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Rhett Ellison 2017 Fantasy Projection And Ranking

Rhett Ellison Bio & Career Stats

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Jersey: #40
Position: Tight End
Career: 5 Years
Height: 6-5
Weight: 250
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Additional Bio Information

Birth Date: ,
Birth Place: --
High School: St. Francis HS [Mountain View, CA]
College: USC
Drafted: 2012 Minnesota Vikings (Round: 4 #128)

Tight End Rankings:
<< Tyler Kroft    Clay Harbor >>
Position Projections:
QB | RB | WR | TE | K | Draft Kit Index

  * Average Games Played the Previous 3 Years
  ** Player Missed More than 8 Games the Previous Season Due to Injury
Rhett Ellison 2017 Fantasy Projection
2017 Pts 2017 Avg Depth Chart *Avg Games Played 2016 Avg 2016 Fantasy Ranking 2016 Consistency
8.96 1.07 1 8.00 1.12 60 --
2017 Bye Week Team Change Head Coach Change **Coming Off Injury Depth Chart Change Higher Fantasy Avg then League Harder Schedule in 2017 Better Defenses in 2017 Better Pass Defenses in 2017 Better Against Sub 500 Teams
8 No No No No No Yes No Yes No
Rhett Ellison Previous Years Stats
YearTeamGmsRecsRec YdsRec TdsPass YdsPass TdsRush YdsRush TdsFGsXPsFan PtsFan Pts Avg
2016 Vikings895700011008.951.12
2015 Vikings811124100000012.201.53
2014 Vikings1619208100000016.401.03
Rhett Ellison 2017 Fantasy Analysis
Career Synopsis:
Rhett Ellison has been below his fantasy projection 3 out of 5 years. His best fantasy TE ranking was #48 in 2014.
Fantasy Trends:
Ellison fell below his previous year fantasy game average last year.
Player Consistency:
, and he was ranked the 306th most consistent player overall.
Career Experience Outlook:
Ellison is entering his 6th year in the NFL. Over the past 15 years, on average, TEs in their 6th year have seen an increase in fantasy pts per game of 0.19 from their 5th year.
Position Outlook:
Throughout his career Ellison has averaged 1.86 fantasy pts per game less than the league TE average. The average fantasy pts per game by TEs in 2016 was 2.94.
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 (0.2) pts per game for Ellison.
Schedule Difficulty:
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Ellison plays this year (102 - 87 - 3 0.540%) will be more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule from last season (103 - 103 - 2 0.500%), and last season's teams gave up more points (4,711) compared to this season's teams (4,268) so this could mean less fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Ellison surprisingly had a higher fantasy avg (1.63 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (0.27 pts/game), so with a more difficult schedule for the upcoming season it could be an indication of a higher fantasy average.
Defenses:
From a defensive standpoint, Ellison faced defenses that were stronger last year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 15.38 - 4 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses) compared to the upcoming season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 16.50 - 4 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses), but last season's teams gave up more passing yards (244 yds/game including 4 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses) compared to this season's teams (238 yds/game including 4 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses).

In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Ellison has had his best 4 game stretch during the third quarter of the year (2.55 pts per game), followed by the 4th quarter (0.68 pts per game), 1st quarter (0.63 pts per game) and 2nd quarter (0.52 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 10 (3.65 pts per game), week 12 (2.51 pts per game) and week 11 (2.40 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 8 (0.13 pts per game), week 13 (0.15 pts per game) and week 3 (0.45 pts per game).
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