Player Fantasy Projection
Luke Willson 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking
Luke Willson Bio & Career Stats
Position: Tight End
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Additional Bio Information
Birth Date: ,
St. Thomas of Villanova [Canada]
Drafted: 2013 Seattle Seahawks
(Round: 5 #158)
|Luke Willson 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
|Luke Willson Previous Years Stats
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|Luke Willson 2016 Fantasy Analysis
Luke Willson has been below his fantasy projection 2 out of 3 years. His best fantasy TE ranking was #22 in 2014.
Willson fell below his previous year fantasy game average last year.
, and he was ranked the 299th most consistent player overall.
Career Experience Outlook:
Willson 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 Willson has averaged 0.95 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.
Based on prior performance, a change in roster skilled positions projects a lower fantasy average of (0.2) pts per game for Willson. At the Running Back/Full Back position: Will Tukuafu (2015 Avg: 2.49 Pts/Game) has left the team and Thomas Rawls (2015 Avg: 9.73 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup. At the Wide Receiver position: Jermaine Kearse (2015 Avg: 5.35 Pts/Game) is now starting. At the Tight End position: Jimmy Graham (2015 Avg: 3.84 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup. Along the Offenisve Line: Patrick Lewis is no longer starting, Clint Gresham, J.R. Sweezy and Russell Okung have left the team, Mark Glowinski is now starting and J'Marcus Webb and Germain Ifedi have been added to the starting lineup.
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Willson plays this year (107 - 85 - 0 0.557%) 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 (4,565) compared to this season's teams (4,376) so this could mean less fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Willson had a lower fantasy avg (1.17 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (2.16 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, Willson faced defenses that were stronger last year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 15.92 - 3 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense) compared to the upcoming season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 16.58 - 5 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses), and this season's teams gave up more passing yards (247 yds/game including 2 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season's teams (241 yds/game including 5 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses).
In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Willson has been a strong finisher. On average his best 4 game stretch has been the last 4 games of the year (2.82 pts per game), followed by the 2nd quarter (2.47 pts per game), 1st quarter (1.60 pts per game) and 3rd quarter (0.88 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 16 (9.55 pts per game), week 8 (7.60 pts per game) and week 14 (3.32 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 10 (0.48 pts per game), week 15 (0.67 pts per game) and week 6 (0.73 pts per game).