Fantasy Football Glossary
Projection is ESPN’s projected fantasy score for a player’s upcoming game.
Opponent Rank shows how a player’s upcoming NFL opponent performs against that player’s position. Low numbers mean it may be a tough opponent; high numbers an easier opponent.
Start Percentage shows the number of fantasy leagues a player is started in divided by the number of leagues he is eligible in. This helps indicate how the public views a player.
Rostered Percentage shows the number of fantasy leagues in which a player is on a roster divided by the total number of fantasy leagues. This helps indicate how the public views a player.
Plus/Minus shows the change in %ROST over the last week. This will help show which players are hot and cold at a given moment.
Position Rank shows how a player stacks up against other players at his position. No. 1 is best.
Position vs. Opponent shows how a player’s position has performed against an upcoming opponent relative to the league average. Positive numbers mean they’ve performed well.
Last shows the player’s fantasy score in his team’s last game.