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Russell Wilson 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking

Russell Wilson Bio & Career Stats

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Jersey: #3
Position: Quarterback
Career: 4 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 2016 Fantasy Projection
2016 Pts 2016 Avg Depth Chart *Avg Games Played 2015 Avg 2015 Fantasy Ranking 2015 Consistency
327.20 20.45 1 16.00 22.79 5 --
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 Pass Defenses in 2016 Better Against Sub 500 Teams
5 No No No No Yes Yes No No No
Russell Wilson Previous Years Stats
YearTeamGmsRecsRec YdsRec TdsPass YdsPass TdsRush YdsRush TdsFGsXPsFan PtsFan Pts Avg
2015 Seahawks16000402434554100364.6022.79
2014 Seahawks161170347520849600355.5022.22
2013 Seahawks16000335726539100305.7519.11
Russell Wilson 2016 Fantasy Analysis
Career Synopsis:
Russell Wilson has beaten his fantasy projection 3 out of 4 years, including the last 2. His best fantasy QB ranking was #4 in 2015 and 2014, and he has had a total of 3 seasons with a top 10 ranking.
Fantasy Trends:
Wilson's fantasy game average per year has been going up for 2 years.
Player Consistency:
, and he was also one of the top 10 most consistent players overall (ranked 7).
Career Experience Outlook:
Wilson is entering his 5th year in the NFL. Over the past 15 years, on average, QBs in their 5th year have seen an increase in fantasy pts per game of 0.56 from their 4th year.
Position Outlook:
Throughout his career Wilson has averaged 4.20 fantasy pts per game more than the league QB average. The average fantasy pts per game by QBs in 2015 was 17.55.
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 (0.95) pts per game for Wilson. 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, 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.
Schedule Difficulty:
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Wilson 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:
Wilson surprisingly had a higher fantasy avg (24.00 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (21.84 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, Wilson 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 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 (23.08 pts per game), followed by the 3rd quarter (22.07 pts per game), 2nd quarter (20.14 pts per game) and 1st quarter (17.46 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 13 (27.26 pts per game), week 12 (25.17 pts per game) and week 15 (24.73 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 4 (14.87 pts per game), week 8 (16.60 pts per game) and week 2 (17.19 pts per game).
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