How Much Does Week 1 Tell Us About the Rest of the Season?
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Now that we’ve got a week’s worth of games under our belt, fantasy pundits are busy trying to extrapolate the rest of the season. How much weight should Week 1 performances be given? Using the RotoViz Screener, I calculated the relationship between Week 1 performance and rest of season (Week 2 through Week 16) fantasy performance.1 The numbers I’m presenting are on a per-game basis and cover the years 2000 through 2016.2 A full table of relationships can be found at the bottom of this post, following a position-by-position breakdown.