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Tavon Austin 2017 Fantasy Projection And Ranking

Tavon Austin Bio & Career Stats

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Position: Wide Receiver
Career: 4 Years
Height: 5-9
Weight: 174
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Additional Bio Information

Birth Date: ,
Birth Place: --
High School: Paul Laurence Dunbar HS [Baltimore, MD]
College: West Virginia
Drafted: 2013 St. Louis Rams (Round: 1 #8)

Wide Receiver Rankings:
<< Marqise Lee    Mike Williams >>
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
Tavon Austin 2017 Fantasy Projection
2017 Pts 2017 Avg Depth Chart *Avg Games Played 2016 Avg 2016 Fantasy Ranking 2016 Consistency
58.52 4.13 1 15.00 4.61 46 --
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
8 No Yes No No Yes No Yes Yes No
Tavon Austin Previous Years Stats
YearTeamGmsRecsRec YdsRec TdsPass YdsPass TdsRush YdsRush TdsFGsXPsFan PtsFan Pts Avg
2016 Rams145449630015710064.504.61
2015 Rams1652473500434400127.057.94
2014 Rams153124200022420046.503.10
Tavon Austin 2017 Fantasy Analysis
Career Synopsis:
Tavon Austin was below his projection last year. His best fantasy WR ranking was #8 in 2015.
Fantasy Trends:
Austin fell below his previous year fantasy game average last year, and has been trending down 2 out of the past 3 years.
Player Consistency:
, and he was ranked the 170th most consistent player overall.
Career Experience Outlook:
Austin is entering his 5th year in the NFL. Over the past 15 years, on average, WRs in their 5th year have seen an increase in fantasy pts per game of 0.17 from their 4th year.
Position Outlook:
Throughout his career Austin has averaged 0.95 fantasy pts per game more than the league WR average. The average fantasy pts per game by WRs in 2016 was 3.97.
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 (0.961) pts per game for Austin. At the Wide Receiver position: Kenny Britt (2016 Avg: 5.48 Pts/Game) has left the team. At the Tight End position: Lance Kendricks (2016 Avg: 2.59 Pts/Game) has left the team. Along the Offenisve Line: Tim Barnes has left the team and Demetrius Rhaney is now starting.
Schedule Difficulty:
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Austin played last year (108 - 99 - 2 0.522%) were more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule for the upcoming season (102 - 103 - 3 0.498%), but last season's teams gave up more points (4,862) compared to this season's teams (4,697) so this could mean less fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Austin had a better fantasy avg (5.19 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (4.03 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 Austin doing better against teams with a worse record.
From a defensive standpoint, Austin will face defenses that are stronger this year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 14.69 - 6 Top 10 Defenses and 4 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 17.69 - 4 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses), and last season's teams gave up more passing yards (245 yds/game including 3 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense) compared to this season's teams (240 yds/game including 5 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense).

In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Austin has been a quick starter. On average his best 4 game stretch is the first 4 games of the year (5.97 pts per game), followed by the 3rd quarter (5.84 pts per game), 4th quarter (4.86 pts per game) and 2nd quarter (4.36 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 12 (11.73 pts per game), week 15 (6.92 pts per game) and week 8 (6.92 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 6 (1.63 pts per game), week 11 (1.77 pts per game) and week 9 (2.54 pts per game).



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