Player Fantasy Projection
DeAndre Hopkins 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking
DeAndre Hopkins Bio & Career Stats
Position: Wide Receiver
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Additional Bio Information
Birth Date: ,
D.W. Daniel HS [Central, SC]
Drafted: 2013 Houston Texans
(Round: 1 #27)
|DeAndre 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
|DeAndre Hopkins Previous Years Stats
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|DeAndre Hopkins 2016 Fantasy Analysis
DeAndre Hopkins has beaten his fantasy projection 2 straight years. His best fantasy WR ranking was #5 in 2015.
Hopkins' fantasy game average per year has been going up for 2 years.
, and he was one of the top 100 most consistent players overall (ranked 94).
Career Experience Outlook:
Hopkins is entering his 4th year in the NFL. Over the past 15 years, on average, WRs in their 4th year have seen a decrease in fantasy pts per game of 0.02 from their 3rd year.
Throughout his career Hopkins has averaged 2.05 fantasy pts per game more than the league WR average. The average fantasy pts per game by WRs in 2015 was 4.23.
Depth Chart Change:
No Change in Depth Chart.
Based on prior performance, a change in roster skilled positions projects a lower fantasy average of (0.974) pts per game for Hopkins. At the Quarterback position: Brian Hoyer (2015 Avg: 17.43 Pts/Game) has left the team and Brock Osweiler (2015 Avg: 17.56 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup. At the Running Back/Full Back position: Alfred Blue (2015 Avg: 6.66 Pts/Game) is no longer starting and Lamar Miller (2015 Avg: 10.44 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup. At the Wide Receiver position: Nate Washington (2015 Avg: 4.38 Pts/Game) has left the team and Will Fuller has been added to the starting lineup. Along the Offenisve Line: Jonathan Weeks, Ben Jones and Brandon Brooks have left the team and Jeff Allen and Nick Martin have been added to the starting lineup.
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Hopkins played last year (111 - 97 - 0 0.534%) were more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule for the upcoming season (108 - 100 - 0 0.519%), but last season's teams gave up more points (4,768) compared to this season's teams (4,675) so this could mean less fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Hopkins had a better fantasy avg (9.78 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (8.47 pts/game), and with a less difficult schedule for the upcoming season it the data would suggest he may have a worse fantasy season, but the trend could easily change to Hopkins doing better against teams with a worse record.
From a defensive standpoint, Hopkins will face defenses that are stronger this year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 14.77 - 3 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense) compared to last season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 15.38 - 5 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense), and last season's teams gave up more passing yards (247 yds/game including 2 Top 10 Defenses) compared to this season's teams (238 yds/game including 5 Top 10 Defenses).
In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Hopkins has been a quick starter, and a slow finisher. On average his best 4 game stretch is the first 4 games of the year (7.54 pts per game), followed by the 2nd quarter (6.20 pts per game), 3rd quarter (5.32 pts per game) and 4th quarter (5.25 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 13 (12.72 pts per game), week 1 (10.22 pts per game) and week 8 (7.73 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 12 (1.38 pts per game), week 14 (2.95 pts per game) and week 15 (3.72 pts per game).