Player Fantasy Projection
Cooper Helfet 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking
Cooper Helfet Bio & Career Stats
Position: Tight End
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|Cooper Helfet 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
|Cooper Helfet 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|
|Cooper Helfet 2016 Fantasy Analysis
Cooper Helfet was below his projection last year. His best fantasy TE ranking was #40 in 2014.
Helfet fell below his previous year fantasy game average last year.
Career Experience Outlook:
Helfet is entering his 3rd year in the NFL. Over the past 15 years, on average, TEs in their 3rd year have seen a decrease in fantasy pts per game of 0.05 from their 2nd year.
Throughout his career Helfet has averaged 1.12 fantasy pts per game less than the league TE average. The average fantasy pts per game by TEs in 2015 was 3.00.
Depth Chart Change:
No Change in Depth Chart.
Based on prior performance, a change in roster skilled positions projects a lower fantasy average of (0.13) pts per game for Helfet. 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 Wide Receiver position: Jermaine Kearse (2015 Avg: 5.35 Pts/Game) is now starting. 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, Clint Gresham, J.R. Sweezy and Russell Okung 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 Helfet 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:
Helfet surprisingly had a higher fantasy avg (1.38 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (0.94 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, Helfet 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 Helfet has been a slow starter, but has had his best 4 game stretch during the second quarter of the year (2.94 pts per game), followed by the 3rd quarter (2.35 pts per game), 4th quarter (1.10 pts per game) and 1st quarter (0 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 16 (1.30 pts per game), week 11 (0.23 pts per game) and week 14 ( pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 11 (0.23 pts per game), week 16 (1.30 pts per game).