Player Fantasy Projection
Cecil Shorts 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking
Cecil Shorts Bio & Career Stats
Position: Wide Receiver
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Additional Bio Information
Birth Date: ,
Collinwood HS [Cleveland, OH]
Drafted: 2011 Jacksonville Jaguars
(Round: 4 #114)
|Cecil Shorts 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
|Cecil Shorts Previous Years Stats
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|Cecil Shorts 2016 Fantasy Analysis
Cecil Shorts has been below his fantasy projection 3 out of 5 years, but he beat his projection last year. His best fantasy WR ranking was #21 in 2012.
Shorts beat his previous year fantasy game average last year.
, and he was ranked the 162nd most consistent player overall.
Career Experience Outlook:
Shorts 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 Shorts has averaged 0.43 fantasy pts per game less 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 (0.65) pts per game for Shorts. At the Quarterback position: Brian Hoyer (2015 Avg: 17.43 Pts/Game) has left the team and Brock Osweiler (2015 Avg: 17.56 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup. At the Running Back/Full Back position: Alfred Blue (2015 Avg: 6.66 Pts/Game) is no longer starting and Lamar Miller (2015 Avg: 10.44 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup. At the Wide Receiver position: Nate Washington (2015 Avg: 4.38 Pts/Game) has left the team and Will Fuller has been added to the starting lineup. Along the Offenisve Line: Jonathan Weeks, Brandon Brooks and Ben Jones have left the team and Jeff Allen and Nick Martin have been added to the starting lineup.
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Shorts played last year (111 - 97 - 0 0.534%) were more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule for the upcoming season (108 - 100 - 0 0.519%), but last season's teams gave up more points (4,768) compared to this season's teams (4,675) so this could mean less fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Shorts had a lower fantasy avg (3.00 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (5.99 pts/game), and with a less difficult schedule for the upcoming season it could be a indication of a better fantasy season.
From a defensive standpoint, Shorts will face defenses that are stronger this year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 14.77 - 3 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense) compared to last season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 15.38 - 5 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense), and last season's teams gave up more passing yards (247 yds/game including 2 Top 10 Defenses) compared to this season's teams (238 yds/game including 5 Top 10 Defenses).
In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Shorts has been a slow finisher, but has had his best 4 game stretch during the third quarter of the year (5.04 pts per game), followed by the 1st quarter (4.87 pts per game), 2nd quarter (4.20 pts per game) and 4th quarter (3.88 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 3 (6.85 pts per game), week 11 (6.78 pts per game) and week 13 (6.34 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 14 (1.81 pts per game), week 16 (1.95 pts per game) and week 9 (2.40 pts per game).