DRAFT ADVICE AND POSITION RANK
Draft Malcolm Jenkins as a weekly fantasy starter in 2019. His 104 projected fantasy points puts him at #10 behind Clayton Geathers and ahead of Jordan Poyer. He has averaged 6.53 fantasy points in his past 16 games. Our projected per game average is virtually the same. His projected per game average is 6.5 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#11) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is overrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 49%, he is the #6 most highly owned defensive back. Malcolm Jenkins is expected to come up slightly short of last season's #8 fantasy position rank.
|REST OF SEASON DB RANK||PROJECTION||FANTASY STATS SINCE 2018|
|#8 Budda Baker||106 FP, 6.6 per game||100 FP, 14 gp, 7.2 per game (#6)|
|#9 Clayton Geathers||105 FP, 6.6 per game||76 FP, 12 gp, 6.3 per game (#23)|
|#10 Malcolm Jenkins||104 FP, 6.5 per game||104 FP, 16 gp, 6.5 per game (#15)|
|#11 Jordan Poyer||103 FP, 6.4 per game||100 FP, 16 gp, 6.3 per game (#24)|
|#12 Ronald Darby||103 FP, 6.4 per game||52 FP, 9 gp, 5.8 per game (#41)|
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PROJECTING A DOWN WEEK 1 FOR MALCOLM JENKINS WITH FEWER FPS THAN TRE BOSTON
Malcolm Jenkins is projected for 6.3 fantasy points which is good enough to be the #22 ranked defensive back and a starter for most owners. This is projected to be a slightly below average week with fewer fantasy points than he is projected to average the rest of the season. He is ranked above Harrison Smith but behind Tre Boston. Week 2 will be better based on projected rank (#13). He is projected for 6.5 fantasy points.
|WEEK 1 DB RANK||PROJECTION||ROS FP PROJ AVG|
|#20 Jaquiski Tartt||6.3 FP||5.9 FP|
|#21 Tre Boston||6.3 FP||6.2 FP|
|#22 Malcolm Jenkins||6.3 FP||6.5 FP|
|#23 Harrison Smith||6.3 FP||6.4 FP|
|#24 D.J. Swearinger||6.2 FP||6.2 FP|
|WEEK 2 DB RANK||PROJECTION||ROS FP PROJ AVG|
|#11 Donte Jackson||6.6 FP||6.2 FP|
|#12 Bradley McDougald||6.6 FP||6.4 FP|
|#13 Malcolm Jenkins||6.5 FP||6.5 FP|
|#14 Justin Reid||6.5 FP||6.2 FP|
|#15 Jaire Alexander||6.5 FP||6.4 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)||6.5||0.08||0.38||4.7||0.06||0.16|
|Week 1 vs WAS||6.3||0.10||0.36||4.5||0.06||0.13|
|Week 2 @ATL||6.5||0.05||0.34||4.7||0.05||0.19|
|-- Per Game (16 GP)||6.5||0.06||0.50||4.6||0.06||0.19|