Player Fantasy Projection
Cole Beasley 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking
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Position: Wide Receiver
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|Cole Beasley 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
|Cole Beasley 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|
|Cole Beasley 2016 Fantasy Analysis
Cole Beasley has beaten his fantasy projection 3 straight years. His best fantasy WR ranking was #52 in 2015.
Beasley's fantasy game average per year has been going up for 3 years.
, and he was ranked the 287th most consistent player overall.
Career Experience Outlook:
Beasley is entering his 5th year in the NFL. Over the past 15 years, on average, WRs in their 5th year have seen an increase in fantasy pts per game of 0.07 from their 4th year.
Throughout his career Beasley has averaged 1.62 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:
Beasley has moved up from 2nd to 1st on the depth chart.
Based on prior performance, a change in roster skilled positions projects a lower fantasy average of (0.364) pts per game for Beasley. At the Running Back/Full Back position: Tyler Clutts (2015 Avg: .20 Pts/Game), Joseph Randle (2015 Avg: 9.94 Pts/Game) and Christine Michael (2015 Avg: 1.04 Pts/Game) have left the team and Ezekiel Elliott has been added to the starting lineup. At the Tight End position: Gavin Escobar (2015 Avg: 1.84 Pts/Game) is no longer starting and Jason Witten (2015 Avg: 3.35 Pts/Game) and James Hanna (2015 Avg: .56 Pts/Game) are now starting. Along the Offenisve Line: Ronald Leary is no longer starting, L.P. LaDouceur has left the team and La'el Collins is now starting.
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Beasley played last year (114 - 94 - 0 0.548%) were more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule for the upcoming season (97 - 111 - 0 0.466%), and this season's teams gave up more points (4,908) compared to last season's teams (4,774) so this could mean more fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Beasley had a better fantasy avg (4.66 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (3.21 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 Beasley doing better against teams with a worse record.
From a defensive standpoint, Beasley faced defenses that were stronger last year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 17.46 - 5 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses) compared to the upcoming season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 19.69 - 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 1 Top 5 Defense) compared to last season's teams (249 yds/game including 2 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense).
In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Beasley has been a strong finisher, and a slow starter. On average his best 4 game stretch has been the last 4 games of the year (3.74 pts per game), followed by the 3rd quarter (3.33 pts per game), 2nd quarter (2.23 pts per game) and 1st quarter (1.30 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 14 (7.45 pts per game), week 9 (5.50 pts per game) and week 12 (5.39 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 8 (0.48 pts per game), week 10 (0.50 pts per game) and week 11 (0.55 pts per game).