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Colin Kaepernick 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking
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Additional Bio Information
Birth Date: ,
Pittman HS [Turlock, CA]
Drafted: 2011 San Francisco 49ers
(Round: 2 #36)
|Colin Kaepernick 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
|Colin Kaepernick Previous Years Stats
|Year||Team||Gms||Recs||Rec Yds||Rec Tds||Pass Yds||Pass Tds||Rush Yds||Rush Tds||FGs||XPs||Fan Pts||Fan Pts Avg|
|Colin Kaepernick 2016 Fantasy Analysis
Colin Kaepernick has been below his fantasy projection 3 out of 5 years, including the last 2. His best fantasy QB ranking was #11 in 2013.
Kaepernick's fantasy game average per year has been going down for 2 years.
, and he was one of the top 100 most consistent players overall (ranked 84).
Career Experience Outlook:
Kaepernick is entering his 6th year in the NFL. Over the past 15 years, on average, QBs in their 6th year have seen an increase in fantasy pts per game of 0.37 from their 5th year.
Throughout his career Kaepernick has averaged 3.75 fantasy pts per game less than the league QB average. The average fantasy pts per game by QBs in 2015 was 17.55.
Depth Chart Change:
Kaepernick has dropped from 1st to 2nd on the depth chart. Coming off an Injury.
At the Wide Receiver position: Anquan Boldin (2015 Avg: 4.53 Pts/Game) has left the team and Quinton Patton (2015 Avg: 1.75 Pts/Game) is now starting. Along the Offenisve Line: Erik Pears and Marcus Martin are no longer starting, Alex Boone, Kyle Nelson and Jordan Devey have left the team, Andrew Tiller and Trenton Brown are now starting and Daniel Kilgore and Joshua Garnett have been added to the starting lineup.
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Kaepernick plays this year (105 - 87 - 0 0.547%) will be more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule from last season (108 - 100 - 0 0.519%), and last season's teams gave up more points (4,560) compared to this season's teams (4,284) so this could mean less fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Kaepernick surprisingly had a higher fantasy avg (14.81 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (14.08 pts/game), so with a more difficult schedule for the upcoming season it could be an indication of a higher fantasy average.
From a defensive standpoint, Kaepernick will face defenses that are stronger this year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 13.17 - 6 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 15.77 - 3 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 2 Top 5 Defenses) compared to this season's teams (239 yds/game including 4 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses).
In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Kaepernick has been a strong finisher. On average his best 4 game stretch has been the last 4 games of the year (19.45 pts per game), followed by the 1st quarter (16.76 pts per game), 2nd quarter (15.96 pts per game) and 3rd quarter (15.38 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 16 (24.10 pts per game), week 2 (21.57 pts per game) and week 12 (21.07 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 9 (8.13 pts per game), week 5 (11.62 pts per game) and week 10 (13.50 pts per game).