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Kyle Rudolph 2017 Fantasy Projection And Ranking

Kyle Rudolph Bio & Career Stats

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Jersey: #82
Position: Tight End
Career: 6 Years
Height: 6-6
Weight: 259
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Additional Bio Information

Birth Date: ,
Birth Place: --
High School:
College: Notre Dame
Drafted: 2011 Minnesota Vikings (Round: 2 #43)

Tight End Rankings:
<< Jimmy Graham    Delanie Walker >>
Position Projections:
QB | RB | WR | TE | K | Draft Kit Index

  * Average Games Played the Previous 3 Years
  ** Player Missed More than 8 Games the Previous Season Due to Injury
Kyle Rudolph 2017 Fantasy Projection
2017 Pts 2017 Avg Depth Chart *Avg Games Played 2016 Avg 2016 Fantasy Ranking 2016 Consistency
67.74 4.37 1 15.50 5.25 8 --
2017 Bye Week Team Change Head Coach Change **Coming Off Injury Depth Chart Change Higher Fantasy Avg then League Harder Schedule in 2017 Better Defenses in 2017 Better Pass Defenses in 2017 Better Against Sub 500 Teams
9 No No No No Yes No No No Yes
Kyle Rudolph Previous Years Stats
YearTeamGmsRecsRec YdsRec TdsPass YdsPass TdsRush YdsRush TdsFGsXPsFan PtsFan Pts Avg
2016 Vikings1683840700000084.005.25
2015 Vikings1549495500000054.753.65
2014 Vikings924231200000023.552.62
Kyle Rudolph 2017 Fantasy Analysis
Career Synopsis:
Kyle Rudolph has beaten his fantasy projection 4 out of 6 years, including the last 2. His best fantasy TE ranking was #1 in 2016, and he has had a total of 3 seasons with a top 15 ranking.
Fantasy Trends:
Rudolph's fantasy game average per year has been going up for 3 years, and has been trending up 4 out of the past 5 years.
Player Consistency:
, and he was ranked the 111th most consistent player overall.
Career Experience Outlook:
Rudolph is entering his 7th year in the NFL. Over the past 15 years, on average, TEs in their 7th year have seen an increase in fantasy pts per game of 0.19 from their 6th year.
Position Outlook:
Throughout his career Rudolph has averaged 0.68 fantasy pts per game more than the league TE average. The average fantasy pts per game by TEs in 2016 was 2.94.
Depth Chart Change:
No Change in Depth Chart.
Player Turnover:
Based on prior performance, a change in roster skilled positions projects a lower fantasy average of (0.304) pts per game for Rudolph. Along the Offenisve Line: Brandon Fusco has left the team.
Schedule Difficulty:
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Rudolph played last year (103 - 103 - 2 0.500%) were more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule for the upcoming season (94 - 113 - 2 0.454%), and this season's teams gave up more points (4,974) compared to last season's teams (4,711) so this could mean more fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Rudolph had a lower fantasy avg (4.88 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (5.73 pts/game), and with a less difficult schedule for the upcoming season it could also be a indication of a better fantasy season.
Defenses:
From a defensive standpoint, Rudolph faced defenses that were stronger last year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 15.38 - 4 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses) compared to the upcoming season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 19.62 - 2 Top 10 Defenses and 0 Top 5 Defenses), and this season's teams gave up more passing yards (250 yds/game including 3 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season's teams (244 yds/game including 4 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses).

In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Rudolph has had his best 4 game stretch during the third quarter of the year (4.21 pts per game), followed by the 1st quarter (4.02 pts per game), 4th quarter (3.86 pts per game) and 2nd quarter (3.49 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 6 (6.78 pts per game), week 16 (6.60 pts per game) and week 2 (5.72 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 8 (1.36 pts per game), week 15 (2.24 pts per game) and week 4 (2.40 pts per game).
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