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Jerick McKinnon 2017 Fantasy Projection And Ranking

Jerick McKinnon Bio & Career Stats

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Position: Running Back
Career: 3 Years
Height: 5-8
Weight: 173
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Additional Bio Information

Birth Date: ,
Birth Place: --
High School:
College: Georgia Southern
Drafted: 2014 Minnesota Vikings (Round: 3 #96)

Running Back 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
Jerick McKinnon 2017 Fantasy Projection
2017 Pts 2017 Avg Depth Chart *Avg Games Played 2016 Avg 2016 Fantasy Ranking 2016 Consistency
46.67 5.65 3 15.50 6.04 42 --
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 Rush Defenses in 2017 Better Against Sub 500 Teams
9 No No No No No No No No Yes
Jerick McKinnon Previous Years Stats
YearTeamGmsRecsRec YdsRec TdsPass YdsPass TdsRush YdsRush TdsFGsXPsFan PtsFan Pts Avg
2016 Vikings154325520053920090.656.04
2015 Vikings162117310027120053.753.36
2014 Vikings112713500053800060.555.50
Jerick McKinnon 2017 Fantasy Analysis
Career Synopsis:
Jerick McKinnon has been below his fantasy projection 2 out of 3 years, but he beat his projection last year. His best fantasy RB ranking was #33 in 2016.
Fantasy Trends:
McKinnon beat his previous year fantasy game average last year.
Player Consistency:
, and he was ranked the 211th most consistent player overall.
Career Experience Outlook:
McKinnon is entering his 4th year in the NFL. Over the past 15 years, on average, RBs in their 4th year have seen an increase in fantasy pts per game of 0.3 from their 3rd year.
Position Outlook:
Throughout his career McKinnon has averaged 0.80 fantasy pts per game less than the league RB average. The average fantasy pts per game by RBs in 2016 was 6.14.
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 (0.15) pts per game for McKinnon. Along the Offenisve Line: Brandon Fusco has left the team.
Schedule Difficulty:
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule McKinnon played last year (103 - 103 - 2 0.500%) were more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule for the upcoming season (94 - 113 - 2 0.454%), and this season's teams gave up more points (4,974) compared to last season's teams (4,711) so this could mean more fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
McKinnon had a lower fantasy avg (5.13 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (7.42 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: 15.38 - 4 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses) compared to the upcoming season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 19.62 - 2 Top 10 Defenses and 0 Top 5 Defenses), and this season's teams gave up more rushing yards (108 yds/game - 3 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season's teams (102 yds/game - 6 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses).

In Season Trends:
Throughout his career McKinnon has been a strong finisher. On average his best 4 game stretch has been the last 4 games of the year (8.64 pts per game), followed by the 2nd quarter (4.71 pts per game), 1st quarter (3.47 pts per game) and 3rd quarter (3.14 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 16 (14.03 pts per game), week 4 (9.98 pts per game) and week 15 (7.48 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 2 (0.57 pts per game), week 1 (1.08 pts per game) and week 10 (1.40 pts per game).



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