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Bruce Ellington 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking

Bruce Ellington Bio & Career Stats

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Position: Wide Receiver
Career: 2 Years
Height: 5-9
Weight: 196
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Additional Bio Information

Birth Date: ,
Birth Place: Moncks Corner, SC
High School: Berkeley HS [Moncks Corner, SC]
College: South Carolina
Drafted: 2014 San Francisco 49ers (Round: 4 #106)

Wide Receiver Rankings:
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Position Projections:
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  * Average Games Played the Previous 3 Years
  ** Player Missed More than 8 Games the Previous Season Due to Injury
Bruce Ellington 2016 Fantasy Projection
2016 Pts 2016 Avg Depth Chart *Avg Games Played 2015 Avg 2015 Fantasy Ranking 2015 Consistency
10.09 1.21 2 6.50 .64 149 --
2016 Bye Week Team Change Head Coach Change **Coming Off Injury Depth Chart Change Higher Fantasy Avg then League Harder Schedule in 2016 Better Defenses in 2016 Better Pass Defenses in 2016 Better Against Sub 500 Teams
8 No Yes No Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Bruce Ellington Previous Years Stats
YearTeamGmsRecsRec YdsRec TdsPass YdsPass TdsRush YdsRush TdsFGsXPsFan PtsFan Pts Avg
2015 49ers131315300070008.35.64
2014 49ers136622002810023.901.84
Bruce Ellington 2016 Fantasy Analysis
Career Synopsis:
Bruce Ellington has been below his fantasy projection 2 straight years. His best fantasy WR ranking was #98 in 2014.
Fantasy Trends:
Ellington fell below his previous year fantasy game average last year.
Career Experience Outlook:
Ellington 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 0.32 from their 2nd year.
Position Outlook:
Throughout his career Ellington has averaged 2.83 fantasy pts per game less than the league WR average. The average fantasy pts per game by WRs in 2015 was 4.23.
Depth Chart Change:
Ellington has moved up from 3rd to 2nd on the depth chart.
Player Turnover:
Based on prior performance, a change in roster skilled positions projects a lower fantasy average of (0.4025) pts per game for Ellington. At the Wide Receiver position: Anquan Boldin (2015 Avg: 4.53 Pts/Game) has left the team and Quinton Patton (2015 Avg: 1.75 Pts/Game) is now starting. Along the Offenisve Line: Erik Pears and Marcus Martin are no longer starting, Alex Boone, Kyle Nelson and Jordan Devey have left the team, Andrew Tiller and Trenton Brown are now starting and Daniel Kilgore and Joshua Garnett have been added to the starting lineup.
Schedule Difficulty:
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Ellington plays this year (105 - 87 - 0 0.547%) will be more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule from last season (108 - 100 - 0 0.519%), and last season's teams gave up more points (4,560) compared to this season's teams (4,284) so this could mean less fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Ellington had a lower fantasy avg (0.04 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (1.16 pts/game), so with a more difficult schedule for the upcoming season it could also be an indication of less points.
From a defensive standpoint, Ellington will face defenses that are stronger this year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 13.17 - 6 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 15.77 - 3 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses), and last season's teams gave up more passing yards (243 yds/game including 5 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses) compared to this season's teams (239 yds/game including 4 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses).

In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Ellington 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 (4.64 pts per game), followed by the 2nd quarter (2.65 pts per game), 3rd quarter (0.63 pts per game) and 1st quarter (0.62 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 16 (8.18 pts per game), week 5 (1.00 pts per game) and week 9 (0.63 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 9 (0.63 pts per game), week 5 (1.00 pts per game) and week 16 (8.18 pts per game).



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