Player Fantasy Projection
Chris Givens 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking
Chris Givens Bio & Career Stats
Position: Wide Receiver
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Additional Bio Information
Birth Date: ,
Wylie HS [TX]
Drafted: 2012 St. Louis Rams
(Round: 4 #96)
|Chris Givens 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
|Chris Givens Previous Years Stats
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|Chris Givens 2016 Fantasy Analysis
Chris Givens beat his projection last year. His best fantasy WR ranking was #55 in 2012.
Givens beat his previous year fantasy game average last year.
, and he was ranked the 209th most consistent player overall.
Career Experience Outlook:
Givens 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 Givens has averaged 1.80 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:
Givens has dropped from 1st to 2nd on the depth chart. He has changed teams since last year moving from the Ravens to the Eagles.
Based on prior performance, a change in roster skilled positions projects a lower fantasy average of (0.463125) pts per game for Givens. At the Running Back/Full Back position: DeMarco Murray (2015 Avg: 8.53 Pts/Game) has left the team and Ryan Mathews (2015 Avg: 7.94 Pts/Game) is now starting. At the Wide Receiver position: Riley Cooper (2015 Avg: 3.15 Pts/Game) has left the team. Along the Offenisve Line: Matt Tobin is no longer starting, Jon Dorenbos has left the team and Brandon Brooks has been added to the starting lineup.
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Givens played last year (105 - 103 - 0 0.505%) were more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule for the upcoming season (101 - 107 - 0 0.486%), and this season's teams gave up more points (4,670) compared to last season's teams (4,554) so this could mean more fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Givens had a lower fantasy avg (1.56 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (2.70 pts/game), and with a less difficult schedule for the upcoming season it could also be a indication of a better fantasy season.
From a defensive standpoint, Givens faced defenses that were stronger last year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 16.69 - 4 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses) compared to the upcoming season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 17.08 - 2 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense).
In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Givens has been a slow starter, but has had his best 4 game stretch during the third quarter of the year (3.34 pts per game), followed by the 2nd quarter (3.18 pts per game), 4th quarter (2.11 pts per game) and 1st quarter (1.82 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 12 (4.82 pts per game), week 5 (4.68 pts per game) and week 8 (4.29 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 14 (1.00 pts per game), week 11 (1.10 pts per game) and week 15 (1.10 pts per game).