James Conner Was the #6 Fantasy RB

2018 FANTASY RECAP AND 2019 FANTASY PROJECTION

James Conner was the number #6 ranked RB and the #29 ranked player overall. His elite ranking was helped by his higher games played (13). Based on average fantasy points he is the #7 RB. He showed improvement from his start of the season to the middle of his season, but then his production dropped off. In his middle 4 games he averaged 27.7 fantasy points which was higher than his start (15.2 FP) and his ending average (11.3 FP). He is young, so his late season drop-off should not be an indicator of an overall downward trend heading into next season. His fantasy production is stable and he is not as volatile as most players based on a below average standard deviation. Our projected ceiling for Conner when he 'goes off' is 33 fantasy points (his average is 17.5FPs) with a floor of 6 points. James Conner (2019 Season Projection: 207 Rush, 894 Yards, 10.4 TDs, 52 Rec, 450 Yards, 0.8 TDs) is projected to deliver comparable fantasy value in 2019 where his projection based rank has him as the #7 player at his position.

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STATISTICAL IMPROVEMENT OVER LAST SEASON

As a young player he improved as you would like. His fantasy average improved by 1358%.

SEASON TREND20182017
Fantasy Points22814
FP Average17.51.2
Regular Season GP1312

PAST FANTASY PERFORMANCE (2017 TO 2018)

James Conner played in 13 games in 2018. He was the #7 ranked fantasy RB based on total fantasy points. He averaged 17.3 FP per game (#7 ranked based on average). He is trending up based on improved per game fantasy ranking from 2017 to 2018. He is relatively weaker than stronger in more categories. The strengths are bolded below.

2017-2018FPRUSHRUSHYDRUSHTDRECRECYDRECTDFUML
Stats (25 Games)2392471117125549712
RB Rank#25#37#34#13#32#27#48#57
Average Stats9.69.944.70.482.219.90.040.1
RB Rank (Averages)#28#46#38#17#44#36#71#63
2018 SeasonFPRUSHRUSHYDRUSHTDRECRECYDRECTDFUML
Stats (13 Games)225215973125549712
RB Rank#7#11#11#3#12#9#26#59
Average Stats17.316.574.80.924.238.20.080.2
RB Rank (Averages)#7#6#8#3#9#8#45#63
2017 SeasonFPRUSHRUSHYDRUSHTDRECRECYDRECTDFUML
Stats (12 Games)143214400000
RB Rank#90#77#76#132#132#132#132#1
Average Stats1.22.71200000
RB Rank (Averages)#107#88#84#1#1#1#1#1

DAILY FANTASY SEASON RECAP

His FanDuel average was 20.1 points and on DraftKings it was 23.6 per game. We used his second highest game as his ceiling and second lowest as his floor. On DraftKings his floor was 9.4 and on FanDuel it was 7.9 fantasy points. He had a relatively high ceiling. On DraftKings it was 37.5 and on FanDuel it was 32.5 FPs. He has had an equal number of good (20% above average) and bad games (20% below) on FanDuel, and an equal number of good and bad games 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
All20.1 ($7.5K)5 G, 5 B23.6 ($7.2K)5 G, 5 B
12/30 CIN10.9--12.4--
12/2 LAC20.9 ($7.9K)--22.4 ($7.3K)--
11/25 @DEN9.5 ($7.9K)-10.611.5 ($7.8K)-12
11/18 @JAC7.9 ($8.2K)-12.210.9 ($7.2K)-12.6
11/8 CAR13.8 ($8K)-6.314.3 ($8.3K)-9.2
11/4 @BAL25.8 ($8K)+5.732.3 ($7.2K)+8.7
10/28 CLE35.7 ($8K)+15.641.2 ($7.5K)+17.7
10/14 @CIN26.9 ($8.2K)+6.831.9 ($7.7K)+8.3
10/7 ATL32.5 ($7.8K)+12.437.5 ($7.5K)+14
9/30 BAL7.9 ($7K)-12.29.4 ($7.5K)-14.2
9/24 @TB12 ($7K)-8.114.5 ($6.7K)-9
9/16 KC17 ($7K)--19.5 ($6.7K)--
9/9 @CLE31.7 ($5K)+11.637.2 ($4.5K)+13.7