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 20.08 - 3 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense), and last season's teams gave up more passing yards (252 yds/game including 3 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses) compared to this season's teams (240 yds/game including 5 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses).
In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Jones has been a strong finisher. On average his best 4 game stretch has been the last 4 games of the year (9.86 pts per game), followed by the 1st quarter (8.51 pts per game), 3rd quarter (6.48 pts per game) and 2nd quarter (5.44 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 15 (13.42 pts per game), week 14 (12.46 pts per game) and week 3 (12.18 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 10 (3.38 pts per game), week 6 (3.77 pts per game) and week 4 (3.85 pts per game).