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Brandon Bolden 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking

Brandon Bolden Bio & Career Stats

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Position: Running Back
Career: 5 Years
Height: 5-11
Weight: 215
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Additional Bio Information

Birth Date: ,
Birth Place: Baton Rouge, LA
High School: Scotlandville Magnet HS [Baton Rouge, LA]
College: Mississippi
Drafted: Undrafted

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Position Projections:
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  * Average Games Played the Previous 3 Years
  ** Player Missed More than 8 Games the Previous Season Due to Injury
Brandon Bolden 2016 Fantasy Projection
2016 Pts 2016 Avg Depth Chart *Avg Games Played 2015 Avg 2015 Fantasy Ranking 2015 Consistency
30.10 3.60 4 7.00 3.48 70 --
2016 Bye Week Team Change Head Coach Change **Coming Off Injury Depth Chart Change Higher Fantasy Avg then League Harder Schedule in 2016 Better Defenses in 2016 Better Rush Defenses in 2016 Better Against Sub 500 Teams
9 No No No No No Yes Yes Yes No
Brandon Bolden Previous Years Stats
YearTeamGmsRecsRec YdsRec TdsPass YdsPass TdsRush YdsRush TdsFGsXPsFan PtsFan Pts Avg
2016 Patriots1000004000.40.40
2015 Patriots121918020020700041.703.48
2014 Patriots16280008910015.30.96
2013 Patriots142115200027130052.703.76
Brandon Bolden 2016 Fantasy Analysis
Career Synopsis:
Brandon Bolden has been below his fantasy projection 3 out of 4 years, including the last 2. His best fantasy RB ranking was #57 in 2013.
Fantasy Trends:
Bolden beat his previous year fantasy game average last year, and has been trending up 2 out of the past 3 years.
Player Consistency:
, and he was ranked the 157th most consistent player overall.
Career Experience Outlook:
Bolden is entering his 5th year in the NFL. Over the past 15 years, on average, RBs in their 5th year have seen an increase in fantasy pts per game of 0.43 from their 4th year.
Position Outlook:
Throughout his career Bolden has averaged 2.69 fantasy pts per game less than the league RB average. The average fantasy pts per game by RBs in 2015 was 5.60.
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 (0.04) pts per game for Bolden. At the Running Back/Full Back position: James White (2015 Avg: 5.65 Pts/Game) is no longer starting and LeGarrette Blount (2015 Avg: 9.54 Pts/Game) and Dion Lewis (2015 Avg: 9.54 Pts/Game) have been added to the starting lineup. At the Wide Receiver position: Julian Edelman (2015 Avg: 8.77 Pts/Game) is now starting. At the Tight End position: Martellus Bennett (2015 Avg: 3.63 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup. Along the Offenisve Line: Marcus Cannon and Josh Kline are no longer starting, Joe Cardona has left the team, Tre Jackson is now starting and Nate Solder has been added to the starting lineup.
Schedule Difficulty:
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Bolden plays this year (103 - 89 - 0 0.536%) will be more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule from last season (97 - 111 - 0 0.466%), and last season's teams gave up more points (4,894) compared to this season's teams (4,079) so this could mean less fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Bolden surprisingly had a higher fantasy avg (6.03 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (1.65 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, Bolden will face defenses that are stronger this year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 12.92 - 6 Top 10 Defenses and 5 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 18.62 - 3 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses), and last season's teams gave up more rushing yards (110 yds/game - 4 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses) compared to this season's teams (101 yds/game - 7 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses).

In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Bolden has been a slow finisher, but has had his best 4 game stretch during the third quarter of the year (7.46 pts per game), followed by the 1st quarter (4.34 pts per game), 2nd quarter (3.88 pts per game) and 4th quarter (2.97 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 12 (11.83 pts per game), week 4 (10.85 pts per game) and week 9 (6.08 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 1 (0.93 pts per game), week 6 (2.05 pts per game) and week 16 (2.35 pts per game).



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