Player Fantasy Projection
Dion Sims 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking
Dion Sims Bio & Career Stats
Position: Tight End
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Additional Bio Information
Birth Date: ,
St. Mary's Prepartory [Orchard Lake Village,
Drafted: 2013 Miami Dolphins
(Round: 4 #106)
|Dion Sims 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
|Dion Sims Previous Years Stats
|Year||Team||Gms||Recs||Rec Yds||Rec Tds||Pass Yds||Pass Tds||Rush Yds||Rush Tds||FGs||XPs||Fan Pts||Fan Pts Avg|
|Dion Sims 2016 Fantasy Analysis
Dion Sims has been below his fantasy projection 2 out of 3 years. His best fantasy TE ranking was #30 in 2014.
Sims fell below his previous year fantasy game average last year.
, and he was ranked the 318th most consistent player overall.
Career Experience Outlook:
Sims is entering his 4th year in the NFL. Over the past 15 years, on average, TEs in their 4th year have seen an increase in fantasy pts per game of 0.23 from their 3rd year.
Throughout his career Sims has averaged 1.60 fantasy pts per game less than the league TE average. The average fantasy pts per game by TEs in 2015 was 3.00.
Depth Chart Change:
Sims has moved up from 2nd to 1st on the depth chart.
Based on prior performance, a change in roster skilled positions projects a lower fantasy average of (0.403) pts per game for Sims. At the Running Back/Full Back position: Lamar Miller (2015 Avg: 10.44 Pts/Game) has left the team and Jay Ajayi (2015 Avg: 3.24 Pts/Game) and Gabe Hughes have been added to the starting lineup. At the Wide Receiver position: Rishard Matthews (2015 Avg: 5.75 Pts/Game) has left the team and DeVante Parker (2015 Avg: 5.34 Pts/Game) is now starting. Along the Offenisve Line: Dallas Thomas is no longer starting, John Denney has left the team and Ja'Wuan James, Billy Turner and Laremy Tunsil have been added to the starting lineup.
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Sims plays this year (95 - 97 - 0 0.495%) will be more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule from last season (90 - 118 - 0 0.433%), and last season's teams gave up more points (5,004) compared to this season's teams (4,217) so this could mean less fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Sims had a lower fantasy avg (0.53 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (1.46 pts/game), so with a more difficult schedule for the upcoming season it could also be an indication of less points.
From a defensive standpoint, Sims will face defenses that are stronger this year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 13.92 - 5 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 17.85 - 4 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses), and last season's teams gave up more passing yards (247 yds/game including 4 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses) compared to this season's teams (241 yds/game including 4 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses).
In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Sims has been a quick starter. On average his best 4 game stretch is the first 4 games of the year (4.47 pts per game), followed by the 2nd quarter (1.78 pts per game), 4th quarter (1.43 pts per game) and 3rd quarter (0.53 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 16 (4.08 pts per game), week 6 (3.95 pts per game) and week 13 (1.17 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 15 (0.38 pts per game), week 12 (0.60 pts per game) and week 14 (0.65 pts per game).