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David Johnson 2017 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:
<< Le'Veon Bell    LeSean McCoy >>
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 2017 Fantasy Projection
2017 Pts 2017 Avg Depth Chart *Avg Games Played 2016 Avg 2016 Fantasy Ranking 2016 Consistency
235.52 15.03 1 16.00 17.99 2 --
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
8 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 Cardinals168087940012391600287.8517.99
2015 Cardinals1636457400581800158.959.93
David Johnson 2017 Fantasy Analysis
Career Synopsis:
David Johnson has beaten his fantasy projection 2 straight years. His best fantasy RB ranking was #1 in 2016.
Fantasy Trends:
Johnson beat his previous year fantasy game average last year.
Player Consistency:
, and he was one of the top 50 most consistent players overall (ranked 49).
Career Experience Outlook:
Johnson 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 0.09 from their 2nd year.
Position Outlook:
Throughout his career Johnson has averaged 8.09 fantasy pts per game more 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 (0.211) pts per game for Johnson.
Schedule Difficulty:
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Johnson plays this year (102 - 104 - 2 0.495%) will be more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule from last season (101 - 106 - 2 0.488%), and last season's teams gave up more points (4,942) compared to this season's teams (4,695) so this could mean less fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Johnson had a lower fantasy avg (17.45 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (18.41 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: 16.08 - 5 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 18.46 - 4 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses), and last season's teams gave up more rushing yards (113 yds/game - 3 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense) compared to this season's teams (107 yds/game - 4 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense).

In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Johnson 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 (17.21 pts per game), followed by the 3rd quarter (13.09 pts per game), 2nd quarter (12.29 pts per game) and 1st quarter (12.23 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 15 (29.43 pts per game), week 16 (21.93 pts per game) and week 13 (20.95 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 8 (4.60 pts per game), week 7 (7.83 pts per game) and week 10 (10.10 pts per game).



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