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Dustin Hopkins 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking
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Birth Date: ,
Clear Lake HS [Houston, TX]
Drafted: 2013 Buffalo Bills
(Round: 6 #177)
|Dustin Hopkins 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
|Dustin Hopkins Previous Years Stats
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|Dustin Hopkins 2016 Fantasy Analysis
Dustin Hopkins beat his fantasy projection last year. His best fantasy K ranking was #13 in 2015.
, and he was one of the top 50 most consistent players overall (ranked 50).
Career Experience Outlook:
Hopkins is entering his 2nd year in the NFL. Over the past 15 years, on average, Ks in their 2nd year have seen an increase in fantasy pts per game of 0.49 from their 1st year.
Last year Hopkins averaged 0.44 fantasy pts per game more than the league K average. The average fantasy pts per game by Ks in 2015 was 7.16.
Depth Chart Change:
No Change in Depth Chart.
Based on prior performance, a change in roster skilled positions projects a lower fantasy average of (0.0835) pts per game for Hopkins. At the Running Back/Full Back position: Darrel Young (2015 Avg: .28 Pts/Game) and Alfred Morris (2015 Avg: 5.24 Pts/Game) have left the team, Matt Jones (2015 Avg: 6.78 Pts/Game) is now starting and Joe Kerridge has been added to the starting lineup. At the Wide Receiver position: Jamison Crowder (2015 Avg: 2.65 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup. At the Tight End position: Niles Paul has been added to the starting lineup. Along the Offenisve Line: Josh LeRibeus is no longer starting, Nick Sundberg has left the team and Kory Lichtensteiger, Spencer Long, Morgan Moses and Brandon Scherff have been added to the starting lineup.
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Hopkins plays this year (109 - 99 - 0 0.524%) will be more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule from last season (102 - 106 - 0 0.490%), and last season's teams gave up more points (4,896) compared to this season's teams (4,720) so this could mean less fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Hopkins had a lower fantasy avg (4.67 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (8.33 pts/game), so with a more difficult schedule for the upcoming season it could also be an indication of less points.