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Mychal Rivera 2017 Fantasy Projection And Ranking

Mychal Rivera Bio & Career Stats

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Jersey:
Position: Tight End
Career: 4 Years
Height: 6-3
Weight: 244
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Additional Bio Information

Birth Date: ,
Birth Place: Los Angeles, CA
High School: Birmingham HS
College: Tennessee
Drafted: 2013 Oakland Raiders (Round: 6 #184)

Tight End Rankings:
<< Jared Cook    Demetrius Harris >>
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
Mychal Rivera 2017 Fantasy Projection
2017 Pts 2017 Avg Depth Chart *Avg Games Played 2016 Avg 2016 Fantasy Ranking 2016 Consistency
11.97 1.43 2 11.50 1.56 51 --
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
10 No No No No No Yes Yes Yes No
Mychal Rivera Previous Years Stats
YearTeamGmsRecsRec YdsRec TdsPass YdsPass TdsRush YdsRush TdsFGsXPsFan PtsFan Pts Avg
2016 Raiders1018192100000015.601.56
2015 Raiders1332280100000020.001.54
2014 Raiders1658534400000050.703.17
Mychal Rivera 2017 Fantasy Analysis
Career Synopsis:
Mychal Rivera has been below his projection the last 2 years. His best fantasy TE ranking was #16 in 2014.
Fantasy Trends:
Rivera beat his previous year fantasy game average last year, and has been trending up 2 out of the past 3 years.
Player Consistency:
, and he was ranked the 297th most consistent player overall.
Career Experience Outlook:
Rivera is entering his 5th year in the NFL. Over the past 15 years, on average, TEs in their 5th year have seen a decrease in fantasy pts per game of 0.11 from their 4th year.
Position Outlook:
Throughout his career Rivera has averaged 0.56 fantasy pts per game less than the league TE average. The average fantasy pts per game by TEs in 2016 was 2.94.
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 (0.06) pts per game for Rivera.
Schedule Difficulty:
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Rivera plays this year (114 - 79 - 1 0.591%) will be more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule from last season (104 - 105 - 0 0.498%), and last season's teams gave up more points (4,865) compared to this season's teams (4,072) so this could mean less fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Rivera surprisingly had a higher fantasy avg (1.78 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (1.23 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, Rivera will face defenses that are stronger this year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 15.58 - 4 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense) compared to last season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 17.15 - 4 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses), and last season's teams gave up more passing yards (242 yds/game including 5 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses) compared to this season's teams (241 yds/game including 3 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses).

In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Rivera has been a slow starter, but has had his best 4 game stretch during the third quarter of the year (3.15 pts per game), followed by the 4th quarter (2.86 pts per game), 2nd quarter (1.73 pts per game) and 1st quarter (1.49 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 14 (7.06 pts per game), week 8 (5.98 pts per game) and week 10 (4.20 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 6 (0.43 pts per game), week 7 (0.70 pts per game) and week 12 (0.74 pts per game).
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