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2016

2016 NFL Season

In 2016 the New England Patriots finished with the best record in the league at 14 and 2, and they went on to win the Super Bowl against the Atlanta Falcons. Drew Brees led the league in passing yards with 5,207, Ezekiel Elliott led the league in rushing yards with 1,631 and T.Y. Hilton lead the league in receiving yards with 1,448. The top fantasy point producers for the season were Aaron Rodgers with 25.14 points per game, Drew Brees with 24.08 points per game and Andrew Luck with 23.41 points per game. Some of the top fantasy games were Le'Veon Bell with 44.70 points against the Buffalo Bills, Derek Carr with 38.95 points against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Matt Ryan with 38.55 points against the Carolina Panthers.
2016 Top Fantasy Players by Position
Quarterbacks
Aaron Rodgers was the top Fantasy Quarterback of 2016. He produced 402.30 fantasy points in 16 games for an average of 25.14 points a game. Statistically, he had 401 pass completions for 4,428 yards and 40 touchdowns. Other top Fantasy qbs were Drew Brees with 5,207 passing yards and 37 td passes and Andrew Luck with 4,240 yards passing and 31 td tosses.Matt Ryan with 4,944 yards passing and 38 td tosses.Tom Brady with 3,554 yards passing and 28 td tosses.Kirk Cousins with 4,917 yards passing and 25 td tosses.Ben Roethlisberger with 3,819 yards passing and 29 td tosses.Blake Bortles with 3,905 yards passing and 23 td tosses.Philip Rivers with 4,390 yards passing and 33 td tosses.Matthew Stafford with 4,327 yards passing and 24 td tosses.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
Aaron Rodgers25.14
Drew Brees24.08
Andrew Luck23.41
Matt Ryan23.31
Tom Brady22.34
Kirk Cousins22.18
Ben Roethlisberger20.38
Blake Bortles20.32
Philip Rivers20.13
Matthew Stafford20.07
Running Backs
The top fantasy Running Back of 2016 was Ezekiel Elliott. He averaged 18.48 fantasy points per game for 15 games for a total of 277.25 points. He also had 1,631 rushing yards and 15 rushing touchdowns. Some of the other top Fantasy rbs were David Johnson with 1,239 rushing yards and 287.85 fantasy points and Le'Veon Bell with 1,268 yards rushing and 211.60 fantasy points.LeSean McCoy with 1,267 yards rushing and 228.50 fantasy points.Melvin Gordon with 997 yards rushing and 192.65 fantasy points.LeGarrette Blount with 1,161 yards rushing and 226.00 fantasy points.DeMarco Murray with 1,287 yards rushing and 223.05 fantasy points.Devonta Freeman with 1,079 yards rushing and 209.00 fantasy points.Jordan Howard with 1,313 yards rushing and 188.20 fantasy points.Carlos Hyde with 988 yards rushing and 160.95 fantasy points.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
Ezekiel Elliott18.48
David Johnson17.99
Le'Veon Bell17.63
LeSean McCoy15.23
Melvin Gordon14.82
LeGarrette Blount14.13
DeMarco Murray13.94
Devonta Freeman13.06
Jordan Howard12.55
Carlos Hyde12.38
Wide Receivers
Jordy Nelson was the top Fantasy Wide Receiver of 2016 with 97 receptions for 1,257 yards and 14 touchdowns. These numbers produced a total of 146.85 fantasy points for an average of 9.18 points per game. The other top wide receiver fantasy point producers were Antonio Brown with 1,284 receiving yards on 106 receptions for 137.10 fantasy points and Mike Evans with 1,321 yards receiving on 96 catches.Odell Beckham with 1,367 yards receiving on 101 catches.Tyreek Hill with 593 yards receiving on 61 catches.A.J. Green with 964 yards receiving on 66 catches.Davante Adams with 997 yards receiving on 75 catches.Dez Bryant with 796 yards receiving on 50 catches.Julio Jones with 1,409 yards receiving on 83 catches.Michael Thomas with 1,137 yards receiving on 92 catches.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
Jordy Nelson9.18
Antonio Brown9.14
Mike Evans8.63
Odell Beckham8.08
Tyreek Hill8.02
A.J. Green8.02
Davante Adams7.62
Dez Bryant7.61
Julio Jones7.60
Michael Thomas7.39
Tight Ends
Averaging 7.50 fantasy points per game for 6 games made Rob Gronkowski the top Fantasy Tight End of 2016. Statistically, he had 25 receptions for 3 touchdowns and 540 receiving yards. Other top tight end fantasy point producers of 2016 were Tyler Eifert with 49.70 fantasy points on 394 receiving yards and 29 receptions and Jordan Reed with 686 yards receiving and 6 touchdowns.Hunter Henry with 482 yards receiving and 8 touchdowns.Delanie Walker with 800 yards receiving and 7 touchdowns.Cameron Brate with 660 yards receiving and 8 touchdowns.Antonio Gates with 548 yards receiving and 7 touchdowns.Kyle Rudolph with 840 yards receiving and 7 touchdowns.Jimmy Graham with 923 yards receiving and 6 touchdowns.Travis Kelce with 1,125 yards receiving and 4 touchdowns.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
Rob Gronkowski7.50
Tyler Eifert6.21
Jordan Reed5.86
Hunter Henry5.55
Delanie Walker5.54
Cameron Brate5.40
Antonio Gates5.34
Kyle Rudolph5.25
Jimmy Graham5.13
Travis Kelce4.98
Kickers
The top fantasy kicker of 2016 with 34 field goals and 56 extra points was Matt Bryant. These stats produced a 16 game total of 158.00 fantasy points for an average of 9.88 per game. The other top fantasy point seasons turned in by a kicker were from Justin Tucker with 38 field goals and 27 extra points for an average of 8.81 points per game and Dustin Hopkins with 138.00 points on 34 field goals and 36 extra points.Nick Novak with 127.00 points on 35 field goals and 22 extra points.Caleb Sturgis with 135.00 points on 35 field goals and 30 extra points.Will Lutz with 133.00 points on 28 field goals and 49 extra points.Sebastian Janikowski with 124.00 points on 29 field goals and 37 extra points.Cairo Santos with 129.00 points on 31 field goals and 36 extra points.Kai Forbath with 56.00 points on 15 field goals and 11 extra points.Steven Hauschka with 128.00 points on 33 field goals and 29 extra points.
PlayerFantasy Pts Avg
Matt Bryant9.88
Justin Tucker8.81
Dustin Hopkins8.63
Nick Novak8.47
Caleb Sturgis8.44
Will Lutz8.31
Sebastian Janikowski8.27
Cairo Santos8.06
Kai Forbath8.00
Steven Hauschka8.00
*Fantasy Point Calculation Formula
 
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