Player Fantasy Projection
T.J. Yeldon 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking
T.J. Yeldon Bio & Career Stats
Position: Running Back
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Additional Bio Information
Birth Date: ,
Daphne HS [AL]
Drafted: 2016 Jacksonville Jaguars
(Round: 2 #36)
|T.J. Yeldon 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
|T.J. Yeldon 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|
|T.J. Yeldon 2016 Fantasy Analysis
T.J. Yeldon beat his fantasy projection last year. His best fantasy RB ranking was #30 in 2015.
, and he was one of the top 75 most consistent players overall (ranked 56).
Career Experience Outlook:
Yeldon 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 Yeldon averaged 3.23 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:
Yeldon has dropped from 1st to 2nd on the depth chart.
Based on prior performance, a change in roster skilled positions projects a lower fantasy average of (0.04) pts per game for Yeldon. At the Running Back/Full Back position: Chris Ivory (2015 Avg: 11.06 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup. Along the Offenisve Line: Zane Beadles, Stefen Wisniewski and Carson Tinker have left the team, Luke Bowanko is now starting and Mackenzy Bernadeau has been added to the starting lineup.
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Yeldon plays this year have the same winning percentage (0.486%) as the teams on last year's schedule, but last season's teams gave up more points (4,866) compared to this season's teams (4,706) so this could mean less fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
There was not much difference last year in the fantasy average Yeldon had against winning teams (5.97 pts/game) and losing teams (9.78 pts/game), so there are no clear trends to be learned from the winning percentage of the schedule.
From a defensive standpoint, Yeldon will face defenses that are stronger this year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 13.69 - 4 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 14.54 - 6 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses), but this season's teams gave up more rushing yards (109 yds/game - 3 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season's teams (108 yds/game - 4 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses).