Player Fantasy Projection
Amari Cooper 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking
Amari Cooper Bio & Career Stats
Position: Wide Receiver
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Additional Bio Information
Birth Date: ,
Miami Northwestern HS [FL]
Drafted: 2016 Oakland Raiders
(Round: 1 #4)
|Amari Cooper 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
|Amari Cooper Previous Years Stats
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|Amari Cooper 2016 Fantasy Analysis
Amari Cooper beat his fantasy projection last year. His best fantasy WR ranking was #25 in 2015.
, and he was ranked the 187th most consistent player overall.
Career Experience Outlook:
Cooper 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 Cooper averaged 1.72 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 (0.205) pts per game for Cooper. At the Tight End position: Lee Smith (2015 Avg: .86 Pts/Game) is no longer starting and Clive Walford (2015 Avg: 2.46 Pts/Game) is now starting. Along the Offenisve Line: Jon Condo and J'Marcus Webb have left the team and Kelechi Osemele has been added to the starting lineup.
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Cooper played last year (104 - 104 - 0 0.500%) were more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule for the upcoming season (101 - 107 - 0 0.486%), and this season's teams gave up more points (4,879) compared to last season's teams (4,571) so this could mean more fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Cooper had a lower fantasy avg (5.44 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, Cooper faced defenses that were stronger last year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 13.15 - 4 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses) compared to the upcoming season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 14.08 - 6 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses), and this season's teams gave up more passing yards (240 yds/game including 5 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season's teams (235 yds/game including 6 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses).