Player Fantasy Projection
Duke Johnson 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking
Duke Johnson Bio & Career Stats
Position: Running Back
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Additional Bio Information
Birth Date: ,
Norland HS [Miami, FL]
Drafted: 2016 Cleveland Browns
(Round: 3 #77)
|Duke Johnson 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
|Duke Johnson Previous Years Stats
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|Duke Johnson 2016 Fantasy Analysis
Duke Johnson was below his fantasy projection last year. His best fantasy RB ranking was #44 in 2015.
, and he was one of the top 100 most consistent players overall (ranked 92).
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.
Last year Johnson 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 (0.83) pts per game for Johnson. At the Quarterback position: Johnny Manziel (2015 Avg: 13.22 Pts/Game) has left the team and Josh McCown (2015 Avg: 19.66 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup. At the Running Back/Full Back position: Jim Dray (2015 Avg: .61 Pts/Game) has left the team and Malcolm Johnson (2015 Avg: .25 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup. At the Wide Receiver position: Taylor Gabriel (2015 Avg: 1.10 Pts/Game) is no longer starting, Travis Benjamin (2015 Avg: 5.70 Pts/Game) has left the team, Marlon Moore (2015 Avg: 1.26 Pts/Game) is now starting and Corey Coleman has been added to the starting lineup. Along the Offenisve Line: Alex Mack, Charley Hughlett and Mitchell Schwartz have left the team and John Greco, Cameron Erving and Joel Bitonio have been added to the starting lineup.
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Johnson played last year (109 - 99 - 0 0.524%) were more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule for the upcoming season (96 - 112 - 0 0.462%), and this season's teams gave up more points (4,822) compared to last season's teams (4,423) so this could mean more fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Johnson had a lower fantasy avg (3.87 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (5.97 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, Johnson faced defenses that were stronger last year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 12.69 - 6 Top 10 Defenses and 4 Top 5 Defenses) compared to the upcoming season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 18.15 - 3 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense), and this season's teams gave up more rushing yards (111 yds/game - 4 Top 10 Defenses and 4 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season's teams (101 yds/game - 7 Top 10 Defenses and 4 Top 5 Defenses).