Richard Sherman is a Good Waiver Wire Value for the Rest of the Season

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REST OF SEASON FANTASY VALUE

Owned in 2% of CBS Fantasy leagues the market ranks him as the #112 defensive back but his projection based rank is #105 with an average of 5.3 fantasy points per week. Even though his projected rank is better than his ownership based rank there are defensive backs projected for more points with the same or lower expectation. Morris Claiborne (33 FP), Buster Skrine (37 FP), P.J. Williams (35 FP), and D.J. Hayden (36 FP) are all better options than Richard Sherman. Richard Sherman is only the #111 ranked defensive back based on his projected average.

KEY STATS STK SACK INT+FUMR PD FP
Projected Average per Game 3.0 0.1 0.2 0.7 5.3
Actual Avg Since Last Season 2.2 0.1 0.2 0.5 3.6
Lower Own% R. Sherman ROS Higher Own%
M. Claiborne (33 FP) 32 FP K. Coleman (25 FP)
B. Skrine (38 FP) #112 Defensive Back E. Reid (27 FP)
P. Williams (35 FP) R. Parker (29 FP)
D. Hayden (36 FP) E. Berry (28 FP)
T. Wilson (28 FP)

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WEEKLY FANTASY VALUE

We are projecting an above average week for Richard Sherman where he is projected to be the #84 defensive back, well over his rest of season ranking of #105. He is projected to beat market expectations where he is the #112 defensive back based on ownership. Most fantasy players have roughly 30% of their weekly projections deviate significantly from their season average, but he is projected to be more stable and consistent than most.

WEEK FP RANK PROJECTION
WK 12 to 16 Totals 31.8 #105 0.73 Int, 3.8 Pd, 18.2 Stk, 0.31 Sck, 0.47 Fumr, 0.06 Force
WK 12 @TB 5.6 #84 0.23 Int, 0.56 Pd, 3 Stk, 0.05 Sck, 0.09 Fumr, 0.01 Force
WK 13 @SEA 5.3 #109 0.1 Int, 0.66 Pd, 3.1 Stk, 0.06 Sck, 0.07 Fumr, 0.01 Force
WK 14 DEN 5.4 #108 0.11 Int, 0.68 Pd, 3.1 Stk, 0.05 Sck, 0.07 Fumr, 0.01 Force
WK 15 SEA 5.2 #116 0.09 Int, 0.66 Pd, 3.1 Stk, 0.05 Sck, 0.06 Fumr, 0.01 Force
WK 16 CHI 5.1 #126 0.11 Int, 0.61 Pd, 2.9 Stk, 0.04 Sck, 0.08 Fumr, 0.01 Force

PAST FANTASY PERFORMANCE (2016 TO 2018)

Richard Sherman has only played in 7 games this season. In 2017 he averaged 4.7 FP per game. Based on total fantasy production he was the #161 fantasy DB. His DB rank based on average fantasy points is #107 so if he can play a full season his value is on the rise.

2016-2018 FP DEFINT PD SOLO SACK FUMREC FUMFORCE
Stats (32 Games) 143 6 23 79 1 2 0 NA
DB Rank #103 #29 #48 #128 #50 #20 #457 #1
Average Stats 4.5 0.19 0.72 2.5 0.03 0.06 0 NA
DB Rank (Averages) #135 #49 #69 #212 #97 #50 #1 #1
2018 & Season FP DEFINT PD SOLO SACK FUMREC FUMFORCE
Stats (7 Games) 26 0 3 17 1 1 0 NA
DB Rank #159 #352 #115 #167 #11 #6 #352 #1
Average Stats 3.7 0 0.43 2.4 0.14 0.14 0 NA
DB Rank (Averages) #161 #1 #133 #176 #19 #16 #1 #1
2017 Season FP DEFINT PD SOLO SACK FUMREC FUMFORCE
Stats (9 Games) 42 2 7 24 0 0 0 NA
DB Rank #161 #47 #80 #174 #357 #357 #357 #1
Average Stats 4.7 0.22 0.78 2.7 0 0 0 NA
DB Rank (Averages) #107 #41 #50 #145 #1 #1 #1 #1
2016 Season FP DEFINT PD SOLO SACK FUMREC FUMFORCE
Stats (16 Games) 75 4 13 38 0 1 0 NA
DB Rank #59 #10 #16 #101 #301 #12 #301 #1
Average Stats 4.7 0.25 0.81 2.4 0 0.06 0 NA
DB Rank (Averages) #101 #19 #36 #169 #1 #53 #1 #1