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Russell Wilson 2017 Fantasy Projection And Ranking

Russell Wilson Bio & Career Stats

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Jersey: #3
Position: Quarterback
Career: 5 Years
Height: 5-11
Weight: 206
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Additional Bio Information

Birth Date: ,
Birth Place: Richmond, VA
High School: Collegiate School [Richmond, VA]
College: Wisconsin
Drafted: 2012 Seattle Seahawks (Round: 3 #75)

Quarterback Rankings:
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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
Russell Wilson 2017 Fantasy Projection
2017 Pts 2017 Avg Depth Chart *Avg Games Played 2016 Avg 2016 Fantasy Ranking 2016 Consistency
301.12 18.82 1 16.00 19.53 17 --
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
6 No No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Russell Wilson Previous Years Stats
YearTeamGmsRecsRec YdsRec TdsPass YdsPass TdsRush YdsRush TdsFGsXPsFan PtsFan Pts Avg
2016 Seahawks162141421921259100312.5519.53
2015 Seahawks16000402434554100364.6022.79
2014 Seahawks161170347520849600355.5022.22
Russell Wilson 2017 Fantasy Analysis
Career Synopsis:
Russell Wilson has beaten his fantasy projection 3 out of 5 years, but he was below his projection last year. His best fantasy QB ranking was #4 in 2015 and 2014, and he has had a total of 4 seasons with a top 10 ranking.
Fantasy Trends:
Wilson fell below his previous year fantasy game average last year.
Player Consistency:
, and he was one of the top 25 most consistent players overall (ranked 18).
Career Experience Outlook:
Wilson is entering his 6th year in the NFL. Over the past 15 years, on average, QBs in their 6th year have seen a decrease in fantasy pts per game of 0.81 from their 5th year.
Position Outlook:
Throughout his career Wilson has averaged 3.89 fantasy pts per game more than the league QB average. The average fantasy pts per game by QBs in 2016 was 16.86.
Depth Chart Change:
No Change in Depth Chart.
Player Turnover:
At the Running Back/Full Back position: Marcel Reece (2016 Avg: 1.20 Pts/Game) has left the team and Eddie Lacy (2016 Avg: 7.48 Pts/Game) and Algernon Brown have been added to the starting lineup. At the Wide Receiver position: Jermaine Kearse (2016 Avg: 2.10 Pts/Game) is now starting. At the Tight End position: Luke Willson (2016 Avg: 2.05 Pts/Game) is now starting. Along the Offenisve Line: Luke Joeckel, Germain Ifedi and George Fant have been added to the starting lineup. At the Kicker position: Steven Hauschka (2016 Avg: 8.00 Pts/Game) has left the team and Blair Walsh (2016 Avg: 5.67 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup.
Schedule Difficulty:
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Wilson plays this year (102 - 104 - 2 0.495%) will be more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule from last season (99 - 109 - 1 0.476%), and last season's teams gave up more points (5,041) compared to this season's teams (4,832) so this could mean less fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Wilson had a lower fantasy avg (18.23 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (20.13 pts/game), so with a more difficult schedule for the upcoming season it could also be an indication of less points.
Defenses:
From a defensive standpoint, Wilson will face defenses that are stronger this year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 16.31 - 5 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 18.54 - 3 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense), and last season's teams gave up more passing yards (246 yds/game including 3 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense) compared to this season's teams (244 yds/game including 4 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense).

In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Wilson has been a strong finisher, and a slow starter. On average his best 4 game stretch has been the last 4 games of the year (22.77 pts per game), followed by the 3rd quarter (22.46 pts per game), 2nd quarter (19.01 pts per game) and 1st quarter (17.52 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 16 (26.05 pts per game), week 13 (25.76 pts per game) and week 15 (24.11 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 8 (16.03 pts per game), week 2 (16.57 pts per game) and week 4 (17.14 pts per game).
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