Kyle Rudolph Was the #8 Fantasy TE

2018 FANTASY RECAP AND 2019 FANTASY PROJECTION

Kyle Rudolph was the number #8 ranked TE and the #224 ranked player overall. His elite ranking was helped by his higher games played (16). Based on average fantasy points he is the #17 TE. He peaked early in the season. He averaged 7.2 FPs in his first 5 games and 6.5 FP in his final 6 games. Using standard deviation as an indicator of consistency, Rudolph is relatively inconsistent capable of very high highs and equally low lows. Our projected ceiling for Rudolph when he 'goes off' is 24 fantasy points (his average is 5.6FPs). Kyle Rudolph (2019 Season Projection: 56 Rec, 562 Yards, 4 TDs) is projected to take a slight step downward in the upcoming fantasy season. His rank based on total projected fantasy points has him as the #14 player at his position.

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DOWNWARD STATISTICAL CAREER TREND

Based on his fantasy point average, he is on a clear downward swing. His average Fantasy points have dropped by 23% over this time frame.

SEASON TREND201820172016
Fantasy Points90103109
FP Average5.66.47.3
Regular Season GP161615

PAST FANTASY PERFORMANCE (2017 TO 2018)

He was the #9 ranked fantasy TE based on total fantasy points. He averaged 5.5 FP per game (#17 ranked based on average). He is trending down based on lower per game fantasy ranking from 2017 to 2018. He is relatively stronger (stats bolded below) than weaker in more categories.

2017-2018FPRECRECYDRECTDRECTARGETRUSHYDRUSHTDFUML
Stats (32 Games)189121116612162000
TE Rank#9#5#9#4#9#138#138#1
Average Stats5.93.836.40.385.1000
TE Rank (Averages)#13#11#16#10#15#1#1#1
2018 SeasonFPRECRECYDRECTDRECTARGETRUSHYDRUSHTDFUML
Stats (16 Games)8764634481000
TE Rank#9#7#10#9#10#124#124#1
Average Stats5.5439.60.255.1000
TE Rank (Averages)#17#10#17#27#14#1#1#1
2017 SeasonFPRECRECYDRECTDRECTARGETRUSHYDRUSHTDFUML
Stats (16 Games)10157532881000
TE Rank#6#9#14#2#11#99#99#1
Average Stats6.33.633.20.55.1000
TE Rank (Averages)#7#13#16#5#16#1#1#1

DAILY FANTASY SEASON RECAP

His FanDuel average was 7.7 points and on DraftKings it was 9.9 per game. We used his second highest game as his ceiling and second lowest as his floor. On DraftKings his floor was 2.6 and on FanDuel it was 1.7 fantasy points. He had a relatively high ceiling. On DraftKings it was 15.8 and on FanDuel it was 13.3 FPs. He has had more bad FanDuel games (below average by 20%) than good games (20% above average), and the same was true on DraftKings. We are only including games where they were in the daily fantasy slate and played.

GameFD Pts (Sal)Good or BadDK Pts (Sal)Good or Bad
All7.7 ($5.8K)4 G, 8 B9.9 ($3.9K)4 G, 8 B
12/30 CHI3.9--5.9--
12/23 @DET28.7 ($5.5K)+2136.2 ($3.4K)+26.3
12/16 MIA3.8 ($5.6K)-3.95.3 ($3.5K)-4.6
12/10 @SEA1.7 ($5.6K)-62.7 ($3.5K)-7.2
12/2 @NE5.3 ($5.6K)-2.46.8 ($3.6K)-3.1
11/25 GB9.8 ($5.7K)+2.113.3 ($3.2K)+3.4
11/18 @CHI2.3 ($5.7K)-5.43.3 ($3.6K)-6.6
11/4 DET3.8 ($5.7K)-3.94.8 ($3.6K)-5.1
10/28 NO5.9 ($6K)-1.87.9 ($3.9K)-2
10/21 @NYJ2.1 ($6K)-5.62.6 ($3.9K)-7.3
10/14 ARI5.7 ($6.2K)-27.7 ($4.4K)-2.2
10/7 @PHI6.6 ($6.1K)--9.1 ($4.5K)--
9/27 @LAR8.2 ($5.9K)--10.7 ($4.4K)--
9/23 BUF13.3 ($5.9K)+5.615.8 ($4.1K)+5.9
9/16 @GB10.7 ($5.9K)+314.2 ($4.2K)+4.3
9/9 SF7.6 ($5.9K)--8.1 ($4.5K)--