Player Fantasy Projection
Kyle Rudolph 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking
Kyle Rudolph Bio & Career Stats
Position: Tight End
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Additional Bio Information
Birth Date: ,
Drafted: 2011 Minnesota Vikings
(Round: 2 #43)
|Kyle Rudolph 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
|Kyle Rudolph Previous Years Stats
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|Kyle Rudolph 2016 Fantasy Analysis
Kyle Rudolph has beaten his fantasy projection 3 out of 5 years. His best fantasy TE ranking was #5 in 2012.
Rudolph'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 212th most consistent player overall.
Career Experience Outlook:
Rudolph 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 Rudolph has averaged 0.36 fantasy pts per game more than the league TE average. The average fantasy pts per game by TEs in 2015 was 3.00.
Depth Chart Change:
No Change in Depth Chart.
Based on prior performance, a change in roster skilled positions projects a lower fantasy average of (0.048) pts per game for Rudolph. At the Wide Receiver position: Mike Wallace (2015 Avg: 2.59 Pts/Game) has left the team and Laquon Treadwell has been added to the starting lineup. At the Tight End position: MyCole Pruitt (2015 Avg: .64 Pts/Game) is now starting. Along the Offenisve Line: Joe Berger, Michael Harris and T.J. Clemmings are no longer starting, Kevin McDermott has left the team and Phil Loadholt, Alex Boone and John Sullivan have been added to the starting lineup.
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Rudolph played last year (106 - 102 - 0 0.510%) were more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule for the upcoming season (102 - 106 - 0 0.490%), and this season's teams gave up more points (4,958) compared to last season's teams (4,594) so this could mean more fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Rudolph had a better fantasy avg (4.42 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (3.27 pts/game), and with a less difficult schedule for the upcoming season it the data would suggest he may have a worse fantasy season, but the trend could easily change to Rudolph doing better against teams with a worse record.
From a defensive standpoint, Rudolph faced defenses that were stronger last year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 15.69 - 4 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses) compared to the upcoming season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 17.69 - 3 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses), and this season's teams gave up more passing yards (244 yds/game including 6 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season's teams (239 yds/game including 6 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses).
In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Rudolph has been a slow finisher, but has had his best 4 game stretch during the third quarter of the year (4.02 pts per game), followed by the 2nd quarter (3.95 pts per game), 1st quarter (3.33 pts per game) and 4th quarter (3.23 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 16 (7.92 pts per game), week 6 (6.78 pts per game) and week 11 (5.88 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 4 (0.81 pts per game), week 14 (0.95 pts per game) and week 8 (1.31 pts per game).