2016 Fantasy Football Average Draft Position (ADP)

- Updated: Sunday, September 4th

Every Sunday this offseason, we will post an update in players that have had the biggest moves both up and down in fantasy football average draft position (ADP) from the previous week.

With this information, we can get a better sense of changes in the collective perceptions of fantasy football owners (mock drafters); in essence, it's a version of fantasy stock up/down for players. If a player is moving up the ADP chart, it may lead us to using a higher pick than his current ADP to make sure we secure a targeted player.

Of course, a player's ADP (and movement) is just one (small) piece in determining who to draft and our strategy used to assemble a fantasy roster.

For purposes of our comparison, we will use ADP data from 12-team mock drafts from Fantasy Football Calculator.



Biggest Weekly Movers in Fantasy Football ADP

Biggest Risers (Absolute Terms)
Pos.PlayerADP change
QBJameis Winston, Tampa Bay Buccaneers-8.8 (123.7 on 8/28; 114.9 on 9/4)
RBSpencer Ware, Kansas City Chiefs-42.0 (138.3 on 8/28; 96.3 on 9/4)
WRTavon Austin, Los Angeles Rams-12.2 (126.1 on 8/28; 113.9 on 9/4)
TEJulius Thomas, Jacksonville Jaguars-11.4 (97.5 on 8/28; 86.1 on 9/4)

[Note: Negative numbers mean the player's ADP is improving (i.e., being drafted earlier) and vice versa.]

Biggest Risers (Percentage)
Pos.PlayerADP change
QBRussell Wilson, Seattle Seahawks-9.8% (51.0 on 8/28; 46.0 on 9/4)
RBSpencer Ware, Kansas City Chiefs-30.37% (138.3 on 8/28; 96.3 on 9/4)
WRMike Evans, Tampa Bay Buccaneers-26.87% (20.1 on 8/28; 14.7 on 9/4)
TEJulius Thomas, Jacksonville Jaguars-11.69% (97.5 on 8/28; 86.1 on 9/4)



Biggest Fallers (Absolute Terms)
Pos.PlayerADP change
QBAndrew Luck, Indianapolis Colts+4.0 (47.7 on 8/28; 51.7 on 9/4)
RBDion Lewis, New England Patriots+29.6 (112.5 on 8/28; 142.1 on 9/4)
WRMohamed Sanu, Atlanta Falcons+25.1 (126.8 on 8/28; 151.9 on 9/4)
TEDwayne Allen, Indianapolis Colts+3.9 (135.1 on 8/28; 139.0 on 9/4)


Biggest Fallers (Percentage)
Pos.PlayerADP change
QBAndrew Luck, Indianapolis Colts+8.39% (47.7 on 8/28; 51.7 on 9/4)
RBDavid Johnson, Arizona Cardinals+90.70% (4.3 on 8/28; 8.2 on 9/4)
WRDez Bryant, Dallas Cowboys+31.62% (11.7 on 8/28; 15.4 on 9/4)
TETyler Eifert, Cincinnati Bengals+3.69% (84.0 on 8/28; 87.1% on 9/4)


- View full table of Weekly Changes in Fantasy Football Average Draft Position (ADP)

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