Player Fantasy Projection
Jermaine Kearse 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking
Jermaine Kearse Bio & Career Stats
Position: Wide Receiver
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Additional Bio Information
Birth Date: --
Lakes HS [Lakewood, WA]
|Jermaine Kearse 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
|Jermaine Kearse 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|
|Jermaine Kearse 2016 Fantasy Analysis
Jermaine Kearse beat his projection last year. His best fantasy WR ranking was #43 in 2015.
Kearse beat his previous year fantasy game average last year, and has been trending up 2 out of the past 3 years.
, and he was ranked the 120th most consistent player overall.
Career Experience Outlook:
Kearse 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 Kearse has averaged 1.32 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:
Kearse has moved up from 3rd to 1st on the depth chart.
Based on prior performance, a change in roster skilled positions projects a lower fantasy average of (0.385) pts per game for Kearse. At the Running Back/Full Back position: Will Tukuafu (2015 Avg: 2.49 Pts/Game) has left the team and Thomas Rawls (2015 Avg: 9.73 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup. At the Tight End position: Jimmy Graham (2015 Avg: 3.84 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup. Along the Offenisve Line: Patrick Lewis is no longer starting, J.R. Sweezy, Russell Okung and Clint Gresham have left the team, Mark Glowinski is now starting and J'Marcus Webb and Germain Ifedi have been added to the starting lineup.
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Kearse plays this year (107 - 85 - 0 0.557%) 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 (4,565) compared to this season's teams (4,376) so this could mean less fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Kearse surprisingly had a higher fantasy avg (7.61 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (4.23 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, Kearse faced defenses that were stronger last year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 15.92 - 3 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense) compared to the upcoming season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 16.58 - 5 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses), and this season's teams gave up more passing yards (247 yds/game including 2 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season's teams (241 yds/game including 5 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses).
In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Kearse has been a slow finisher, but has had his best 4 game stretch during the third quarter of the year (3.86 pts per game), followed by the 2nd quarter (3.70 pts per game), 1st quarter (3.31 pts per game) and 4th quarter (3.08 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 5 (7.35 pts per game), week 12 (5.23 pts per game) and week 10 (4.58 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 13 (1.50 pts per game), week 6 (1.98 pts per game) and week 7 (2.18 pts per game).