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Kelvin Benjamin 2017 Fantasy Projection And Ranking

Kelvin Benjamin Bio & Career Stats

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Position: Wide Receiver
Career: 2 Years
Height: 6-5
Weight: 235
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Additional Bio Information

Birth Date: ,
Birth Place: Belle Glade, FL
High School: Glades Central HS [FL]
College: Florida St.
Drafted: 2014 Carolina Panthers (Round: 1 #28)

Wide Receiver 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
Kelvin Benjamin 2017 Fantasy Projection
2017 Pts 2017 Avg Depth Chart *Avg Games Played 2016 Avg 2016 Fantasy Ranking 2016 Consistency
76.62 5.50 1 15.00 5.94 19 --
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
11 No No No No Yes No No No No
Kelvin Benjamin Previous Years Stats
YearTeamGmsRecsRec YdsRec TdsPass YdsPass TdsRush YdsRush TdsFGsXPsFan PtsFan Pts Avg
2016 Panthers1563941700000089.055.94
2014 Panthers167310089000000104.406.53
Kelvin Benjamin 2017 Fantasy Analysis
Career Synopsis:
Kelvin Benjamin has beaten his fantasy projection 2 straight years. His best fantasy WR ranking was #14 in 2014.
Fantasy Trends:
Benjamin fell below his previous year fantasy game average last year.
Player Consistency:
, and he was ranked the 143rd most consistent player overall.
Career Experience Outlook:
Benjamin is entering his 3rd year in the NFL. Over the past 15 years, on average, WRs in their 3rd year have seen an increase in fantasy pts per game of 0.13 from their 2nd year.
Position Outlook:
Throughout his career Benjamin has averaged 2.30 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 (0.253) pts per game for Benjamin. At the Running Back/Full Back position: Mike Tolbert (2016 Avg: 1.40 Pts/Game) has left the team and Darrel Young has been added to the starting lineup. At the Wide Receiver position: Ted Ginn (2016 Avg: 4.46 Pts/Game) has left the team, Devin Funchess (2016 Avg: 3.55 Pts/Game) is now starting and Curtis Samuel has been added to the starting lineup. Along the Offenisve Line: Tyler Larsen is no longer starting, J.J. Jansen and Mike Remmers have left the team, Trai Turner is now starting and Ryan Kalil and Matt Kalil have been added to the starting lineup.
Schedule Difficulty:
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Benjamin played last year (104 - 101 - 3 0.507%) were more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule for the upcoming season (102 - 107 - 0 0.488%), and this season's teams gave up more points (4,947) compared to last season's teams (4,863) so this could mean more fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Benjamin had a better fantasy avg (6.28 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (5.42 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 Benjamin doing better against teams with a worse record.
Defenses:
From a defensive standpoint, Benjamin faced defenses that were stronger last year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 17.23 - 5 Top 10 Defenses and 4 Top 5 Defenses) compared to the upcoming season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 18.85 - 2 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense), and this season's teams gave up more passing yards (244 yds/game including 3 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season's teams (239 yds/game including 5 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses).

In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Benjamin has been a quick starter, and a slow finisher. On average his best 4 game stretch is the first 4 games of the year (10.05 pts per game), followed by the 3rd quarter (6.76 pts per game), 2nd quarter (5.08 pts per game) and 4th quarter (4.03 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 1 (10.58 pts per game), week 10 (9.85 pts per game) and week 2 (9.85 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 13 (1.85 pts per game), week 9 (2.35 pts per game) and week 5 (2.70 pts per game).
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