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Richard Rodgers 2017 Fantasy Projection And Ranking

Richard Rodgers Bio & Career Stats

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Jersey:
Position: Tight End
Career: 3 Years
Height: 6-4
Weight: 257
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Additional Bio Information

Birth Date: ,
Birth Place: Worcester, MA
High School: St. John's HS [Shrewsbury, MA]
College: California
Drafted: 2014 Green Bay Packers (Round: 3 #98)

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
Richard Rodgers 2017 Fantasy Projection
2017 Pts 2017 Avg Depth Chart *Avg Games Played 2016 Avg 2016 Fantasy Ranking 2016 Consistency
15.40 1.84 3 15.00 1.83 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 No No No No No No No Yes
Richard Rodgers Previous Years Stats
YearTeamGmsRecsRec YdsRec TdsPass YdsPass TdsRush YdsRush TdsFGsXPsFan PtsFan Pts Avg
2016 Packers1430271200000025.551.83
2015 Packers16585108001100074.604.66
2014 Packers1620225200000023.251.45
Richard Rodgers 2017 Fantasy Analysis
Career Synopsis:
Richard Rodgers has been below his fantasy projection 2 out of 3 years. His best fantasy TE ranking was #8 in 2015.
Fantasy Trends:
Rodgers fell below his previous year fantasy game average last year.
Player Consistency:
, and he was ranked the 263rd most consistent player overall.
Career Experience Outlook:
Rodgers 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 0.11 from their 3rd year.
Position Outlook:
Throughout his career Rodgers has averaged 0.15 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 (0.42) pts per game for Rodgers. At the Running Back/Full Back position: James Starks (2016 Avg: 3.69 Pts/Game) is no longer starting and Ty Montgomery (2016 Avg: 5.41 Pts/Game) is now starting. Along the Offenisve Line: J.C. Tretter has left the team and Corey Linsley is now starting.
Schedule Difficulty:
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Rodgers played last year (109 - 97 - 2 0.529%) were more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule for the upcoming season (103 - 104 - 2 0.498%), and this season's teams gave up more points (4,714) compared to last season's teams (4,564) so this could mean more fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Rodgers had a lower fantasy avg (1.52 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (2.23 pts/game), and with a less difficult schedule for the upcoming season it could also be a indication of a better fantasy season.
Defenses:
From a defensive standpoint, Rodgers faced defenses that were stronger last year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 14.46 - 5 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses) compared to the upcoming season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 16.77 - 3 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses), and this season's teams gave up more passing yards (245 yds/game including 4 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season's teams (241 yds/game including 5 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses).

In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Rodgers has been a strong finisher. On average his best 4 game stretch has been the last 4 games of the year (3.74 pts per game), followed by the 3rd quarter (3.57 pts per game), 1st quarter (2.73 pts per game) and 2nd quarter (1.14 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 9 (8.08 pts per game), week 13 (7.28 pts per game) and week 4 (5.43 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 7 (0.20 pts per game), week 15 (0.43 pts per game) and week 11 (0.90 pts per game).
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