Julio Jones is Projected to Be the #3 WR the Rest of the 2019 Season...Behind Michael Thomas and Ahead of Cooper Kupp

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Based on our latest projection, you can expect Julio Jones to be an elite fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 118 projected fantasy points puts him at #3 behind Michael Thomas and ahead of Cooper Kupp. He has averaged 12.89 fantasy points in his past 22 games, which is slightly more than our projected per game average. His projected per game average is 11.8 fantasy points. His rank based on average projected points is the same as his rank based on total fantasy points. He is slightly less valuable in PPR leagues where he is the #4 ranked wide receiver. He is owned in 100% of fantasy leagues so everyone expects him to be an elite wide receiver. He is projected to live up to these high expectations. Julio Jones is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #9 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON WR RANKPROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#1 Chris Godwin (100% OWN)137 FP, 13.7 per game126 FP, 16 gp, 7.9 per game (#34)
#2 Michael Thomas (100% OWN)133 FP, 13.3 per game191 FP, 16 gp, 11.9 per game (#8)
#3 Julio Jones (100% OWN)118 FP, 11.8 per game213 FP, 16 gp, 13.3 per game (#4)
#4 Cooper Kupp (100% OWN)117 FP, 11.7 per game95 FP, 8 gp, 11.9 per game (#9)
#5 T.Y. Hilton (99% OWN)116 FP, 10.6 per game163 FP, 14 gp, 11.6 per game (#10)

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JULIO JONES WEEK 7 AND 8 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Julio Jones is projected for 11.5 fantasy points which is good enough to be the #7 ranked wide receiver and a must start 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 Adam Thielen but behind T.Y. Hilton. Week 8 is projected to be slightly better based on projected rank (#6). He is projected for 11.8 fantasy points.

WEEK 7 WR RANKPROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#5 Courtland Sutton (97% OWN)11.5 FP (74% ST)10.2 FP
#6 T.Y. Hilton (99% OWN)11.5 FP (1% ST)10.6 FP
#7 Julio Jones (100% OWN)11.5 FP (99% ST)11.8 FP
#8 Adam Thielen (100% OWN)11.3 FP (98% ST)11 FP
#9 DeAndre Hopkins (100% OWN)11 FP (100% ST)10.6 FP
WEEK 8 WR RANKPROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#4 DeAndre Hopkins (100% OWN)12 FP (100% ST)10.6 FP
#5 Tyler Lockett (100% OWN)11.9 FP (92% ST)10.3 FP
#6 Julio Jones (100% OWN)11.8 FP (99% ST)11.8 FP
#7 Tyreek Hill (100% OWN)11.7 FP (65% ST)11.3 FP
#8 A.J. Green (94% OWN)11.7 FP11.3 FP

JULIO JONES IS A BETTER VALUE ON FANDUEL AT $8.2K THAN ON DRAFTKINGS AT $8K

He is a better value on FanDuel than on DraftKings based on position specific points per dollar calculations. He is projected for 14.4 FD points and is worth +$652 more than $8.2K on FD. On DK he is projected for 19 points and is worth +$181 more than $8K. 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 (WR) 8 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#3 DeAndre Hopkins14.6 FD Points$8000
#4 D.J. Chark14.6 FD Points$6600
#5 Julio Jones14.4 FD Points$8200
#6 T.Y. Hilton14.4 FD Points$7600
#7 John Brown14.1 FD Points$5900
DRAFTKINGS WEEK (WR) 8 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#1 Cooper Kupp21.7 DK Points$7400
#2 DeAndre Hopkins19.8 DK Points$7800
#3 Julio Jones19 DK Points$8000
#4 T.Y. Hilton18.5 DK Points$5900
#5 D.J. Chark18.5 DK Points$6000

FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND ACTUAL STATS

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

JULIO JONESFPPPRTARRECYDTDRUSHYD
Rest of 201911817894.160.28904.76.6
-- Per Game (10 Proj)11.817.89.46.089.00.470.66
Week 7 vs LAR11.517.49.45.9880.440.61
Week 8 vs SEA11.818.19.56.3900.460.72
2019 Season71105533446741
-- Per Game (6 GP)11.817.58.85.777.80.670.17
2018 to 201928443122314721431213
-- Per Game (22 GP)12.919.610.16.797.40.550.59