DRAFT ADVICE AND POSITION RANK
Nathan Shepherd is not projected to be worth a roster spot. His 26 projected fantasy points puts him at #182 behind Justin Jones and ahead of Carl Lawson. He has averaged 1 fantasy points in his past 11 games, which is less than our projected per game average. His projected per game average is 1.6 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#185) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. Nathan Shepherd is expected to come up slightly short of last season's #179 fantasy position rank.
|REST OF SEASON DL RANK||PROJECTION||FANTASY STATS SINCE 2018|
|#180 Taven Bryan||28 FP, 1.76 per game||0.98 per game (#100)|
|#181 Justin Jones||27 FP, 1.66 per game||0.98 per game (#100)|
|#182 Nathan Shepherd||26 FP, 1.64 per game||0.98 per game (#100)|
|#183 Carl Lawson||26 FP, 1.6 per game||0.98 per game (#100)|
|#184 P.J. Hall||22 FP, 1.39 per game||0.98 per game (#100)|
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WEEK 1 AND 2 FANTASY OUTLOOK
Nathan Shepherd is projected for 1.6 fantasy points in week 1 which only ranks him as the #177 projected defensive lineman 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 Nazair Jones but behind Carl Lawson. Week 2 will not be as good based on projected rank (#181). He is projected for 1.6 fantasy points.
|WEEK 1 DL RANK||PROJECTION||ROS FP PROJ AVG|
|#175 Justin Jones||1.63 FP||1.66 FP|
|#176 Carl Lawson||1.62 FP||1.6 FP|
|#177 Nathan Shepherd||1.6 FP||1.64 FP|
|#178 Nazair Jones||1.57 FP||1.8 FP|
|#179 P.J. Hall||1.37 FP||1.39 FP|
|WEEK 2 DL RANK||PROJECTION||ROS FP PROJ AVG|
|#179 Justin Jones||1.7 FP||1.66 FP|
|#180 D.J. Jones||1.67 FP||1.92 FP|
|#181 Nathan Shepherd||1.63 FP||1.64 FP|
|#182 P.J. Hall||1.37 FP||1.39 FP|
|#183 Robert Nkemdiche||0.84 FP||0.81 FP|
FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND ACTUAL STATS
The tables below show projected stats (totals and averages) for the rest of the season and upcoming weeks. Below the projection are actual stats from last season.
|-- Per Game (16 Proj)||1.64||0.09||0.83||0.03||0.00||0.09|
|Week 1 vs BUF||1.60||0.10||0.78||0.03||0.01||0.10|
|Week 2 vs CLE||1.63||0.09||0.84||0.03||0.00||0.09|
|-- Per Game (11 GP)||1.00||0.00||0.55||0.00||0.00||0.00|