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Vance
McDonald
College Rice
Team Pittsburgh Steelers
89TE
6'4"Height
267Weight
29Age
7Exp
7Bye
Vance McDonald's Fantasy Scouting Report

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

You can expect Vance McDonald to be a good bench player who will start in certain weeks the rest of the season. His 49 projected fantasy points puts him at #16 behind Ricky Seals-Jones and ahead of Jack Doyle. He has averaged 5.39 fantasy points in his past 20 games, which is slightly more than our projected per game average. His projected per game average is 4.9 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#17) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is slightly less valuable in PPR leagues where he is the #17 ranked tight end. He is slightly underrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 61%, he is the #18 most highly owned tight end. Vance McDonald is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #22 fantasy position rank.

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VANCE MCDONALD WEEK 8 FANTASY PROJECTION AND RANK

Vance McDonald is projected for 6.3 fantasy points in week 7 which ranks him a the #9 projected tight end for the week and a starter for most fantasy teams. This week's rank is better than his rest of season rank. Vance McDonald is not expected to be active in week 7.

FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND ACTUAL STATS

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

Career Stats
YEARTEAMGGSRECYDSAVGLGTD20+40+1ST
2019PIT55141279.07212106
2018PIT15145061012.207546233
2017PIT1071418813.432813010
2016SF11112439116.297546213
2015SF14113032610.873635015
2014SF8423015.00210100
2013SF154811914.90250305
Career (7 Seasons)7856142179112.61751425482
YEARTEAMGGSATTYDSAVGLGTD1ST
2019PIT55000.00000
2018PIT1514000.00000
2017PIT107000.00000
2016SF1111000.00000
2015SF1411000.00000
2014SF84000.00000
2013SF154000.00000
Career (7 Seasons)7856000.00-12700
2019 Situational Stats
CATEGORYGRECYDSAVGLGTD1ST1ST%20+40+
OCTOBER GAMES24399.80012500
SEPTEMBER GAMES310888.82255010
CATEGORYGRECYDSAVGLGTD1ST1ST%20+40+
SUNDAY GAMES5141279.122642.910
CATEGORYGRECYDSAVGLGTD1ST1ST%20+40+
WINS1155000000
LOSSES4131229.422646.210
CATEGORYGRECYDSAVGLGTD1ST1ST%20+40+
HOME GAMES210727.22233000
ROAD GAMES345513.80037510
CATEGORYGRECYDSAVGLGTD1ST1ST%20+40+
Gillette Stadium12402000210010
Heinz Field210727.22233000
Levi's Stadium11101000110000
ROKiT Field - Dignity Health Sports1155000000
CATEGORYGRECYDSAVGLGTD1ST1ST%20+40+
vs Baltimore Ravens133411.300133.300
vs Los Angeles Chargers1155000000
vs New England Patriots12402000210010
vs Seattle Seahawks17385.422228.600
vs San Francisco 49ers11101000110000
CATEGORYGRECYDSAVGLGTD1ST1ST%20+40+
HOT WEATHER >= 8017385.422228.600
WARM (61-79 DEGREES)478912.700457.110
CATEGORYGRECYDSAVGLGTD1ST1ST%20+40+
OUTDOOR GAMES5141279.122642.910
CATEGORYGRECYDSAVGLGTD1ST1ST%20+40+
ON ARTIFICIAL SURFACES12402000210010
ON GRASS FIELDS412877.322433.300
CATEGORYGRECYDSAVGLGTD1ST1ST%20+40+
MARGIN 0-7412877.322433.300
MARGIN 15+12402000210010
CATEGORYGRECYDSAVGLGTD1ST1ST%20+40+
FIRST HALF SEASON5141279.122642.910
CATEGORYGRECYDSAVGLGTD1ST1ST%20+40+
OUTSIDE OWN DIVISION411938.522545.510
VS OWN DIVISION133411.300133.300
CATEGORYGRECYDSAVGLGTD1ST1ST%20+40+
VS AFC TEAMS367913.20035010
VS NFC TEAMS2848622337.500
CATEGORYGRECYDSAVGLGTD1ST1ST%20+40+
FOURTH QUARTER WITHIN 7000---000---00
LAST TWO MINUTES OF HALF02402000210010
FOURTH DOWN000---000---00
FIRST DOWN08556.922337.500
BEHIND BY 1-TO-8 POINTS021261115000
BEHIND BY 9-TO-16 POINTS04297.31125000
OPP 19-1 - BY YARD LINE03258.322310000
OPP 49-20 - BY YARD LINE01212100110010
THIRD DOWN033511.700133.300
TIED05367.2000000
SECOND DOWN033712.300266.710
OWN 21-50 - BY YARD LINE04317.80012500
OVERTIME000---000---00
OWN 1-20 - BY YARD LINE06508.300116.700
BEHIND088110.122562.510
ATTEMPTS 31+000---000---00
3RD QUARTER0321700133.300
4TH QUARTER045112.822410010
2ND QUARTER02199.50015000
2ND HALF077210.322571.410
1ST HALF07557.900114.300
1ST QUARTER05367.2000000
AHEAD01101000110000
AHEAD BY 1-TO-8 POINTS01101000110000
ATTEMPTS 11-THROUGH-20000---000---00
ATTEMPTS 21-THROUGH-30000---000---00
ATTEMPTS 1-THROUGH-10000---000---00
AS STARTER000---000---00
AHEAD BY 9-TO-16 POINTS000---000---00
OVERALL5141279.122642.910
2019 Game Log
WKDATEOPPRESULTTARRECPTREYDREAVGRELGRETDRUATTRUYDRUAVGRULGRUTDFL
109/08@NEL33-3424020.00210000000
209/15SEAL28-2677385.4382000000
309/22@SFL24-20211010.00100000000
*409/30CINW27-3000000000000
510/06BALL26-23333411.33140000000
610/13@LACW24-171155.0050000000
* Indicates player did not play that week