Player Fantasy Projection
Stefon Diggs 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking
Stefon Diggs Bio & Career Stats
Position: Wide Receiver
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Additional Bio Information
Birth Date: ,
Our Lady of Good Counsel HS [Montgomery County, M
Drafted: 2016 Minnesota Vikings
(Round: 5 #146)
|Stefon Diggs 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 Pass Defenses in 2016
||Better Against Sub 500 Teams
|Stefon Diggs 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|
|Stefon Diggs 2016 Fantasy Analysis
Stefon Diggs beat his fantasy projection last year. His best fantasy WR ranking was #45 in 2015.
, and he was ranked the 236th most consistent player overall.
Career Experience Outlook:
Diggs is entering his 2nd year in the NFL. Over the past 15 years, on average, WRs in their 2nd year have seen an increase in fantasy pts per game of 0.55 from their 1st year.
Last year Diggs averaged 0.49 fantasy pts per game more than the league WR average. The average fantasy pts per game by WRs in 2015 was 4.23.
Depth Chart Change:
No Change in Depth Chart.
Based on prior performance, a change in roster skilled positions projects a lower fantasy average of (0.044) pts per game for Diggs. At the Wide Receiver position: Mike Wallace (2015 Avg: 2.59 Pts/Game) has left the team and Laquon Treadwell has been added to the starting lineup. At the Tight End position: MyCole Pruitt (2015 Avg: .64 Pts/Game) is now starting. Along the Offenisve Line: Joe Berger, Michael Harris and T.J. Clemmings are no longer starting, Kevin McDermott has left the team and Phil Loadholt, Alex Boone and John Sullivan have been added to the starting lineup.
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Diggs played last year (106 - 102 - 0 0.510%) were more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule for the upcoming season (102 - 106 - 0 0.490%), and this season's teams gave up more points (4,958) compared to last season's teams (4,594) so this could mean more fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Diggs had a lower fantasy avg (2.60 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (6.53 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, Diggs faced defenses that were stronger last year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 15.69 - 4 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses) compared to the upcoming season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 17.69 - 3 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses), and this season's teams gave up more passing yards (244 yds/game including 6 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season's teams (239 yds/game including 6 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses).