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Jesse
James
College Penn State
Team Detroit Lions
83TE
6'7"Height
250Weight
25Age
5Exp
5Bye
Jesse James's Fantasy Scouting Report

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Jesse James is not projected to be worth a roster spot. His 28 projected fantasy points puts him at #49 behind Ryan Griffin and ahead of Adam Shaheen. He has averaged 3.6 fantasy points in his past 16 games, which is more than our projected per game average. His projected per game average is 2 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#50) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is more valuable in PPR leagues where he is the #46 ranked tight end. Jesse James is expected to come up short of last season's #20 fantasy position rank.

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JESSE JAMES WEEK 3 AND 4 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Jesse James is projected for 2.1 fantasy points in week 3 which only ranks him as the #46 projected tight end and not a fantasy relevant player for the week. This is a typical week for him with a FP projection that is the same as his projected per game average over the rest of the season. He is ranked above Tommy Sweeney but behind Adam Shaheen. Week 4 is projected to be slightly better based on projected rank (#43). He is projected for 2.1 fantasy points.

JESSE JAMES IS A BETTER VALUE ON DRAFTKINGS AT $2.6K THAN ON FANDUEL AT $4

For each platform we calculate a position specific points per dollar and our projection says he is a better value on DraftKings than on FanDuel. He is projected for 2.9 FD points and is worth -$2089 less than $4K on FD. On DK he is projected for 3.8 points and is worth -$1156 less than $2.6K. Below are how he ranks based on projected fantasy points on both DFS platforms. Look for players with more FPs at lower salaries.

FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND ACTUAL STATS

The tables below show projected stats (totals and averages) for the rest of the season and upcoming weeks. Also included are actual stats from the current and last season.

Career Stats
YEARTEAMGGSRECYDSAVGLGTD20+40+1ST
2019DET214338.25150002
2018PIT1673042314.105128217
2017PIT1614433728.653231020
2016PIT1613393388.672432020
2015PIT828567.00201102
Career (5 Seasons)583712412229.8551912261
YEARTEAMGGSATTYDSAVGLGTD1ST
2019DET21000.00000
2018PIT167000.00000
2017PIT1614000.00000
2016PIT1613000.00000
2015PIT82000.00000
Career (5 Seasons)5837000.00-12700
2019 Situational Stats
CATEGORYGRECYDSAVGLGTD1ST1ST%20+40+
SEPTEMBER GAMES24338.30025000
CATEGORYGRECYDSAVGLGTD1ST1ST%20+40+
SUNDAY GAMES24338.30025000
CATEGORYGRECYDSAVGLGTD1ST1ST%20+40+
WINS1318600133.300
CATEGORYGRECYDSAVGLGTD1ST1ST%20+40+
HOME GAMES1318600133.300
ROAD GAMES11151500110000
CATEGORYGRECYDSAVGLGTD1ST1ST%20+40+
Ford Field1318600133.300
State Farm Stadium11151500110000
CATEGORYGRECYDSAVGLGTD1ST1ST%20+40+
vs Arizona Cardinals11151500110000
vs Los Angeles Chargers1318600133.300
CATEGORYGRECYDSAVGLGTD1ST1ST%20+40+
COLD WEATHER <= 4011151500110000
FRIGID (20 DEGREES)11151500110000
CATEGORYGRECYDSAVGLGTD1ST1ST%20+40+
INDOOR GAMES1318600133.300
OUTDOOR GAMES11151500110000
CATEGORYGRECYDSAVGLGTD1ST1ST%20+40+
ON ARTIFICIAL SURFACES1318600133.300
ON GRASS FIELDS11151500110000
CATEGORYGRECYDSAVGLGTD1ST1ST%20+40+
MARGIN 0-724338.30025000
CATEGORYGRECYDSAVGLGTD1ST1ST%20+40+
FIRST HALF SEASON24338.30025000
CATEGORYGRECYDSAVGLGTD1ST1ST%20+40+
OUTSIDE OWN DIVISION24338.30025000
CATEGORYGRECYDSAVGLGTD1ST1ST%20+40+
VS AFC TEAMS1318600133.300
VS NFC TEAMS11151500110000
CATEGORYGRECYDSAVGLGTD1ST1ST%20+40+
LAST TWO MINUTES OF HALF017700110000
OPP 19-1 - BY YARD LINE000---000---00
FOURTH QUARTER WITHIN 7017700110000
FOURTH DOWN000---000---00
BEHIND BY 9-TO-16 POINTS02115.5000000
FIRST DOWN02115.5000000
OPP 49-20 - BY YARD LINE0220100015000
OVERTIME000---000---00
TIED000---000---00
TIES11151500110000
THIRD DOWN02221100210000
SECOND DOWN000---000---00
OWN 1-20 - BY YARD LINE000---000---00
OWN 21-50 - BY YARD LINE02136.50015000
BEHIND BY 1-TO-8 POINTS000---000---00
BEHIND02115.5000000
3RD QUARTER01151500110000
4TH QUARTER017700110000
2ND QUARTER0155000000
2ND HALF02221100210000
1ST HALF02115.5000000
1ST QUARTER0166000000
AHEAD02221100210000
AHEAD BY 1-TO-8 POINTS017700110000
ATTEMPTS 21-THROUGH-30000---000---00
ATTEMPTS 31+000---000---00
ATTEMPTS 11-THROUGH-20000---000---00
ATTEMPTS 1-THROUGH-10000---000---00
AHEAD BY 9-TO-16 POINTS01151500110000
AS STARTER000---000---00
OVERALL24338.30025000
2019 Game Log
WKDATEOPPRESULTTARRECPTREYDREAVGRELGRETDRUATTRUYDRUAVGRULGRUTDFL
109/08@ARIL27-27111515.00150000000
209/15LACW13-1043186.0070000000
* Indicates player did not play that week