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  • ADP
    Average Draft Position (ADP): The typical draft price of a given player, calculated by the average position that they are selected among all fantasy football drafts. This can be identified as an overall number (i.e. "49.1") or as a decimal format (i.e. "5.01") - for decimal formats, the number preceding the decimal is the round and the number following the decimal is the pick within the round (i.e. "6.11" indicates an average draft position of Round 6, Pick 11).
  • CR
    Consistency Rating (CR): A rating given to each player based on the standard deviation of their weekly production relative to their average weekly production. A lower number indicates less variability in a player's weekly production.
  • ECR
    Expert Consensus Ranking (ECR): A calculated consensus ranking of each player, compiled by FantasyPros, taking into account where hundreds of fantasy experts (including those here at Upper Hand) have each player ranked.
  • Efficiency
    Efficiency: How effective a player is at producing in fantasy. This can be referenced relative to per-touch production (see FPPT) or how effective a player is at scoring TDs.
  • Floor
    Floor: The anticipated lowest possible production for a given player, typically outside of an instance of injury.
  • FPPT
    Fantasy Points per Touch (FPPT): The average number of fantasy points a player scores per touch (see Touches). A higher number indicates more effective production per chance that player receives.
  • G2G
    Goal-to-Go (G2G): Referenced to indicate the down & distance is a "goal to go" opportunity, showing higher-value chances for production that are typically goal-line opportunities with the highest chance for a touchdown.
  • GP
    Games Played (GP): The number of games a player has played. This does not indicate games that they started or the games that they were injured in.
  • Opportunities
    Opportunities: The combined number of passing attempts, rushing attempts, and targets a player had.
  • PPG
    Points Per Game (PPG): The average number of points a player scores each game.
  • PPGA
    Points per Game Allowed (PPGA): The average number of fantasy points a team allows to players of the opposing team. This is typically broken down by position to indicate Strength of Schedule (see SOS).
  • Redzone
    Redzone: The area inside the 20-yard line. Any reference of this is used to indicate opportunities that occur closer to scoring a touchdown, showing higher-value chances for production.
  • Security
    Security: How safe a given player is. This can be referenced on a weekly or yearly basis, typically accounting for factors such as age, consistency, injuries, and competing players.
  • Sig CR
    Significant Consistency Rating (Sig CR): A rating given to each player based on the standard deviation of their weekly significant production (see Sig PPG) relative to their average weekly production. A lower number indicates less variability in a player's weekly production.
  • Sig GP
    Significant Games Played (Sig GP): The number of significant games an individual player has played. To be classified as a significant game, it cannot meet one of these criteria: The player was "active" but did not play. The player had an abnormal workload, influenced by an external factor (not performance or game script-related). The player was exited the game due to injury, leading to an abnormal workload and/or production. The game was the final week of the season, being held when fantasy football is completed.
  • Sig PPG
    Significant Points per Game (Sig PPG): The average number of points a player scored per significant game (see Sig GP).
  • SOS
    Strength of Schedule (SOS): The difficulty of a given player or team's schedule, calculated by averaging each team's opponent's per-game production allowed (see PPGA) to each position. A higher number for SOS indicates a schedule that's opponents allow more fantasy points, on average. Note: Fantasy football SOS is not the same as SOS for the NFL, which is based on opponent win percentage.
  • SOS Dependency
    Strength of Schedule Dependency (SOS Dependency/SOS Dep): A numerical value that is identified by the correlation by the difficulty of an opponent (see PPGA) and a given player's production. A higher number indicates a heavy reliance on easy matchups for production, whereas a smaller number indicates less of a reliance on easy matchups for production.
  • Target
    Target: Any instance where a player is thrown the ball. This typically does not include "throw aways".
  • Target Distribution
    Target Distribution: The proportion of targets allocated to each position, showing how often a pass was thrown to players of different positions.
  • Target Share
    Target Share: The proportion of targets a player receives relative to the entire team. A higher number indicates a larger proportion of a given team's receiving opportunities.
  • TDD
    TD Dependency (TDD): The proportion of a given player's overall production that comes from scoring TDs. This is calculated by taking the total number of points from touchdowns, divided by the player's total points. A higher number indicates a heavier reliance on TDs as a source of production, oftentimes indicating potential volatility for a player. TDD does not take into account distance of TD (a 99-yard TD has the same influence on TDD as a 1-yard TD).
  • Touches
    Touches: The combined number of completions, rushing attempts, and receptions a player had.
  • Upside
    Upside: The potential a player could reach if everything aligns; often referred to as a player's "ceiling".
  • Weighted Opportunities
    Weighted Opportunities: A calculated value that identifies the real value of a player's opportunities by factoring in what type of opportunity (pass, run, target) and how highly-valued that opportunity each was.
  • What resources do Upper Hand offer?
    Upper Hand offers a variety of free and paid resources: Free Resources: - Advice on our social media platforms - Articles written by our analysts - Basic fantasy football analytics - Podcasts Paid Resources: - Advanced fantasy football analytics - Discord chatrooms - Draft kits - Dynasty rankings - Indiviudalized team analysis & advice with our experts - Weekly & yearly rankings with in-depth analyses
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  • Standard
    Standard Scoring: The base scoring format that follows the following parameters: - 1 Point per 25 Passing Yards - 4 Points per Passing TD - 1 Point per 10 Rushing or Receiving Yards - 6 Points per Rushing or Receiving TD - 2 Points per 2-Point Conversion - 2 Point deduction per Interception thrown or Fumble Lost
  • PPR
    Point Per Reception: A scoring format that follows Standard scoring guidelines, with an additional point given for each reception.
  • 0.5 PPR
    Half-Point per Reception (0.5 PPR or HPPR): A scoring format that follows Standard scoring guidelines, with an additional half-point given for each reception.
  • 6-PT Passing TDs
    6-Point Passing TD (6PT TD): A scoring format that follows Standard or PPR scoring guidelines, with 6 points awarded per Passing TD, as opposed to the traditional 4 points.
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