Player Fantasy Projection
Andre Williams 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking
Andre Williams Bio & Career Stats
Position: Running Back
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Additional Bio Information
Birth Date: ,
Parkland HS [Allentown, PA]
Drafted: 2014 New York Giants
(Round: 4 #113)
|Andre Williams 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
|Andre Williams Previous Years Stats
|Year||Team||Gms||Recs||Rec Yds||Rec Tds||Pass Yds||Pass Tds||Rush Yds||Rush Tds||FGs||XPs||Fan Pts||Fan Pts Avg|
|Andre Williams 2016 Fantasy Analysis
Andre Williams was below his projection last year. His best fantasy RB ranking was #20 in 2014.
Williams fell below his previous year fantasy game average last year.
Career Experience Outlook:
Williams 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 Williams has averaged 0.81 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 (0.25) pts per game for Williams. At the Running Back/Full Back position: Nikita Whitlock has been added to the starting lineup. At the Wide Receiver position: Rueben Randle (2015 Avg: 5.49 Pts/Game) has left the team and Victor Cruz has been added to the starting lineup. At the Tight End position: Will Tye (2015 Avg: 3.75 Pts/Game) is no longer starting and Larry Donnell (2015 Avg: 2.89 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup. Along the Offenisve Line: Danny Aiken has left the team.
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Williams played last year (108 - 100 - 0 0.519%) were more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule for the upcoming season (91 - 101 - 0 0.474%), but last season's teams gave up more points (4,795) compared to this season's teams (4,512) so this could mean less fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Williams had a better fantasy avg (2.33 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (1.81 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 Williams doing better against teams with a worse record.
From a defensive standpoint, Williams faced defenses that were stronger last year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 18.23 - 4 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense) compared to the upcoming season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 19.42 - 1 Top 10 Defense and 0 Top 5 Defenses), and this season's teams gave up more rushing yards (115 yds/game - 2 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season's teams (112 yds/game - 3 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses).
In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Williams 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 (5.76 pts per game), followed by the 3rd quarter (4.73 pts per game), 2nd quarter (4.50 pts per game) and 1st quarter (4.37 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 14 (10.10 pts per game), week 4 (8.05 pts per game) and week 9 (6.38 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 1 (1.15 pts per game), week 13 (2.55 pts per game) and week 2 (2.93 pts per game).