Nathan Shepherd is Projected to Be the #182 Defensive Lineman in 2019

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 RANKPROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#180 Taven Bryan28 FP, 1.76 per game0.98 per game (#100)
#181 Justin Jones26 FP, 1.66 per game0.98 per game (#100)
#182 Nathan Shepherd26 FP, 1.64 per game0.98 per game (#100)
#183 Carl Lawson26 FP, 1.61 per game0.98 per game (#100)
#184 P.J. Hall22 FP, 1.39 per game0.98 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 #176 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 Justin 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 RANKPROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#174 Taven Bryan1.68 FP1.76 FP
#175 Carl Lawson1.65 FP1.61 FP
#176 Nathan Shepherd1.6 FP1.64 FP
#177 Justin Jones1.59 FP1.66 FP
#178 Nazair Jones1.57 FP1.8 FP
WEEK 2 DL RANKPROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#179 Justin Jones1.7 FP1.66 FP
#180 D.J. Jones1.67 FP1.92 FP
#181 Nathan Shepherd1.63 FP1.64 FP
#182 P.J. Hall1.37 FP1.39 FP
#183 Robert Nkemdiche0.84 FP0.81 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.

NATHAN SHEPHERDFPSACKSOLOFFINTPD
2019 Projection26.21.513.30.40.11.5
-- Per Game (16 Proj)1.640.090.830.030.000.09
Week 1 vs BUF1.600.100.780.030.010.10
Week 2 vs CLE1.630.090.840.030.000.09
2018 Season11.006000
-- Per Game (11 GP)1.000.000.550.000.000.00