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Jesse James 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking

Jesse James Bio & Career Stats

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Jersey:
Position: Tight End
Career: 2 Years
Height: 6-7
Weight: 261
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Additional Bio Information

Birth Date: ,
Birth Place: McKeesport, PA
High School: South Allegheny HS [PA]
College: Penn St.
Drafted: 2016 Pittsburgh Steelers (Round: 5 #160)

Tight End Rankings:
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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
Jesse James 2016 Fantasy Projection
2016 Pts 2016 Avg Depth Chart *Avg Games Played 2015 Avg 2015 Fantasy Ranking 2015 Consistency
15.18 1.78 1 4.00 -- -- --
2016 Bye Week Team Change 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
8 No No No Yes No No No No Yes
Jesse James Previous Years Stats
YearTeamGmsRecsRec YdsRec TdsPass YdsPass TdsRush YdsRush TdsFGsXPsFan PtsFan Pts Avg
2016 Steelers3107010000009.503.17
2015 Steelers585610000008.801.76
Jesse James 2016 Fantasy Analysis
Career Synopsis:
Jesse James was below his fantasy projection last year. His best fantasy TE ranking was #70 in 2015.
Career Experience Outlook:
James is entering his 2nd year in the NFL. Over the past 15 years, on average, TEs in their 2nd year have seen an increase in fantasy pts per game of 0.69 from their 1st year.
Position Outlook:
Last year James averaged 1.24 fantasy pts per game less than the league TE average. The average fantasy pts per game by TEs in 2015 was 3.00.
Depth Chart Change:
James has moved up from 3rd to 2nd on the depth chart.
Player Turnover:
Based on prior performance, a change in roster skilled positions projects a lower fantasy average of (0.34) pts per game for James. At the Running Back/Full Back position: DeAngelo Williams (2015 Avg: 10.94 Pts/Game) is no longer starting, Will Johnson (2015 Avg: 3.75 Pts/Game) has left the team and Le'Veon Bell (2015 Avg: 13.40 Pts/Game) and Roosevelt Nix (2015 Avg: .40 Pts/Game) have been added to the starting lineup. At the Tight End position: Heath Miller (2015 Avg: 2.78 Pts/Game) has left the team, Matt Spaeth (2015 Avg: .25 Pts/Game) is now starting and Ladarius Green (2015 Avg: 3.50 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup. Along the Offenisve Line: Cody Wallace is no longer starting, Greg Warren has left the team and Maurkice Pouncey has been added to the starting lineup. At the Kicker position: Chris Boswell (2015 Avg: 9.42 Pts/Game) is no longer starting and Shaun Suisham has been added to the starting lineup.
Schedule Difficulty:
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule James played last year (109 - 99 - 0 0.524%) 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 (4,809) compared to last season's teams (4,522) so this could mean more fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
James had a lower fantasy avg (0.40 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (2.10 pts/game), and with a less difficult schedule for the upcoming season it could also be a indication of a better fantasy season.
Defenses:
From a defensive standpoint, James faced defenses that were stronger last year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 14.62 - 6 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses) compared to the upcoming season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 18.69 - 4 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense), and this season's teams gave up more passing yards (250 yds/game including 3 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season's teams (239 yds/game including 5 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses).

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