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Derek Anderson 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking
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Additional Bio Information
Birth Date: ,
Scappoose HS [OR]
Drafted: 2005 Baltimore Ravens
(Round: 6 #213)
|Derek Anderson 2016 Fantasy Projection
||*Avg Games Played
||2015 Fantasy Ranking
|2016 Bye Week
||Head Coach Change
||**Coming Off Injury
||Depth Chart Change
||Higher Fantasy Avg then League
||Harder Schedule in 2016
||Better Defenses in 2016
||Better Pass Defenses in 2016
||Better Against Sub 500 Teams
|Derek Anderson Previous Years Stats
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|Derek Anderson 2016 Fantasy Analysis
Derek Anderson has been below his fantasy projection 7 out of 11 years. His best fantasy QB ranking was #5 in 2007.
Anderson fell below his previous year fantasy game average last year, and has been trending down 3 out of the past 5 years.
Career Experience Outlook:
Anderson is entering his 12th year in the NFL. Over the past 15 years, on average, QBs in their 12th year have seen a decrease in fantasy pts per game of 0.04 from their 11th year.
Throughout his career Anderson has averaged 9.02 fantasy pts per game less than the league QB average. The average fantasy pts per game by QBs in 2015 was 17.55.
Depth Chart Change:
No Change in Depth Chart.
At the Wide Receiver position: Ted Ginn (2015 Avg: 7.35 Pts/Game) and Corey Brown (2015 Avg: 3.58 Pts/Game) are no longer starting, Devin Funchess (2015 Avg: 3.83 Pts/Game) is now starting and Kelvin Benjamin has been added to the starting lineup. Along the Offenisve Line: J.J. Jansen has left the team.
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Anderson plays this year (103 - 89 - 0 0.536%) will be more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule from last season (92 - 116 - 0 0.442%), and last season's teams gave up more points (5,055) compared to this season's teams (4,276) so this could mean less fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Anderson had a lower fantasy avg (0.20 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (0.70 pts/game), so with a more difficult schedule for the upcoming season it could also be an indication of less points.
From a defensive standpoint, Anderson will face defenses that are stronger this year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 15.33 - 5 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 18.92 - 3 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses), and last season's teams gave up more passing yards (248 yds/game including 5 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses) compared to this season's teams (241 yds/game including 4 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses).
In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Anderson has been a slow finisher, but has had his best 4 game stretch during the third quarter of the year (14.05 pts per game), followed by the 1st quarter (12.39 pts per game), 2nd quarter (12.01 pts per game) and 4th quarter (10.50 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 6 (19.62 pts per game), week 10 (17.38 pts per game) and week 9 (17.20 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 7 (6.35 pts per game), week 5 (7.57 pts per game) and week 3 (9.63 pts per game).