Dalton Schultz is a Better Fantasy Option Than David Njoku But Not as Good as Adam Shaheen the Rest of the Season

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

According to our projection, you can expect Dalton Schultz to be a bench player or a good option off the waiver wire. His 38 projected fantasy points puts him at #25 behind Adam Shaheen and ahead of David Njoku. He has averaged 3.72 fantasy points in his past 12 games, which is less than our projected per game average. His projected per game average is 4.7 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#23) is better than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is more valuable in PPR leagues where he is the #22 ranked tight end. He is slightly overrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 35%, he is the #23 most highly owned tight end. Dalton Schultz is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #46 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON TE RANKPROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#23 Jack Doyle (10% OWN)40 FP, 4.48 per game69 FP, 15 gp, 4.6 per game (#27)
#24 Adam Shaheen39 FP, 4.33 per game69 FP, 15 gp, 4.6 per game (#27)
#25 Dalton Schultz (35% OWN)38 FP, 4.74 per game69 FP, 15 gp, 4.6 per game (#27)
#26 David Njoku (17% OWN)38 FP, 4.7 per game69 FP, 15 gp, 4.6 per game (#27)
#27 Zach Ertz (63% OWN)36 FP, 5.2 per game128 FP, 15 gp, 8.5 per game (#6)

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DALTON SCHULTZ PROJECTED TO FINISH AHEAD OF ROSS DWELLEY IN WEEK 9

Dalton Schultz is projected for 4.5 fantasy points which projects to being the #19 ranked tight end. This may be a week you want to sit Dalton Schultz. 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 Ross Dwelley but behind Mike Gesicki. This week's rank is better than his rest of season rank. His rank is slightly better in PPR leagues (#16 TE).

WEEK 9 TE RANKPROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#17 Jimmy Graham (59% OWN)4.84 FP (26% ST)5.3 FP
#18 Mike Gesicki (56% OWN)4.69 FP (18% ST)5.1 FP
#19 Dalton Schultz (35% OWN)4.5 FP (11% ST)4.74 FP
#20 Ross Dwelley (3% OWN)4.47 FP (1% ST)3.5 FP
#21 Jordan Akins (3% OWN)4.44 FP (1% ST)3.95 FP

DALTON SCHULTZ IS A BETTER VALUE ON DRAFTKINGS AT $3.6K THAN ON FANDUEL AT $5.1

He is a better value on DrafKings than on FanDuel based on position specific points per dollar calculations. He is projected for 6 FD points and is worth -$1047 less than $5.1K on FD. On DK he is projected for 7.7 points and is worth -$530 less than $3.6K. Below are how he ranks based on projected fantasy points on both DFS platforms. Look for players with more FPs at lower salaries.

FANDUEL WEEK (TE) 10 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#17 Mike Gesicki6 FD Points$5300
#18 Robert Tonyan6 FD Points$6100
#19 Dalton Schultz6 FD Points$5100
#20 Jordan Akins5.8 FD Points$4800
#21 Ross Dwelley5.8 FD Points$4800
DRAFTKINGS WEEK (TE) 10 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#12 Jonnu Smith8.5 DK Points$3900
#13 Trey Burton8.2 DK Points$3500
#14 Dalton Schultz7.7 DK Points$3600
#15 Mike Gesicki7.7 DK Points$4400
#16 Darren Fells7.5 DK Points$4200

FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND ACTUAL STATS

The tables below show projected stats (totals and averages) for the rest of the season and current week. Also included are actual stats from the current and last season.

DALTON SCHULTZFPPPRTARRECYDTDRUSHYD
Rest of 202037.963.439.325.52821.80.0
-- Per Game (8 Proj)4.77.94.93.235.20.220.00
Week 9 vs PIT4.57.44.52.90350.190.00
2020 Season44.176.1503234120
-- Per Game (10 GP)4.47.65.03.234.10.200.00