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David Johnson 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking

David Johnson Bio & Career Stats

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Position: Running Back
Career: 2 Years
Height: 6-1
Weight: 224
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Additional Bio Information

Birth Date: ,
Birth Place: --
High School: Clinton HS [IA]
College: Northern Iowa
Drafted: 2016 Arizona Cardinals (Round: 3 #86)

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
David Johnson 2016 Fantasy Projection
2016 Pts 2016 Avg Depth Chart *Avg Games Played 2015 Avg 2015 Fantasy Ranking 2015 Consistency
140.90 9.09 1 8.50 9.93 16 --
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 Rush Defenses in 2016 Better Against Sub 500 Teams
9 No No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
David Johnson Previous Years Stats
YearTeamGmsRecsRec YdsRec TdsPass YdsPass TdsRush YdsRush TdsFGsXPsFan PtsFan Pts Avg
2016 Cardinals14430008910017.0517.05
2015 Cardinals1636457400581800158.959.93
David Johnson 2016 Fantasy Analysis
Career Synopsis:
David Johnson beat his fantasy projection last year. His best fantasy RB ranking was #8 in 2015.
Player Consistency:
, and he was ranked the 224th most consistent player overall.
Career Experience Outlook:
Johnson is entering his 2nd year in the NFL. Over the past 15 years, on average, RBs in their 2nd year have seen an increase in fantasy pts per game of 0.39 from their 1st year.
Position Outlook:
Last year Johnson averaged 4.33 fantasy pts per game more 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.
Player Turnover:
Based on prior performance, a change in roster skilled positions projects a lower fantasy average of (0.084) pts per game for Johnson. At the Running Back/Full Back position: Chris Johnson (2015 Avg: 9.30 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup. At the Wide Receiver position: John Brown (2015 Avg: 6.74 Pts/Game) is now starting. At the Tight End position: Darren Fells (2015 Avg: 3.05 Pts/Game) has left the team and John Wetzel has been added to the starting lineup. Along the Offenisve Line: Ted Larsen, Mike Leach, Lyle Sendlein and Bobby Massie have left the team, A.Q. Shipley and D.J. Humphries are now starting and Evan Mathis has been added to the starting lineup.
Schedule Difficulty:
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Johnson plays this year (107 - 85 - 0 0.557%) will be more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule from last season (100 - 108 - 0 0.481%), and last season's teams gave up more points (4,753) compared to this season's teams (4,268) so this could mean less fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Johnson had a lower fantasy avg (6.45 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (12.03 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, Johnson will face defenses that are stronger this year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 16.00 - 5 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 18.62 - 2 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense), and last season's teams gave up more rushing yards (113 yds/game - 3 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses) compared to this season's teams (107 yds/game - 4 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses).




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