Player Fantasy Projection
Jerick McKinnon 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking
Jerick McKinnon Bio & Career Stats
Position: Running Back
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Additional Bio Information
Birth Date: ,
Drafted: 2014 Minnesota Vikings
(Round: 3 #96)
|Jerick McKinnon 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 Rush Defenses in 2016
||Better Against Sub 500 Teams
|Jerick McKinnon Previous Years Stats
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|Jerick McKinnon 2016 Fantasy Analysis
Jerick McKinnon has been below his fantasy projection 2 straight years. His best fantasy RB ranking was #48 in 2014.
McKinnon fell below his previous year fantasy game average last year.
, and he was ranked the 307th most consistent player overall.
Career Experience Outlook:
McKinnon is entering his 3rd year in the NFL. Over the past 15 years, on average, RBs in their 3rd year have seen an increase in fantasy pts per game of 0.29 from their 2nd year.
Throughout his career McKinnon has averaged 1.15 fantasy pts per game less than the league RB average. The average fantasy pts per game by RBs in 2015 was 5.60.
Depth Chart Change:
No Change in Depth Chart.
Based on prior performance, a change in roster skilled positions projects a lower fantasy average of (0.02) pts per game for McKinnon. At the Wide Receiver position: Mike Wallace (2015 Avg: 2.59 Pts/Game) has left the team and Laquon Treadwell has been added to the starting lineup. At the Tight End position: MyCole Pruitt (2015 Avg: .64 Pts/Game) is now starting. Along the Offenisve Line: Joe Berger, Michael Harris and T.J. Clemmings are no longer starting, Kevin McDermott has left the team and Phil Loadholt, Alex Boone and John Sullivan have been added to the starting lineup.
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule McKinnon played last year (106 - 102 - 0 0.510%) were more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule for the upcoming season (102 - 106 - 0 0.490%), and this season's teams gave up more points (4,958) compared to last season's teams (4,594) so this could mean more fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
McKinnon had a lower fantasy avg (1.20 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (4.66 pts/game), and with a less difficult schedule for the upcoming season it could also be a indication of a better fantasy season.
From a defensive standpoint, McKinnon faced defenses that were stronger last year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 15.69 - 4 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses) compared to the upcoming season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 17.69 - 3 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses), and this season's teams gave up more rushing yards (113 yds/game - 3 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season's teams (108 yds/game - 4 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses).
In Season Trends:
Throughout his career McKinnon has been a strong finisher, and a slow starter. On average his best 4 game stretch has been the last 4 games of the year (7.55 pts per game), followed by the 2nd quarter (4.81 pts per game), 3rd quarter (3.10 pts per game) and 1st quarter (2.64 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 4 (7.48 pts per game), week 7 (6.93 pts per game) and week 8 (5.03 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 2 (0.78 pts per game), week 3 (1.08 pts per game) and week 1 (1.25 pts per game).