Player Fantasy Projection
Virgil Green 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking
Virgil Green Bio & Career Stats
Position: Tight End
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Additional Bio Information
Birth Date: ,
Tulare Union HS [CA]
Drafted: 2011 Denver Broncos
(Round: 7 #204)
|Virgil Green 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
|Virgil Green Previous Years Stats
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|Virgil Green 2016 Fantasy Analysis
Virgil Green has been below his fantasy projection 3 out of 5 years, but he was above his projection the last 2. His best fantasy TE ranking was #49 in 2015.
Green's fantasy game average per year has been going up for 2 years, and has been trending up 3 out of the past 4 years.
, and he was ranked the 283rd most consistent player overall.
Career Experience Outlook:
Green is entering his 6th year in the NFL. Over the past 15 years, on average, TEs in their 6th year have seen an increase in fantasy pts per game of 0.12 from their 5th year.
Throughout his career Green has averaged 2.12 fantasy pts per game less than the league TE average. The average fantasy pts per game by TEs in 2015 was 3.00.
Depth Chart Change:
Green has moved up from 3rd to 1st on the depth chart.
Based on prior performance, a change in roster skilled positions projects a lower fantasy average of (0.5265) pts per game for Green. At the Quarterback position: Peyton Manning (2015 Avg: 13.89 Pts/Game) has left the team and Mark Sanchez (2015 Avg: 15.00 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup. At the Running Back/Full Back position: Ronnie Hillman (2015 Avg: 8.37 Pts/Game) is no longer starting and C.J. Anderson (2015 Avg: 7.41 Pts/Game) and Juwan Thompson (2015 Avg: 1.05 Pts/Game) are now starting. At the Tight End position: Owen Daniels (2015 Avg: 2.92 Pts/Game) has left the team and Jeff Heuerman has been added to the starting lineup. Along the Offenisve Line: Michael Schofield is no longer starting, Ryan Harris, Evan Mathis, Louis Vasquez and Aaron Brewer have left the team, Max Garcia is now starting and Russell Okung, Donald Stephenson and Connor McGovern have been added to the starting lineup.
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Green plays this year (107 - 101 - 0 0.514%) will be more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule from last season (106 - 102 - 0 0.510%), but this season's teams gave up more points (4,816) compared to last season's teams (4,660) so this could mean more fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Green surprisingly had a higher fantasy avg (2.61 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (0.84 pts/game), so with a more difficult schedule for the upcoming season it could also be an indication of a higher fantasy average.
From a defensive standpoint, Green will face defenses that are stronger this year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 15.15 - 5 Top 10 Defenses) compared to last season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 16.23 - 3 Top 10 Defenses), but this season's teams gave up more passing yards (245 yds/game including 3 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense) compared to last season's teams (243 yds/game including 4 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense).
In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Green has had his best 4 game stretch during the second quarter of the year (1.39 pts per game), followed by the 1st quarter (1.02 pts per game), 4th quarter (0.91 pts per game) and 3rd quarter (0.31 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 8 (2.63 pts per game), week 2 (2.28 pts per game) and week 3 (0.58 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 12 (0.08 pts per game), week 10 (0.30 pts per game) and week 16 (0.31 pts per game).