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Colin Kaepernick 2017 Fantasy Projection And Ranking

Colin Kaepernick Bio & Career Stats

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Jersey: #7
Position: Quarterback
Career: 6 Years
Height: 6-4
Weight: 230
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Additional Bio Information

Birth Date: ,
Birth Place: Milwaukee, WI
High School: Pittman HS [Turlock, CA]
College: Nevada-Reno
Drafted: 2011 San Francisco 49ers (Round: 2 #36)

Quarterback Rankings:
<< Jameis Winston    Ryan Tannehill >>
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
Colin Kaepernick 2017 Fantasy Projection
2017 Pts 2017 Avg Depth Chart *Avg Games Played 2016 Avg 2016 Fantasy Ranking 2016 Consistency
207.04 16.71 1 10.00 19.90 11 --
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
11 No Yes No No No No Yes Yes No
Colin Kaepernick Previous Years Stats
YearTeamGmsRecsRec YdsRec TdsPass YdsPass TdsRush YdsRush TdsFGsXPsFan PtsFan Pts Avg
2016 49ers11000224116468200218.8519.90
2015 49ers900016156256100130.3514.48
2014 49ers16000336919639100295.3518.46
Colin Kaepernick 2017 Fantasy Analysis
Career Synopsis:
Colin Kaepernick beat his projection last year. His best fantasy QB ranking was #11 in 2013.
Fantasy Trends:
Kaepernick beat his previous year fantasy game average last year, and has been trending up 3 out of the past 5 years.
Player Consistency:
, and he was one of the top 50 most consistent players overall (ranked 43).
Career Experience Outlook:
Kaepernick is entering his 7th year in the NFL. Over the past 15 years, on average, QBs in their 7th year have seen an increase in fantasy pts per game of 0.72 from their 6th year.
Position Outlook:
Throughout his career Kaepernick has averaged 2.62 fantasy pts per game less than the league QB average. The average fantasy pts per game by QBs in 2016 was 16.86.
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 (1.215) pts per game for Kaepernick.
Schedule Difficulty:
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Kaepernick played last year (106 - 101 - 2 0.512%) were more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule for the upcoming season (98 - 107 - 3 0.478%), but last season's teams gave up more points (4,839) compared to this season's teams (4,651) so this could mean less fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Kaepernick had a better fantasy avg (21.15 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (18.85 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 Kaepernick doing better against teams with a worse record.
Defenses:
From a defensive standpoint, Kaepernick will face defenses that are stronger this year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 13.38 - 6 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 16.00 - 4 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses), and last season's teams gave up more passing yards (243 yds/game including 5 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense) compared to this season's teams (240 yds/game including 6 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense).

In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Kaepernick has had his best 4 game stretch during the third quarter of the year (18.47 pts per game), followed by the 4th quarter (18.26 pts per game), 1st quarter (16.76 pts per game) and 2nd quarter (16.31 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 16 (24.78 pts per game), week 12 (24.58 pts per game) and week 2 (21.57 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 5 (11.62 pts per game), week 13 (11.90 pts per game) and week 3 (14.70 pts per game).
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