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Vance McDonald 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking

Vance McDonald Bio & Career Stats

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Position: Tight End
Career: 3 Years
Height: 6-5
Weight: 260
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Additional Bio Information

Birth Date: ,
Birth Place: --
High School: East Chambers HS [TX]
College: Rice
Drafted: 2013 San Francisco 49ers (Round: 2 #55)

Tight End Rankings:
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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
Vance McDonald 2016 Fantasy Projection
2016 Pts 2016 Avg Depth Chart *Avg Games Played 2015 Avg 2015 Fantasy Ranking 2015 Consistency
23.13 1.85 1 8.50 2.64 35 --
2016 Bye Week Team Change 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
8 No Yes No No No Yes Yes Yes No
Vance McDonald Previous Years Stats
YearTeamGmsRecsRec YdsRec TdsPass YdsPass TdsRush YdsRush TdsFGsXPsFan PtsFan Pts Avg
2015 49ers1330326300000034.302.64
2014 49ers823000000001.50.19
2013 49ers16811900000005.95.37
Vance McDonald 2016 Fantasy Analysis
Career Synopsis:
Vance McDonald has been below his fantasy projection 2 out of 3 years, but he beat his projection last year. His best fantasy TE ranking was #31 in 2015.
Fantasy Trends:
McDonald beat his previous year fantasy game average last year.
Player Consistency:
, and he was ranked the 305th most consistent player overall.
Career Experience Outlook:
McDonald 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.
Position Outlook:
Throughout his career McDonald has averaged 1.71 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:
No Change in Depth Chart.
Player Turnover:
Based on prior performance, a change in roster skilled positions projects a lower fantasy average of (0.615) pts per game for McDonald. At the Wide Receiver position: Anquan Boldin (2015 Avg: 4.53 Pts/Game) has left the team and Quinton Patton (2015 Avg: 1.75 Pts/Game) is now starting. Along the Offenisve Line: Erik Pears and Marcus Martin are no longer starting, Alex Boone, Kyle Nelson and Jordan Devey have left the team, Andrew Tiller and Trenton Brown are now starting and Daniel Kilgore and Joshua Garnett have been added to the starting lineup.
Schedule Difficulty:
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule McDonald plays this year (105 - 87 - 0 0.547%) will be more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule from last season (108 - 100 - 0 0.519%), and last season's teams gave up more points (4,560) compared to this season's teams (4,284) so this could mean less fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
McDonald surprisingly had a higher fantasy avg (3.33 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (2.05 pts/game), so with a more difficult schedule for the upcoming season it could be an indication of a higher fantasy average.
From a defensive standpoint, McDonald will face defenses that are stronger this year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 13.17 - 6 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 15.77 - 3 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses), and last season's teams gave up more passing yards (243 yds/game including 5 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses) compared to this season's teams (239 yds/game including 4 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses).

In Season Trends:
Throughout his career McDonald has had his best 4 game stretch during the third quarter of the year (3.57 pts per game), followed by the 4th quarter (3.08 pts per game), 1st quarter (0.57 pts per game) and 2nd quarter (0.51 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 12 (5.35 pts per game), week 11 (3.25 pts per game) and week 1 (0.75 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 5 (0.23 pts per game), week 4 (0.40 pts per game) and week 7 (0.53 pts per game).



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